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[ Extended in Cornwall & Kemptville] Community Liaison Position with Generation SDG


Background:

UNA-Canada plans to continue implementing the Generation SDG: Youth Action on the SDGs project in Ottawa, while expanding to new regions of Cornwall and Kemptville; and seeks to recruit a Community Liaison in each targeted city to assist with the overall implementation of the project and to ensure its broad reach to diverse youth and community organizations and businesses.

Tasks:

The overall responsibility of the Community Liaison is to:

  • Act as the focal person for the project in the region for Generation SDG;

  • Participate in briefing sessions planned by UNA-Canada to become familiar with project specifics and expected deliverables;

  • Work closely with UNA-Canada’s Project Officers (PO) and Project Manager (PM) to ensure an efficient and effective implementation of the project in each targeted region;

  • Assist with identifying youth and confirm their participation in project activities;

  • In Ottawa, reconnect with former Ambassadors and re-engage with them as appropriate;

  • Identify like-minded community organizations with similar objectives and recommend ways to engage them in the project activities;

  • Coordinate training sessions in consultation with PM, to enhance knowledge and skills among targeted youth, engaging subject-matter experts as appropriate;

  • Carry out any other activities as requested by the PM and POs.

Qualifications and Skills

An ideal Community Liaison would:

  • Have demonstrated leadership and youth engagement/management skills;

  • Be self-directed and able to work independently and remotely, yet a flexible team player;

  • Possess knowledge of, and active engagement with youth from diverse cultural and social economic communities and backgrounds;

  • Have a maturity level to work with senior management officials, business partners and relevant local officials;

  • Be able to organize events that engage multi-stakeholders;

  • Have knowledge of social media; and

  • Possess a valid Police Record Check (PRC) within a one-year period.

Benefits to the Community Liaison

This is a part-time temporary contract paying total stipend of $3,960/10 months (12 hrs/month), payable monthly and upon submission of an update on verifiable deliverables.

Interested candidates residing in Cornwall and Kemptville should send a cover letter and most recent CV to: melissa.mutunda@unac.org with the subject line: “CL_City Name_Candidate Name”

No phone calls please, only those candidates short-listed for interviews will be contacted.

Deadline: June 12, 2020

Thank you,

Generation SDG