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SPRING 2019

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Kite is a non-profit that operates at its normal capacity at all times of the year. Balancing both school and Kite is very feasible if time is managed effectively. Please be sure to review the time commitment of each role when selecting which position would suit your skills best. 


Advocacy Portfolio


Co-Director

Responsibilities:

  • Ability to lead the advocacy team through facilitating team meetings, liaising with its portfolio members and coordinating with the broader Kite Vancouver team.

  • Develop a non-partisan advocacy campaign centred on civic participation and empowering students to be involved with local political and social issues.

  • Oversee the planning of advocacy events, which includes budget creation, liaising with stakeholders, promotion and generating interest among the community.

  • Oversee the planning of online campaigns, which includes content ideation, creation, scheduling and publishing.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Sound understanding of local politics and causes.

  • Experience leading a team.

  • Experience with event planning and online marketing.

  • Strong written and oral communications skills.

  • Goal-oriented and strategic mindset for advocacy.

  • Strong work ethic and passion for the type of work Kite does.

    POSITION SPECIFIC EXPECTATIONS:

  • Workload will be roughly 15 hours per week.

  • Attendance at full-team meetings and professional development sessions.

  • Lead weekly portfolio meetings.


Bumpin’ Bakery X Kite Vancouver


University Coordinator

Relied on to directly assist the director of Bumpin Bakery in leading the operations of Bumpin Bakery executive team members currently attending UBC.

Responsibilities:

  • Directly oversee the operations of an executive team made up of 2-3 volunteers attending UBC.

  • Lead weekly meetings, and assume certain responsibilities which belong to the director of the organization, when required.

  • Establish and maintain a clear line of communication with the director of Bumpin Bakery regarding the affairs of the student executive team.

  • Be open, and respond to feedback; ensure the activities of the student executive team meet the expectations of 1) the director of the organization, and 2) the Board Of Directors.

  • Directly lead campaigns which increase the UBC student volunteer base.

  • Attend weekly Bumpin Bakery meetings, and monthly Kite Vancouver meetings

Qualifications:

  • Experience leading a team.

  • Strong written and oral communications skills.

  • Volunteer/Work experience on Vancouver’s DTES is an asset.

  • Excellent time management skills

  • Ability to solve problems efficiently

  • Respond to, and incorporate feedback effectively

  • Positive and Proactive attitude

    Position Specific Expectations:

  • Workload will be roughly 15 hours per week.

  • Attendance at all Kite Vancouver full-team meetings, professional development sessions, and Bumpin Bakery weekly meetings is required.

  • Lead weekly Bumpin meetings.

    Highschool Coordinator

    Relied on to organize the operations of Bumpin Bakery’s student representatives currently attending high school.

    Responsibilities:

  • Directly oversee 1-3 student representative groups at specific high schools in the lower mainland.

  • Seek out and establish relationships with 1-2 additional high schools, to create Bumpin Bakery student representative teams at each school.

  • Lead Bumpin Bakery recruitment presentations to classes, and/or school administration.

  • Work directly with the teacher sponsor(s) of Vancouver College high school, and 2 other high schools in the lower mainland to facilitate and coordinate the activities of the Bumpin Bakery student representative teams at each school (a possible total of 3 teams).

  • Lead (monthly) Bumpin Bakery meetings at each high school, with the student representatives. Ensure weekly donations at the high school(s) are picked up on time, and delivered to a suitable location prior to, or on the date of handouts (Sunday).

  • Establish and maintain a clear line of communication with the director of the organization to ensure:

    • Student representatives are meeting expectations

    • Donations are organized for that weeks Sunday handout

  • Attend weekly Bumpin Bakery meetings, and monthly Kite Vancouver meetings.

    Qualifications:

  • Excellent written and oral communication.

  • Strong ability to work well in diverse teams.

  • Strong ability and propensity towards individual learning.

  • Ability to integrate unique programming into an established system.

  • Experience leading a team.

  • Previous work with the DTES is an asset.

  • Understanding of project management is an asset.

    Position Specific Expectations:

  • Workload will be ~10 hours per week.

  • Attendance at all Kite Vancouver general meetings, professional development sessions as well as Bumpin Bakery meetings is deemed necessary

All positions are expected to be filled by September 30th, please visit: Bumpin’ Bakery’s website for more information on how to apply.