Internship

Sustainable Development Goal Officer

CAUSE Canada


  Posted: November 17, 2021

  Location: Calgary, Alberta, Alberta

  Internship Program: Impact

  Salary Range: $30,000 - $40,000

  Hours per Week: 40

  Start Date: January 3, 2022

  End Date: March 31, 2022

Job Description

CAUSE Canada is an international development and relief organization. Originally incorporated as a Canadian charitable organization in 1984, CAUSE Canada focuses its field operations in West Africa and Central America (see our website: www.cause.ca).

The role of this position is to develop and assist in the implementation of a small project that promotes gender equality (SDG 5) and responsible consumption and production (SDG 12) in Canada. The Officer will work closely with the Communications Coordinator and provide outreach to small female-led businesses, women’s groups, and the general public to discuss and promote SDG 5 and SDG 12.

Duties and Responsibilities

- Work with the Communications Coordinator to develop and implement a project promoting gender equality and responsible consumption and production in Canada
- Conduct market research to build a better understanding of responsible and local buying practices
- Collect information on responsible buying practices to share with a general audience
- Connect and develop relationships with small female-led businesses to partner with for the project
- Develop key messages to share with specific audiences promoting gender equality and responsible consumption

Knowledge and Skills

- Ability to think creatively
- Ability to work collaboratively
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Organized and detail oriented
- Well-organized and thorough with close attention to detail and follow-through
- Experience using social media networks and media tools for outreach
- Interest in social enterprise and responsible/local buying practices considered an asset
- Bachelor’s degree in related field an asset
- Experience creating a business plan an asset

Education Required

High School and some university

Certification Required

None

  How to Apply

To apply, send your resume to info@cause.ca.

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