Policy Coordinator Job at Save the Children-, Toronto , Canada

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JOB DETAIL

Policy Coordinator (4 Month Contract)

Save the Children believes every child has the right to a future. In Canada and around the world, we do whatever it takes – every day and in times of crisis – to support children to fulfil their rights to a healthy start in life, the opportunity to learn, and protection from harm. With over 100 years of experience, Save the Children is the world’s first and leading independent children’s organization – transforming lives and the future we share.

THE IMPACT YOU WILL MAKE:

A general overview of the position to help the reader understand the purpose and how it relates to other jobs in the organization. Reporting the Sr. Advisor, Policy and Government Relations, the Policy Coordinator will provide assistance to Save the Children Canada’s Policy and Government Relation team and Humanitarian Affairs Teams.

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Policy analysis of the Canadian Government (for children in crisis, including Gaza, climate justice, Gender equality)
    1. Participation in sectors meeting
    2. Monitoring news, online group discussions, reports, etc.
  • Supporting in the development of tools and materials for advocacy initiatives including literature reviews and background research, policy briefs.
  • Prepare briefs and assist in organization of meetings and outreach to key stakeholders
  • Support the preparation of roundtables, events or external meetings on relevant development or humanitarian issues and topics.
  • Assist in development of materials for campaign and communications such as infographics, social media posts and case-studies.
  • Support event logistics.

Qualifications include (but are not limited to):

  • Postsecondary education in the field of International Development, International Relations, Human Rights, International law and/or relevant field is a strong asset.
  • Completion of undergraduate degree is required, graduate degree preferred
  • Understanding of children’s rights standards and principles or humanitarian principles, programming and policy.
  • Strong research, writing and analytical skills.
  • Demonstrated interest in monitoring and evaluation, quantitative and qualitative research, or statistical methods within the development and/or humanitarian sector.
  • Ability to communicate in French, is an asset.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills, and thrives in a diverse environment.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite of tools; Knowledge of SharePoint an asset.
  • Home based internet connection and personal computer to connect to Save the Children servers.

WHAT WE OFFER

This position salary range between $48,307.23 – $59,756.48 CAD depending on skills and experience. In addition to this, our employees will have the following package of additional benefits:

  • Hybrid workplace, and flexible work hours to support employee wellbeing and productivity.
  • Confidential Employee Assistance Program services available to you and your dependents from your first day of employment.
  • Discounted rate for a GoodLife membership.
  • Organization-wide membership with Headspace.
  • Learning and development opportunities and specialized training.

HOW TO APPLY?

If you are interested in this position, please visit https://www.savethechildren.ca/ and submit your resume and cover letter. Internal candidates, please apply via ADP by 5:00 pm EST June 10, 2024. Applications will be reviewed on ongoing basis. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

It is our individual and collective responsibility to ensure all children are protected from deliberate or unintentional acts that lead to the risk of, or actual, harm caused by our employees. Each employee shall be aware that there may be additional vulnerabilities facing children associated with their age, socio-economic background, disability, gender, racial heritage, religious belief, identity, sexual orientation or identity, and is committed to ensuring this does not form barriers to effective safeguarding.

Each employee is committed to fostering and sustaining a safe environment through proactive, accessible, and effective approaches that seek to prevent and respond to any harm to the children including but not limited to sexual exploitation and abuse. SCC and all its employees will take all reasonable steps to make itself safe, both as an organisation and in the conduct of all aspects of its day-to-day operations of emergency, humanitarian, developmental, policy, campaigning and administrative work.

SCC is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (‘AODA’). If you require accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources (416) 221-5501 

Toronto, Canada
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