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Program Officer – Level 2 (PO2) @ Equitas

April 21, 2017 @ 12:00 AM

Equitas – International Centre for Human Rights Education (www.equitas.org) is seeking a

Program Officer – level 2 (PO2) to lead implementation of its human rights education programs with children and youth in Quebec and across Canada.

Reporting to the Associate Director of Programs (Canada), the Program Officer 2 will be responsible for:

• leading program strategy and overseeing the implementation, administration, financial management, and evaluation of the programs under his/her responsibility with the project team
• developing and maintaining relationships with funders and with key partners and stakeholders
• contributing to the development of Equitas’ program strategy in Canada
• contributing actively to communications related to the Canadian program and knowledge building and sharing activities (KBS)
• collaborating closely with other members of the project team, staff from the Equitas Program, Education and Finance and Administration Units, as well as with interns, volunteers, outside consultants, and partners
• other duties as determined in consultation with the Associate Director of Programs


Skills and experience:

• 3-5 years demonstrated experience in project management: excellent planning, budgeting and organizational skills
• Proven experience developing project proposals, securing funds and managing relationships with donor agencies
• Facilitation skills and experience working with community organizations and/or schools delivering programs for children and youth
• Knowledge of human rights education and/or social justice issues in Quebec and Canada
• Experience in partnership development and experience working in the NGO sector, experience at a national level is an asset
• Excellent communication and writing skills in French and English
• Analytical skills and the ability to act independently
• Ability to do multiple tasks at the same time in a fast-paced environment
• Ability to work as part of a small team in a cross-cultural environment with a diversity of partners
• Enthusiasm, tact and adaptability
• Strong skills in information management (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook; experience in InDesign is an asset)

Language Requirements: fluently bilingual in French and English

Other Considerations
• Commitment to Equitas’ mission and values
• Ability to travel up to 4 to 6 times a year for an average of 4-5 days at a time
• Applicants must have the right to work in Canada

For further information about Equitas consult our website at www.equitas.org. Equitas is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from Indigenous peoples, visible minorities, people with disabilities, and people of all sexual orientations and gender identities. Equitas offers a competitive salary and benefits for a program position in the NGO sector.

Equitas thanks all applicants for their interest. However, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please send 1 attachment (cover letter and C.V.) with your name and PO2 Canada in the subject line by Friday, April 21, 2017 to:
Anne-Sarah Côté


April 21, 2017
12:00 AM
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April 21, 2017
12:00 AM
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