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CNIB Foundation Sports and Recreation Leader in Fredericton, New Brunswick

Canada Summer Jobs contract, Fredericton, New Brunswick

Reporting to the Program Lead, Recreation and Volunteer Engagement and receiving direction and support from the team, the successful candidate provides support to CNIB initiatives over the course of the placement.

Your impact at CNIB

  • Research, plan, organize and provide support for the development and facilitation of foundation/recreation programs to be offered over a virtual platform.

  • Conduct research on accessibility and inclusion for recreational/social programs.

  • Assist with volunteer recruitment efforts to facilitate recreational activities.

  • Connect with community partners, stakeholders, volunteer centres, etc. to facilitate partnerships across the province.

  • Engage in communication and marketing strategies to reach a broader audience of participants and volunteers.

  • Support advocacy and public education initiatives through information sharing about accessibility and inclusion.

  • Other duties as required.

Who you are

  • Excellent customer relations and interpersonal skills.

  • Well organized and results oriented.

  • Professional, self-starter attitude.

  • Desire to learn about operating in the charitable sector.

We want to hear from you if you:

  • are between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive) at the start of employment.

  • are a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of employment.

  • have a Valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and are legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations. International students are not eligible.

  • Experience working with volunteers, program facilitation, and program delivery using online platforms is considered an asset.

  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office products.

  • Bilingual preferred.

  • Experience working with individuals with sight loss desired but not mandatory.

  • Personal or professional experience relating to blindness and sight loss is considered an asset.

  • Personal or professional experience working with assistive technology and/or accessible environments is considered an asset.

Apply now!

CNIB is committed to creating and fostering an inclusive culture and welcomes applications from diverse candidates, including but not limited to the Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour (BIPOC) community, persons with disabilities, people who are blind or partially sighted, and those who identify as women, gender diverse, and/or 2SLGBTQ+. We strongly encourage applications from applicants with sight loss. Direct lived experience would be a definite asset. If at any stage you require accommodation, please let us know and we will work with you to support your accessibility needs. We're excited to review your application!

Please note: while we invite applications from all interested and qualified applicants, we are unable to follow-up with every applicant. Closing date: June 10, 2022.