Organization: Right To Play International
Department/Division: Global Program Partnership
Work Location: Toronto or Ottawa, Canada
Work Arrangement: A combination of in-office and remote-working in accordance with Right To Play’s work arrangement and the operational needs of the department. Possibility of remote-working pending management approval.
Authorized to work in: Canada (Eligible to work legally without requiring visa or work permit sponsorship)
Target Hiring Salary: CAD 20 per hour / CAD 20,800 prorated for six months (before taxes)
Target Start Date: End of August/early September
Contract Duration: Part-time (20 hours per week) / 6-month contract (with possibility of extension)
Application Closing Date: August 11, 2023 23:59EDT
Right To Play is a global organisation that protects, educates and empowers children to rise above adversity through the power of play. We help millions of children each year to stay in school and out of work, to prevent life-threatening diseases and to stay safe from exploitation and abuse. We are the leading global development organization that uses play to transform the lives of children and youth impacted by poverty, war, disease and inequality.
Established in 2000, Right To Play reaches children through experiential programming in 15 countries in Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and North America. These programs are supported by our headquarters in Toronto, Canada; London, UK and seven national offices across Europe and North America.
With a shared passion for our mission, our Culture Code guides how we act and interact based on five core pillars:
Please visit our website to learn more about who we are and what we do, and watch this video to find out about the five pillars of our Culture Code.
Working closely under the guidance of the Director, Policy & Stakeholder Engagement, the Advisor, Policy & Stakeholder Engagement will gain valuable insights into political and multilateral decision-making processes, will gain experience in conducting and contributing to policy analysis and policy influence activities, as well as coalition building and stakeholder management. In addition, the Advisor will take on responsibilities, such as the development of policy briefs, campaigns and event planning. This is a unique opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of policy influence and resource mobilization activities for non-governmental organizations in Canada.
During the period of employment, the Advisor will work closely with INGO/NGO partners and other stakeholders and will be supervised by an experienced member of our team. The ideal candidate will have a strong interest in international development, the Sustainable Development Goals, global education, children’s psychosocial well-being and play-based interventions, as well as a keen interest in policy making and external engagement.
In this role, you will:
WHAT YOU’LL DO:
#1: Support the Delivery of Right To Play’s Government Engagement Strategy (30%)
#2: Stakeholder Engagement Support and Event Planning (50%):
#3: Support the Delivery of Right To Play’s Global Thought Leadership Strategy (15% of Time)
#4: Administrative Support as Required (5% of Time)
WHAT YOU’LL BRING (ESSENTIAL):
BONUS IF YOU’LL BRING (NOT ESSENTIAL):
WHAT YOU’LL GET:
The opportunity to collaborate with an innovative global team who are passionate about working with children and youth. You will gain experience working for a globally recognized organization with a healthy culture premised on our Culture Code (accept everyone, make things happen, display courage, demonstrate care and be playful). You will be immersed in an environment where learning and development is encouraged and valued, and “play” is appreciated as a core avenue to building community.
If you are interested in applying for this position, please apply with your resume and cover letter in English via the application link by August 11, 2023 23:59 EDT. One position is available for this opportunity.
While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Shortlisting of applications will begin immediately and interviews may be held before the closing date.
Right To Play provides equal employment opportunities to employees regardless of their gender, race, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation or marital status. As such, we encourage groups who have been historically disadvantaged with respect to employment to apply for positions at Right To Play. We offer a family-friendly environment that allows for flexible work arrangements in order to support staff diversity and ensure a healthy work-life balance.
We value and promote a culture of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. Should you require any accessibility related accommodations or specific adjustments to ensure fair and equitable access throughout the recruitment and selection process, and thereafter, please reach out to the People & Culture team by email at [email protected]. All information provided will be treated as confidential and used only to provide an accessible candidate experience.
We are a child-centered organization. Our recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to the safety and protection of children in our programs. The successful candidate will be required to provide a satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Screening or equivalent criminal check as a condition of employment.
EMPLOYEE VACCINE POLICY:
To protect the health and safety of our employees and the communities we serve, Right To Play requires all employees and volunteers based in Canada to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The successful candidate will be required to provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19 as a condition of employment.
August 2, 2023
August 11, 2023
Toronto or Ottawa, Canada
Right To Play International
SHARE THIS POST: