High School And CEGEP Coordinator (Montreal)

Job Order ID:3841
Employment Type:Hourly Salary
Web Publication Date:5/28/2024
Number of Positions:1
Job Location:Montreal
Brief Description:

Our employer is an Israel Advocacy organization's looking for an individual to support local secondary schools educational efforts and lead outreach by working with partners and organizations to support the needs of the community in both cities.

Job Function:

  • Coordinating with StandWithUs Canada staff in Montreal, as well as the national team, to support, educate, and provide resources for the Montreal and Ottawa communities.
  • Build meaningful community relationships with lay leaders, professionals, and community members in Montreal and Ottawa.
  • Present educational programs, workshops, and lead interactive discussions on topics related to Israel and combating antisemitism for high school students, professionals in the high school space, and community and parent audiences.
  • Provide educational resources and material to student leaders and mentor them on activism, leadership, and programming skills.
  • Recruit and outreach to high school students and teachers of all faiths.
  • Build community, develop, and cultivate professional networks with relevant organizations and professionals in the region.
  • Assist in planning and executing local, regional, and national conferences and summits.
  • Document student activities including, but not limited to, photos from events, gathering testimonials, and quantifying high school data for semester reporting.
  • Track and respond to antisemitic incidents in the high school space within the region.
  • Communicate and facilitate efforts with local and national StandWithUs Canada professionals (i.e., events’ organization and promotion).
  • Promote positive, factual education about the Jewish people and Israel in curricula applicable to their region at the state and local levels.
  • Maintain a high level of knowledge related to Israel, the Middle East, and topics related to the Jewish community with regards to antisemitism.
Job Requirement:

  • The position entails monthly travel to Ottawa for two to three days. It is preferred that the candidate have a valid driver’s license, though intercity travel may be done by train.
  • University degree required.
  • Passion for educating and mentoring teens about Israel and fighting antisemitism.
  • Leadership experience in camp, youth movements, synagogues, and teen and young adult programs.
  • A background in experiential education, facilitating workshops, and public speaking required.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • A high degree of creativity and flexibility in order to meet organizational objectives.
  • Demonstrated project management, supervisory, and time management skills.
  • Computer literacy, including proficiency with MS Office, Google Suite, and internet applications.
  • Detail-oriented, self-motivated, organized, reliable, team player, proactive, strong work ethic, leadership skills, and the ability to multitask.
  • Must have Canadian citizenship or a valid work visa. StandWithUs Canada cannot sponsor visas.
  • Must live in Montreal.
  • Knowledge of Montreal Jewish Community is an asset.