At Jack.org, this is what we do.
At Jack.org, we support a national network of young leaders as they work to revolutionize mental health in their communities. While COVID-19 has surely impacted the way that we do things, our work is not slowing down. Our network of thousands of young people across Canada are as busy as ever, and our staff of 87 humans and 3 dogs are working just as hard - albeit from the comfort and safety of their own homes for the time being!
Reporting to the Senior Manager, Design & Improvement (Talks & Chapters), the Coordinator, Talks Design & Improvement, provides support with the administrative tasks associated with the design and improvement of our Talks program in alignment with organizational goals and in partnership with internal and external stakeholders.
In this role, you will be:
- Ensuring subject matter expertise on the Talks program for Jack.org is available, up-to-date and easily accessible within and outside the Programs department (e.g. organizing Talks documents, creating presentations to support onboarding of new staff, etc.)
- Supporting the Design & Refinement Cycle for the Talks program by, e.g. setting-up meeting agendas and tools, organizing and bringing needed information forward, taking notes, etc.
- Organizing, supporting and capturing the ideation, co-design and testing of new, high-quality programmatic activities, resources and offerings for the Talks program
- Supporting the development and delivery of training for youth engaged with the program
- Gathering, organizing and summarizing relevant information from internal and external stakeholders to support the revision and refinement of all aspects of the Talks program
- Coordinating revisions, editing and translations for all Talks program education and supporting materials, activities, resources and offerings to ensure high quality in both English and French
- With input from the Content & Learning team and the Cultural & Linguistic Competence team, draft education and supporting materials for the Talks program that is evidence-based and culturally relevant.
- Work closely with the Implementation team to support the successful implementation of the Talks program, troubleshooting and escalating as needed.
- Other responsibilities as determined/required from time to time
We are looking for someone who has:
- Experience or working knowledge in the coordination of programs
- Strong verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to confidently speak about the organization’s work
- Experience with/ commitment to applying equity, diversity, and inclusion principles to work and workplace
- Strong interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate effectively in a team environment
- Thrives in a fast-paced environment; can balance competing priorities and quickly adapt plans to changing organizational needs
- Ability to take the initiative and carry out administrative tasks with minimal supervision
- Creativity & ability to think big without losing sight of day-to-day tasks
- Experience with MS (Excel, PPT) and Google Suite (Sheets, Slides, Docs)
- High attention to detail
We would love it if you had (Ideal, but not a must):
- Youth Mental health knowledge
- Work proficiency in French
- Asana experience
- Some experience with content development (e.g. workshops, programming)
- Experience working with diverse communities, ideally youth
What’s in it for you?
- A full-time, permanent position; $45,000 - $50,000 per annum (base salary)
- A comprehensive benefits package, including $2,000 annual coverage for mental health services, available from the first day on the job
- Working for an organization that supports personal and professional development and that will invest in your growth
- A flexible, trust-based culture: we offer uncapped sick days and flex hours
- A fun, exciting environment filled with an amazing group of driven, talented people (check us out)
- In addition to vacation allowances, we offer a winter and summer office closure so that we can all recharge simultaneously
- A chance to contribute to the growth of an aspirational, well-funded organization and make a significant impact on the mental health and well-being of young people across Canada
How to apply:
If you’re the person we’re looking for, apply with your cover letter and resume (PDF format preferred). We will accept applications until August 18th - 4:00 PM EST, but we will consider applications as they come in, so don’t delay! The successful candidate must be available to start early in September.
Our staff team works remotely, with most staff returning to hybrid work at our Toronto office when possible.
At Jack.org, we are dedicated to inclusion and collaborative work! We strongly believe that having a diverse team with various skills and abilities will inspire creativity and drive innovation in our organization. We are committed to building a team representative of different backgrounds and perspectives, and we encourage applications from all candidates who represent the full diversity of communities across Canada.
I don’t meet all the job requirements; should I still apply? - Absolutely! Transferable skills are always considered in our recruitment and selection process; make sure you write specific descriptions and provide clear examples of how your experience will translate to this opportunity.
Reasonable accommodations are available for candidates taking part in all aspects of the hiring process. Accommodation requests can be made by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thanks for applying! 💙