Job Opportunities

The NCCM is committed to employment equity and is actively seeking to ensure a representative workforce.  We encourage applications from members of the community with a lived experience of Islamophobia coming from equity seeking groups.

 

**These jobs are subject to approval of funding being received by the Government of Canada. Their start date, duration, and hourly wage is dependent on approval being received from the Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) Program.

Job Position: Human Rights Intern

No. of Positions: 2

Location: NCCM’s headquarters in Ottawa (Note: NCCM cannot assist with relocation)

Wage rate per hour: $14/hr at 40hr/week for 8 weeks **

Minimum Qualifications: Must be a full-time student enrolled in secondary studies or a post secondary institution. Must have completed the school year with the intention to return to school in September 2018

Application closing: Monday, May 14, 2018 / 11:59 PM EST

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Guiding new human rights complainants through the case intake and evaluation process ensuring all requisite information is gathered, compiled and prepared
  • Drafting letters, emails and memos regarding particular cases
  • Communicating with complainants and other third parties with guidance from the NCCM’s Human Rights Officer, the Head of NCCM’s Human Rights Committee as well as Committee members
  • Updating complainant case files with reported developments
  • Tabulating, compiling data and creating reports on types of cases filed with the NCCM
  • Contacting other civil liberties organizations and support groups to get updates on outstanding cases that the NCCM may also be working on
  • Other related tasks as assigned

Requirements:

  • Strong organizational and time management skills, being able to multitask and manage competing priorities within short timelines
  • Fluency in spoken English; fluency in French is an asset as are other languages
  • Comfortable in working with all basic Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Comfortable working with the internet and social media
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, able to exercise sound judgement, diplomacy and discretion when dealing with others from various backgrounds
  • Good problem-solving abilities, flexibility, and creativity
  • Ability to develop and maintain professional working relationships
  • Comfortable meeting and dealing with people both on the phone as well as in-person
  • Attention to detail

Asset Qualifications:

  • Enrollment in a Common or Civil Law program
  • Experience working or volunteering in a human rights or similar advocacy organization
  • Knowledge/experience using Asana, Trello, Wrike or other project management software

 

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Job Position: Education & Training Intern

No. of Positions: 1

Location: NCCM’s headquarters in Ottawa (Note: NCCM cannot assist with relocation)

Wage rate per hour: $14/hr at 40hr/week for 8 weeks **

Minimum Qualifications: Must be a full-time student enrolled in secondary studies or a post secondary institution. Must have completed the school year with the intention to return to school in September 2018

Application closing: Monday, May 14, 2018 / 11:59 PM EST

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assist with research focused on discovering best practices for brining equity and inclusion into the classroom.
  • Conduct online primary research, analysis and summaries on a given topic
  • Compiling new content and updating and editing existing publications related to the organization’s work
  • Coordinating and assisting in the setting up and delivery of workshops on Islamophobia and building equitable classrooms, including contacting school board officials who would benefit from the training and publications NCCM provides for educators and students.
  • Review feedback from participants of presentations given to educators, students and other audiences on a given topic within NCCM’s mandate, and work with other members of the NCCM team to ensure feedback is incorporated into future presentations by compiling and drafting suggestions based on this feedback.
  • Other related tasks as assigned

Requirements:

  • Strong organizational and time management skills, being able to multitask and manage competing priorities within short timelines
  • Fluency in spoken English; fluency in French is an asset as are other languages
  • Comfortable in working with all basic Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Comfortable working with the internet and social media
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, able to exercise sound judgement, diplomacy and discretion when dealing with others from various backgrounds
  • Good problem-solving abilities, flexibility, and creativity
  • Ability to develop and maintain professional working relationships
  • Comfortable meeting and dealing with people both on the phone as well as in-person
  • Attention to detail

Asset Qualifications:

  • Enrollment in an Education or Communications program
  • Experience working or volunteering in a teaching and research capacity
  • Knowledge/experience using Asana, Trello, Wrike or other project management software

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The NCCM is committed to employment equity and is actively seeking to ensure a representative workforce.  We encourage applications from members of the community with a lived experience of Islamophobia coming from equity seeking groups.

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  • *Applications submitted without both the resume and cover letter will NOT be considered.
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