Opportunities

The National Council of Canadian Muslims (NCCM) has new opportunities for highly-motivated individuals to join our professional staff and work on cutting-edge issues impacting Canadian Muslim communities.   

Grounded in our vibrant and dynamic communities, NCCM is a national, independent, non-partisan and non-profit advocacy organization at the forefront of defending, promoting and protecting the fundamental rights and public interests of Canadian Muslims.  

NCCM is committed to equitable and inclusive employment practices. We welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds, and we especially encourage applications from members of equity-seeking groups. 

Current opportunities:

  1. Quebec Policy and Advocacy Officer
  2. Database Specialist
  3. Legal Affairs Coordinator

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1. Quebec Policy and Advocacy Officer

Position:  Quebec Policy and Advocacy Officer

Type: Part Time (with possibility of full-time in the future)

Location: Montreal

Start date: Immediate

Deadline to apply: May 9, 2021

Expected hours of work:  25 hours/week (weekday daytime availability required, occasional weekend and evening availability required)

Compensation:  $25-30/hour commensurate with experience ($50-60,000 annual salary pro-rated)

Key Duties:

The Quebec Policy and Advocacy Officer is primarily responsible for working collaboratively with the NCCM team to build a movement against Islamophobia in Quebec. This role is for anyone who is a self-starter and thrives in a fast-paced, cutting-edge, target-driven environment. NCCM is looking for someone who is an agile and innovative thinker and who can help take the organization to the next level.

Responsibilities

  • Drafting and translating communication materials (press release, media advisory, briefing notes, social media)
  • Coordinate community outreach including at community centers, mosques, events, gatherings, and other places as identified
  • Organize mosque visits, presentations, events, speaker tours, and other outreach activities with the volunteer team
  • Maintain quality relations and partnerships with local organizations, mosques and institutions to promote and support the work of NCCM
  • Maintain up-to-date and accurate records utilizing NCCM’s CRM and collaboration tools

Qualifications

  • Bilingual (Francophone Preferred)
  • Ability to translate from English to French and from French to English
  • Bachelor’s degree with 1-2 years of community engagement and leadership experience
  • Strong verbal and written communication
  • Experience with setting, managing and delivering on ambitious targets
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proven ability to work to a high standard of quality with an eye for detail, working on strict deadlines, and managing multiple accounts and projects simultaneously
  • Solid understanding of the NCCM’s mission and mandate

If interested, please submit a resume and cover letter to info@nccm.ca.

Agent(e) des politiques et de la défense des intérêts du Québec

Le Conseil national des musulmans canadiens (CNMC) offre une nouvelle occasion à une personne très motivée de se joindre à son personnel professionnel et de travailler sur des questions d’avant-garde ayant un impact sur les communautés musulmanes canadiennes.

Le CNMC recrute actuellement un(e) agent(e) des politiques et de la défense des intérêts du Québec.

Au centre de nos communautés vibrantes et dynamiques, le CNMC est un organisme de défense national, indépendant, non partisan et sans but lucratif, à l’avant-garde de la défense, de la promotion et de la protection des droits fondamentaux et des intérêts publics des musulmans canadiens.

Le Conseil national des musulmans canadiens (CNMC) s’engage à adopter des pratiques d’emploi équitables et inclusives. Nous accueillons les demandes de candidats de tous les horizons, et nous encourageons particulièrement les candidatures de membres de groupes visés par l’équité.

Poste :  Agent(e) des politiques et du plaidoyer pour le Québec

Type de poste: Temps partiel

Emplacement : Montréal

Date de début : Immédiate

Date limite pour postuler : 2 mai 2021

Heures de travail prévues : 25 heures/semaine (disponibilité de jour en semaine requise, disponibilité occasionnelle en fin de semaine et en soirée)

Rémunération : 25-30 $/heure selon l’expérience.

Fonctions principales :

Le gestionnaire est principalement responsable de la mise sur pied d’une équipe performante de bénévoles dans les communautés locales afin de défendre le travail du CNMC. Ces bénévoles participeront au travail du CNMC par le biais de lobbying à la base et de campagnes de marketing et de communication. Ce rôle s’adresse à toute personne qui a l’esprit d’initiative et qui s’épanouit dans un environnement rapide, avant-gardiste et axé sur les

objectifs. Le CNMC est à la recherche d’une personne qui a une pensée agile et innovatrice et qui peut aider à faire passer l’organisation à un niveau supérieur.

