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Job – Amplifier with Ontario Child Advocate Office

Amplifier (Toronto)
2 Contract Position (October 2018 to September 2019)
$18.07 per hour (up to 24 hours per week) (AMAPCEO)

The Ontario Child Advocate Office seeks two young people to assist with a wide range of duties under the supervision of the Director/Manager and will take work plan direction from the Lead for the We Have Something to Say Project. The Amplifiers duties will include: administration, project support, internal advisement on youth engagement, event planning and community development and outreach.

You will:

  • Work with the We Have Something to Say team to assist in the delivery of a community development project;
  • Work collaboratively with other departments to support and monitor We Have Something to Say’s social media strategy;
  • Develop and assist with the outreach planning, resource development and connecting with stakeholder contacts. Assist, coordinate, plan and participate with the We Have Something to Say youth advisory committee;
  • Duties as needed to support all community development project activities related to the We Have Something to Say Project;
  • Engage in capacity development in the form of learning anti-oppressive practices, Disability Justice approaches, community development methods, critical analysis, and skills in professional writing, networking and communication.

Qualifications

Knowledge of and/or lived experience with issues related to children and youth from the Disability community; reliable and punctual; strong oral, presentation and written communication skills; able to work as part of a team; proficient with Microsoft Office products, especially Word, Excel and Outlook; proven working expertise with social media platforms such as Twitter, Instagram and Facebook; willingness to engage in new/challenging ways of thinking, and learn different methods of youth advocacy.

Police background check including a vulnerable person sector screening is required.

This position is covered by the AMAPCEO Collective Agreement and benefit provisions are consistent with those for unclassified staff under that agreement.

Please submit your resume with a covering letter, quoting file PA-2018-08to be received no later than October 11, 2018 at 11:59pm to the Ontario Child Advocate, 401 Bay Street, Suite 2200, Toronto, Ontario M7A 0A6, e-mail at jobs@provincialadvocate.on.ca, or fax to 416-325-5681. Resumes must be submitted as attachments only and must be in MS Word (.doc), PDF (.pdf) or Rich Text (.rtf) format.

While we appreciate your interest in obtaining employment with the Office of the Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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