Employment

JOB DESCRIPTION | Education Coordinator 

Accountable to: Executive Director, SCIC 

Primary Responsibilities: SCIC’s Global Citizenship Education (GCE) 

Programming Hours of Work: 100% (35 hours per week) 

Bargaining Unit: CUPE 3012, In-scope 

Location: SCIC Office, Regina 

Passionate about international cooperation and education?   

The Saskatchewan Council for International Cooperation (SCIC) builds momentum towards a just, equitable, and sustainable world by enhancing the capacity of our members, educating and inspiring the public to take action, and creating connections among those we serve.  Our future success is founded on a 48-year history of focusing on our mission, our values, and making a difference in the world. 

The Position

We seek a confident and ambitious Education Coordinator, who plays a key role in inspiring and engaging students throughout Saskatchewan for Global Citizenship Education (GCE).  You will work with educators, educational institutions, community-based organizations, partners, and the public, to lead the delivery of global education in this province. 

This job description outlines the general areas of responsibility and ongoing tasks associated with this position. Specific tasks and priorities may be assigned or modified by management through program and work planning.

Duties - Education Sector Programming: 

  • Recruit and support a network of teachers engaged in GCE in Saskatchewan; 
  • Coordinate GCE professional development opportunities for current and pre-service teachers; 
  • Promote the use of SCIC’s modules and other appropriate teaching resources; 
  • Maintain good relationships with the Ministry of Education, Provincial school boards, schools, 
  • Faculties of Education at the University of Regina and University of Saskatchewan, and other teacher-education institutions to sustain a supported and successful GCE program. 
  • Foster new partnerships to enable expanded reach of GCE in Saskatchewan; 
  • Lead the Insight Project, a 360° video cylinder installation touring schools and libraries across Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba (book venues, communicate with vendor, deliver educational workshops, and other related duties); 
  • Ensure that up-to-date GCE lessons are easily accessible on SCIC’s website; 
  • Coordinate classroom-based, North-South Knowledge Exchange Program; 
  • Support ICN partner education initiatives. 
  • Ensure SCIC’s development principles, values, and crosscutting themes are integrated into the Councils’ education activities; 

Other Duties 

  • Ensure appropriate quantitative and qualitative evaluation data is collected on all educational programs and events; 
  • Work within budget and deliverable guidelines as outlined by funding agreements and as directed by the Executive Director; 
  • Participate in staff meetings and program planning as required; 
  • Complete regular work planning and reports as required; 
  • Other tasks as assigned by the Executive Director 

Knowledge, Skill and Ability Requirements 

  • Completion of a Bachelor degree (B. Ed is an asset), plus 2-3 years of relevant community programming, teaching experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience; 
  • Familiarity with the Saskatchewan curriculum and education system; 
  • Excellent knowledge of Critical Theory and Global Citizenship is an asset; 
  • Fluency in both English and French is considered an asset; 
  • Strong written and oral communications skills; 
  • Experience with lesson planning, workshop design, and facilitation;
  • Excellent computer skills (with proficiency in Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Outlook etc.); 
  • Experience in project planning, monitoring, and evaluation including an understanding of Results Based Management (RBM) is considered an asset; 
  • Ability to be flexible and to work in relatively unstructured situations; 
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision with multiple deadlines; 
  • Experience or proven interest in international cooperation, non-profit, humanitarian and/or community development sector(s); 
  • Ability to work effectively and cooperatively as a member of a team.

How to Apply:

To express your interest, please apply with your resume and cover letter to [email protected] by May 24, 2022.

SCIC especially welcomes applications from Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, women, persons of all sexual orientations and genders, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities.

SCIC requires all new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. SCIC has a duty to accommodate those who are unable to get vaccinated due to religious, medical or other protected grounds. 

Applicants must be eligible to work in Canada. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Thank you for your interest in the Saskatchewan Council for International Cooperation!


JOB DESCRIPTION | Program Assistant 

Accountable to: Executive Director 

Primar Primary Responsibility: Provide administrative program support to the Executive Director and other SCIC Staff 

Hours of work: 100% FTE (35 hours/week) 

Bargaining Unit: CUPE Local 3012 

Primary Location: SCIC Office, Regina Saskatchewan 

Remuneration: Starting at $26.30/hour (As per Schedule “A”) 

Passionate about international cooperation?   

The Saskatchewan Council for International Cooperation (SCIC) builds momentum towards a just, equitable, and sustainable world by enhancing the capacity of our members, educating and inspiring the public to take action, and creating connections among those we serve.  Our future success is founded on a 48-year history of focusing on our mission, our values, and making a difference in the world. 

The Position

We seek a results-oriented, accountable, and dependable Program Assistant, who plays a key role in keeping our office organized. You are a key player that prides yourself in getting things done; enjoy working in a team that is highly productive and you take personal initiative. 

This job description outlines the general areas of responsibility and ongoing tasks associated with this position. Specific tasks and priorities may be assigned or modified by management through program and work planning. 

What does success look like?

