The National Council of Canadian Muslims (NCCM) has two new opportunities for highly-motivated individuals to join our professional staff and work on cutting-edge issues impacting Canadian Muslim communities.
NCCM is currently hiring for a Toronto-based Advocacy Coordinator and a Montreal-based Communications Coordinator.
At the centre of 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.
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Position: Advocacy Coordinator (term)
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Start date: Immediate Expected hours of work: 30 - 35 hours per week (part-time) Compensation: Commensurate with experience & qualifications
The Advocacy Coordinator will help organize and execute the NCCM's local, national and regional advocacy efforts and work to coordinate NCCM teams across the country.
Liaise with stakeholders and volunteers on issues concerning NCCM's mandate.
Collaborate with NCCM staff on the recruitment of cross-country team members.
Set-up and deliver advocacy training sessions for regional teams.
Engage partners, policymakers, and local officials on advocacy issues.
Research and write reports, briefs and presentations.
Coordinate with and report to the NCCM's national office.
Represent NCCM at events and in local media and travel as needed.
University or post-secondary education in political science, public policy or related field.
Solid understanding of the NCCM's mission and mandate as well as public policy and Canadian politics. Previous public advocacy experience is preferred.
Ability to work under tight timelines in an efficient and focused manner.
Detail-oriented and strong written & oral communication abilities.