Job application form: Youth Network National Coordinator - April 2018

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The CCR is seeking a person to coordinate a national three-year project supporting newcomer youth civic engagement, through the CCR’s Youth Network. The CCR Youth Network is dynamic coalition of newcomer youth (16-25 years old) that voices the concerns of newcomer and vulnerable migrant youth in Canada.

About the job:

  • One year contract initially, with expectation of renewal for two following years;
  • Part-time (25h/week) with possibility of becoming full-time;
  • $ 20/hour (updated yearly according to the salary scale in place);
  • Works from the CCR Office based in Tio'tia:ke (Montreal);
  • Starting date: as soon as possible.


Principal Responsibilities 

  • Planning, monitoring and reporting on implementation of all project activities 
  • Planning and implementation of an annual Youth Action Gathering 
  • Supporting the Youth Network Core Group in the process to restructure the Youth Network, create and sustain provincial branches
  • Supporting the Youth Network Core Group in strategic planning and evaluation
  • Developing project resources (toolkits and other visual resources), through a consultative process
  • Supporting the development and promotion of a “Youth Engagement Policy”
  • Communications on the project, including through the website and social media 
  • Management of project budget and collaboration on additional fundraising



  • Awareness of the issues affecting immigrants and refugees and particularly immigrant and refugee youth 
  • Previous involvement with the CCR Youth Network and the CCR an asset 
  • Demonstrated commitment to human rights and social justice 
  • Excellent capacity of mobilizing youth 
  • Demonstrated experience in building effective networks, especially with youth and pan-Canadian
  • Excellent communication skills (including ability to articulate issues clearly) 
  • Preferably bilingual English - French 
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Computer skills, ability to develop and program online resources (or willingness to learn) an asset 


Hiring process

The CCR encourages applications from refugees, immigrants, people of colour, and gay, lesbian, bisexual and trans and two-spirited people.

Among equal applicants, the CCR will hire a newcomer youth. 

To be considered, candidates should apply online below by 15 April 2018, interviews will be held on 20 April 2018.

We welcome all applications but regret we are only able to respond to applicants invited for an interview.

For more information about the CCR, please consult our website: