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PROJECT MANAGEMENT INTERN (INDIGENOUS)

Organization:
Ontario Science Centre
Division:
External Relations / Partnership & Development
City:
Toronto
Job Term:
1 Temporary fixed-term contract for up to 12 months
Job Code:
12120 - Industrial Development Officer 1
Salary:
$1,035.35 - $1,241.84 Per Week*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Posting Status:
Open
Job ID:
182707
Experience working in the Ontario Public Service – grow your future.

The Ontario Science Centre is dedicated to recruiting and advancing top talent while building a diverse public service that is reflective of Ontario's population and communities. This exciting opportunity offers recent Indigenous post-secondary graduates the opportunity to develop their careers and gain valuable work experience with one of Canada's top employers.

Bring your knowledge, experience and perspectives to the Partnership and Development department in the External Relations branch. Working with a team of engaged professionals and dedicated leaders, you'll take the next step in your career in a dynamic environment that provides opportunities for personal growth, competitive salary, mentorship, learning and development opportunities, and work-life balance.

What can I expect to do in this role?

The Ontario Science Centre's Development and Partnerships department is responsible for generating over $2.2M in revenues each fiscal year. As part of the Ontario Science Centre's new strategic plan and direction moving forward, the Development team plays a key role in supporting the Centre's mission by expanding new and existing sponsor and donor relationships and funding partnerships to raise increased financial support for the Centre.

The successful intern will help us deliver our major, annual, event, and corporate fundraising strategy. This is an excellent opportunity to gain experience of fundraising and working in the not-for-profit sector. The role will provide hands-on experience and training on all aspects of income generation with a particular focus on special events. The intern will receive a thorough induction and ongoing supervision to gain knowledge of all income streams.

The chosen candidate will have the opportunity to develop written and verbal communication skills, and understand the logistics and strategy involved in planning and running successful events. In addition, this person will make a valuable contribution to raising funds for the Ontario Science Centre so we can continue to welcome visitors of all ages to play and discover ways to think like a scientist every day.

How do I qualify?

Mandatory

• You must have graduated from a college or university, with a degree, diploma or post-graduate certificate, within the past 5 years.
• You must be an Indigenous person (i.e. First Nations, Métis, Inuit).

View Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for Indigenous Self-Identification

Specialized knowledge:

• You have knowledge of fundraising and partnership development

Project management and organizational skills:

• You can plan, organize, and manage multiple tasks and projects with competing deadlines.
• You can assist with the planning and delivery of meetings, events, and workshops.
• You have knowledge of project management tools and techniques and experience in project delivery

Communication and interpersonal skills:

• You have strong written and verbal communication skills to provide and exchange information as well as prepare and present briefing, presentation and communications material.
• You have excellent interpersonal skills to liaise effectively with your team as well as internal and external clients and partners, and can participate in and contribute to committees and projects.

Research and analytical skills:

• You can conduct research, analyze and compile information/data into an understandable format.
• You have basic knowledge of performance measurement methodologies and evaluation techniques.

Computer proficiency:

• You are proficient in the use of common office productivity software to prepare presentations and reports, and to perform research on the internet/intranet.

OPS Commitment to diversity, inclusion, accessibility, and anti- racism:

We are committed to build a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and to promote a diverse, anti-racist, inclusive, accessible, merit-based, respectful and equitable workplace.
We invite all interested individuals to apply and encourage applications from people with disabilities, Indigenous, Black, and racialized individuals, as well as people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural origins, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions.
Visit the OPS Anti-Racism Policy and the OPS Diversity and Inclusion Blueprint pages to learn more about the OPS commitment to advance racial equity, accessibility, diversity, and inclusion in the public service.
We offer employment accommodation across the recruitment process and all aspects of employment consistent with the requirements of Ontario's Human Rights Code. Refer to the application instructions below if you require a disability-related accommodation.

Additional Information:

Address:
  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 770 Don Mills Rd, Toronto, Toronto Region
Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:
6
Category:
Internships
Posted on:
Monday, June 6, 2022
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Monday, June 27, 2022 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted.

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