Employment Ontario

Position: Campaign Organizer

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Job Description

We are currently seeking a Campaign Organizer to grow the Decent Work movement in Northeastern Ontario (NEON), raise awareness of workplace issues experienced by vulnerable workers in Northeastern communities, and educate workers on their workplace rights. The Campaign Organizer will also be responsible for further developing the Living Wage Campaign in the Greater City of Sudbury and surrounding areas.
Summary of work areas:
The Campaign Organizer will develop improved tools, materials, resources, and communication networks that apply to NEON communities to move the Decent Work campaigns in Ontario forward. They will also provide information regarding the services of the Sudbury Workers Education and Advocacy Centre, provide educational workshops and facilitate discussions on worker rights such as employment standards, health and safety and human rights, and mobilize and engage community members in different Campaigns that promote Decent Work.
Other Duties Include:
- Implement outreach strategies, track and evaluate outreach results;
- Create partnerships and establish good working relationships with different organizations and resources;
- Identify potential new allies in the FF15F and Living Wage Campaign in NEON;
- Create consistent and relevant communication platforms that will bridge Decent Work movements in NEON;
- Build relationships with specific stakeholders and increase community engagement with Decent Work Campaigns;
- Continue to work with the Ontario Living Wage Network to develop the Sudbury Living Wage Campaign;
- Deliver presentations and workshops to various groups in Northeastern Ontario;
- Organize a NEON Day of Action for Decent Work and other actions as required;
- Attend appropriate events and promote SWEAC and Decent Work Campaigns;
- Identify and assist with training volunteers to provide peer support and leadership for workers in the outlying communities;
- Provide progress reports; and
- Other duties as assigned.

Job Benefits / Requirements

Qualifications and Experience:
- Familiar with the City of Greater Sudbury’s diverse labour force, current labour market trends, and issues confronting workers in precarious employment;
- Knowledge of various Decent Work Campaigns, its stakeholders, and strategies across Ontario;
- Knowledge of Ontario Employment Standards Act and other workplace legislation an asset;
- Demonstrated ability to work with non-profit organizations, academic institutions, board members, staff, volunteers and students is considered an asset;
- Experience delivering educational workshops, training and/or presentations – working with clear language skills and a popular education approach;
- Demonstrated ability to work independently; and
- Demonstrated mobilization skills to engage the community in Decent Work Campaigns.
Requirements:
- Valid driver’s license and vehicle;
- Ability to work flexible hours;
- Bilingualism in French or Anishinaabemowin considered a strong asset; other language fluencies also an asset
SWEAC promotes equal employment opportunities for all job applicants, including those self-identifying as a member of these groups: Indigenous people, Persons with disabilities, Newcomers to Canada, Seniors, Students, Veterans, Visible minorities

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