Community Engagement Officer - Nicaragua & Central America

Organization NamePosition TypesDurationGreat ForRegion and Location(s)Ad Online SinceApplication Deadline
Doctors for Doctors & Nurses for Nurses
  • Advocacy / Campaigning
  • Community Outreach
  • Translation / Interpretation
On-going (More than 1 year)
  • Virtual (can be done remotely)
  • Ontario - Metro Toronto Area
2019-06-112019-07-31

Job Summary & Essential Duties

The Community Engagement Officer is responsible for creating and managing a strong community to support the activities of the organization. Because our charitable work takes place in Nicaragua where they speak Spanish, fluency is an essential component of the work. You will be supporting various tasks of the organization based on your qualifications that may include supporting social activities, fundraisers, and presentations and encouraging volunteer participation. As well, an in depth knowledge base of Nicaragua and the context of our work is important.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Interact with communities in Toronto that are passionate about seeing improvements in rural Nicaraguan health and education

  • Attend our monthly meeting and event - Development Works - an international development speaker series focussing on best practices in international development

  • Build and maintain a group that is dedicated to supporting our work in Nicaragua

  • Engage with our volunteer team to help them connect to their work

  • Be passionate about our cause, and actively engage in opportunities as they arise

What you need:

  • A thorough understanding and knowledge base of Nicaraguan cultural context and history

  • Fluency in English and Spanish

  • An understanding of using online tools to facilitate outreach (email, facebook, twitter)

  • Understanding of the Canadian/Nicaraguan charitable sector or international development

 How to join our team?

  • Please email your resume and cover letter to applications@doctorsfordoctors.ca

  • Include the Job Title in the subject line as well as where you saw this ad, (ex: ‘Community Engagement Officer - Charity Village’)

 

We cannot wait for you to join our team of dynamic professionals, finding creative solutions to complex problems!

If you require an accommodation of any kind in order to participate in our recruitment process, please contact us and we will do our best to accommodate your needs.

 
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