Are you looking for more than a job? At World Vision Canada we offer challenging careers that change the lives of children all over the world and it will change yours too. Come and be part of a team of over 500 Canadians with a vision for the world: Life in all its fullness for every child.
You will experience Christian faith in action helping to make real and lasting change in the lives of the world’s most vulnerable children. Join the World Vision Canada team and be part of a powerful and effective force for good:
For Children. For Change. For Life.
Position: Officer, Youth Engagement and Advocacy
Reports to: Manager, Engagement
Position Term: Full time Permanent
Deadline: February 10, 2021
Youth & Advocacy audiences serve as key partners to help drive our World Vision Canada brand forward. We’re looking to create purposeful and lasting relationships with our audiences that inspire them to join us on our mission to do more for more children. If you are deeply passionate about Youth and Advocacy and thrive from doing amazing, impactful, and purposeful work that makes a real and lasting difference in the lives of the world’s most vulnerable children, then you could be the perfect fit to join World Vision Canada (WVC) and our award-winning Public Engagement team as our Officer of Youth Engagement & Advocacy.
In this newly created role, you will lead public advocacy and youth engagement initiatives and campaigns that further the rights of children and raises awareness on issues faced by vulnerable children. The Officer serves as WVC’s representative to external stakeholder groups including, but not limited to, campus clubs, youth groups and youth partners/organizations with the purpose of developing long-term relationships and achieving World Vision’s non-financial public engagement goals. You will help drive award winning campaigns such as No Child for Sale, and advocacy outreach that leverages channels such as Voices that reach Canadians across the country.
Duties and responsibilities
Youth Engagement (75%)
Building Advocacy Community (25%)
We bring life-saving support in times of disaster. We help poor communities to take charge of their futures. We provide small loans and training that boost family livelihoods. We work with policy makers to change the way the world is run. Our Christian faith teaches us that every child, regardless of gender, faith or race, is a precious gift to the entire world – and that their wellbeing concerns us all. We shall never rest while children suffer in situations that can be changed.
Our Core Values: We are committed to the Poor. We are Christian. We are Stewards. We value People. We are Partners. We are Responsive.
Qualified candidates must be able to demonstrate a commitment to the core values and mission of the World Vision partnership.
World Vision Canada takes our Safeguarding responsibilities seriously and we provide an environment that is safe for our child and adult beneficiaries. We have strong recruitment procedures to make sure the safest and most suitable people work with the children in our programs. We provide our staff and volunteers with ongoing supervision, support and training in their work with child and adult beneficiaries.
World Vision Canada welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
Thank you for your interest; however only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
February 2, 2021
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