This job description outlines the general areas of responsibility and ongoing tasks associated with this position. Specific tasks and priorities may be assigned or modified by management through program work planning. 

Office and Program Administrative Duties: 

  • Provide administrative support, including assisting with event planning, logistics coordination registrations management (including Eventbrite) for various SCIC events and activities; 
  • General office duties and reception tasks including: 
  • Responding to general inquiries, including management of the [email protected] email account; 
  • Ordering office supplies; 
  • Checking phone messages and mail; 
  • Forwarding messages and inquiries to appropriate staff members; 
  • Maintain organized hard and digital copy files and records; 
  • Maintain member and other contact lists; 
  • Assist the Executive Director and SCIC program staff with data collection and report development; 
  • Assist with financial administration for accounts receivable/payable;
  • Assist with meeting coordination, planning, scheduling, and follow-up tasks as directed; and
  • In coordination with the Communications & Campaign Coordinator assist with managing e-newsletter mail outs, website updates, and social media monitoring. 

Other Duties: 

  • Participate in staff meetings and program planning as required; 
  • Complete regular work plans and reports as required; and
  • Other tasks as assigned by the Executive Director. 

As our ideal candidate you will have:

  • Successful completion of grade 12 and an administrative assistant diploma from a recognized post-secondary education institution. A relevant post-secondary education will be considered;
  • 3+ years’ administration experience;
  • Demonstrated excellent oral, and written communication skills including copy-editing; 
  • Excellent computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Suite, Google Workspace and website hosting platforms such as Nation Builder; 
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills with a demonstrated ability to organize multiple tasks and appropriately prioritize activities to effectively meet numerous deadlines; 
  • Experience with event planning, logistics coordination; 
  • Ability to be flexible, problem-solve and work independently; 
  • Experience or demonstrated understanding of international cooperation, global solidarity, anti-oppression, gender equality, and/or global citizenship public engagement initiatives; 
  • Ability to be flexible and to work in relatively unstructured situations; 
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision with numerous deadlines; and
  • Ability to work effectively and cooperatively as a member of a small team.

How to Apply:

To express your interest, please apply with your resume and cover letter to [email protected] by May 24, 2022.  

SCIC especially welcomes applications from Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, women, persons of all sexual orientations and genders, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities.

SCIC requires all new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. SCIC has a duty to accommodate those who are unable to get vaccinated due to religious, medical or other protected grounds. 

Applicants must be eligible to work in Canada. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Thank you for your interest in the Saskatchewan Council for International Cooperation!


JOB DESCRIPTION | Communications & Campaign Coordinator 

Accountable to: Executive Director 

Primary Responsibility: Coordinate SCIC Communications Strategy & Campaigns 

Hours of work: 80% FTE (28 hours/week) until March 31, 2023

Bargaining Unit: CUPE Local 3012 

Primary Location: SCIC Office, Regina Saskatchewan 

Remuneration: Starting at $28.63/hour (As per Schedule “A”) 

Passionate about international cooperation and communications?   

The Saskatchewan Council for International Cooperation (SCIC) builds momentum towards a just, equitable, and sustainable world by enhancing the capacity of our members, educating and inspiring the public to take action, and creating connections among those we serve.  Our future success is founded on a 48-year history of focusing on our mission, our values, and making a difference in the world. 

The Position

We seek a confident and ambitious Communications & Campaign Coordinator, who plays a key role in creating content both written and digital which tells important stories to our stakeholders across our council to foster a sense of belonging, shared values, strategy, purpose, and to implement change. You will be the first port of call for colleagues’ requests to external communications, providing advice, guidance, and support on how to best communicate and engage with our diverse stakeholders. You will build out key internal communications to support SCIC. 

This job description outlines the general areas of responsibility and ongoing tasks associated with this position. Specific tasks and priorities may be assigned or modified by management through program and work planning. 

What does success look like?

  • Design and continually adapt an overarching communications strategy with respect to SCIC’s strategic plan, mandate, and program obligations; 
  • Coordinate targeted communications content and messaging for a wide range of identified stakeholders and strategic audiences; 
  • Coordinate SCIC print and web-based publications and promotional materials; 
  • Conduct SCIC interviews to gather stories of our stakeholders;
  • Ensure brand coherence and relevance across all public-facing communications; 
  • Ensure SCIC’s development principles, values, and crosscutting themes are integrated into all campaigns and communications initiatives; 
  • Coordinate the collection, monitoring, and maintaining of records and produce appropriate reflective reports on all communications activities, including web-based analytics, qualitative and quantitative data; 
  • Write press releases, manage targeted ad campaigns, foster media relationships, actively promote SCIC within the broader community; 
  • Stay apprised of traditional and social media communication platforms and trends and maintain SCIC’s presence and relevance.
  • Participate in staff meetings and program planning as required; 
  • Create key internal communications material;
  • Complete regular work plans and reports as required; and
  • Other tasks as assigned by the Executive Director. 

