Are you interested in an exciting position with antidote this summer and identify yourself as a sistah? If so, please apply by June 14th 9am (early applications recommended). Below is the job description. Check it out and apply!
JOB POSTING: Sistah Facilitator – Summer Position
Date Posted: June 4th, 2010
Start Date: ASAP
End Date: August 31, 2010
Application Deadline: June 14, 2010 – 9:00 am (early applications are encouraged)
antidote: Multiracial and Indigenous Girls and Women’s Network is a grassroots network and community-based organization of over 150 multiracial girls and women in Victoria, British Columbia. Our members represent diverse voices, ages, ethno-cultural, linguistic and religious backgrounds, and affiliations in the community. We work with youth, multiracial families, schools, community groups, service providers, policy makers and researchers to promote the visibility and needs of racialized minority and Indigenous girls and women.
We are looking for an enthusiastic professional with initiative and experience working with youth to support antidote and its programming in the summer. The position will focus primarily on building resources for antidote, including developing strategies for fund-raising and membership. In addition, the successful candidate will work with staff, board and volunteers to create a sustainable plan for the Gurlz and Sistah programming.
Tasks and Responsibilities:
- Support board and staff in fundraising efforts, including grant-writing and membership drives
- Partner with strategically selected organizations to further antidote programming and financial sustainability
- Plan and develop gurlz and/ or sistahs programming
- Work with other staff members to co-ordinate events and support ongoing antidote programs
- Work with board members and facilitate/ participate in committee meetings as needed
- Other tasks as needed
On the job training and support will be provided. The successful applicant MUST be a full-time student, returning to full time studies in the Fall and should have most of the following skills and experiences
- Working knowledge of anti-racism and anti-oppression practices
- Experience working with volunteers and youth
- Flexibility and the ability to work independently
- Willingness to develop grant-writing skills
- Willingness to co-ordinate and organize fund-raising event
- Excellent organizational and leadership skills
- Strong written and oral cross-cultural communications skills
- Knowledge of Victoria’s resources, community organizations and businesses
- Willingness to be challenged, learn new things and adapt to change
- Experience with Word, Excel, Internet, e-mail and multi-media formats (digital photography and films, and I Movie)
We invite all applicants but preference will be given to Indigenous and racialized women. We ask that applicants self-identify in their letter of interest and resume package.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. In advance, thank you for your interest in this position and we apologize for not contacting everyone.
Please submit applications electronically to: Sonya Dhudwal