Educational Outreach Committee Research Volunteer

Organization Details
Organization Name: KIDS Initiative
Address: Winnipeg MB
Website: http://www.kidsinitiative.ca
Organizational Description: MISSION
To work with developing communities by facilitating sustainable solutions to enrich the lives of children.

VISION
A world where everyone lives more and suffers less.

PURPOSE
To better the lives of children by helping to alleviate poverty, facilitating sustainable food and water solutions, advancing education, and improving health.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: %u2022Research and gather resources on a selected topic revolving around sustainable development and human rights with guidance from the Committee Lead.
%u2022Transfer the research into an immersive and interactive presentation to be presented to Middle and High School students in Manitoba.
%u2022Generate activities and workshops for Grades 6-12 to compliment presentations.
%u2022Presenting of the final product in classrooms once the program is launched is not required unless the individual expresses interest in a facilitation role.
Skills Required: %u2022Some knowledge of the UN Sustainable Development Goals, or general sustainable development
%u2022Highly motivated individual that is passionate about educational outreach, and shows initiative in their work.
%u2022Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
%u2022French language knowledge is beneficial
%u2022Ability to follow directions and adhere to deadlines.
%u2022Proficient with Microsoft Word and PowerPoint
%u2022Ability to attend bi-weekly team meetings via Zoom or other means of video conferencing.
Skills Gained/Related Careers:
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Evening, Weekend
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? No
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? No
Opportunity is available to candidates that: General Populace
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
How to Apply: Online: www.kidsinitiative.ca/volunteer
Closing Date: Jan 1, 2021