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DMZ


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Community and Startup Recruitment
Specialist

The team 

The DMZ is a world-leading startup incubator based at Toronto Metropolitan University that equips the next generation of tech entrepreneurs with the tools needed to build, launch, and scale highly impactful startups. By providing connections to customers, coaching, capital, and a community, the DMZ’s customized approach helps innovators reach the next milestone in their entrepreneurial journey – whatever that might be. Through its award-winning programming, the DMZ has helped more than 800 startups raise $2.5 billion in capital and create 5,000+ jobs. Headquartered in Toronto, Canada with globally-accessible programming, the DMZ has a widely-recognized international presence with offices in Vietnam, India, and the U.S., and partnerships across North America, Latin America, Africa and Asia.

The Opportunity

The Community and Startup Recruitment Specialist plans, develops and administers the recruitment policies and procedures for DMZ programs to reflect the goals and objectives of the DMZ. You will also evaluate a company’s business status, model and profile to determine qualification to apply to a DMZ program. All while maintaining a direct connection with prospective startup teams and its founders, fostering relationships with current and alumni of DMZ, building new relationships with founder-focused organizations/events, and maintaining a pulse on high potential founders to strengthen the DMZ’s entrepreneur-driven environment and enhance the reputation of TMU.

Other responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

Plans, implements and monitors the full recruitment cycle for DMZ programs:

  • Develops, implements and recommends recruitment policies, procedures and sourcing tools and techniques to meet DMZ program targets for enrolment.\
  • Provides direction, advice and guidance with respect to the interpretation of recruitment and acceptance policies and the status of targets during the recruitment cycle.
  • Identifies and sources companies through a data-driven approach, including info sessions/webinars, pitch competitions/demo days and conferences/meetups.
  • Maintains and leads communication to promote, to advise and to update on the progress of recruitment efforts for DMZ programs.
  • Resolves recruitment challenges with the Manager by examining feedback collected and identifying appropriate courses of action in a timely manner.

Leads the recruitment and screening process from initial meeting to acceptance:

  • Organizes screening panel members; collects feedback from panel members and DMZ staff, and coordinates business and technology due diligence.
  • Ensures the enrolment of quality companies by assessing company applications based on a thorough review of pre- and post-acceptance conditions.
  • Advises the Programs and Partnerships staff regarding applicants with exceptional qualifications or issues.
  • Researches, documents and analyzes document fraud including communication with DMZ staff for the verification of company information including funding and human resources available, financial statements and customer verifications, etc.
  • Provides detailed verbal and written advice to prospective companies regarding DMZ programs and requirements, DMZ activities, services and programs, and assists potential applicants to make educated choices in the selection of program/s.
  • Makes final recommendation of companies’ suitability for DMZ programs and makes referrals to other Zones or entrepreneurship programs and services as needed.
    Supports and/or participates in outreach activities:

Supports and/or participates in outreach activities:

  • Develops and maintains positive working relationships with prospective community partners and founder focused organizations that are strategic to pipeline development of overall programs and to create a strong partner referral network.
  • Represents the DMZ and TMU at community events both locally and globally, including conferences, tech summits and participates in public speaking engagements.
  • Presents information about the Zone Learning framework and its objectives to prospective entrepreneurs, partners and members.
  • Collaborates with the Manager and the Startup Recruitment team to research, review and provide input in building recruitment materials.
  • Advises on key messaging in recruitment material to prospective startups and entrepreneurs.

Provides ongoing support and administration to improve delivery of service:

  • Reviews and recommends changes or improvements and priorities concerning administrative policies and procedures, application processing and acceptance requirements.
  • Organizes, leads and facilitates sessions with DMZ staff to review existing practices, and to discuss and find solutions to issues of mutual concern.
  • Monitors application deadlines and adjusts document-processing workflow to meet the needs of programs.
  • Provides detailed reports to DMZ management regarding applications, offers, acceptances and withdrawals. Designs, analyzes and prepares summary reports (current and historical) relating to recruitment efforts.
  • Conducts relevant industry research to identify trends and the needs for DMZ programs. Conducts environmental scans and needs assessments, and identifies current and emerging markets and areas of opportunity to be leveraged by emerging technologies.
  • Reports insights and research to the Manager to inform the ongoing development and improvement of recruitment efforts.
  • Responsible for keeping all company records and activities up to date in the CRM system.

