genius (The Global Youth Education Network Society) is the host organization for Next Up (a national leadership training program for young people committed to social and environmental justice) and Organize BC (which offers training and capacity-building programs in engagement organizing). Check out genius' website to see what we do.
Position: Full-time permanent position based in Vancouver, BC
The Global Youth Education Network Society (genius) is a registered charity that works to build capacity in the progressive social change sector through various projects. We have four areas of focus: leadership development, civic engagement, intergenerational collaboration, and project incubation. genius’ flagship program is Next Up, a youth leadership program now operating in seven cities in Canada. Other programs include Organize BC, the Climate Leadership Program, and FrontRunner.
We are seeking a focused, passionate, and experienced person as the organization’s Executive Director to take our work into its next stage of growth and impact. The role demands an exciting vision for progressive social change, excellent management and organizational skills, deep knowledge of progressive social movements in Canada, intersectional analysis, successful fundraising experience, and experience as an educator/trainer (including designing and delivering trainings and facilitating diverse groups). You can find the full job posting here. The deadline for applications is January 26, 2018.
If you would like to know more details, there is also a job description of the Executive Director here.