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  1. + Information Management Assistant (Summer Student)

    Are you a current student? Do you have knowledge of Customer Relationship Management (CRM) databases? Want to contribute to a growing nonprofit and support our team to make data-informed decisions? PeaceGeeks is looking for an Information Management geek to join our team for the summer!

    This is a temporary (9 weeks, starting beginning of July) summer job opportunity for post-secondary students. This position is funded by Canada Summer Jobs which is a Government of Canada initiative; applicants for this position must meet the following eligibility requirements: 

    • is between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment;
    • was registered as a full-time student in the previous academic year and intends to return to school on a full-time basis in the next academic year;
    • is a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (international students are not eligible);
    • is legally entitled to work in Canada, according to the relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations.


    PeaceGeeks is looking for an Information Management Assistant who will support our team to evaluate our current database practices. This individual will help to coordinate with the Marketing, Fundraising and Community Engagement teams to document their needs and gaps in using our current database (Salesforce), towards identifying recommendations for aligning our database processes to meet these needs.

    This individual works closely with the Salesforce Administrator, Executive Director and the broader team to review the management and workflows of our constituent information and records in Salesforce. This individual will also collaborate with the Operations Assistant on data entry and cleanup as needed. This individual may also help to assess our use of other records systems and channels, such as Google Drive, Slack, and more.

    The role would be best suited to an individual with a background in business IT management, computer science or related experience. This position is an exciting opportunity for a student who is keen to gain exposure to client relationship management in the nonprofit setting, and who wants to play a key role in supporting the evaluation, development, implementation, maintenance and review of PeaceGeeks’ records management procedures and systems.

    Job Responsibilities & Tasks

    • Support the management and organization of information and records within the Salesforce CRM system, as well as other systems as needed such as Google Drive, Slack
    • Coordinate between Salesforce Administrator, Executive Director, Marketing Lead, Fundraising Lead, Community Engagement Lead, Technology Lead and other team members to identify database needs and gaps
    • Evaluate and assess the outcomes of PeaceGeeks’ current database practices and provide advice and recommendations based on review
    • Support the development, documentation, implementation and communication of finalized processes and protocols for the use of Salesforce and other records management systems
    • Work with Operations Assistant to perform and manage entry of constituent information (donors, volunteers, other contacts) as needed
    • Support constituent data clean up process
    • Support implementation of constituent classification plan
    • Support other PeaceGeeks daily operations as needed

    Hours & Compensation

    • 40 hours per week for 9 weeks, starting ASAP
    • $10.85/hr with additional honorarium possible at end of term based on performance

    Benefits

    • Gaining practical experience and taking leadership over the development of information and electronic records management practices that will ultimately drive PeaceGeeks business information practices
    • Making an impactful contribution to peacebuilding work in communities at home and abroad
    • Learning about relevant and contemporary international issues and the role of technology in social change
    • Collaborating and networking with an amazing group of volunteers and technology industry professionals

     

    Qualifications

    PeaceGeeks is looking for a detail-oriented team player and self starter to join our team, with the following experience:
    • Completed or working towards a degree/diploma in business IT management, computer science or other related experience
    • Knowledge of CRM systems
    • Experience working with Salesforce considered an asset
    • Experience with Google Drive, Slack considered an asset
    • Knowledge of networking, information security, information analysis and data governance considered an asset
    • Experience managing technical and information analysis projects and timelines
    • Takes initiative and can start/complete tasks with basic direction
    • Flexibility and patience to adapt to rapidly evolving environment and opportunities
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Flexibility and patience to adapt to rapidly evolving environment and opportunities
    • Comfortable working independently and in teams, including in online spaces
    • Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize work to meet deadlines
    • Interest in current international peace and human rights issues is an asset
    • Meets all criteria for Canada Summer Jobs (see above)
     

    Please send a resume and cover letter to recruiting@peacegeeks.org to apply.