Assists in other day-to-day activities:

  • Assists in training new Programs and Partnerships Assistants regarding recruitment functions, policies and procedures. Provides day-to-day coaching and on-the-job training to DMZ student staff.
  • Leads special projects that may be assigned by the Manager, including assigning and coordinating the work of PnP Assistants, student staff, and other DMZ staff involved in the project.
  • Represents the DMZ and TMU at external meetings amongst other professionals within the tech ecosystem.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Qualifications
To help us learn more about you, please provide a cover letter and resume describing how you meet the following required qualifications:

  • Completion of a post-secondary degree program is required to attain the appropriate analytical, research and organizational skills needed to synthesize complex information and concepts.
  • A minimum of four (4) years or relevant work experience in a startup ecosystem, including a focus on pipeline development in a technology organization and understanding of program development.
  • Significant experience in entrepreneurship, including building and managing relationships.
Job Type: Full Time Paid

Soundspace

Soundspace connects people with creative workspaces through a flat-fee, 24/7 membership marketplace allowing bookings with reusable credits.


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Marketing Director

Description

  • ~5 years of experience in digital. Really looking for someone who can translate our strategy into to-dos and be the one to execute with confidence.
  •  Experience in referral, influencer, & TikTok (creating strategies and driving execution)
  • Comfortable creating content strategies, feed strategies, & editing content (and videos) tailored for our specific content channels: TikTok, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter, downloadable content
  •  Paid Channels: Proficient in running, managing, and optimizing campaigns in paid search & social
  •  Bonus on comfort with community engagement/management!
  •  Prefer work for a consumer-facing brand and experience with our key demo (M 18 – 34; dad bands, hobby musicians)
  • Experience in HubSpot and other marketing tools to measure and report on attribution, effectiveness, and lead optimizations.
  •  Would also be great if this person could help us build and define our creative assets/branding for cohesion, but this could also be pulled into a more creative director-type role that sets the tone for ‘Soundspace Creative’ with general guidelines and asset packages for our director to use in execution.

Preferably looking for someone who is interested in an Equity-driven role with us as we are really lacking this skillset in our current founder group. Check out the site here: soundspace.co

Required skills

  • Marketing, B2C, B2B, Brand Management, LEAN, Design Thinking, Founder, Ad Management, Marketing Execution, Go to Market Strategy

Desired skills

  • 5+ Years of Marketing Execution with metrics

Email or website to contact for job submissions
richard@soundspace.co

Job Type: Part Time Paid Apply until: January 8, 2025

Hackergal

Hackergal is a Canadian non-profit promoting diversity and inclusion in computer science education and tech industry. They focus on girls and young women from underrepresented groups, including BIPOC communities, French-speaking Canada, northern, remote, and rural Canada, and all individuals who identify as girls.


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Program Coordinator

The Program Coordinator will be an integral part of Hackergal’s Programs Team. Under the Director of Programs’ direction and supervision, and working closely with the Hackathon Program Manager and the Ambassador Program Lead, the Program Coordinator will be responsible for the coordination and implementation of Hackergal’s current programming in schools and organizations across Canada in alignment with our Mission and Vision.

