Policy Intervention Coordinator (SUYC)
Seek out opportunities federally, provincially/territorially, and locally to respond to official calls for public feedback on government climate justice policies and projects.
Create non-partisan resources (i.e., blog posts, social media posts, reels, etc.) on issues in climate justice - particularly legislative, policy, and project commitments and missteps.
During elections, aiding in the development and maintenance of our Non-partisan Party Platform Comparison Chart by monitoring party platforms, collecting commitments, and updating the chart via Wix.
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
Attend monthly Active Learning Club events.
What is the active learning club?
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 around 2 hours of individual reading/viewing material per month, and a monthly meeting to discuss the material.