Jobs at Mediate BC

Mediate BC is a dynamic and innovative place to work. Our staff work remotely, mostly from across Metro Vancouver on ancestral, unceded and treaty lands of the Katyie (Katzie), Kwantlen, Kwikwetlem, Matsqui, xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Qayqayt, Semiahmoo, Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), sc̓əwaθən məsteyəxʷ (Tsawwassen) and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations. We also have staff located in Interior BC, on the traditional lands of the Ktunaxa, the Syilx, and the Sinixt peoples.

Mediate BC is committed to recruiting a diverse workforce that represents the community we serve. We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds, including Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour applicants, all genders, nationalities, and persons with disabilities. By embracing diversity, we gain strength through our people and our perspectives.

We are proud to serve the dispute resolution needs of the province.

 

We are hiring for 2 summer student positions:

 

Assistant Web Developer (Summer, Short Term)

We are looking for a full-time (35 hours/week) Web Developer to assist with a website redesign project and associated workflow redesign. The successful candidate will be a self-starter able to work effectively with a small team and with an innovation-focused, start-up mentality.

Specifications:

Reports to: Roster Manager

Hours: 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday with some flexibility in hours 
Compensation: $16/hr 
Location: Remotely/work from home 
Start date: as soon as possible

Term: 8 weeks

This is a Canada Summer Jobs grant-supported position. Applicants must be:

  • Aged 15 to 30 years
  • Legally entitled to work in Canada (must have SIN)

Competencies 

  • Ability to self-start and self-manage project-based deliverables in a dynamic, team-based environment
  • Ability to respond to issues in a timely and professional manner
  • Ability to demonstrate good judgement and maintain confidentiality 
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective, collaborative working relationships with team

Experience

  • Experience with front and back-end web development and deployment, especially using self-hosted WordPress
  • Experience in user-focused design, including developing user stories, designing and redesigning workflows, front-end aesthetics, and prototyping (including use of AdobeXD) is an asset
  • Proficiency with front-end web technologies including PHP, HTML, CSS, and JS is an asset
  • Experience in developing and designing for, and porting websites to, self-hosted WordPress is an asset
  • Experience in backend website administration is an asset
  • Experience in technical (manual) writing is an asset
  • Experience in user and member management through a WordPress-based platform, including through use of memberMouse and memberPress is an asset
  • Presentation skills are an asset

Interested candidates please send a cover letter, resume, and link to portfolio (including code sample) to Tamara Ziemer with the subject line “Assistant Web Designer” as soon as possible. Candidates are encouraged to include in their cover letters a description of a business process problem they solved with technology, how they solved it, and why they chose that solution..

Applications accepted until position is filled.

 

Program Administrative Assistant, Child Protection Mediation Program (Summer, Short Term)

We are looking for a temporary (16 week) full-time (35 hours/week) Administrative Assistant within our Child Protection Mediation Program (CPMP) working remotely as a summer student with our organization.

Specifications:

Reports to: Manager, Child Protection Mediation Program

Hours: 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday with some flexibility in hours possible
Compensation: $16/hr
Location: Remotely/work from home
Start date: as soon as possible, or May 15, 2022

Term: 16 weeks

This is a Canada Summer Jobs grant-supported position. Applicants must be:

  • Aged 15 to 30 years
  • Legally entitled to work in Canada (must have SIN)

Purpose of the Position

Reporting to the Child Protection Program Manager, the CPMP Administrative Assistant works alongside the members of the CPMP team (staff and committee members) to facilitate the daily operations of the Child Protection Mediation Program.

The CPMP Administrative Assistant:

  • Responds to public inquiries by phone and email
  • Performs tasks related to the coordination, scheduling, administrative and operational support of the CPMP
  • Provides assistance with inquiries for admission to the CP Mediator Roster; including the collection of annual CP Mediator Roster requirements
  • Assists with the organization of Roster mediator items, including accurate and timely updates to the mediator profiles on the Mediate BC website
  • Assists with maintaining various databases specific to and/or related to the Child Protection Roster for purposes such as data analysis, statistical reporting, benchmarking activities, developing, and generating queries, preparing, and compiling reports
  • Assists with the maintenance and updating of the CPMP area of the Mediate BC website and blog
  • Assists with CPMP social media and public education
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Competencies

  • Excellent inter-personal, oral communication and business writing skills
  • Strong Problem-Solving Skills
  • Ability to respond to issues in a timely and professional manner
  • Ability to demonstrate good judgement, maintain confidentiality and professionalism
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective, professional, collaborative working relationships with staff at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to identify potential concerns and provide suggestions to improve program efficiency
  • Willingness to learn and grow
  • Demonstrated technological abilities including:
    • Competent using MS Office 365 with MS Teams
    • Demonstrated familiarity with database environments, or capacity to learn quickly
    • Stable high speed internet connection
    • Generally competent in using all office equipment.

Interested candidates please send a resume and cover letter to Jereme Brooks with the subject line “CPMP Administrative Assistant” not later than May 6, 2022.

 

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