What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Collaborate on the planning and facilitation of engaging learning experiences for Grade 6-12 students related to STEAM knowledge and skills, including the logistics preparation and participation in virtual and in-person workshops.
  • Assist in preparing and formatting program-related documents (e.g.. promotional materials, lesson plans, presentations, video tutorials, etc.) and uploading of virtual resources on Hackergal Hub.
  • Manage, maintain, and update program statistics and feedback pre- and post-program delivery to support Hackergal’s impact and evaluation strategy.
  • Liaise with team members from partner organizations to coordinate logistical arrangements and schedules for programming.
  • Research and coordinate event-related prizes and incentives for participants, including sourcing and mailing out prizes, swag, and school learning materials.
  • Maintain all trackers, spreadsheets, calendars, data points and other administrative tasks.
  • Some travel may be required either locally or nationally to support program delivery (i.e., coding club visits.
  • There may be occasional weekend/evening work to support our extracurricular programming.

Related to the Hackathon Program: 

  • Support national outreach and recruitment process as part of the Hackergal Hackathon program cycle, including researching new contacts, cold emailing and onboarding calls.
  • Support Hackathon event planning and coordination.
  • Coordinate the registration and post-event processes for the Hackathon and other events and workshops, acting as a contact person for the participating organizations.
  • Develop introductory technical skills in coding to support Learner and Facilitator onboarding and ongoing support throughout the school year.
  • Other program-related duties as assigned.

Related to the Ambassador Program:

  • Support the onboarding of new Ambassador cohort, tailoring support based on multi-year program structure and participants previous engagement with the program.
  • Support the organization of Ambassador Coding Clubs, including email communications, checking attendance, attending onboarding sessions, and observing club facilitation.
  • Participate in virtual meetings and workshops with Ambassadors, teachers, and community members accommodating their time zones (EST, PST, MDT, CDT).
  • Other program-related duties as assigned.

What You Bring:

  • A passion for changing the technology landscape in Canada and encouraging more girls and gender-diverse learners to pursue computer science and STEAM.
  • Experience in program coordination and/or event planning with preferred experience in the education and/or non-profit sector.
  • Ability to work well with direction, as well as collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Confident verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to plan ahead and be proactive.
  • Ability to manage your own schedule.
  • Strong attention to detail, especially as it comes to formatting and developing external communications.
  • Ability to support and advocate for equitable, inclusionary, and adaptable programming, especially as it comes to supporting learners’ diverse needs

Desired But Not Required:

  • Bilingual (French-English) is an asset.
  • Strong knowledge of educational technology tools and experience working with youth (in-person and virtually) are an asset (e.g. Coding platforms, robotics, Google Suite for Education, Video conferencing tools, etc.)

Perks:

  • Hybrid (remote and in-office)
  • Health benefits plan
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Paid vacation
  • Paid birthdays off

Hackergal is a charitable organization introducing girls* across Canada to computer science through various programming related to technology and primarily hackathons. Hackergal partners with the education system across Canada – working directly with educators, facilitators, and parents and providing them with the tools they need to expose girls to coding education in their schools, communities, and at home. Hackergal’s program is quickly developing as we champion the next generation of female developers and tech leaders. At Hackergal, we encourage and support continuous learning by ensuring everyone stays active in the education and tech community. Come join our team and share your passion for technology and education with us!

*Hackergal is committed to diversity and inclusion. We use an inclusive definition of “girls” and “women” and welcome the participation of all learners who identify as girls. This includes trans girls because we recognize trans girls are girls. We also welcome the participation of gender-fluid, non-binary, and two-spirit learners.

Hackergal is committed to diversity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including Indigenous peoples, Black and other racialized people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and people with intersectional identities.

If you require an accommodation for the interview process, please contact careers@hackerga.org

Job Type: Full Time Paid

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Ambassador Program Lead

The Ambassador Program Lead will work directly with Hackergal’s Director of Programs to ensure the successful delivery of Hackergal’s National Ambassador Program. This role is responsible for annually recruiting, onboarding and supporting each new cohort of Ambassadors throughout the program in alignment with our Mission and Vision..

