jumpfoundation logo

jumpfoundation

Regional Partnership Director – JUMP! Canada

Program – Vancouver, British Columbia
Department Program
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Senior Manager/Supervisor

Position:                                              Regional Partnership Director – JUMP! Canada 

Report to:                                            Executive Director

Contract Term:                                    2 Years with options for extensions

Application Deadline:                         December 21st, 2019

Preferred start Date:                          January 5th, 2019, or earlier

Location:                                            September – March: Vancouver, Canada

                                                           April – August: 100 Mile House & Vancouver

 

ABOUT THE JUMP! FOUNDATION

The JUMP! Foundation is a non-profit organization that believes in inspiring, empowering, and engaging youth through collaborative and innovative experiential learning programs. JUMP! facilitates participants to develop personal, community, and inter-community leadership skills. To help realize our vision for a world in which young people fulfil their true potential, JUMP! donates a proportion of its revenue to support experiential youth-focused development projects around the world.

 

JUMP! PROGRAMS

JUMP! Schools:

High-impact programs which take place on a school campus. JUMP! Schools programs are typically 2-5 days in length and explore leadership training, facilitation training, design thinking, and global citizenship education.

JUMP! Experiences:

Off-campus programs take students out of the classroom and into the field. Programs are typically 1-2 weeks in length and take students out of their comfort zone; be it hiking in the Himalayas, rock climbing in Thailand, or exploring history and culture in Indonesia.

JUMP! Impact:

Through the JUMP! Impact Fund, JUMP! partners with local NGOs to implement social innovation programs where under-resourced youths receive training, design Impact Projects for their communities, and implement their projects with seed funding and mentorship. To date, JUMP! Impact has served over 3,000 youth in Asia, Africa, and Latin America.

ROLE PURPOSE:

The JUMP! Foundation is currently seeking a skilled and energetic candidate to fill the role of Regional Partnership Director for Canada based in Vancouver, Canada. This individual will be an educational visionary who is also an enthusiastic and goal-oriented manager. The Regional Partnership Director will direct and manage all projects related to staff development, program innovation & risk management for experiential education programs in the region. The Regional Partnership Director will effectively solve problems through individual initiative; accurately communicate with the JUMP! Foundation’s multi-cultural and international client base; and contribute to the total efforts of a small, dedicated team.

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY: The Regional Partnership Director will have competence and flexibility in a variety of responsibilities, including but not limited to:

Directing JUMP! programs and partnerships in Canada.

Directing Educo Adventure School from April – August.

Oversight and Management of JUMP! Canada’s regional budget & financial systems.

Leading program design and curriculum development for multiple programs, including collaborating with Educators and other program stakeholders.

Managing the monitoring and evaluation for experiential education programs.

Management, mentorship, and professional development all JUMP! Canada team.

Managing Risk Assessment and Risk Management for JUMP! programs in Canada.

Supporting the organizational management of JUMP! Canada organizational entity.

 

REQUIRED SKILLS/QUALITIES:

5+ years of management experience

5+ years work experience in Experiential Education

Project management skills: experience in managing multiple programs of varying size with diverse objectives

Team management skills: experience managing and mentoring high performing program teams

Program design skills: experience in designing experiential education programs and curriculum 

objectives

Financial management skills: able to create and manage complex budgets and expense tracking systems and report on financial targets

Stakeholder management skills: ability to foster multiple relationships with diverse program stakeholders

Monitoring and evaluation skills: familiarity with monitoring and evaluation approaches for experiential education programs

Passion for working with youth

Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite and Google products

WFR Certification or above

Master’s degree or equivalent experience

 

PREFERRED QUALITIES:

Program design skills: experience in designing experiential education programs and curriculum that integrate with international school curricula and frameworks (i.e. IB curriculum)

Monitoring and evaluation skills: extensive experience with monitoring and evaluation approaches for experiential education programs

Proficiency in Asana and/ or related project management platforms

Master’s degree in Education, Outdoor Education, Experiential Education, or a related field

Prior experience living and working abroad, in multi-cultural contexts

Experience designing, developing, and facilitating youth education programs

Familiarity with the International School system

Risk management skills: extensive experience in risk management process, including conducting risk assessments, developing safety standards and protocols, and training staff.

 

Reports to

Executive Director

 

CHILD SAFEGUARDING

Applicants are expected to comply with the JUMP! Foundation’s Child Protection Policy. This includes:    

  • Signing a personal declaration stating any criminal convictions, including spent convictions.
  • Providing the name and contact information of three references (at least two professional) they have known for no less than two years, excluding family members. These references must be included within the application form.                                   

 

Successful candidates will be expected to comply with the following as a condition of employment: 

  • Both acceptance of and commitment to our Child Protection Policy and Code of Conduct for working with children. 
  • Submit a formal background check before employment gained from the candidate’s home country or more most recent country of residence. Withholding a criminal record will be grounds for immediate termination. 

 

See JUMPs full Child Safeguarding Policy: Link to Policy

 

JUMP! is committed to employment equity. We encourage qualified applicants from members of minority groups, indigenous people, LGBTQ+ people, and all those with the knowledge, skills, and values to engage effectively with diverse communities. Life at JUMP is fast-paced and requires a high level of autonomy, an openness to extensive travel, and a varied workload. 

 

For more information, you can visit our webpage (www.jumpfoundation.org) and social media pages: @jumpfoundation (Twitter); the JUMP! Foundation Facebook page and blog.

Thank You
Your application was submitted successfully.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Apply for this Job
  • Location
    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Department
    Program
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Senior Manager/Supervisor
  • Powered by