[sust-mar] Summer job: Grant & fundraising, kind krafts, Halifax NS

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Position: Grant & Fundraising Outreach Coordinator
Type: summer job / summer student position
Organization: kind krafts
Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia

About kind krafts: 

kind krafts is a community-based, volunteer-run, nonprofit organization where folks come together and make handmade crafts. We then sell those crafts at crafters markets, farmers markets, local stores, or online and donate the proceeds to different organizations in support of our cause for the season. We also facilitate crafting workshops in attempts to make art more accessible to people and to strengthen relationships within the community.

Job description: 

kind krafts is hiring for a grant and fundraising outreach coordinator based in the HRM! We are looking for someone to write grant proposals and apply/successfully find funds for us to continue our community-based art programs and events in the fall! This is a flexible, administration-based position that will require lots of hard work but from the comfort of your own home (most of the time!) This position will also include weekly crafting workshops with youth from Community Justice - the ideal candidate should have grant writing experience AND like to interact/facilitate small workshops with youth.

• Write and apply for applicable grants (federally, provincial, regional, etc.)
• Approach businesses for sponsorship
• Fundraise through other means for sponsorship and donations
• Facilitate weekly workshops with youth from Community Justice (flexible timing), and have comfort in a social work environment
• Build partnerships with community and student organizations
• Other logistical tasks, as they arise
• Prioritize First Nations people, women, people of colour, Black Nova Scotians, Inuit and Me?tis people, lesbian, bisexual, gay, two spirit, transgender, transsexual, queer and intersex people, people with disabilities, Acadians, and other historically marginalized people, as participants, facilitators, partners, etc.

A successful candidate: 
• Has successfully applied for grants before/Has experience fundraising
• Has experience with nonprofit organizations
• Has communication skills (can make a “business pitch”)
• Is organized and able to juggle multiple tasks
• Has experience in facilitating events
• Has interest or experience in social justice, environmental sustainability, and animal welfare movements (through paid or volunteer work, lived experience)
• Is committed to an anti-oppressive framework, consensus-based decision making, non-hierarchical, and collaborative workplaces.

Information for applicants:

Employment Equity

kind krafts believes that employment equity is a necessary practice to challenge some of the structural injustices of our society.

kind krafts views Employment Equity as a pro-active measure to recruit people from historically disadvantaged groups. A non-comprehensive list of these groups includes First Nations people, women, people of colour, Black Nova Scotians, Inuit and Métis people, lesbian, bisexual, gay, two spirit, transgender, transsexual, queer and intersex people, people with disabilities, Acadians, and working class people. This policy seeks to act as an extension of kind krafts Anti-Oppression Mandate.

If you would like to be considered under the Employment Equity policy, please indicate so in your cover letter. You are not required to state under which basis you are applying.

Funding-Related Requirements

This is a Canada Summer Jobs funded position. According to program policies, qualified applicants:
• Are between 15 and 30 years of age at the time of hire
• Have been registered as a full-time student in the previous academic year and intend to return to school on a full-time basis in the next academic year
• Are Canadian citizens, permanent residents, or have official refugee protection status under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (foreign students are not eligible)
• Are legally entitled to work in Canada, according to relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations

Weekly hours will be negotiated to what works best for the position - very flexible...work from home or your favourite coffee shop in the HRM!

Compensation will be $380/week.

Applications due: Wednesday May 24 @ 3:00pm

Interviews will take place between May 25-29th 2017. This is a 10-week contract, with a start date of June 1st, 2017.

Applications can be sent to: 
kindkrafts at gmail.com 
(cover letter and resume in single file)


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