Reconciliation Canada (Outreach Assistant)

Organization Name: Reconciliation Canada
Opportunity Title: Outreach Assistant
Category: Communications / Marketing / Media
Commitment: Less than 6 months
Start Date: July 31, 2017
End Date: June 21, 2099

Opportunity Description:

Position Overview   Reconciliation Canada is seeking a highly motivated individual to provide support to the Outreach team by assisting with researching community organizations and building databases. The successful candidate will engage members of the public in the renewal of relationships among Indigenous peoples and all Canadians, furthering the vision of Reconciliation Canada.   Born from the vision of Chief Dr. Robert Joseph, Gwawaenuk Elder, Reconciliation Canada is a charitable nonpartisan, national initiative that promotes reconciliation by engaging Canadians from every part of society in open and honest dialogue and transformative experiences that revitalize relationships among Indigenous peoples and all Canadians.   Deliverables & Duties   Walk for Reconciliation Research contacts in Vancouver (schools, organizations, businesses, community groups, etc.) to be invited to the Walk for Reconciliation in Vancouver, September 2017 Help build two robust databases of all contacts in Vancouver Assist Outreach Manager with other research and strategy like tasks as they arise   Communications Communications with all contacts in database, including calls and emails   Booths Research and registration to key events and festivals to host booths throughout the summer Raise awareness of Reconciliation Canada initiatives at community events across Greater Vancouver by staffing Reconciliation Canada booths   Online Portal 
 Research information of reconciliation activities taking place Canada wide Assist in developing a proposal to putting the above information into use   Skills & Experience Strong research skills Basic experience in administration, including data entry and file management Excellent written and verbal communication skills, comfortable making some phone calls Competency in Microsoft Office, specifically Outlook and Excel Reliable and dependable and a commitment to quality Access to email, the internet and transportation around Greater Vancouver Must have use of own laptop Passion, integrity, and energy!   Time Commitment: 4-8 hours per week 
 Term: August – September 2017 Location: Reconciliation Canada Office with possibility of working remotely and Community events across Greater Vancouver Reports to: Outreach Manager   Benefits & Recognition Personally contribute to the reconciliation process through participation in Reconciliation Canada initiatives Meet and work with like-minded people on a common goal of importance to our nation Build on research, communication and outreach skills Inspire positive change and make a difference to the future of Canada   To apply, please send your cover letter and resume at by Monday, July 31st, 2017.

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