Reporting to the Manager, Canadian Programs will support the implementation of advocacy and outreach programs to advance women’s rights and gender equality in Canada.Under the direction of the Manager, Canadian Programs, the Program Officer, Canadian Program works with policy, campaigns, communications and program staff across Oxfam Canada, as well as civil society partners, and the Manager, to maintain effective operational and reporting relationships with funders and project stakeholders,
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Title: Program Officer, Canadian Program
Department: Policy and Campaigns
Status: Full-time, 2 year term, unionized
Location: Ottawa, ON Canada (remote available)
Immediate Supervisor: Manager, Canadian Programs
Salary: $62,814 – $82,659
Level: Band 2
Application Deadline: March 13, 2023
Oxfam Canada is an affiliate of the international Oxfam Confederation networked in over 90 countries as part of a global movement for change. Our mission is to build lasting solutions to poverty and injustice with a focus on improving the lives and promoting the rights of women and girls. We work directly with communities, partners and women’s rights organizations to challenge the systems that perpetuate inequality and keep people poor. Together we seek to influence those in power to ensure that women trapped in poverty have a say in the critical decisions that affect them, their families and entire communities. That’s why we believe that ending global poverty begins with women’s rights.
Oxfam Canada offers a generous compensation and benefits program, including robust health, dental and wellness benefits, flexible workplace, 4 weeks’ vacation, but more than that, we offer the opportunity to be a part of our global movement for change. If you advocate for gender equality, are passionate about women’s rights, and share our values of Equality, Empowerment, Solidarity, Inclusiveness, Accountability and Courage – we want you on our team!
SCOPE OF POSITION:
Reporting to the Manager, Canadian Programs, the Program Officer, Canadian Program will support the implementation of advocacy and outreach programs to advance women’s rights and gender equality in Canada.
Under the direction of the Manager, Canadian Programs, the Program Officer, Canadian Program works with policy, campaigns, communications and program staff across Oxfam Canada, as well as civil society partners, and the Manager, to maintain effective operational and reporting relationships with funders and project stakeholders, and to deliver quality program activities on time and on budget. The Program Officer, Canadian Program may also engage with a range of stakeholders within Oxfam and externally to promote Oxfam programs, advance good practices and disseminate learnings.
Program activities may span across various projects, and change over time as programs evolve.
Currently, this position will lead the inception period and full delivery of a WAGE funded program in support of intersectional approaches to childcare advocacy in Canada. Working in alignment with our global work on paid and unpaid care, this position will work with childcare advocates, community members and other interested stakeholders to support research, networking and collective advocacy on building an inclusive approach to early learning and childcare. Activities will include workshops, seminars, coordinating stakeholders, supporting research, and public outreach with a strong focus on accessible communications materials.
The Program Officer, Canadian Program is a people’s person who enjoys making connections and building support for women’s rights and gender justice issues. They will play a lead role organizing logistics and events across various programs and work in partnership with stakeholders and communities to achieve program goals. They must also be familiar with current trends in gender justice issues, and have strong networking, advocacy and coordination skills.
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES: (This is not an exhaustive list of duties to be performed)
1. Advocacy and Outreach Activities
2. Program Administration
3. New Business Development
4. Other related duties as assigned
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE & COMPETENCIES:
B. ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: The following qualifications are considered significant assets:
In addition to competitive pay, we offer:
** MUST be eligible to work in Canada **
If you don’t see yourself reflected in every job requirement listed in the posting above, we still encourage you to apply.
We thank all those who apply, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Oxfam Canada is committed to diversity and equity around the globe and in our workplace. All our work is led by three core values: Empowerment, Accountability, Inclusiveness. We welcome applications from: women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, visible minorities, and others who may contribute to diversification and share our values. If you are invited to continue the selection process, please notify us as soon as possible of any particular adaptive measures you might require.
Important Note: All offers of employment are conditional upon signing our strict code of conduct, subject to satisfactory references and may be subject to appropriate screening checks. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for Oxfam Canada.
For additional career opportunities within Oxfam Canada, please visit oxfam.ca/employment-oppportunities. Please note that we are not able to offer internships or overseas volunteer placements.
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