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Project Manager
Combatting Online Hate for Children and Youth

Report to: Samya Hasan, Executive Director
Job Type: Full-Time
Duration: 
6 months
Hours: 35 hours/week
Pay: $50,000 annual salary
Positions: 2

Start date: November 1st, 2022

The Council of Agencies Serving South Asians (CASSA) is looking for a Project Manager – Combatting Online Hate Toolkit for Children and Youth for a 6-month position to support the CASSA to adapt the #Eradicatehate Toolkit specifically for children and youth in Ontario. This is a remote/virtual position.

CASSA is a social and economic justice umbrella organization, working in Ontario since 1988. As a non-profit organization, CASSA facilitates economic, social, political and cultural empowerment of South Asians by serving as a resource for information, research, mobilization, coordination and leadership on social justice for the community.

Responsibilities:

  • Raise awareness about the impact of online hate and the harms it can cause on individuals and communities
  • Provide support and resources to build capacity of children and youth to recognize, combat and take down online hate
  • Conduct a need assessment of the types of support children and youth need in the space of online hate (consultations with children, youth, parents, school boards, social media experts, and youth-serving organizations)
  • Verify secondary research, past consultation, and feedback on the modes of communication that have impact on children and youth such as storytelling, interactive online experiences, social media campaigns, short animations, and awareness and educational graphics, posters for school boards, memes and GIFs for social media, etc.
  • Creating content by securing contractors, vendors, graphics designers, web developers, animators, app developers, etc. to transform content into visuals for children and youth.
  • Create content based on results of the consultation and secondary research
  • Create a brief series of focus groups with children and youth to test content before dissemination
  • Disseminate the strategy in Ontario and online using popular and youth-focused social media platforms such as TikTok, Snapchat, Instagram, and Facebook
  • Utilizing our networks through the Anti-hate Community Leaders’ Group (40+ organizations in Ontario), CASSA’s member agencies (120+ organizations in Ontario), and CASSA ongoing partners and networks
  • Disseminate additional resource through school boards, social media, youth- serving organizations, libraries, and community Centre
  • Sharing the tools and resources through CASSA partners with their communities.

Qualifications:

  • Excellent organizational and coordination skills
  • A strong understanding of anti-oppression, anti-racist, anti-hate frameworks
  • Experience in conducting and facilitating community consultations
  • Some experience in facilitation and conducting Focus groups
  • Passionate about community-focused projects and research supporting racialized communities
  • Able to work independently and in a team.
  • Proactive, organized and have some experience in research
  • Experience with social media and other online platforms
  • Ability to secure and work with multiple vendors with a short timeline
  • Experience creating content for children and youth
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent time management and organization skills
  • Experience in the not-for-profit sector and knowledge of CASSA’s mission and vision is an asset
  • Prior experience in Anti-racism or Anti-hate projects will be an asset

Interested candidates, please apply at the given collage link latest by October 19, 2022.
Interviews will be held during the week of October 24th.

No other forms of applications will be accepted through email or social media.

Project Manager
Collective Community Advocacy:
Policies that Perpetuate Systemic Racism

Report to: Samya Hasan, Executive Director
Job Type: Full-Time
Duration: 12 months
Hours: 35 hours/week
Pay: $50,000 annual salary
Position: 1

Start date: November 1st, 2022

The Council of Agencies Serving South Asians (CASSA) is looking for a Project Manager – Collective Community Advocacy: Policies that Perpetuate Systemic Racism for a 12-month position in partnership with the Anti-hate Community Leaders’ Group. The Anti-hate Community Leaders’ Group is committing to create community-based advocacy campaigns to combat three selected policies that perpetuate systemic racism, fuel hate and intolerance, and deepen marginalization. We will create national public awareness campaigns and oversee their implementation. The three policies of focus will be Quebec’s Bill 21, the formerly titled “Barbaric Cultural Practices Act”, and Canada Child Benefit (being contingent on immigration status). The project will have four phases: research and analysis, content development, media engagement, and political engagement. This is a remote/virtual position.

CASSA is a social and economic justice umbrella organization, working in Ontario since 1988. As a non-profit organization, CASSA facilitates economic, social, political and cultural empowerment of South Asians by serving as a resource for information, research, mobilization, coordination and leadership on social justice for the community.

Responsibilities:

  • Raise awareness about the impact of the three policies and the harms it can cause on individuals and communities
  • Conduct both primary and secondary research by capturing communities’ stories from people whose lives have been impacted by these policies as well as utilizing quantitative research to support the recommendations
  • Use social media, word of mouth, community networks, businesses to promote the campaigns that aim to understand the negative impacts of the three policies
  • Engage ethnic and mainstream media with stories of lived experience and recommendations
  • Meet with elected representatives and policy leaders to push for systemic change and present recommendations for policy change
  • Create online polls and surveys to understand public opinion about the three targeted policies
  • Develop creative content such as infographics, animations, and videos with factual data demonstrating the impact of the these policies as well as stories of lived experiences and harm caused by these policies
  • Develop well-organized community-based advocacy campaigns which will result in positive outcomes such as policy changes and alternatives policy options
  • Work with the Anti-hate Community Leaders’ Group – a network of 40+ organizations and individuals by forming an Advisory Group to guide the project
  • Oversee and monitor the advocacy campaigns

Qualifications:

  • Excellent organizational and coordination skills
  • A strong understanding of anti-oppression, anti-racist, anti-hate frameworks
  • Experience in conducting and facilitating community consultations
  • Some experience in developing and implementing public advocacy campaigns
  • Passionate about community-focused projects and research supporting racialized communities
  • Able to work independently and in a team.
  • Proactive, organized and have some experience in research
  • Experience with social media and other online platforms
  • Ability to secure and work with multiple vendors with a short timeline
  • Experience creating anti-racism and anti-hate content
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent time management and organization skills
  • Experience in the not-for-profit sector and knowledge of CASSA’s mission and vision is an asset
  • Prior experience working with mainstream and/or ethnic media
  • Prior experience working with elected officials
  • Prior knowledge of the three policies of focus is an asset

Interested candidates, please apply at the given collage link latest by October 19th, 2022.
Interviews will be held during the week of October 24th.

No other forms of applications will be accepted through email or social media.

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Help keep your community informed and active in combating systemic racism. The rise of anti-Asian racism in Canada during the pandemic reveals deep-seated systemic racism and structural discrimination against Asian Canadians and we want to make a CHANGE to keep our communities safe. 

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