Job Number: 22-44
Opening/Closing Date: April 28, 2022 to May 24, 2022
Anticipated Start Date: June 6, 2022

Description

The Office of The Moderator and  General Secretary of The United Church of Canada is seeking a Youth Anti-Racism Animator as part of the Canada Summer Jobs Program for 2022. This is an eight (8) week program at 35 hours per week with an anticipated start date of June 6, 2022. This position is remote with occasional in person events/meetings.

Responsibilities:

There are six main goals for the General Council’s Youth Anti-Racism Animator:

  • To offer ways of animating the United Church’s anti-racism action plan with young people across the church, with a particular focus on anti-racism, diversity, and inclusion and engaging with the plan’s goals and activities;
  • To network youth and young adult justice advocates and focus attention of the wider church on what young people are already accomplishing in the area of anti-racism and related work;
  • To support United Church members, and especially young people, in their advocacy and action efforts, building confidence and skills;
  • To facilitate the authentic engagement of United Church members and especially youth and young adults with anti-racism and advocacy efforts in the church;
  • To share and communicate about anti-racism work with young people, including through social media;
  • To engage with anti-racism and equity at national meetings, including with the United Church’s General Council meeting in July.

The Youth Anti-Racism Animator will gain skills and experience in communications strategies across several platforms, action plan development, and evaluation of advocacy efforts, and working with a team. Most importantly, the Youth Anti-Racism Animator will find recognition and support for themselves and other young people as leaders within The United Church of Canada.

Qualifications

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, education, experience and ability required.

  • Youth between the ages of 15 to 30 are eligible to apply for this position
  • Be willing to learn about and gain proficiency in new online technologies
  • Good verbal and communication skills, meticulous attention to detail and results oriented
  • Interest and experience in anti-racism, social justice and advocacy
  • Knowledge and basic understanding of the United Church is an asset

As part of our ongoing commitment to the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, The United Church of Canada will provide assistance to employees who request accommodation throughout their employment with us, unless the position is deemed to be a bona fide occupational requirement and/or to the point of undue hardship considering issues of health, safety and cost.

Compensation

Salary will be at $20.03 per hour plus 4% vacation pay.

To Apply

Interested applicants are invited to submit their resume  quoting job # 22-44 Canada Summer Jobs on the subject line to Human Resources:  careers@united-church.ca