What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Successfully deliver Hackergal’s National Ambassador Program with a focus on Hackergal’s strategic vision.
  • Host learning experiences and events for Ambassadors throughout the school year related to STEAM skills, self-empowerment and career development.
  • Fulfill administrative duties related to Ambassador Program including scheduling meetings, responding to emails, tracking attendance, shipping/managing swag, maintaining media release forms and other requests that may come up from time to time.
  • Achieve or exceed all goals created under the Hackergal Operational Plan, or other goals that may be assigned related to the Ambassador Program and other external funders as needed.
  • Plan for and oversee Ambassador Coding Clubs and support the Ambassadors’ successful participation in the National Hackathon Program.
  • Provide a consistent evaluation of the Ambassadors’ performance through the design and implementation of positive and constructive feedback processes.
  • Build and sustain supportive relationships with Facilitator Champions (teachers, community partners, etc) in the education sector as it relates to the success of the program.
  • Lead 1:1, small group, and cohort-wide meetings with Ambassadors accommodating their time zones (EST, PST, MDT, CDT).
  • Lead collaboration between Hackergal internal teams (marketing, curriculum, programming) and external stakeholders (sponsors, partners, parents) as it relates to Ambassador projects and partnerships.
  • Collaborate with the Director of Operations to maintain processes related to program evaluation and impact measurement through the use of tech tools, like Google Drive and Survey Monkey.
  • Lead the outreach and recruitment process for the new cohort of Ambassadors on an annual basis
  • May require travel from time to time either locally or nationally, either for Ambassador related functions or for supporting other team events (i.e. the national hackathon)
  • Availability for some evenings and weekends needed to support the Program.
  • Other duties may be assigned based on the needs of Hackergal

What You Bring:

  • A passion for changing the technology landscape in Canada and encouraging more young women to pursue computer science and STEAM.
  • Experience in program coordination and project management with preferred experience in the education sector and/or non-profit and charity industry
  • A focused and highly organized skillset with a results-oriented attitude.
  • Experience leading, mentoring, and motivating youth, in-person and virtually
  • Confident verbal and written communication skills
  • Works independently with minimal direction
  • Ability to inspire and connect with youth
  • Ability to lead equitable, inclusionary, and adaptable programming, especially as it comes to supporting learners’ diverse needs
  • Willingness to learn new programs/skills

Desired But Not Required:

  • Bilingual (French-English) is an asset.
  • Strong knowledge of educational technology is an asset (ex. Coding and robotics, Google Suite for Education, Video conferencing tools, etc.)

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent, Hybrid – predominantly home based, occasional office (Yonge and Dundas)

Hackergal is a charitable organization introducing girls* across Canada to computer science through various programming related to technology and primarily hackathons. Hackergal partners with the education system across Canada – working directly with educators, facilitators, and parents and providing them with the tools they need to expose girls to coding education in their schools, communities, and at home. Hackergal’s program is quickly developing as we champion the next generation of female developers and tech leaders. At Hackergal, we encourage and support continuous learning by ensuring everyone stays active in the education and tech community. Come join our team and share your passion for technology and education with us!

*Hackergal is committed to diversity and inclusion. We use an inclusive definition of “girls” and “women” and welcome the participation of all learners who identify as girls. This includes trans girls because we recognize trans girls are girls. We also welcome the participation of gender-fluid, non-binary, and two-spirit learners.

Hackergal is committed to diversity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including Indigenous peoples, Black and other racialized people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and people with intersectional identities.

If you require an accommodation for the interview process, please contact careers@hackerga.org

