Education Committee - Program Facilitation Lead

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
Volunteer Opportunity ID: 4637
Description of Duties:

- Must be available during the typical school day (Monday-Friday, 8:30am-3:30pm) to facilitate programming (1-2 hours at a time)
- Either in person or virtually through Zoom (dependent upon the comfort level of the facilitator and the rules put in place by schools)
- Facilitate the Packages of the Educational Outreach Program in Winnipeg classrooms
- Interacting with students (Grades 7-12) by asking questions and reflections
- Facilitating a workshop/activities with the class in the allotted time

Skills Required:

- 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:
Remote Volunteering
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
Certificate of recognition
How to Apply: Online:
Closing Date: Jul 1, 2024