Responsabilités

  • Rédiger et aider à la rédaction de documents de communication (communiqués de presse, avis aux médias, notes d’information, médias sociaux).
  • Coordonner les activités de sensibilisation de la communauté, notamment dans les centres communautaires, les mosquées, les événements, les rassemblements et autres lieux identifiés.
  • Organiser des visites de mosquées, des présentations, des événements, des visites de conférenciers et d’autres activités de sensibilisation avec l’équipe de bénévoles.
  • Développer des réseaux de sympathisants qui soutiendront les efforts de l’équipe pour accroître le profil et la portée du CNMC.
  • Entretenir des relations et des partenariats de qualité avec les organisations, les mosquées et les institutions locales afin de promouvoir et de soutenir le travail du CNMC.
  • Maintenir des dossiers à jour et précis en utilisant le CRM et les outils de collaboration du CNMC.
  • Gestion des bénévoles

Qualifications

  • Bilingue (francophone de préférence)
  • Baccalauréat avec 1 à 2 ans d’expérience en engagement communautaire et en leadership
  • Excellente communication orale et écrite
  • Expérience de l’établissement, de la gestion et de la réalisation d’objectifs ambitieux
  • Excellentes aptitudes interpersonnelles et de communication
  • Capacité avérée à travailler selon des normes de qualité élevées, avec le souci du détail, en respectant des délais stricts et en gérant plusieurs comptes et projets simultanément.
  • Bonne compréhension de la mission et du mandat du CNMC.

Si vous êtes intéressé, veuillez soumettre un curriculum vitae et une lettre de présentation à info@nccm.ca

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2. Database Specialist (part-time) 

The Database Specialist will join our growing and dynamic Development team to fuel NCCM to accomplish its mission to eradicate Islamophobia in Canada. The ideal candidate for this position has a passion for data and analytics, and is committed to fighting hate and discrimination. 

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Position: Database Specialist 

Location:  Edmonton, Ottawa, or GTA 

Start date:  Immediate 

Expected hours of work:  Part-time (24 hours/week) 

Term1 year (with possibility of extension) 

Compensation:  $25/hour 

 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Act as the organization’s central resource for the Raiser’s Edge including managing access to the database, providing training, and facilitating its use 
  • Input, update and maintain donor information accurately and in a timely manner 
  • Provide backend database support for fundraising campaigns 
  • Provides information and recommendations to support data-driven planning and decision-making. 
  • Produce regular reports, analyze donor data and trends, and fulfill requests for queries  
  • Process and acknowledge donations 
  • Improve and maintain data integrity 
  • Contribute relevant information for monthly financial reports, reconciliation of gifts, budget and audit preparations 
  • Liaise with database supplier 
  • Respond to and log all donor inquiries
     

 Qualifications: 

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience administering CRM databases, preferably in a fundraising/development office capacity. Experience with Blackbaud platforms strongly preferred.  
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills and strong working knowledge of Office 365  
  • Meticulous attention to detail and data accuracy 
  • Experienced in compiling and analyzing data for reporting 
  • Passion for gleaning insights from large datasets 
  • Demonstrated problem-solving and trouble-shooting skills 
  • Customer service experience an asset 

If interested, please submit a resume and cover letter to info@nccm.ca.

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3. Legal Affairs Coordinator (part-time)

PositionLegal Affairs Coordinator (1 year, contract) 

Location:  Ottawa 

Start date:  Immediate 

Expected hours of work:  Part-time (20-24 hours/week), daily availability is preferred. 

Application deadlineOpen until filled 

Compensation:  $20-$25/hour commensurate with experience. 

Key Duties: 

The Legal Affairs Coordinator will bring their skills and talents to supporting NCCM’s legal advocacy on issues related to Islamophobia, hate and discrimination against Muslims in Canada. The Coordinator will be responsible for: 

  • Diligent and accurate case intake and follow up 
  • Maintaining and organizing client contacts, files and various calendars; 
  • Coordinate responses to email and phone inquiries 
  • Prepare case law research to support legal and policy files 
  • Drafting, editing, formatting, and proofreading routine correspondence, letters and other related documents; 
  • Prioritizing workflow to ensure completion of accurate work within established timelines; 
  • Preparing daily lists of what needs to be done to ensure that deadlines are not missed; tracking weekly deadline list 
  • Managing administrative tasks, including, invoices, scheduling of appointments and coordinating meetings; 
  • Coordinate and organize meetings, conference calls and maintain agenda 
  • Liaising or communicating with clients or courts; 
  • Using CRM to manage and update files and deadlines on a daily basis and docket entry 
  • File organization, opening and closing files (electronically) 
  • Conflict checks 
  • Law Society updates 
  • Assist with other tasks or projects as required 

Qualifications:   

  • Legal or Law Clerk diploma 
  • Experience in a legal clinic, law firmadvocacy organization or similar environment 
  • Familiarity with rules of procedure re: federal, provincial and ideally, supreme court 
  • Strong follow up and proofreading skills, attention to detail, and accuracy 
  • Ability to work under pressure and complete accurate work in a timely fashion while maintaining a positive, team driven attitude 
  • Demonstrated commitment to privacy, confidentiality, and ethical conduct 
  • Ability to exercise discretion when dealing with sensitive information 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills 
  • Strong interpersonal skills and professional presentation 
  • Ability to plan, organize and prioritize job tasks in order to meet tight deadlines 
  • Ability to respond effectively and professionally to changes in schedules and priorities 
  • Ability to work independently within a team environment 
  • Knowledge of accounting/docketing systems and data management systems 
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Office suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) 
  • Experience working with CRM will be considered an asset 
  • Bilingualism (French/English) will be considered an asset 

NOTE: No phone calls please. Candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Thank you.  

If interested, please submit a resume and cover letter to info@nccm.ca.

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