Job Posting, Personal Response to Emergency Preparedness Project Manager, Alliance for Equality of Blind Canadians, Closes February 10, 2023

Job Posting

 

Personal Response to Emergency Preparedness

Project Manager

 

The Alliance for Equality of Blind Canadians BC Affiliate (AEBC) invites qualified individuals to submit applications  for a part-time virtual project Manager. The successful applicant must be a resident of BC and be able to work virtually for the duration of the contract.

 

AEBC is a non-profit organization striving to promote accessibility and equality for persons who are blind or partially sighted or deafblind with a mandate to remove and prevent barriers to how services are provided across Canada to all consumers with those disabilities.

 

This short term project aims to assist British Columbians who are blind, deafblind and partially sighted with Personal Response to Emergency Preparedness (PREP.) The manager will be required to research, plan, deliver and document up-to-date practical and accessible information related to emergency preparedness. The purpose of this project, is to provide online tools which will allow individuals to prepare for emergency situations and to educate the general public on how to meet the needs of persons who are blind, deafblind and partially sighted in the event of an emergency.

 

The length of the contract is for a period of 10 months, with a tentative start date of  March 1, 2023 to December 31, 2023. The anticipated number of hours per month is approximately forty at a rate of $33 per hour with some flexibility in the work schedule.

 

Along with the steering committee,  the manager will collaborate to define,  Plan and execute the project, including setting deadlines and  prioritizing tasks.

 

Duties and responsibilities:

 

  • Developing and implementing a work plan for the project,
  • planning project activities,
  • Researching accessible online resources regarding emergency preparedness,
  • Developing an online resource to assist individuals with the creation of their personal emergency preparedness plans,
  • Developing an online survey, analyzing survey results, and compiling appropriate  data,
  • Leading focus groups and analyzing the results of their deliberations,
  • Developing and leading workshops about emergency preparedness,
  • Reporting to and collaborating with the steering committee.

 

Education:

 

Two years Post-Secondary or equivalent                        .

 

Requirements and skills

 

  • Proven work experience as a Project manager or similar role.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English .
  • Strong attention to details.
  • Excellent organizational and technical abilities.
  • Proven interpersonal and multi-tasking skills.
  • Proven knowledge of how to work with persons who are blind, deafblind and partially sighted is vital.
  • Proven Ability to plan and deliver workshops virtually.
  • Understanding of how to develop surveys to identify and draw from the experiences shared by individuals who are blind, deafblind and partially sighted,(this may include having experience with the technical aspects of developing, creating and analyzing an online survey.)

Letters of application along with resumes should be forwarded to Chantal Oakes (President)AEBC, (BC Affiliate)at  prep@blindcanadians.ca no later than February 10 2023 ,at 5:00 p.m. Pacific time.

 

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