The Development and Outreach Department of Human Rights Watch (“HRW”) is seeking an Assistant to provide administrative support in the Toronto Office. The HRW Canada office serves as an important base for HRW’s fundraising and outreach activities in Toronto and in the surrounding region.
This position is fixed-term and part-time (24 hours per week) and is anticipated to start November 2019 and end July 2020. The Assistant reports to the Associate Director for Development and Outreach, based in Toronto. This opportunity is best suited for individuals interested in learning about fundraising activities and contributing to our organization in our Toronto office.
Education: A bachelor’s degree in human rights, international relations, social science, or a related field is required. An event management certificate is an asset.
Experience: A minimum of one year of relevant work experience is desirable.
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Other: Applicants for this position must possess current Canadian work authorization.
Salary: The salary for this position is CAD 17.00 per hour.
Human Rights Watch is strong because it is diverse. We actively seek a diverse applicant pool and encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply. Human Rights Watch does not discriminate on the basis of ability, age, gender identity and expression, national origin, race and ethnicity, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, or criminal record. We welcome all kinds of diversity. Our employees include people who are parents and nonparents, the self-taught and university educated, and from a wide span of socio-economic backgrounds and perspectives on the world. Human Rights Watch is an equal opportunity employer.
Human Rights Watch is an international human rights monitoring and advocacy organization known for its in-depth investigations, its incisive and timely reporting, its innovative and high-profile advocacy campaigns, and its success in changing the human rights-related policies and practices of influential governments and international institutions.
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