Opportunity

Job Opportunity: Brand Ambassador (x2), HOPE International

For the summer of 2021, the “Brand Ambassadors” will be responsible for telling the local community about HOPE International through a street team format at events, through direct interactions with the public and in conversations. The objective of this position is to increase public awareness of HOPE International programs and to solicit monthly funding support from individuals.

ABOUT THE ROLE

Working together with another Brand Ambassador, this 16-week, full time, summer placement role will include the following responsibilities: – Organizing attendance and participation at community events as per covid-19 guidelines – Preparing and conducting presentations/information sessions for outreach at clubs, youth groups, community spaces, etc., about global citizenship, social responsibility, and issues about extreme poverty in the global south. – Direct contact with stakeholders requesting monthly financial support through doorstep marketing and telephone contact with existing annual donors – Document weekly progress and identify the strengths and challenges faced as you work in your role.

ABOUT YOU

You are an outgoing, extroverted individual who enjoys meeting new people. You are confident, articulate, communicate well and can comfortably engage in a variety of public interactions. Willing to learn some new skills, you have compassion for people who face challenges in their lives and want to take action to help people. You also are detail orientated enough to follow-up with people and are able to communicate well in both written and verbal formats. You are probably a grade 12 student or now pursuing post secondary education. During your time at HOPE, you will learn about client service, teamwork and professional communication. You will also be working alongside a team with a lot of hustle and heart for people facing extreme poverty overseas. You can start immediately and work throughout the summer.

ABOUT HOPE INTERNATIONAL

Compelled by compassion and the inherent worth and potential of every person, HOPE International Development Agency (HOPE) is a collective of entrepreneurial and dedicated people who are responsive to the experiences of overlooked families living in extreme poverty. Founded in 1975 and located in New Westminster, British Columbia, HOPE connects donors, volunteers and teams here in Canada with opportunities to fuel lasting change around the world. With a focus on clean water, food security and livelihoods – together, we equip and empower possibility for families through approaches that are resilient, community-led and sustainable. Since 1975, HOPE’s overseas development work has sparked possibility and opportunity for more than 25 million people around the world.

HOW TO APPLY

Please submit your resume and cover letter to leighm@hope-international.com . While we are grateful for those who apply, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted. Please note the specific Canada Summer Jobs program requirements for this role. It is appreciated if you can demonstrate this on your application and these will be verified prior to hiring. (a) is between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive) at the start of employment; (b) is a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act*; and (c) is legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial / territorial legislation and regulations. *International students are not eligible. Recent immigrants are eligible if they are Canadian Citizens or permanent residents. More information on HOPE International can be found at www.hope-international.com