Internship

SDGs - Educator & Public Engagement Coordinator

Canadian Humanitarian


  Posted: October 14, 2021

  Location: Medicine Hat, Alberta

  Internship Program: Impact

  Salary Range: $0 - $10,000

  Hours per Week: 35

  Start Date: December 6, 2021

  End Date: March 31, 2022

Job Description

Canadian Humanitarian is seeking an enthusiastic and creative individual to become our SDG – Educator and Public Engagement Coordinator. The main role of this position is to help educate our participants around the world, as well as the general public about the Sustainable Development Goals and lead projects to advance progress towards the SDGs both at home and abroad.

Duties and Responsibilities

- Work alongside our team to create a dynamic SDG awareness and advancement strategy.
- Design dynamic workshops to implement with children youth to raise awareness and advocacy for the SDGs. Workshops will be run in Canadian schools and in our projects in Guatemala and Ethiopia.
- Develop a network of Canadian schools open to participating in SDG education projects.
- Implement SDG workshops and education projects in Canadian schools and support the implementation of SDG workshops in Ethiopia and Canada.
- Develop, lead and implement one in-person SDG public engagement event.
- Design and implement a multi-modal online SDG education and awareness campaign (Social Media, Newsletter, Blogs, Lunch and Learn, etc.).

Knowledge and Skills

- Strong understanding of the Sustainable Development Goals & International Development
- Experience and expertise in social media marketing and other marketing platforms
- Pro-active, creative and a self-starter
- Experience working with children and designing lesson plans/ activities

Education Required

No specific education is required - however those with backgrounds in education or communications/marketing are preferred

Certification Required

None

  How to Apply

To apply, send your resume to danielle@canadianhumanitarian.com.

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