Manager, 24 Hour Wake - National

Toronto, Ontario
Entry Level

Manager, 24 Hour Wake - National

LetsStopAIDS is Canada's largest youth-HIV charity that inspires youth leadership for HIV prevention. Founded in 2004, LetsStopAIDS focuses on HIV education and prevention through positive youth engagement and leadership. Whether it is in rural South Africa or urban cities across Canada, LetsStopAIDS is dedicated to creating a global network of youth-HIV peer educators. LetsStopAIDS is a registered Canadian charity, and has signed onto the GIPA principles. Our projects have been commended at several events, including Bill Clinton and Bill Gates at the XVI International AIDS Conference and through various national media outlets such as CTV, CBC, MuchMusic, National Post, Metro and hundreds of local news publications.

LetsStopAIDS now has a new opportunity for the Manager, 24 Hour Wake. Reporting to the Vice-President of National Operations, this individual will be the driving force for our national education campaign. The 24 Hour Wake aims to raise awareness of both national and international issues relating to HIV. The successful candidate will develop and implement strategies for participant outreach and engagement as well as managing the frontline operations of the campaign.

LetsStopAIDS has an exciting 12 month volunteer contract opportunity for a confident, results-driven professional to join our National team.

Time Commitment: 5-10 hours/week (varies) (Most of time is virtual)

• Maintaining a portfolio and calendar of participating groups across Canada
• Serve as a mentor and guidance for educators and youth
• Develop and implement a school engagement and participant recruitment strategy
• Manage the development of student-friendly awareness-raising materials and handbook
• Review programme outputs and develop strategies for improving programme quality
• Bi-weekly check-ins with VP, National Operations via Skype

• Undergraduate degree/diploma in related field, in process of completing a degree/certificate program in related field or equivalent combination of education and work experience
• Experience conducting special events and managing volunteers preferred.
• Organized, detail-oriented, with solid administrative skills
• Exceptional interpersonal skills with ability to communicate effectively, in a professional manner
• Ability to work in a fast paced, results-oriented environment
• Ability to work both independently and with other members of the team
• Familiarity with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Skype
• Bilingualism (English/French) would be an asset

LetsStopAIDS values diversity in the workplace, is committed to Employment Equity, and will provide reasonable workplace accommodations to all applicants and volunteers. LetsStopAIDS is dedicated to being representative of the communities in which we work and live. All interested individuals are encouraged to apply.

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