Full Time

Administrative and Programming Coordinator (BC Region)

CJPAC 2300 Yonge St, Toronto ON

The Organization

The Canadian Jewish Political Affairs Committee (CJPAC) is a national, independent, multi-partisan organization. Our mandate is to engage Jewish and pro-Israel Canadians in the democratic process and to foster active political participation.

Why Work at CJPAC?

CJPAC aims to be the best place to work for dedicated, hard-working people who want to see Canada’s Jewish and pro-Israel communities thrive, grow, and contribute to democracy.

Every day, we work to protect and strengthen Canadian democracy through political engagement. It’s a mission that’s more important than ever.

Working here isn’t always easy, but it’s full of meaning. We aim to provide a supportive environment with constant opportunities to develop your skills, advance your careers, and find new ways to reach our objectives.

The Position

CJPAC is seeking an Administrative and Programming Coordinator in Vancouver to support our BC operations, including programming, fundraising, events, outreach, and political engagement.

This is a hybrid position, with a flexible combination of in-office, home-based, and community work. Some evening and weekend work will be required.

We have ambitious plans to grow our network and strengthen our impact in British Columbia, and you’ll play a key role in achieving our objectives. Along the way, you’ll learn new skills, meet great people, and contribute to strengthening Canadian democracy.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

Coordinate with participants, supporters and community members in CJPAC initiatives and programs in BC Region;
Maintain CJPAC’s database of local members/donors/volunteers/political contacts in BC;
Administration and support for CJPAC events, such as booking venues, creating lists, follow up and tracking RSVPs;
Work closely and collaboratively with the Regional Director and all programming staff.
Execute local programming initiatives, which will require time outside of regular work hours and some travel.
Work with the programming team to recruit and train political volunteers.
Tabling and presentations at community events to recruit new volunteers and program participants.
Lead political training sessions.
Engage and connect community members to the campaigns/candidates of their choice during elections.
Any additional tasks that may be reasonably assigned.
Required Education, Skills and Abilities

University or college degree.
Knowledge of politics at all three levels of government and experience with political campaigns. Work experience in this area will be considered an asset.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Advanced Excel, Outlook, Word and PowerPoint);
Experience with Salesforce or other CRM is an asset.
Detail-oriented and possess excellent organizational skills.
Ability to produce excellent work under tight deadlines.
Strong oral and written communication skills and experience with public speaking.
Ability to multi-task and maintain files for multiple projects simultaneously.
Valid driver’s license and regular access to a vehicle.
A team player who works well with others.
Research shows that many people, including women and people of colour, do not apply for positions unless they meet all the listed requirements. If you are excited about working with CJPAC and believe you can do this job, we want to hear from you.

Compensation will be competitive and commensurate with experience. Applications should be sent to HR@cjpac.ca and should include a cover letter (max. one page) and resume by Friday, April 19th, 2024.

Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted.