Doula Canada is currently seeking interested persons for the role of Provincial Liaison in the following provinces and territories:

  • Alberta
  • Quebec
  • Nunavut
  • Northwest Territories
  • Manitoba
  • Yukon Territories

PL’s are responsible for regional outreach, research associated with Doula Canada’s Canadian mandate, event sourcing and preparation, student facilitation as requested, and the planning and execution of development opportunities for student and alumni relations.

If interested in applying please email our Director at shaunacy@doulatraining.ca with a cover letter and copy of your updated resume.

  • Provincial liaisons are currently rated at 5 hours per a week.
  • Compensation is set at a rate of $15.50 per an hour, plus free training opportunities and room for growth towards an instructional role in your region.
  • 3 month probationary period applies to all successful applicants.

Only those chosen for an interview will be contacted. Resumes will stay on file for one fiscal year.

Thank you in advance for your interest!

Doula Canada is currently seeking an Indigenous Doula Consultant, to work with our National Director and Public Relations Coordinator on a number of programs and partnerships.

10 hours a week to start.
Probationary period of 3 months, with potential for full-time hours after review.

TITLE:  Indigenous Doula Consultant  

CLASSIFICATION: Support and Public Relations

LOCATION: Remote in Canada (applicant can work from home)         

POSTING DATE: November 15th, 2018                     

CLOSING DATE: December 31st, 2018

HOURS: Flexible

START DATE: The successful applicant would start in February 2019

Job Description and Expectations of Indigenous Doula Consultant:

As a member of the Doula Training Canada consulting and public relations team, the Indigenous Doula Consultant will provide support and expert knowledge on traditions and cultural awareness of our First Nations members expectations and needs.  They will work to create public and political connections that advance the work and scope of our First Nations members and the partnership they have created by working with Doula Canada, its staff, members, and affiliates.

The intended role will review the current course curriculums for all core programs to ensure materials are included for our trainees needs, as well as email Doula Canada professional connections and affiliates related to programs being created with our First Nations communities.

The successful applicant will help to organize and arrange learning materials, take part in monthly team meetings, assist the Director with tasks related to their focus, as well as occasionally perform administrative or clerical related task as requested by the Director of Doula Canada.

An additional area of responsibility is to act as a liaison between the Director of Doula Canada and any other team members that require materials and updates related to updated curriculum, public relations, or interpersonal relationships/ grievances by our First Nations students and the organization.  

As a member of the Doula Training Canada team successful applicant will also support and work towards the key goals and objectives identified by the Doula  Canada administrative team, and any strategic plans they set in place as an international certifying organization for doulas and childbirth educators.

Roles and Responsibilities:

(1). As a member of the DTC team, and in collaboration with other staff of Doula Canada, the Indigenous Doula Consultant will provide 

Organizational Strategies:

  • Work closely with the executive(s) to understand their priorities and needs as it relates to ensuring relationships with our First Nations members are cared for and appropriately organized.
  • Efficiently manage incoming and outgoing email enquiries as it relates to their tasks, ensuring all emails are appropriately responded to in a timely and professional fashion.
  • Book business related appointments and meetings between the National Director, other staff, students, alumni, and industry stakeholders in our First Nations communities.
  • Undertake special tasks and projects as needed or requested.

Networking Strategies:

  • Assist the National Director and the Doula Canada team in their development and implementation of various networking strategies
  • Communicate and promote the profile of Doula Training Canada regionally and provincially via telephone discussions, email, and generally discourse as it presents itself in the role of being a consultant for the organization
  • Occasionally attend meetings out-of-office with the National Director, as requested, and with prior notice.

(2) Coordinate, organize and execute special event arrangements for Doula Canada

  • Review and edit marketing materials or course curriculum documents prepared by Doula Canada staff or administration prior to use
  • Participate in conferences, workshops, or events as a Doula Training Canada representative (as requested, with notice)
  • Arrange phone meetings between interested persons, students or alumni who may have questions about the Doula Canada programs, and the National Director or appropriate Doula Canada staff
  • Assist in the dispersement of promotional materials that provide information on services and programs available

(3) Provide effective liaison between the National Director of Doula Canada and the staff of Doula Canada.

  • Participate in monthly Doula Training Canada team meetings, with updates on events, relationships, and any required support that is required to effectively promote and support Doula Canada in a way that evokes organization continuity and messaging.

(4) Other

  • Carry out regular reporting to the National Director on matters concerning our relationships with Canada’s First Nations communities.
  • Other responsibilities include meeting targets and/or other key job performance indicators

Knowledge:

  • Be a person who has a knowledge and background in their own Indigenous traditions and customs, but also have an awareness of other communities traditions and customs or how to make connections to ensure the materials Doula Canada is presenting is equitable, inclusionary, and thorough
  • Will have a knowledge of birth work, doula training, and vocational practices and its programs and will be considered an asset
  • Working knowledge of professional and political relationships between First Nations communities, its members, and the current birthing culture in Canada
  • Have an awareness of other doula training education options
  • The applicant must have an excellent understanding of, knowledge and comfort level working with doula and childbirth education students, collaborative community partners and related organizations

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent priority and time management skills
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Proactively anticipates and initiates administrative support.
  • Is flexible in with last-minute change of work priorities or requests.
  • Possesses an efficient and meticulous work style and a “go-get-em” personality.
  • Pursuing a long-term position that may result in full-time hours.
  • Familiar with basic computer technology – i.e., Google calendar, email, Word, Excel.
  • Flexible working hours, if requested with enough notice.
  • Valid drivers license.

Training and experience:

  • Two to three years of doula experience, and/or consulting experience as it relates to First Nations communities and their birthing traditions
  • A completed certification as a doula or childbirth educator would be an asset
  • Experience in public relations and promotions is an asset
  • Strong working knowledge of computer and software applications

HOURS AND COMPENSATION

This position is currently a part-time position, with expectations of 10 hours per a week (with the possibility of more after a review 90 days upon accepting this position).

Compensation to be determined based on experience and expectation, to be paid bi-weekly, and is an official job placement with Doula Training Canada (taxable under the CRA and Human Resource and Development Canada).

All inquiries regarding this position will be treated in strict confidence and should be directed to Shaunacy King, Director, Doula Canada

TO APPLY:  Please send a covering letter and a resume (in PDF format) to:

E-mail:  shaunacy@doulatraining.ca

Please note: Following an offer of employment, candidates with Canadian credentials will be required to provide official transcripts from the granting educational institution(s).

We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Doula Canada is currently seeking a Fundraiser and Grant Writer, to work with our National Director and Public Relations Coordinator on a number of upcoming projects and proposals.

5-10 hours a week to start.
Probationary period of 3 months, with potential for full-time hours after review.
Position has an hourly rate and a commission bonus upon the successful procurement of funding/ grant allowances.

TITLE:  Doula Canada Fundraising Consultant

CLASSIFICATION: Support and Administration 

LOCATION: Remote in Canada (applicant can work from home)         

POSTING DATE: November 15th, 2018                     

CLOSING DATE: December 31st, 2018

HOURS: Flexible

START DATE: The successful applicant would start as soon as possible.

Job Description and Expectations of Indigenous Doula Consultant:

As a member of the Doula Training Canada consulting team, the Fundraising and Grant Writing Consultant will provide support and expert knowledge on fundraising options, initiatives, availability, processes and deadlines, as it relates to perinatal culture and projects at a national level.

They will work to create public and political connections that advance the work and scope of Doula Canada and their partners, wth the aim of increasing funding for projects related to doula work, education, infant and pregnancy loss, fertility, peer training, and accessibility.

 

The intended role will review all currently organized projects to ensure materials are organized for future grant proposals and funding opportunities. 

The successful applicant will also research options for creating non-profit status for our Doula Canada subsidization fund, and aim to create community connections with private and public donors who may wish to be involved in our initiatives to create, but not limited, to accessible doula support and education. 

The successful applicant will help to organize and write grant applications/ proposals, take part in monthly team meetings, assist the Director with tasks related to their focus, as well as occasionally perform administrative or clerical related task related to their role as requested by the Director of Doula Canada.

An additional area of responsibility is to act as a liaison between the Director of Doula Canada and any private donors, public subsidiary’s, interprofessional relationships related to fundraising, or other grant and fundraising developments.  

As a member of the Doula Training Canada team successful applicant will also support and work towards the key goals and objectives identified by the Doula  Canada administrative team, and any strategic plans they set in place as an international certifying organization for doulas and childbirth educators.

Roles and Responsibilities:

(1). As a member of the DTC team, and in collaboration with other staff of Doula Canada, the Fundraising and Grant Consultant will provide 

Organizational Strategies:

  • Work closely with the executive(s) to understand the priorities and needs of Canadians in their birthing and postpartum experience, and create directives for funding opportunities to better infant and maternal well-being
  • Efficiently manage incoming and outgoing email enquiries as it relates to their tasks, ensuring all emails are appropriately responded to in a timely and professional fashion.
  • Book fundraising related appointments and meetings between the National Director, other staff, students, alumni, and industry stakeholders.
  • Research, organize, and execute the writing and submission of funding and grant proposals by their set deadlines and to the appropriate persons/ organizations.
  • Undertake special tasks and projects as needed or requested.

Networking Strategies:

  • Assist the National Director and the Doula Canada team in their development and implementation of various fundraising strategies
  • Communicate and promote the profile of Doula  Canada regionally and provincially via telephone discussions, email, and generally discourse as it presents itself in the role of being a consultant for the organization
  • Occasionally attend meetings out-of-office with the National Director, as requested, and with prior notice.

(2) Coordinate, organize and execute special event arrangements for Doula Canada

  • Review and edit grant related documents prepared by Doula Canada staff or administration prior to use
  • Participate in conferences, workshops, or events as a Doula Canada representative (as requested, with notice)
  • Arrange phone meetings between interested persons, students or alumni who may have questions about the Doula Canada programs, and the National Director or appropriate Doula Canada staff
  • Assist in the dispersement of promotional materials that provide information on services and programs available

(3) Provide effective liaison between the National Director of Doula Canada and the staff of Doula Canada.

  • Participate in monthly Doula Training Canada team meetings, with updates on events, relationships, and any required support that is required to effectively promote and support Doula Canada in a way that evokes organization continuity and messaging.

(4) Other

  • Carry out regular reporting to the National Director on matters concerning our relationships and the development of fundraising opportunities.
  • Other responsibilities include meeting targets and/or other key job performance indicators

Knowledge:

  • Have knowledge of fundraising organization, development and execution
  • Knowledge of and experience in grant writing, submission, follow-up, and use once approved or granted
  • Having knowledge of birth work, doula training, and vocational practices and its programs and will be considered an asset, but is not a set requirement
  • Knowledge of professional and political relationships between Canada’s provinces, First Nations communities, institutions, and professional support persons and how they relate to funding and grant opportunities
  • The applicant must have an excellent understanding of collaborative community partners and related organizations and how they work in partnership when applying for funding and its execution

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, specific to fundraising and grant writing
  • Excellent priority and time management skills
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Proactively anticipates and initiates administrative support.
  • Is flexible in with last-minute change of work priorities or requests.
  • Possesses an efficient and meticulous work style and a “go-get-em” personality.
  • Familiar with computer technology – i.e., Google calendar, email, Word, Excel.
  • Flexible working hours, if requested with enough notice.

Training and experience:

  • A minimum of two years experience in fundraising and/or consulting, grant writing, and fundraising relationships from a private and/or public perspective 
  • A completed certification as a doula or childbirth educator would be an asset but is not a set requirement
  • Experience in public relations and promotions is an asset

HOURS AND COMPENSATION

This position is currently a part-time position, with expectations of 5-10 hours per a week (with the possibility of more after a review 90 days upon accepting this position).

Compensation to be determined based on experience and expectation, to be paid bi-weekly, and is an official job placement with Doula Training Canada (taxable under the CRA and Human Resource and Development Canada).

The applicant will receive a commission stipend from each successfully achieve grant; to be negotiated with Doula Canada administration prior to accepting the position.

All inquiries regarding this position will be treated in strict confidence and should be directed to Shaunacy King, Director, Doula Canada

TO APPLY:  Please send a covering letter and a resume (in PDF format) to:

E-mail:  shaunacy@doulatraining.ca

Please note: Following an offer of employment, candidates with Canadian credentials will be required to provide official transcripts from the granting educational institution(s).

We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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