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Team Coordinator

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Mosqoy
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Victoria, BC, Canada

Mosqoy


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Published 2 months ago

Recurring
A few hours per week

GENERAL DESCRIPTION 

Mosqoy is looking for a Team/Volunteer Coordinator, based in Victoria, BC, Canada. This is an excellent opportunity for an organized, hardworking, and charismatic individual to gain valuable leadership experience. Our ideal candidate will be outgoing and detail-oriented, with an independent work ethic, and passionate about the innovative work that Mosqoy is doing in Peru. They will have the passion to bring energy and warmth to our dynamic and international Mosqoy team. 

Mosqoy is a registered Canadian charitable organization and Peruvian Asociación Civil that works in remote communities of the Peruvian Andes, offering opportunities for economic development while nurturing the threatened Indigenous Quechua culture. We operate three main programs: 1) Mosqoy Peruvian Textiles, which supports women in highland communities by revitalizing textile traditions and supporting fair market access for artisans; 2) the Mosqoy Youth Program, which offers post-secondary educational opportunities for promising youth of the region; and 3) the Mosqoy Field School, which teaches responsible consumption and sustainable tourism to students and travelers of the Global North through its field courses and workshops. Over the past 14 years, we have supported over 200 Quechua weavers and over 70 Quechua youth, and have reached over 6000 youth of the Global North. For more information, please visit www.mosqoy.org.

If you are passionate about not-for-profits and social enterprises, then this could be the ideal position for you!


POSITION DETAILS

  • Volunteer opportunity
  • Approximately 10-12 hours per month
  • Minimum 1 year commitment
  • Flexible, unconventional schedule
  • Start date: as soon as possible
  • Location: Victoria, BC 
  • Supervision: Office Administrator 


DUTIES

Recruitment:

  • Respond to volunteer inquiries, providing information of vacancies and opportunities within Mosqoy
  • Support the General Manager with organizational recruitment of both volunteer and paid positions

Onboarding:

  • Onboard new team members with the appropriate forms and the Mosqoy Orientation, ensuring everyone completes the Orientation package in full
  • Collect team bios and photos and coordinate Welcome posts on social media and the Mosqoy website 
  • Send introductory emails of new recruits to the rest of the Mosqoy team 
  • Ensure new team members are set up with the appropriate shared resources, such as Google Calendar and Google Drive folders

Administrative: 

  • Maintain correspondence and acknowledgement with all team members, responding to email inquiries within 48 hours
  • Coordinate and host 4Ms (Monthly Mosqoy Manager Meetings) via Skype, including sending meeting reminders and sending out minutes taken during the meetings
  • Share professional development opportunities with team members 

Team Appreciation:

  • Coordinate monthly team member potlucks
  • Establish and implement actions and activities to demonstrate team member appreciation (e.g. birthdays, “Mosqoy-veraries”, achievements), maintaining working lists so no birthday or anniversary is forgotten 
  • Assist the Officer Administrator in strategic planning around internal professional development, team member celebrations, and other exciting team opportunities 


REQUIRED SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES

  • Good first impression, outgoing and charismatic
  • Excellent organization and communication skills (both written & verbal)
  • Excellent administrative skills
  • Intermediate computer skills: experience with Microsoft Office, Skype, Google Drive
  • Self-started, with a high degree of motivation and initiative
  • Self-confidence, and the ability to work independently but take direction well
  • Good interpersonal skills, and the ability to work in a multi-cultura, collaborative environment
  • Fluency in English 
  • Related post-secondary degree (in-progress or completed)


ASSETS (not required)

  • Previous experience supervising and training
  • Project management experience
  • Spanish language 
  • Creative mindset and the ability to identify new strategic opportunities

GENERAL DESCRIPTION 

Mosqoy is looking for a Team/Volunteer Coordinator, based in Victoria, BC, Canada. This is an excellent opportunity for an organized, hardworking, and charismatic individual to gain valuable leadership experience. Our…

Details at a glance

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Location

Victoria, BC, CA

How to Apply

HOW TO APPLY

For more information on this position, or to apply, please contact the Office Administrator at lisa@mosqoy.org. Complete applications consist of a resume/CV and cover letter in English, and names, relation, phone numbers, and emails of two references. Please indicate how you learned about this opportunity. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

HOW TO APPLY

For more information on this position, or to apply, please contact the Office Administrator at lisa@mosqoy.org. Complete applications consist of a resume/CV and cover…

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