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French for the Future is seeking to fill 5 positions for

Animateur/trice du Forum national des jeunes ambassadeurs 2020

FRENCH FOR THE FUTURE

French for the Future is a national, not-for-profit organization committed to supporting the development of tomorrow’s bilingual leaders by encouraging high school students to study and live in French. Our six programs, all in French, highlight the social and professional benefits of bilingualism and help create linguistic and cultural links between students of all backgrounds taking French as a first or as a second language across Canada.

 

THE NATIONAL AMBASSADOR YOUTH FORUM (NAYF)

The NAYF is held every year in a different city, and brings together 30 bilingual high school students from across Canada for four to five days jam-packed with activities. At the end of the NAYF, participants become ambassadors for French for the Future, and organize activities to promote French and official bilingualism in their communities throughout the following school year.

The 2020 NAYF will be held from August 9 to 14 in Regina, Saskatchewan.

 

GROUP LEADER RESPONSIBILITIES

Before the NAYF:

  • Be available to meet with the NAYF Coordinator and other group leaders for preparation purposes;
  • Read all communications and documents related to the NAYF; a list of roles and responsibilities will be sent to all group leaders when the programme is finalized;
  • Take a 2-day training session before the NAYF regarding the event’s goals, program, and schedule (from August 7).

During the NAYF :

  • Lead workshops during the NAYF, from August 9 to August 14, in Regina, Saskatchewan;
  • Install a framework of mutual trust to foster mutual respect and friendliness with participants;
  • Ensure the moral, physical, and emotional security of all participants.

 

SKILLS REQUIRED

  • A high school diploma, and preferably currently enrolled in a post-secondary program in Canada
  • Experience working with youth (e.g. summer camps)
  • Knowledge of the Canadian Francophonie (required), Francophonie in minority situations and/or international Francophonie (an asset)
  • Strong written and oral communication skills in French and English
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Able to work legally in Canada

 

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

  • Remuneration: $1,000 honorarium plus travel expenses from the place of residence to Regina, Saskatchewan.
  • Full-time contract from August 7 to 14, 2020, with a few meetings before the event
  • The contract is signed with French for the Future

 

HOW TO APPLY

By April 5, 2020, send a curriculum vitae and a cover letter, written in French, by e-mail to:

employment@french-future.org

to the attention of Emeline Leurent, Executive Director. Please indicate “Animateur/trice FNJA 2020” in the subject line.

We encourage all qualified people to apply; French for the Future values diversity in the workplace.

Only selected candidates will be contacted.