Job Type: Full Time Paid

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Instructional Designer

The Instructional Designer will provide support and  expertise in the development and maintenance of Hackergal’s  educational curriculum, which includes engaging learning activities for both classroom-style and web-based courses related to computer science and technology.  This role has a bilingual requirement – both French and English.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Research and design age-appropriate and detailed training and education curriculum for teachers and students with a focus on coding and digital skills and Canadian women in technology in English & French
  • Research and take initiative in exploring and mastering new technologies and tools to streamline and enhance the creation of curriculum resources
  • Drive innovation in curriculum design by fostering collaborative efforts with team members throughout the curriculum development process
  • Actively collaborate with the Curriculum Manager to co-create and refine project goals while identifying and shaping learning objectives
  • Create engaging and age-appropriate multimedia course content (including videos, quizzes, and lessons), including the incorporation of additional support materials (assessments, guides, lesson plans)
  • Play a key role in documenting and updating standards for designing and developing curriculum resources and keep up to date with new pedagogies and provincial standards in STEAM education across Canada
  • Ensure educational content is diverse, inclusive, and represents varied perspectives to meet the needs of a diverse student population
  • Design effective and engaging courses and lessons by developing learning objectives, educational content, scripting instructional material, and integrating effective assessment strategies
  • Plan and schedule the creation of multimedia resources to align with the broader curriculum development timeline
  • Maintain accurate and updated project documentation including curriculum development plans, feedback records, and resource materials.
  • Implement an iterative process that involves revising and enhancing educational content based on feedback received from internal and external stakeholders.
  • Employ effective time management strategies to navigate multiple projects with varying timelines while adhering to quality standards even when facing tight deadlines
  • May require some travel from time to time either locally or provincially to support Hackergal key initiatives
  • Other duties may be required

What You Bring:

  • A passion for encouraging more girls to pursue computer science and fostering a more diverse and inclusive technology landscape in Canada.
  • Mission-driven and excited to develop curriculum and resources that will introduce coding education to middle school girls*.
  • Confident and fluent in written and verbal communication in French and English, including email writing, document editing/translating and voice recording at a professional level.
  • Demonstrated experience and ability to utilize video editing software and/or has the ability to self-train and adapt to new tools and platforms in the educational technology landscape
  • 1-2 years of experience in Instructional Design
  • An accountable “can do” mindset and ability to take ownership of your work
  • Creative thinking and the ability to create creative, age appropriate, relevant content
  • Strong organizational skills.  Demonstrated ability to think critically, manage multiple projects, and allocate one’s time effectively.  Demonstrated ability to plan for your work day, work week and ability to think and plan ahead.
  • An adaptable mindset and the ability to manage change.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team
  • A University or College degree in instructional design, education, or demonstrated equivalent related experience
  • Bilingual – French/English

Other:

  • In person, hybrid, remote work

About Hackergal

Hackergal is a charitable organization introducing girls* across Canada to computer science through various programming related to technology and primarily hackathons. Hackergal partners with the education system across Canada – working directly with educators, facilitators, and parents and providing them with the tools they need to expose girls to coding education in their schools, communities, and at home. Hackergal’s program is quickly developing as we champion the next generation of female developers and tech leaders. At Hackergal, we encourage and support continuous learning by ensuring everyone stays active in the education and tech community. Come join our team and share your passion for technology and education with us!

*Hackergal is committed to diversity and inclusion. We use an inclusive definition of “girls” and “women” and welcome the participation of all learners who identify as girls. This includes trans girls because we recognize trans girls are girls. We also welcome the participation of gender-fluid, non-binary, and two-spirit learners.

Hackergal is committed to diversity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including Indigenous peoples, Black and other racialized people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and people with intersectional identities.

If you require an accommodation for the interview process, please contact careers@hackergal.org

Job Type: Full Time Paid

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Outreach Specialist
(Black Youth Focus)

The Outreach Specialist is a 12 month, full-time contract position responsible for the development and implementation of strategic outreach and onboarding processes to support underrepresented communities’ access to Hackergal’s programming across Canada, with a particular focus on Black youth grades 6 – 12. Responsibilities include fostering sustainable community partnerships, promoting Hackergal’s programmatic and curricular offerings, and planning and facilitating workshops and events. They will act as a liaison between community partners and Hackergal, and advocate for the specific needs and interests of youth in these communities.

Key Responsibilities:

National Outreach 

  • Create and execute a national outreach strategy and onboarding process to support underrepresented communities participation in Hackergal programming, including Black, Indigenous, People of Colour (BIPOC).
  • Research and engage with community leaders and organizations to foster trust and collaboration.
  • Develop mutually supportive relationships with community leaders and organizations across Canada, through research and thoughtful engagement.
  • Draft, send, and maintain effective outreach communications to existing and potential community partners.
  • Develop and manage processes, tools, and resources to gain a deep understanding of the needs, cultural context, and dynamics of each specific community partner.
  • Collaborate with the Marketing Team to utilize various platforms to tailor outreach, build awareness and drive engagement with Hackergal Programs in Black communities across Canada.

