Job Application Form: Youth Network Assistant

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CANADIAN COUNCIL FOR REFUGEES

JOB POSTING - YOUTH NETWORK ASSISTANT

The CCR is seeking a person to assist in mobilizing newcomer youth across Canada in a series of projects promoting 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 position

  • 6 months contract (September to March)
  • Part-time (12h/week) – flexibility in scheduling, but must have some availability during regular work hours
  • Remote work
  • Starting date: as soon as possible.
  • Candidates under the age of 30 and with lived refugee/newcomer/immigrant experience will be prioritized. 

 

Principal Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with Coordinator in the planning, monitoring and reporting on implementation of all project activities, including the virtual national Youth Action Gathering.
  • Take the lead in communications of the project, including through the website and social media, and with francophone participants.
  • Develop communications and promotions plan for the year.

 

Qualifications

  • Excellent French writing and speaking skills
  • Good English
  • Awareness of the issues affecting immigrants and refugees and particularly immigrant and refugee youth
  • Basic graphic design skills an asset
  • Experience/connections with working with Francophone migrant communities
  • Previous involvement with the CCR Youth Network and the CCR an asset
  • Excellent networking, organizational and time management skills
  • Able to work independently
  • Computer skills, ability to develop and program online resources an asset
  • Strong social media, marketing and promotion skills
  • Background in communications 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 no later than September 13, 2019.

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