  2. + Operations Assistant (Summer Student)

    Are you a current student? Do you work well in a constantly changing environment and are happy to rise to any occasion? PeaceGeeks is looking for an Operations geek to join our team for the summer!

    This is a temporary (9 weeks, starting beginning of July) summer job opportunity for post-secondary students. This position is funded by Canada Summer Jobs which is a Government of Canada initiative; applicants for this position must meet the following eligibility requirements: 

    • is between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment;
    • was registered as a full-time student in the previous academic year and intends to return to school on a full-time basis in the next academic year;
    • is a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (international students are not eligible);
    • is legally entitled to work in Canada, according to the relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations.


    PeaceGeeks is looking for an Operations Assistant to support a range of daily administrative operations, and play a key role in elevating PeaceGeeks’ organizational engagement and fundraising programs and processes.

    This individual’s role is focused on data management and fundraising, but will likely include supporting other organizational tasks as required. On the fundraising side, the Operations Assistant will help the Executive Director and the Fundraising team to execute on fundraising, grant and donor engagement strategies. This means supporting grant prospecting, contributing to the maintenance of the grant tracking calendar, as well as helping with grant writing as needed. This individual will also support the Digital Projects Coordinator with the implementation of the donor engagement strategy, working within the Salesforce database to manage and maintain donor information and communications.

    On the data management side, the Operations Assistant will work with the Information Management Assistant, Salesforce Administrator and the broader team to implement our data cleanup process within our Salesforce database. This individual will also provide data entry support for various administrative functions.

    The Operations Assistant may also assist the Executive Director with bookkeeping as well as other tasks pertaining to project deployment.

    The position would be best suited to an individual with a background in business operations, data operations, business administration, or related experience. This position is an exciting opportunity for a student who wants to gain administrative and fundraising experience as well as contribute to crucial daily operations of a growing nonprofit.

    Job Responsibilities & Tasks

    • Support grant prospecting, maintenance of grant tracker and grant writing
    • Provide data entry support in Salesforce and across other PeaceGeeks platforms
    • Work with Information Management Assistant to update and maintain database to meet Marketing, Fundraising and Community Engagement objectives, with a specific focus on ensuring information is current and accurate in the database, eg. removing duplicate records, investigating outdated records
    • Work with Digital Projects Coordinator to manage donor information as well as implement and update automated donor communications
    • Provide accounting and finance support to the Executive Director as needed
    • Work with Executive Director regarding project deployment and operational support as needed

    Hours & Compensation

    • 40 hours per week for 9 weeks, starting ASAP
    • $10.85/hr with additional honorarium possible at end of term based on performance

    Benefits

    • Gaining practical experience in operations management of a growing nonprofit
    • Making an impactful contribution to peacebuilding work in communities at home and abroad
    • Learning about relevant and contemporary international issues and the role of technology in social change
    • Collaborating and networking with an amazing group of volunteers and technology industry professionals

     

    Qualifications

    PeaceGeeks is looking for a detail-oriented team player and self starter to join our team, with the following experience:
    • Completed or working towards a degree/diploma in business operations, administration, or marketing management
    • Knowledge of CRM systems
    • Knowledge of data entry and administration
    • Experience working with Salesforce considered an asset
    • Bookkeeping and finance skills considered an asset
    • Business writing and strong proofreading skills
    • Strong communication skills
    • Exceptionally organized with documents, procedures and office work area
    • Takes initiative and can start/complete tasks with basic direction
    • Flexibility and patience to adapt to rapidly evolving environment and opportunities
    • Comfortable working independently and in teams, including in online spaces
    • Ability to multi-task and organize ongoing projects, looking for ways to become more efficient in completing tasks
    • Consistently looks for ways to help support the different operational functions
    • Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize work to meet deadlines
    • Interest in current international peace and human rights issues is an asset
    • Meets all criteria for Canada Summer Jobs (see above)
     

    Please send a resume and cover letter to recruiting@peacegeeks.org to apply.