New Opportunity: Apply for our Youth Council!

New Opportunity: Apply for our Youth Council!

We have an exciting opportunity for the Canadian Muslim Youth to join our newly formed Youth Council, which will be responsible for advocating for issues of importance to the youth-from politics, social justice issues, the environment and systemic Islamophobia. The Youth Council will also have the opportunity to meet various leaders in Canada. Youth Council meetings will be held once a month over Zoom with the Executive Director, Tabassum Wyne. We have various positions available which are outlined on our website. The deadline to apply is Monday, August 2nd at Midnight. Resumes can be submitted to: info@muslimadvisory.ca

Job Descriptions:

Muslim Advisory Council of Canada- Youth Council President 

  • Will oversee the general day to day of the youth council by leading meetings, assigning tasks to other members and creating group agendas
  • Will maintain the primary source of communication between the Muslim Advisory Council and the Youth Council
  • Will deal with problems and concerns of the Youth Council
  • Will check that other members complete their tasks and will help them if need be
  • Planning, coordinating, and monitoring the activity of all group members as well as keeping organized.

Qualifications:

  • A well rounded and skilled individual returning to high school, university, college or skill trades in the fall.
  • Has experience with leadership, public speaking, and working in large groups
  • Has knowledge about local issues, human rights policy, and the political landscape.
  • Time flexible, organized, and knows how to task manage larger operations.

Muslim Advisory Council of Canada- Youth Council VP Admin

  • Will work alongside the president to ensure the Youth council runs smoothly
  • Will set agendas, take notes of meetings, record important points and information.
  • Will also correspond with the executive director of MACC.
  • Will take over the President’s duties if they are unable
  • Will keep track of the general organization and scheduling for meetings and tasks. 

Qualifications:

  • A well rounded and skilled individual returning to high school, university, college or skill trades in the fall.
  • Has experience with leadership, public speaking, and working in large groups
  • Time-flexible, organized, and knows how to task manage larger operations.
  • Experience with excel, Microsoft word, drive, and other social media platforms
  • Previous experience with administrative work.
  • Coordinated, good writing skills and efficient.

Youth Council Researcher/Project Worker: Four Individuals

  • Will work with three other individuals to create and work on the main content of the Youth Council. This role will be heavily collaboration based
  • Will research and plan respective tasks. 
  • Will take surveys, initiate plans of action, plan any events, and create agenda focuses for youth council opinions and projects.
  • Will be the expert on respective topics and provide the content and work for research and task work.

Qualifications:

  • A well rounded and skilled individual returning to high school, university, college or skill trades in the fall.
  • Has experience with leadership, public speaking, and working in large groups
  • Has knowledge about local issues, human rights policy, and the political landscape, as well as other relevant topics
  • Previous experience working on research projects, and the ability to properly research, cite, and write.
  • Well rounded, and has the ability to work with others constructively

Youth Council Outreach Coordinator:

  • This role will entail working with other organizations. 
  • The outreach rep will look at potential sponsorship opportunities, community relations, and general community advocacy to maintain ties with different groups. 
  • This focuses on connecting MACC to Canada and making the voice of the youth council heard.
  • Will look for sponsors, engage with community officials, and look for connections to advocate as part of MACC and collaborate on potential projects.
  • Will also engage in event planning and idea presentation for the rest of the council.

Qualifications:

  • A well rounded and skilled individual returning to high school, university, college or skill trades in the fall.
  • Has experience with leadership, public speaking, and working in large groups
  • Has knowledge about local issues, human rights policy, and the political landscape, as well as other relevant topics
  • Must be strong in speaking skills, social skills and advocacy.
  • Experience in fundraising, community work, and event planning
  • Knowledge of the local community and experience in collaborating with groups and companies.

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