JOIN OUR TEAM

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. 



COMMUNICATIONS

PORTFOLIO


Graphic Designer

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with Communications Coordinator and others requiring design work to produce content for Kite’s Facebook, Instagram, website, advocacy project, and other promotional tasks as required.

  • Consistent communication with the photographer to ensure proper curation of graphics and photographs for our social media.  

Qualifications:

  • Previous graphic design experience required.

  • Ability to collaborate simultaneously on multiple projects.

  • Experience with social media marketing an asset.

  • Familiarity with Lucidpress or other reporting software an asset.

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

    Position Specific Expectations:

  • Workload will be roughly 5-8 hours per week.

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


Poverty Alleviation


Director of Poverty Alleviation

Beginning in the early summer of 2019, Kite Vancouver will be co-designing a new project in tandem with one of our partners- Bumpin’ Bakery. This project will be a new stream within our ongoing partnership with the organization. At this time, the project is in the early ideation phase, meaning that the right applicant must be comfortable working in a less structured environment as they co-create the project.

Responsibilities:

  • Work in tandem with our partner Bumpin’ Bakery to design a new, jointly run project to be administered in the DTES.

  • Conduct research and due diligence as needed to have a sufficient understanding of the context within which we will work.

  • Lead the poverty alleviation team through facilitating team meetings, liaising with our partners and coordinating with the broader Kite Vancouver team.

  • Organize and operationalize the implementation of this project with a team of coordinators to be hired on in September.

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

Qualifications:

  • A minimum basic understanding of poverty issues in Vancouver is required.

  • Propensity towards individual learning is required.

  • Experience leading a team.

  • Strong written and oral communications skills.

  • Familiarity with human centred design frameworks, and project ideation.

  • 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.


PEOPLE + DEVELOPMENT

PORTFOLIO


Coordinator

Responsibilities:

  • Working closely with the director to manage and organize the portfolio’s operations

  • Tracking meeting attendance and taking minutes.

  • Ensuring portfolio meetings are being scheduled and taking place.

  • Assisting with professional development sessions

  • Assisting with check-ins and team accountability mechanisms.

  • Planning of socials and team culture activities.  

Qualifications:

  • Exemplary organizational skills.

  • Having a passion for working with people.

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

    Position Specific Expectations:

  • Workload will be roughly 5-8 hours per week.

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