The Community Ambassador role is one of the most meaningful and rewarding opportunities you will ever find. The role provides valuable experience that can lead to future opportunities with The NWC, and can provide you with an edge over your competition in your future career path.
The Community Ambassador will assume responsibility for all aspects of making an international community development project a reality. The NWC works with partner communities in Kenya, The Dominican Republic and Haiti, and has identified each individual community's most pressing needs, ranging from housing, clean water, economic development, education, and more. The successful candidate will work with The NWC team and one of our partner communities to plan and execute a community development project to help address their needs.
You will be expected to inspire and recruit a small group of people to get involved, spread awareness, engage your group to fundraise for the project (100% of all money raised goes directly to the project), and lead your team on the adventure of a lifetime to live and work with our partner community to make this project a reality. In preparation for your project, you will prepare your group for what to expect while travelling, plan and execute fundraisers in collaboration with your team, and spread awareness about the project. While travelling, you will be responsible for the experience and safety of your group, the implementation of the community development project, and adherence to The NWC’s "zero negative impact" philosophy. Ultimately, you will be responsible for the overall experience of every participant, and will represent The NWC in our partner communities,
The Community Ambassador plays a key role in helping The NWC meet our overall objectives - to provide convenient avenues for people to make a difference while having the adventure of a lifetime, and to make a positive impact in our local and international communities. Successful completion of this project has the potential to lead to future opportunities with The NWC. ABOUT YOU (SKILLS & REQUIREMENTS):
* Passionate about making a real difference in the lives of others
* Dedicated to bettering yourself every day
* Results driven
* Innovative and creative
* Inspired by collaboration
* Strong organizational skills
* Strong leadership skills
* Fundraising experience
* Exceptional communication skills
* A high level of self-confidence
* A risk taker
* Travel experience (an asset)
* First Aid certified (not mandatory at time of hire)
* Team or group leadership experience (an asset)
* Participation in a past C.L.O.U.D. project or CLOUD Connection (an asset, but not required)
* Valid Passport (required)
THE NWC IS A CANADIAN SOCIAL ENTERPRISE THAT HARNESSES THE IMPORTANCE OF THE HUMAN CONNECTION. WE CONNECT YOU DIRECTLY WITH OUR PARTNER COMMUNITIES ACROSS THE WORLD AND PROVIDE CONVENIENT AVENUES TO MAKE A REAL, TANGIBLE IMPACT IN THE LIVES OF PEOPLE WHO NEED IT THE MOST, WHILE HAVING THE ADVENTURE OF A LIFETIME.WORKING WITH THE NWC
The NWC provides some of the most meaningful and fulfilling volunteer and career opportunities you will find. We look for the best and the brightest, the inspirational leaders and the change-makers. We provide the opportunity to gain real, valuable, and fulfilling experience that will support your success with The NWC, and help to prepare you for future career paths. You will be supported by a passionate team working to solve some of the most pressing challenges in our world today. You will make a tangible difference in the lives of others, while creating an avenue for individuals to do the same.HOW TO APPLY
Send your resume to info@TheNWC.com, along with following:
* Subject Line - Application for Community Ambassador: CLOUD projects)
* Your favourite "quote". Why is this your favourite?
* A link to your favourite Youtube clip (10 minutes or less). Why is this your favourite?
* If you could leave one lasting impact on the world, what would it be and why? (< 500 words)
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Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Must be at least 17
- Orientation or Training
- At minimum 3 months prior to departure