|Organization Name||Position Types||Duration||Great For||Region and Location(s)||Ad Online Since||Application Deadline|
|Collaboration Partners||Short term (Less than 6 months)||2019-05-20||2019-07-31|
Collaboration Partners Overview
Collaboration Partners is a Toronto based non-profit providing pro-bono consulting and advisory services to other local and national non-profits in need of assistance. We seek to assist non-profits in creating and pursuing a sustainable long term vision to achieve their strategic goals and create greater social impact within their communities. We believe in a collaborative approach to creating social impact and work closely as an internal team and with our clients to provide sound recommendations and strategies that produce positive social value. Our experienced volunteer consulting team members play a large role in delivering this value to our clients, and ultimately, our larger community.
To learn more about our organization, please visit us at www.collaborationpartners.ca.
Looking for: Consulting Team Member – Project Manager
You will gain first-hand consulting experience at Collaboration Partners by working on non-profit client projects. The Team Leader role is the most critical role to the success of a consulting engagement. The Team Leader is the team “quarterback” who guides the process from beginning to end. This includes clarifying the workplan with the client to form a more detailed approach during the kickoff meeting, coordinating the efforts and work product of the team of consultants, and keeping the project on track by scheduling meetings by the appropriate deadlines. The Team Leader is will collaborate with the consulting team members.
The team leader role is both challenging and rewarding, but it is also an unparalleled opportunity to hone your analytical, problem-solving, communication and leadership skills. Examples of potential client engagements include:
Our goal is to provide you with a unique volunteer experience, with the potential to grow into an engagement management role in the future. Most importantly, we want to engage you and leverage your talent to create a positive impact on our community.
Our core recruitment areas include corporate strategy, investment banking, management consulting, and private equity. We welcome individuals seeking to broaden and supplement their work experience with non-profit exposure.
Five to ten hours a week for project work, meetings, events, and travel.
The time of a client engagement depends on the project but will typically range from three to six months.
How to Apply
Please answer each of the following questions in 250 words or less:
1. Why do you want to volunteer with Collaboration Partners?
2. In your opinion, how can non-profits and young professionals collaborate to achieve social impact?
3. Describe a situation in which you have demonstrated leadership in a team environment. What were some of the challenges you faced? What were the key outcomes you achieved?
4. Define your leadership style
Please send your completed answers and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.