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Full-time Job Postings

Director of Government Relations (Ottawa). Click here to apply. 

Regional Director (Winnipeg and Western Canada)Click here to apply.

Positions will be posted until filled.

 

Student Internships (Contract)

To apply for student internship positions, please apply directly to the email address associated with each job posting.

Closing date for applications: March 23

 

Montreal

Human Rights Researcher 

The Human Rights Researcher will be responsible for day to day logistical support to the League for Human Rights, and will provide context and background information as appropriate on topical issues. This position assists the National Director in making timely and informed decisions on human rights issues, by providing a thorough and comprehensive background to all issues, as they arise. This 16 week, full-time position will be an ideal opportunity for a student in Law, Political Science, International Relations or Sociology, to gain real-world human rights research and advocacy experience.

Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Conduct research on various human rights issues, as they arise over the course of daily work, via the anti-hate hotline or in response to world events

  • Prepare reports and briefing documents on issues of concern

  • Liaising with police, government and other agencies, as appropriate

  • Other duties in support of the work of the League for Human Rights, as required

To apply, send resume to Amanda Hohmann at ahohmann@bnaibrith.ca

 

Program Development Researcher, Sports 

The Program Development Researcher, Sports, will assist the Sports Director to expand sports programming into Montreal, a region not currently serviced by B’nai Brith Sports leagues.

Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Researching new areas of expansion and growth for B’nai Brith Sports leagues, within the Montreal market

  • Liaising with potential members, to develop new programming initiatives

  • Assisting with scheduling and facility bookings, permit applications, and event planning

  • Updating and managing social media including Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook to increase the awareness of our leagues within Montreal, and grow the membership base

  • Other duties, as assigned

To apply, send resume to Judy Foldes at jfoldes@bnaibrith.ca

 

Content Development & Design Assistant 

Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Creation of flyers, posters, pamphlets and other promotional material, designed to create engagement with B’nai Brith National events

  • Editing of graphics for use on the website and communications emails

  • Creation of content for online and email communications, as well as promotional materials

  • Other duties, as assigned

To apply, send resume to Marty York at marty.york@bnaibrith.ca

 

New Media & Marketing Researcher 

The New Media & Marketing Researcher will work closely with the Manager, New Media to develop new streams of online and nontraditional engagement with our members.

Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Updating and managing all social media channels (facebook, twitter, instagram) in both French and English

  • Development of new engagement strategies to grow online presence, with follow up recommendations to leadership

  • Creation of content for online and email communications, as well as promotional materials

  • Other duties, as assigned

To apply, send resume to Marty York at marty.york@bnaibrith.ca

 

Toronto

Researcher - Jews from the Middle East 

Tasks & Responsibilities

The JFME Researcher will be responsible for researching and compiling a comprehensive report and human rights initiative highlighting the history and human rights story of Jews from the Middle East. This 16 week, full-time position will be an ideal opportunity for a student in Law, Political Science, International Relations or Sociology, to gain real-world human rights research and advocacy experience.

  • In collaboration with League staff, particularly the Indigenous Rights Researcher, the JFME Researcher will be responsible for researching the history and personal stories of Jews from the Middle East, nearly 1 million of whom were forced to flee their homes because of religious persecution

  • Responsible for drafting all documents and policy papers on this issue, to be included in advocacy initiative on November 29, 2017

  • Interviewing Jews who fled the ME and came to Canada, to capture their particular stories as part of advocacy campaign

  • Source and apply for applicable grants to fund the project

  • Other duties in support of the work of the League for Human Rights, as required

To apply, send resume to Amanda Hohmann at ahohmann@bnaibrith.ca

 

Campus Researcher 

Tasks & Responsibilities

The Campus Researcher will be responsible for the development and maintenance of a comprehensive campus advocacy plan, to be maintained throughout the 2017-2018 school year. This 16 week, full-time position will be an ideal opportunity for a student in marketing, business or political science to gain valuable research experience in the Jewish community, while developing their skills as an advocate for students at their home university.  

  • Review existing advocacy initiatives on campuses across Canada, as well as B’nai Brith on Campus’ initiatives from 2016, and identify areas of strengths/weaknesses

  • Working closely with regional offices, create a comprehensive program for implementation in each region for roll-out in September 2017

  • Develop campus networks of returning students and campus organizations to help drive advocacy initiatives

  • Develop a tolerance training program designed for all students on campus, designed to help build intergroup dialogues and networks

  • Train student ambassadors on advocacy plan to facilitate implementation at multiple Ontario campuses for September 2017

To apply, send resume to Amanda Hohmann at ahohmann@bnaibrith.ca

 

Human Rights Researcher 

The Human Rights Researcher will be responsible for day to day logistical support to the League for Human Rights, and will provide context and background information as appropriate on topical issues. This position assists the National Director in making timely and informed decisions on human rights issues, by providing a thorough and comprehensive background to all issues, as they arise. This 16 week, full-time position will be an ideal opportunity for a student in Law, Political Science, International Relations or Sociology, to gain real-world human rights research and advocacy experience.

Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Conduct research on various human rights issues, as they arise over the course of daily work, via the anti-hate hotline or in response to world events

  • Prepare reports and briefing documents on issues of concern

  • Liaising with police, government and other agencies, as appropriate

  • Other duties in support of the work of the League for Human Rights, as required

To apply, send resume to Amanda Hohmann at ahohmann@bnaibrith.ca

 

Equity & Diversity Researcher 

The Equity and Diversity Researcher will be responsible for developing new programs for the promotion of equity and cultural diversity, to be instituted within the existing framework of the League for Human Rights. This 16 week, full-time position will be an ideal opportunity for a student in Law, Political Science, International Relations or Sociology, to gain real-world human rights research and advocacy experience.

Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Research and development of a diversity initiative, similar to the ‘Diverse Minds’ book competition run by B’nai B’rith International. E&D Researcher will be responsible for researching the best way to reach out to Canadian students, what the costs associated with such a program will be, sourcing potential funding, and creating a proposal to leadership outlining the new program.

  • Working closely with the National Director of the League for Human Rights and other advocacy staff, the E&D Researcher will help to update and complete tolerance training programming, which is delivered to schools, police forces and other agencies

  • Liaising with other community agencies as appropriate, to develop new outreach initiatives, within the sphere of equity and diversity

To apply, send resume to Amanda Hohmann at ahohmann@bnaibrith.ca

 

International Relations & Foreign Policy Researcher 

The IRFP Researcher will be responsible for researching and developing policy positions on issues related to Israel, the Middle East and foreign policy topics relevant to B’nai Brith Canada and the League for Human Rights. This 16 week, full-time position will be an ideal opportunity for a student in Law, Political Science, International Relations or Sociology, to gain real-world human rights research and advocacy experience.

Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Monitor world news and current affairs, apprising leadership of important developments in various foreign policy portfolios

  • Prepare reports and briefing documents on issues of concern

  • Liaising with government and other agencies, as appropriate

  • Other duties in support of the work of the League for Human Rights, as required 

To apply, send resume to Amanda Hohmann at ahohmann@bnaibrith.ca

 

Program Development Researcher, Sports 

The Program Development Researcher, Sports, will assist the Sports Director to further expand programming into other sporting areas not currently serviced by B’nai Brith leagues, and provide logistical support for existing leagues. The successful candidate will also assist with the planning of the annual charity golf tournament.

Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Researching new areas of expansion and growth for B’nai Brith Sports leagues

  • Liaising with team captains to ensure program offerings meet the needs of our membership

  • Assisting with scheduling and facility bookings, permit applications, and event planning

  • Assisting in the day to day operations of the B'nai Brith Softball league, including attending games around the GTA

  • Acting as the Softball Tournament fundraiser, by garnering sponsors, food vendors, facility permits, umpiring and team scheduling

  • Updating and managing social media including Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook to increase the awareness of our leagues and grow attendance

  • Other duties, as assigned

To apply, send resume to Judy Foldes at jfoldes@bnaibrith.ca

 

Program Development Researcher, Senior’s Prog. 

Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Research, develop, implement and evaluate daily leisure programs and services to meet the psychosocial, physical, and intellectual needs of all participants, including researching and reporting on best practice guidelines  

  • Periodically update program webpage with monthly calendar of events, lunch offerings and photos of past programs, in order to provide information to participants, increasing the accessibility of the program

  • Research and create monthly meal plans for hot lunch program, which meet satisfactory nutritional guidelines

  • Coordinate the Volunteer program including recruitment, training, supervision and evaluation.

  • Coordinate with B’nai Brith affordable housing buildings, to ensure at-risk residents are monitored and supported

  • Research and implement new advertising and sponsorship streams

  • Creation of regular material to be given to the participants.

To apply, send resume to Amy Leifer at aleifer@bnaibrith.ca

 

Writer/Researcher

Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Sourcing and identification of potential news stories for publication through Communications Department

  • Following up with community partners and leads to develop story ideas

  • Utilizing existing contacts and sources to further investigate information and story ideas

  • Writing content for Communications Department publications, including: press releases, media advisories, blog posts, social media posts, Op-Eds

  • Working closely with the advocacy department to research information for communications pieces, as applicable

  • Participation in daily departmental planning meeting (10:30am)

  • Research advocacy action and communication items, as assigned

To apply, send resume to Marty York at marty.york@bnaibrith.ca

 

Winnipeg

Human Rights Researcher

The Human Rights Researcher will be responsible for day to day logistical support to the League for Human Rights, and will provide context and background information as appropriate on topical issues. This position assists the National Director in making timely and informed decisions on human rights issues, by providing a thorough and comprehensive background to all issues, as they arise. This 16 week, full-time position will be an ideal opportunity for a student in Law, Political Science, International Relations or Sociology, to gain real-world human rights research and advocacy experience.

Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Conduct research on various human rights issues, as they arise over the course of daily work, via the anti-hate hotline or in response to world events

  • Prepare reports and briefing documents on issues of concern

  • Liaising with police, government and other agencies, as appropriate

  • Other duties in support of the work of the League for Human Rights, as required

To apply, send resume to Amanda Hohmann at ahohmann@bnaibrith.ca

 

Calgary

Indigenous Rights Researcher 

Working closely with the Western Advocacy Coordinator, the IR Researcher will be responsible for researching and developing a comprehensive advocacy strategy around the issue of Jewish indigenous rights to Israel. This 16 week, full-time position will be an ideal opportunity for a student in Law, Political Science, Indigenous Studies, International Relations or Sociology, to gain real-world human rights research and advocacy experience.

Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Research and development of a comprehensive advocacy strategy around the issue of Jewish Indigenous Rights to Israel, including the creation of a proposal to leadership containing a budget and calendar of events

  • Preliminary conception and organization of events in support of advocacy campaign

  • Liaising with various indigenous communities, both in Canada, and around the world

  • Liaising with government and other agencies, as appropriate

  • Other duties in support of the work of the League for Human Rights, as required

To apply, send resume to Amanda Hohmann at ahohmann@bnaibrith.ca

 

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