Educational Outreach Communications Liaison

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: o Be the main contact between the Marketing and Communications Committee and the Educational Outreach Committee
o Ensure marketing pieces (brochures/certificate design) are completed and updated as required
o Identify and help to enact, with the Marketing and Communications team, a strategy for the launch and marketing of the educational outreach program.
Skills Required: QUALIFICATIONS & KEY COMPETENCIES
- 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: www.kidsinitiative.ca/volunteer
Closing Date: May 1, 2023