Righting Relations Winnipeg Recruiting Part Time Circle Coordinator

Righting Relations is a women-led, pan-Canadian network that strives to strengthen the capacity of adult educators and adult education to bring social change through political and economic literacy for a just society in Canada. With funding support from the Catherine Donnelly Foundation, hubs of adult educators and community organizers have been developing in communities across the country.

Position Description
Righting Relations Winnipeg is looking for a part-time Circle Coordinator, located in Winnipeg, which involves working directly with community circle participants in the community and supporting the coordination of activities of the circle.

The coordinator duties and responsibilities include:

  • Coordinate (book place, order food, etc) circle meetings and activities
  • Communicate and meet with the coordination group on regular basis to debrief and plan ahead
  • Collect information necessary for reporting
  • Update the group’s social media and website
  • Write narrative reports and provide reflections
  • Take detailed notes of circles and meeting minutes and distribute

Term of Contract
5 month position starting April 1, 2018 – August 30, 2018.

The coordinator is expected to work an average of 7 hours a week, but they will not be evenly distributed every week.

Position has the potential for renewal pending funding

Skills/Experience/Qualifications

  • Capacity to travel in the City of Winnipeg
  • Organizational, attention to detail, and time management skills
  • Interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Experience updating websites, communicating through social media
  • The ability to work independently and take initiative while still being a strong team member
  • Have attended previous circles and familiar with Righting Relations Western Hub

Interested candidates may submit their resumes to: westhub@rightingrelations.org

Hiring a Central Hub Coordinator

      

Working for Change in support of the Righting Relations: Strengthening Adult Education for Social Change, a women-led initiative in partnership with the Catherine Donnelly Foundation is seeking a Central Hub Coordinator. The purpose of Righting Relations is to strengthen the capacity of adult educators and adult education to bring about radical social change through political and economic literacy for a just society in Canada.

This is a one-year contract opportunity for a dynamic, creative and skilled person interested in coordinating and advancing regional development on behalf of a national adult education program for social change.

The Central Hub Coordinator manages and administers the Central Hub of the Righting Relations program and facilitates the various working groups/circles associated (and emerging) within the Hub: including program facilitation and implementation, coordination and administration, as well as communications and public relations.

  • Successful candidates have three to five years relevant experience within the adult education/popular education field;
  • Experience in facilitating adult education process from a systemic approach;
  • Awareness of immigrants/refugee exclusion (comprehensive knowledge of the settlement sector);
  • An anti-oppression perspective and inclusionary approach;
  • Demonstrated experience of engagement in social concerns;
  • Experience in exploring and/or working with Indigenous communities (theoretical and practical)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Demonstrated ability in strategic/organizational and participatory planning;
  • Knowledgeable of the computer programs for word processing, accounting and spreadsheets, email, internet;
  • Ability to use key social media, and an understanding of its importance;

The Central Hub Coordinator is a part-time, one-year contract with flexible hours. It is anticipated that this would be a 21 hours per week commitment.

*Preference is given to candidates within a reasonable commute to Toronto, Ontario.

Closing date: February 20th, 2018

Please submit resume, a letter describing interest in the contract, and the contact information for three references to centralhub@rightingrelations.org

For more information on Righting Relations visit www.rightingrelations.org

 

Please no phone calls. Working for Change and the Righting Relations Steering Committee would like to thank all who apply; however, only candidates selected for interview will be contacted.