BC Community Engagement Officer

The National Council of Canadian Muslims (NCCM) has a new opportunity for a highly motivated individual to join our professional staff and work on cutting-edge issues impacting Canadian Muslim communities. Grounded in our vibrant and dynamic communities, NCCM is a national, independent, nonpartisan and non-profit advocacy organization at the forefront of defending, promoting and protecting the fundamental rights and public interests of Canadian Muslims.  

NCCM is committed to equitable and inclusive employment practices. We welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds, and we especially encourage applications from members of equity-seeking groups.  

NOTE: No phone calls, please. Candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Thank you. Apply by sending your resume and cover letter to careers@nccm.ca and put the job title in the subject

* * * * Position: BC Community Engagement Officer (full-time, six-month posting, with potential of permanent based on performance)  

Location: Lower Mainland preferred  

Start date: Immediate  

Expected hours of work: 40 hours a week (some weekend and evening availability required)  

Application deadline: June 9th, 2024 

Compensation: Commensurate with experience.  

This position is eligible to enroll in NCCM’s pension and benefits program.  

Key Duties: The BC Community Engagement Officer is responsible for working with the Community Engagement departments. Working with the community engagement team you will be responsible for coordinating all local community relations initiatives.  This involves working with all local NCCM supporters and stakeholders to advance community mobilization and education initiatives, respond to emergency situations, and connect local communities with national NCCM resources. The BC Community Engagement Officer will work closely with the community in mosques, events, and other relevant spaces. In this role you are expected to be an ambassador for NCCM and therefore to coordinate local engagement with public advocacy efforts & fundraising efforts. You will work with the CEO and COO, while advocating for what matters to stand against Islamophobia.  

Your skills will include:  

  • At minimum two years of post-secondary education; university degree preferred 
  • Team player 
  • 1-3 years of retail/sales experience preferred  
  • Knowledge of basic computer skills (including the ability to use iPad/laptop, mobile POS and Internet) 
  • Ability to work on a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the organization, including evenings, weekends, and holidays 
  • Solid understanding of the NCCM’s mission and mandate 
  • Ability to work under tight timelines in an efficient and focused manner. 
  • Good presentation, interpersonal and organizing skills.
  • Valid driver’s license and access to vehicle. 

NOTE: No phone calls, please. Candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Thank you. Apply by sending your resume and cover letter to careers@nccm.ca and put the job title in the subject