Elections Coordinator (SUYC)
Time commitment: Minimum 3-5 hours/week volunteer commitment
Maintaining a vigilant oversight on the latest developments regarding Canadian Politics, specifically regarding upcoming elections (local, provincial/territorial, federal).
Researching & writing political content as it pertains to a variety of SUTE's initiatives (blog posts, new resources, report summaries, etc.)
Proactive managing of public facing relations through upkeep of email inboxes, website contact forms, social media DM's, tags, and comments.
Fostering relationships with the organization's audience and partner organizations through political content creation and engagement.
Attending the Active Learning Club (ALC), which is a monthly meeting (mandatory for all members of Shake Up The Establishment) where we continue one's on-going education on climate and social justice issues in our society, to consistently decolonize our activism and strive to practice better allyship. The structure of the ALC is 2 hours of individual reading/viewing material per month, with a meeting to discuss the material.
Multilingual ability with French and English, but also additional spoken, written and sign languages is considered an asset
We strongly value abilities to work collaboratively with others, maintaining confidentiality as needed for projects and deliverables that require it and good organization skills
Any academic background welcome; In particular, transdisciplinary backgrounds and those with traditional, ancestral or cultural ways of knowing are assets we value which critically contribute towards the richness and impact of our work
Excellent communication skills and time management, particularly when working with those in different timezones and in an exclusively virtual environment
Previous experience as a community organizer, working with registered non-profits and/or community groups is highly valued
Must be technologically proficient (or a quick learner), and needs to have access to a device to engage in our work - however we encourage you to apply and if you are experiencing accessibility barriers for this, please reach out and we will do our best to accommodate this