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Right To Play is a global organization that uses the transformative power of play to educate and empower children facing adversity. Through playing sports and games, Right To Play helps children in more than 20 countries to build essential life skills and better futures, while driving lasting social change. Founded in 2000 by four-time Olympic gold medalist and social entrepreneur Johann Olav Koss, Right To Play is headquartered in Toronto, Canada and has national offices in Canada, the Netherlands, Norway Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Our programs are facilitated by 590 international staff and nearly 12,000 volunteer Coaches.
Visit us at www.righttoplay.com
The intern would be responsible for assisting with Microsoft Sharepoint-related activities including the development of web pages, maintenance of both the intranet and extranet, and assistance of end users. The intern will also assist the Online Initiatives Coordinator with online communications and community fundraising.
Job Responsibility #1: Intranet Development and Maintenance (% of Time: 50%):
- Develop internal MS Sharepoint sites, layouts for team collaboration projects and
- Assist MIS and end users with Sharepoint troubleshooting
- Collaborate on Sharepoint intranet design project with the MIS team
- Presenting ideas and findings to MIS management
Job Responsibility #2: Online Communications and Community Fundraising Assistance (% of Time: 50%):
- Develop MS Sharepoint sites, layouts for the Right To Play Extranet
- Must be able to interpret fundraiser needs into requirements in systems and carry out implementation
- Assist with the implementation of online fundraising campaigns
- Office administration as required (data entry, photocopying, donor stewardship)
- Create training documents
Required (must have): A post-secondary degree/diploma/certificate or equivalent professional experience.
Required (must have): 1-2 years in a similar web design/development role
IT KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS REQUIRED:
- Strong web design skills required
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Adobe Photoshop and/or website applications
- Knowledge of/proficiency in Microsoft SharePoint 2007/2010 is an asset
COMPETENCIES / PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES:
- Project Management
- StrongAnalytical skills
- Critical thinking & problem solving skills
- Customer service
- Communication skills (Both verbal and written)
Compensation: This is an unpaid internship. Full time or part time hours are available.
Employment Start Date: January 2013
Contract Duration: 4 months
Closing Date: November 23rd, 2012
HOW TO APPLY:
If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to:
email@example.com and kindly include “Online Initiatives SharePoint Intern-TorontoJobBoard.ca” and your name in the subject line.
While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
Right To Play is a child-centered organization. Our recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to the safety and protection of children in our programs.
To learn more about who we are and what we do, please visit our website at www.righttoplay.com.
Right To Play - Human Resources Philosophy
Right To Play is an international humanitarian organization that uses the power of sport and play to improve the lives of children in the most disadvantaged areas of the world. We believe that all children have the right to play.
Right To Play’s human resources philosophy reflects the spirit that drives the organization. The philosophy influences the kind of people who are interested in working for us, the kind of people we recruit and how we treat our people.
Right To Play’s culture is entrepreneurial, where employees are encouraged and empowered to perform in the context of rapid international growth, and to aim for the highest quality and adopt global best practices in delivering our programs.
Our employees are global citizens who are passionate about improving the world we live in through value-based grassroots activities. We work on the ground with and through people in the communities we serve to improve the lives of their children. By having a constant presence in these communities and helping them develop the resources and skills they need to help themselves, we aim for sustainable, long-term development.
To translate our vision into action, our philosophy for delivering our programs is “LOOK AFTER YOURSELF, LOOK AFTER ONE ANOTHER”. Our employees are the backbone of this delivery, and the philosophy supports them by defining the desired outcomes of our human resources philosophy. This means that we pay competitive salaries, provide comprehensive benefits, encourage employee social events, provide development opportunities and a great work environment.
We measure the success of this philosophy by indicators such as employee satisfaction surveys and staff turnover rate, as well as the overall success of Right To Play.