In this role, you will facilitate:
- Assess and accessibility:
- Through development of resource and informational materials to change what it is to be blind today through powerful advocacy so they - and all other Canadians with disabilities - can live, play, learn and access the lives they choose.
- By raising awareness through consumer groups and disability organizations to access and use the Optional Protocol of the CRPD
- By conducting an assessment-of-needs to ensure communication platforms will meet population needs for dissemination of materials
- Capacity building:
- By supporting the Government's intent for an accessible Canada through disability led initiatives that are Canadian focussed
- By facilitating national awareness throughout the disability community, using a variety of products that clearly define and highlight what the Optional Protocol means
- Through the development of implementation strategies to maximize success of the project
- By implementing best practices and new developments and proactively bring forward ideas on how to improve all aspects of the project
- Relationship development:
- By stewarding strong and effective partnerships with organizations that are aligned to and/or can help further our project objectives.
- By actively involving the National Advisory Network and internal departments to build and execute this project.
- Through development and fostering an inclusive, empowered team where staff, and network, contributions towards our mission are equally valued and respected.
- Leading by example and bringing our values to life – motivating colleagues with passion, determination, ambition and a positive spirit to build capacity.
- By acting as an ambassador for CNIB, representing and promoting the Optional Protocol and our organization at all relevant events.
What do you bring to the table?
- Track record of successful people management encompassing leading, managing and motivating teams
- Excellent interpersonal, influencing and communication skills, with the ability to plan and deliver clear communications to various audiences
- Experience in delivering workshops
- Proficient in MS Word and Outlook
- Relationship/team builder and networking skills with a variety of stakeholders
- Excellent analytical, problem definition and problem-solving skills
- Professional attitude, results oriented, strategic and flexible
- Willingness to work flexible hours
- Willingness to work from different locations
- Moderate travel will be required
CNIB strives to establish and maintain an inclusive workplace and believes that the diversity of our workforce is an invaluable asset. CNIB is committed to following recruitment and selection practices based on merit, transparency, accessibility and inclusion ensuring that all candidates are given a fair opportunity for employment with CNIB.
To help ensure that this commitment is met, CNIB is committed to working with all candidates that require an accommodation. If you require an accommodation, please let us know what accommodation you require and CNIB will work with you to meet your needs at every stage of the recruitment and selection process.
For more information or to submit your resume, please contact Kerrie.St.Jean@cnib.ca
Please send cover letter and resume, and mention how you learned of this position.
Please note that the successful candidate will be required to pass a standard Criminal Record Check.
We thank all applicants for their interest in CNIB, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.