As our ideal candidate you will have:

  • An undergraduate university degree, preferably in communications, journalism, marketing or a related field;
  • Experience or demonstrated understanding of international cooperation, global solidarity, anti-oppression, gender equality and/or global citizenship public engagement initiatives; 
  • Experience with campaign messaging, and/or communications coordination; 
  • Experience with media outreach and public speaking is considered an asset;
  • Experience with graphic and visual design; 
  • Experience with photography or video would also be considered an asset;
  • Excellent writing targeted messaging, and editing skills; 
  • Strong planning, time-management, and organizational skills; 
  • Fluency in both English and French is considered an asset; 
  • Excellent computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, Google 

Workspace, Layout/Design Software, and social media and website platforms, including 

Nation Builder; 

  • Ability to be flexible and to work in relatively unstructured situations; 
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision with numerous deadlines; and
  • Ability to work effectively and cooperatively as a member of a small team.

How to Apply:

To express your interest, please apply with your resume and cover letter to [email protected] by May 24, 2022.

SCIC especially welcomes applications from Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, women, persons of all sexual orientations and genders, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities.

SCIC requires all new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. SCIC has a duty to accommodate those who are unable to get vaccinated due to religious, medical or other protected grounds. 

Applicants must be eligible to work in Canada. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Thank you for your interest in the Saskatchewan Council for International Cooperation!

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JOB DESCRIPTION | Summer Associate Internship  

Accountable to: Youth Program Coordinator 

Primary Responsibility: Administrative & Program Support  

Hours of work: 100% FTE (35 hours/week)

Primary Location: Regina Saskatchewan

Salary: $16.26/hour

Start Dates: July 6th to August 31st, 2022 (TBC)

We are seeking a passionate individual, interested in supporting diverse initiatives as our Summer Associate Intern at the Saskatchewan Council for International Cooperation.

The Saskatchewan Council for International Cooperation (SCIC) builds momentum towards a just, equitable, and sustainable world by enhancing the capacity of our members, educating and inspiring the public to take action, and creating connections among those we serve.  Our future success is founded on a 48-year history of focusing on our mission, our values, and making a difference in the world. 

The Position

We seek an ambitious individual interested in international development, who plays a key role in supporting our youth and membership initiatives while leading the digitization of our archives. 

What does success look like?

1) Digitization of Archives (50%) 

  • Create a decision-making matrix to evaluate materials and identify processes to digitize;
  • Describe archival materials; and
  • Support content digitization, migration, and cataloging material.

2) Youth Program Support (40%) 

  • Assist with camp administrative logistics(liaising with facilitators, service providers, etc.);
  • Assist with promotion and outreach to potential participants;
  • Keeping track of registrants and their information/accessibility requirements;
  • Assisting with the assembly of swag bags and informational packages before and after camp;
  • During the camp weekend, assist in the coordination of logistics, facilitator support, and support where needed; and
  • Monitor data/survey collection from both participants and facilitators. 

3) Membership & Engagement Support (10%)

  • Assist with coordinating logistics and registrations for SCICs public engagement events;
  • Research the international development sector in Saskatchewan and develop a database of civil society organizations and private sector entities involved in global justice and the Sustainable Development Goals; and
  • Research intersectional gender equality topics and compile resources.

What skills will the participant develop during this placement?

Teamwork - Teamwork refers to the skills needed to interact with other people. At work, people work with others in pairs and in small and large groups to coordinate tasks, share resources, plan, make decisions, negotiate, solve conflicts and complete other activities that involve teamwork.

Communication - Communication refers to the skills needed to exchange thoughts and information with other people. This exchange can happen orally by speaking, listening and using non-verbal cues, such as body language or in writing. At work, people use communications skills to talk to customers, discuss products with suppliers, explain work procedures to co-workers, participate in virtual sales meetings with clients, and other activities that involve verbal or written exchanges.

Digital skills - Digital technology refers to the skills needed to understand and use digital systems, tools and applications, and to process digital information. At work, people use digital technology skills to input, access, analyze, organize, create and communicate information and ideas using computers, software, point-of-sale equipment, email, podcasts, web applications, smart phones and other digital devices.

Leadership - Leadership refers to a number of skills, including communication, relationship building, and the ability to delegate and traits such as honesty. At work, leadership skills are required when working in a team, demonstrating initiative, and taking responsibility for the completion of tasks that require multiple employees.

Project Management – Project Management refers to skills developed in project planning from conception to implementation, and the ability to develop timelines.  Create, allocate, and manage the budget.  Communicate with all stakeholders.  Troubleshoot problems and challenges.  Deliver (and often maintain) the service.

How to Apply:

To express your interest, please apply with your resume and cover letter to [email protected] by June 10th, 2022.

SCIC especially welcomes applications from Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, women, persons of all sexual orientations and genders, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities.

SCIC requires all new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. SCIC has a duty to accommodate those who are unable to get vaccinated due to religious, medical or other protected grounds. 

Applicants must be eligible to work in Canada. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Thank you for your interest in the Saskatchewan Council for International Cooperation!