Program Planning and Implementation

  • Cultivate and sustain strong community partnerships by onboarding and supporting local organizations, schools, and stakeholders to promote and expand coding and digital skill education programs for girls and gender-diverse learners.
  • Collaborate as part of the Programs Team to support the National Hackathon and Ambassador Programs as well as Hackergal Hub through tailored community outreach proposals that identify key alignment points and potential impact areas.
  • Promote and adapt learning resources, Facilitator training, and workshop materials to meet the needs of community partners, building capacity of Hackergal programs and initiatives.
  • Collaborate with community partners to facilitate tailored STEAM workshops, events, and activities, fostering a welcoming and inclusive environment for participants.
  • Assist with administrative and data management tasks, such as preparing reports, maintaining participant data, and handling correspondence.

Administrative Responsibilities:

  • Act as a liaison between community partners and Hackergal, addressing inquiries, providing information, and offering support in a timely manner.
  • Manage logistics, including scheduling meetings and coordinating necessary resources for program implementation in communities.
  • Occasional travel across Canada to actualize the outreach strategy and support program delivery  (ie. conferences, workshops, etc.).
  • Other duties may be required.

Your Experience and Skills:

  • Strong understanding of the diversity of Black culture(s), worldviews, and practices  and experience supporting Black youth engagement and community outreach
  • In-depth knowledge and appreciation of Black history in Canada
  • Mission-driven and excited to engage with partners, donors, and community organizations to build impactful and long-term partnerships.
  • Demonstrated commitment to the principles of equity and diversity, and experience promoting a respectful work and learning environment.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, interpersonal skills, and strong self-management skills.
  • Strong relationship building skills and demonstrated capabilities
  • Demonstrated ability to think critically, manage multiple projects, and allocate one’s time effectively. Demonstrated ability to plan for your work day, work week and ability to think and plan ahead.
  • Flexibility in work hours; must be willing and able to work occasional evenings, as required based on varying time zones.
  • Bilingual (French-English) is considered an asset

Perks:

  • Remote
  • Health benefits plan
  • Professional development opportunities and stipend
  • Paid vacation
  • Paid birthdays off

About Hackergal

Hackergal is a charitable organization introducing girls* and gender-diverse learners across Canada to computer science through various programming related to technology and primarily hackathons. Hackergal partners with the education system across Canada – working directly with educators, facilitators, and parents and providing them with the tools they need to expose girls to coding education in their schools, communities, and at home. Hackergal’s program is quickly developing as we champion the next generation of female developers and tech leaders. At Hackergal, we encourage and support continuous learning by ensuring everyone stays active in the education and tech community. Come join our team and share your passion for technology and education with us!

*Hackergal is committed to diversity and inclusion. We use an inclusive definition of “girls” and “women” and welcome the participation of all learners who identify as girls. This includes trans girls because we recognize trans girls are girls. We also welcome the participation of gender-fluid, non-binary, and two-spirit learners.

Hackergal is committed to diversity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including Indigenous peoples, Black and other racialized people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and people with intersectional identities.

If you require an accommodation for the interview process, please contact careers@hackerga.org

Job Type: Full Time Paid

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Outreach Specialist (Indigenous
Youth Focus)

The Outreach Specialist is a 12 month, full-time contract, responsible for the development and implementation of strategic outreach and onboarding processes to support underrepresented communities’ access to Hackergal’s programming across Canada, with a particular focus on Indigenous youth grades 6 – 12. Responsibilities include fostering sustainable community partnerships, promoting Hackergal’s programmatic and curricular offerings, and planning and facilitating workshops and events. They will act as a liaison between community partners and Hackergal, and advocate for the specific needs and interests of youth in these communities.

