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National Volunteer (Advocacy Officer)
WUSC (World University Service of Canada) is a Canadian non-profit organization working to create a better world for all young people. We bring together a diverse network of students, volunteers, schools, governments, and businesses who share this vision. Together, we develop solutions in education, economic opportunities, and empowerment to overcome inequality and exclusion for youth around the world, particularly young women and young refugees. WUSC currently works in 25 countries across Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and Latin America, with an annual budget of approximately CAD $40 million. We have over 90 staff in our Ottawa office, and over 200 people overseas implementing 16 development projects in collaboration with donors such as Global Affairs Canada, the UK Department for International Development (DFID), the World Bank, the Asian Development Bank, and the African Development Bank.
- A Bachelor’s Degree in Community Advocacy, Social Justice, Development Communications or a relevant field
- A minimum of two years of post-national service experience in advocacy, programs, communications, social marketing etc.
- Experience in developing communications and advocacy tools, resources, content and plans. Comfortable using online working platforms
- Access to a reliable internet connection (for remote working where needed)
- A commitment to gender equality, youth inclusion, and international volunteering Experience with group facilitation and trainings, including content development Flexibility, adaptability, excellent interpersonal skills and cultural sensitivity Written and oral fluency in English
- Knowledge of a local language will be considered an asset.
- Education: Bachelor’s Degree
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