Sustainable Development Assistant

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

A world where everyone lives more and suffers less.

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: - Research and gather resources on a selected topic revolving around sustainable development or human rights with guidance from the Committee Lead
- Transfer research into an immersive and interactive PowerPoint presentation to be presented to Grades 7-12 students in Manitoba
- Generate activities and workshops for Grades 7-12 to compliment presentations
- Preferred post secondary education with background in Education, Sustainable Development, International Development, or related fields.
- Knowledge of the concept of Sustainable Development and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
- Experience working with professional educators, or those that work in the field of Education
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, in regard to being able to communicate effectively and respectfully with educators, volunteers, and Board members.
- Familiarity and a general understanding of the Manitoba Education System (Kindergarten to Grade 12), including the Manitoba curriculum and Education for Sustainable Development (ESD).
- Experience leading a team of volunteers and understanding how to utilize everyone's skills to create a cohesive and nurturing team environment in order to achieve the desired outcomes of the program.
- Organizational and time management skills to ensure tasks are being identified and achieved in a timely manner.
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: Uses a wheelchair
Organization will provide: Certificate of recognition
How to Apply: Online:
Closing Date: Jul 1, 2023