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  1. + Project Coordinator (Vancouver Office)

    PeaceGeeks is currently hiring a geek of all trades to assist with everything from daily operations to proposal writing to project coordination. In particular, this individual will support the implementation of two core projects at PeaceGeeks: (1) Services Advisor Pathways, a platform that bridges current gaps in accessing timely, meaningful and relevant information for immigrants and refugees; and (2) our Alternative Narratives program which engages activists and cultural content producers in Jordan and Lebanon to develop and execute a coordinated and collaborative alternative narratives strategy that counters violent and extremist strategies and tactics. This is a 4-month contract position.

    Responsibilities
    This candidate will report to the Executive Director and will be responsible for:

    • Providing support on projects from an operational, financial planning and resource standpoint
    • Ensuring that relevant project plans (proposals, agreements, governance structure) are developed and maintained
    • Managing project advisory committees and setting up both committee and community consultation meetings, including with immigrants and refugees
    • Establishing and maintaining positive relationships with key stakeholders, including community representatives and partnering local and international organizations
    • Researching and gathering information for PeaceGeeks’ local technology project on target communities, service providers, employers, and local government entities, in order to enhance coordination and explore opportunities for specific project-related outcomes
    • Supporting and leading project monitoring and evaluation activities including reporting on project process, recording deliverables, feedback and data
    • Conducting proposal development for project finding
    • Monitoring project progress, including development cycles
    • Maintaining effective lines of communication with all members of project team
    • Conducting research and writing for grant applications
    • Assisting the Project Manager(s) on additional duties as required
    • Supporting overall activities of PeaceGeeks, e.g. organizing events, database management and other administrative tasks
       

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

    • Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, communications, business or equivalent degree
    • 1-2 years of previous experience in project coordination
    • 1-2 years of experience working with local nonprofit groups and capacity building
    • Strong capacity building and facilitation skills
    • Strong computer knowledge and proficiency with Google Suite
    • Ability to multi-task and work independently, in a fast-paced, stressful environment
    • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
    • Professional, motivated, and career-minded individual
    • A high level of diplomacy, conflict resolution and networking skills
    • Fluent in English
    • Additional IT skills, including fluency with Salesforce, Slack, Adobe Creative Suite, Google Analytics and Adwords, social media and digital marketing are an asset
    • Arabic language skills considered an asset

    To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to Anita at anita@peacegeeks.org.