Social Enterprise Projects Coordinator

JOB SUMMARY

The Projects Coordinator will lead and support multiple initiatives related to the Aboriginal Coalition to End Homelessness (ACEH) Society’s project development including: a social enterprise, Indigenous youth housing research, and resource development.

ABOUT US

We are a non-profit and registered charitable organization whose sole focus is to support Indigenous peoples experiencing homelessness with a vision to lead long-term systemic change to better meet the needs of our people living away from home and experiencing homelessness.

Posting Details

Type: Full-Time

Location: Victoria, B.C.

Hourly: $22.00 – $24.00 an hour based on experience

ABOUT THE ROLE

Deliverables

● With support from the supervisor, identify and work with a consultant to develop a Business Plan and Feasibility Study for a social enterprise.

● With support from Peer Researchers, create a women-centered Toolkit for the social enterprise focused on recruitment and retention of people with lived experience.

● With support from the Research Team, create an Indigenous social impact framework to evaluate the social enterprise.

● Organize and lead quarterly gatherings with internal and external representatives to develop priority policies and resources for the organization (i.e., training handbook and process manual for the social enterprise).

● With support from the Research Team, evaluate the implementation of policies and resources developed.

● Liaise with relevant community partners, including Nations, organizations, and service providers.

● Support the Youth Team with development of an Ethics Guide for community-based research, including engagement and reporting.

● Provide oversight and direction to Peer Project staff by creating work plans, holding regular meetings, and working in collaboration on shared tasks.

● Meet with funders and staff to provide project updates as requested.

● Effectively manage a project budget and work closely with the Finance Team to fulfill conditions outlined in the funder’s Contribution Agreement.

● Responsible for tracking and reporting using predetermined metrics.

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

● Post-secondary degree in a related field such as business, administration, finance, management, or entrepreneurship.

● Experience working with Indigenous peoples and an awareness of the impacts of colonization is required

● Minimum 1 year of management and budget oversight experience required

● Experience or personal insights into working cooperatively and non-judgmentally with people with disabilities, lived experience, addictions, etc. is required

● Experience working with non-profit organizations, family support, social services, and/or chronic homelessness is considered an asset

● Preference may be given to those with experience coordinating events and community events.

● Required to have class 5 drivers license and working vehicle.

SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Strong organizational skills, with demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously with interruptions and without sacrificing accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Understanding and respect for confidential information
  • Ability to work in a changing environment under time constraints
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the B.C. Employment Standards Act and other applicable legislation as it relates to employment
  • Understanding of the intergenerational trauma that occurs because of colonization, Residential Schools, Sixties Scoop, and other oppressive systems as well as the history of Indigenous peoples in Canada.
  • Ability to work in a holistic, professional, and non-judgmental manner as you are working with a broad range of personalities, needs, cultures, lived experiences and abilities.
  • Progressive understanding of persistent mental illness, addictions, and other challenges and how these impact people’s overall health, well-being, and quality of life.
  • Ability to work independently and effectively respond to and manage competing demands while adhering to deadlines within a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent written, electronic, and verbal communication skills

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Ability to complete repetitive tasks (such as sitting, standing, walking and bending)
  • Ability to use a computer for extended period of time

ADDITIONAL NOTES

  • Preference will be given to qualified candidates with Indigenous ancestry.
  • The ACEH values strength in diversity. As an inclusive employer that celebrates the gifts of all its staff, the ACEHS encourages members of the 2SLGBTQQIA+ community to apply.
  • Interested candidates are asked to submit a resume and cover letter which highlights how your knowledge, skills and abilities will culturally support and contribute to the ACEH and our community.

HOW TO APPLY

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