Key Responsibilities:

National Outreach 

  • Create and execute a national outreach strategy and onboarding process to support underrepresented communities participation in Hackergal programming, with a focus on Indigenous communities.
  • Research and engage with community leaders and organizations to foster trust and collaboration.
  • Develop mutually supportive relationships with community leaders and organizations across Canada, through research and thoughtful engagement.
  • Draft, send, and maintain effective outreach communications to existing and potential community partners.
  • Develop and manage processes, tools, and resources to gain a deep understanding of the needs, cultural context, and dynamics of each specific community partner.
  • Collaborate with the Marketing Team to utilize various platforms to tailor outreach, build awareness and drive engagement with Hackergal Programs in Indigenous communities across Canada.

Program Planning and Implementation

  • Cultivate and sustain strong community partnerships by onboarding and supporting local organizations, schools, and stakeholders to promote and expand coding and digital skill education programs for girls and gender-diverse learners.
  • Collaborate as part of the Programs Team to support the National Hackathon and Ambassador Programs as well as Hackergal Hub through tailored community outreach proposals that identify key alignment points and potential impact areas.
  • Promote and adapt learning resources, Facilitator training, and workshop materials to meet the needs of community partners, building capacity of Hackergal programs and initiatives.
  • Collaborate with community partners to facilitate tailored STEAM workshops, events, and activities, fostering a welcoming and inclusive environment for participants.
  • Assist with administrative and data management tasks, such as preparing reports, maintaining participant data, and handling correspondence.

Administrative Responsibilities:

  • Act as a liaison between community partners and Hackergal, addressing inquiries, providing information, and offering support in a timely manner.
  • Manage logistics, including scheduling meetings and coordinating necessary resources for program implementation in communities.
  • Occasional travel across Canada to actualize the outreach strategy and support program delivery  (ie. conferences, workshops, etc.).
  • Other duties as assigned related to community engagement and programming.

Your Experience and Skills:

  • Lived experience and connection to Indigenous communities, and a strong understanding of Indigenous culture(s), worldviews, and practices with a lens toward child/youth education
  • Strong knowledge and awareness of Indigenous culture and history, Indigenous youth engagement and community outreach; knowledge of an Indigenous language(s) will be considered an asset.
  • Mission-driven and excited to engage with partners, donors, and community organizations to build impactful and long-term partnerships.
  • Demonstrated commitment to the principles of equity and diversity, and experience promoting a respectful work and learning environment.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, interpersonal skills, and strong self-management skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to think critically, manage multiple projects, and allocate one’s time effectively. Demonstrated ability to plan for your work day, work week and ability to think and plan ahead.
  • Strong relationship building skills and demonstrated capabilities.
  • Flexibility in work hours; must be willing and able to work occasional evenings, as required based on varying time zones.
  • Bilingual (French-English) is considered an asset

Perks:

  • Remote
  • Health benefits plan
  • Professional development opportunities and stipend
  • Paid vacation
  • Paid birthdays off

About Hackergal

Hackergal is a charitable organization introducing girls* and gender-diverse learners across Canada to computer science through various programming related to technology and primarily hackathons. Hackergal partners with the education system across Canada – working directly with educators, facilitators, and parents and providing them with the tools they need to expose girls to coding education in their schools, communities, and at home. Hackergal’s program is quickly developing as we champion the next generation of female developers and tech leaders. At Hackergal, we encourage and support continuous learning by ensuring everyone stays active in the education and tech community. Come join our team and share your passion for technology and education with us!

*Hackergal is committed to diversity and inclusion. We use an inclusive definition of “girls” and “women” and welcome the participation of all learners who identify as girls. This includes trans girls because we recognize trans girls are girls. We also welcome the participation of gender-fluid, non-binary, and two-spirit learners.

Hackergal is committed to diversity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including Indigenous peoples, Black and other racialized people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and people with intersectional identities.

Job Type: Full Time Paid

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