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CFRAC is a community-based organization, and as such, there are many ways you can get involved. If you don’t see what you’re looking for below, contact us at info@cfrac.com

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Careers

Working with the Centre for Race and Culture is more than just a job.

 

We are an ethnically diverse staff and board, and we work with consultants and volunteers from varied races, cultures, and religions. What we have in common is a passion for social justice, anti-racism initiatives, and intercultural understanding.

CFRAC provides a flexible and supportive workplace environment. Our organizational culture strives to be a model for other organizations who want to create respectful and inclusive organizations.

The work of the Centre for Race and Culture spans workplace development, community building, research, and education. Our employment opportunities provide the chance to work with Alberta’s Aboriginal and ethno-cultural communities, as well as our partners and supporters from community organizations, government agencies, and business.

See below for upcoming career opportunities:

Project Coordinator, Anti-Racism Research & Training

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Position: Term Position (One Year Contract with the possibility of Extension)
Location: Hybrid
Salary: $26.00 – $32.00 per hour, depending on education and experience
Hours: 21 hours per week
Start Date: As soon as a suitable candidate is found
Application Deadline: November 10, 2021

Are you an EDI advocate? Do you love working on meaningful projects that shape your communities? Then join the Centre for Race and Culture who works to promote and support individual, collective, and systemic change to address racism and discrimination and encourage intercultural understanding. Our expertise spans workplace development, community building, research, and education.

We are looking for someone with excellent communication skills (both written & verbal), a proven track record as a highly collaborative, organized and passionate professional who has a proactive and accountable approach to project coordination, research and facilitation.

Reporting directly to the Executive Director, you will work closely with the Project Lead and the Executive Director to support two funded Anti-Racism projects that are focused on education. These projects will play a key role in the planning and coordination of logistics, stakeholder and partner engagement, delivery of project activities and training content, and other supports related to the project.

Key Responsibilities

Research and Workshop Content Development

  • Conduct research and prepare literature reviews and environmental scan reports when needed
  • Develop curriculum content and workshop materials (slides, facilitator notes, participant hand- outs and evaluation forms)
  • Support the design of focus group documents and questionnaires
  • Ensure that any research, development, or evaluation of programs are conducted from an anti- oppressive and equity-based approach/lens and in accordance with funder’s identified success measurements

Community Engagement and Outreach

  • Build positive relationships with different ethno-cultural communities, non-profit organizations, and service providers
  • Reach out regularly to multiple external parties as identified by CFRAC, to communicate project updates
  • Prepare monthly communication materials for social media

Workshops planning and delivery

  • Schedule and co-facilitate a series of online participatory workshops for service providers and the general public on Anti-Racism, equity, and social inclusion

Administration

  • Responsible for organizing meetings, drafting agenda and action items, taking minutes and typing correspondence, and creating reports as required
  • Assist with the planning of meetings with advisory committee, focus groups, and project update meetings
  • Represent the organization at external meetings and events as needed
  • Participate in setting and maintaining deadlines and timelines

And, perform other relevant duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Experience/Knowledge

  • Degree in social sciences or equivalent combination of education and experience from an accredited institution; a specialization in research and training or a graduate degree/training is a definite asset
  • A solid understanding of Anti-Racism and social inclusion
  • 2+ years of experience with project coordination in the non-profit sector
  • A minimum of 1 year of experience in workshop development and facilitation
  • Demonstrated experience in community-based project settings
  • Experience working collaboratively with culturally and racially diverse teams
  • Experience/knowledge of issues facing racialized, immigrant and refugees in Canada
  • Experience with research, compiling and reading data

Skills

  • Excellent project coordination skills
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Attention to detail and strong planning skills
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills; strong public speaking skill is a must
  • Ability to liaise and communicate between various project stakeholders
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team

Behavioural Competencies

  • Communication – the ability to understand others and to respond in an appropriate and respectful manner
  • Openness to intercultural learning
  • Self-awareness – the ability to understand oneself and the impact that one’s perceptions andattitudes have on others
  • Focus on outcomes and plan/drive for results
  • Agility – function as a role model of how to effectively work though change and how to adapt your approach, even in times of uncertainty
  • Work effectively and respectfully with diverse communities, passionate to serve the communities

Application submission details:

Your application will be assessed based on how strongly your identified qualifications meet the criteria in the job advertisement. The successful candidate will be required to provide references and undergo a satisfactory criminal record check before the commencement of employment.

If you meet the qualifications and are passionate about working towards an inclusive society free of racism, then we welcome you to send your resume and cover letter to badabconsultinginc@gmail.com with “Project Coordinator, Anti-Racism Research and Training” in the subject line. BadaB Consulting Inc. is our contracted HR service provider.

Only those qualifying for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in the position.

Volunteer

Bring your passion and
your talent to our programs.

Are you interested in supporting the mission and vision of the Centre for Race and Culture through direct involvement in our work? We invite you to get involved and become a volunteer.

Please contact info@cfrac.com to be added to our register of volunteers to alert you as new opportunities arise.

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