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Latincouver Cultural & Business Society (Project Assistant)

Organization Name: Latincouver Cultural & Business Society
Opportunity Title: Project Assistant
Category: Administration / Clerical / Office
Commitment: Less than 6 months
Start Date: July 20, 2020
End Date: October 20, 2020

Email: hrassistant2@latincouver.ca
Website: http://www.latincouver.ca
Details:
  • Appropriate for youth (i.e., less than 18)
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged between 18 and 55
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged 55 and over
  • Appropriate for court-ordered volunteers
Opportunity Description:

Latincouver is a non-profit organization that brings together both Latin Americans and Latin enthusiasts living in BC. Latincouver activities cover a variety of areas like business and culture, creating multiple events tailored to connect and empower people.

Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Help with arranging of database of our sponsors and partners.

  • Work with the teams to develop proposals that speak to our potential sponsor/partners`s needs, concerns and objectives

  • Follow up and check-in with our partners to ensure we are bringing in the most up to date info on a project

  • Maintain and build on the existing partners base

  • Promote the brand of Latincouver throughout different sectors and markets

  • Work cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problems, and make decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness

  • Promote opportunities for Latino immigrants to develop English language skills, learn about Canada’s labour market, network and develop professional and social networks through the Latin-Canadian Professional Network program from Latincouver

  • Facilitate connections between job seekers, newcomers and students and influential entrepreneurs in the local community

  • Complete reporting for events and projects as required by the management team

Qualifications/Skills

  • University or college in business administration, project management or other relevant discipline is a plus

  • Outstanding communication and presentation skills both in public and customers relationship maintenance

  • Deal effectively with non-routine matters and coordinate various activities

  • Take responsibility, problem solve and make independent decisions

  • Ability to work cooperatively and to coordinate with a variety of individuals both within and outside the organization in a supportive and efficient team environment

  • Cross-cultural competence and sensitivity

  • Proven ability to meet deadlines, fulfil client requests on short notice, work on multiple tasks and adapt to change

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Google Drive

  • Experience in event planning/business development is a plus

  • Knowledge in Latino American culture and Spanish or Portuguese are an asset

    Benefits

    • Reference letter upon completion to upgrade your resume

    • Expand your professional contacts through Latincouver’s rich network

    • Feedback on your learning progress

    • Be part of a fun professional staff team

    • Learn new skills and an opportunity to practice different languages.

    How to Apply:

    Send your resume to the email hrassistant2@latincouver.ca or fill out the application on our website and check out the many possibilities you can have with us.

    http://www.latincouver.ca/be-a-volunteer/

 




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