Bike Winnipeg is a non-profit, member-based organization working to make cycling in Winnipeg a safe, enjoyable, accessible, and convenient transportation choice year round.
We are seeking a passionate individual in Winnipeg for the position of Collective Impact Lead who supports the mission and vision of Bike Winnipeg and who is committed to active transportation.
The objective of this internship is to complete a Collective Impact exercise with local stakeholder groups for a bikeshare service run as a social enterprise.
This position is for 485 hours starting November 2nd with flexible hours as long as all work is completed by February 28th.
Duties and responsibilities
In general, duties and responsibilities include any tasks or activities that support the development and execution of a Collective Impact process for a bikeshare service for residents, workers, and visitors. Tasks include:
- Developing an Intended Impact Statement and Theory of Change
- Conduct data gathering, engagement, and validation of the Intended Impact Statement and Theory of Change
- Develop an engagement strategy
- Developing a Collective Impact Action Plan which may include defining and confirming a governance model, developing a learning agenda, developing an evaluation measurement framework, and/or developing a communications plan
- Liaising with the municipal public engagement department
- Collaborating with other members of the bikeshare development team
- Developing engagement materials (e.g. handouts, infographics)
- Developing and executing a schedule of engagement events including pre- and post-activity tasks
- Working with volunteers that may assist with events, meetings, and activities (e.g. volunteer graphic designer)
- Develop and prioritize quantitative and qualitative opinion metrics
- Maintain all data collected in an organized manner
- Other duties as assigned
- A Stakeholder Engagement & Collective Impact Strategy
- An Intended Impact Statement and Theory of Change developed through a Collective Impact process
- A Collective Impact Action Plan
- A brief final report including the above deliverables and an overview of the completed engagement process
You are expected to provide your own cell phone and laptop. All work can be completed remotely from your home office from anywhere in Canada.
Knowledge and skills
From a combination of formal education and related experience, you must have:
- Knowledge of community engagement strategy, tactics, and best practices
- Knowledge of communications, public relations, event management, and/or digital engagement tactics
- Familiarity with community organizations in Winnipeg is an asset
- IAP2 certification is an asset
- Report-writing experience
Abilities & Attributes
- Solid written, verbal, public speaking, and moderating skills
- Results-focused with strong follow through
- Excellent time management, scheduling, multi-tasking, and organizational skills
- Friendly and respectful with a positive work attitude
- Organized, self-disciplined, and reliable
- Creative and strategic thinking
- Self-initiating and thrives in an independent work environment
- Professional email, phone, web, and media etiquette
- Commitment to the cause
No formal education is required as long as strong related experience can be demonstrated. Relevant education is an asset.
Qualified interns are:
- Between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the internship
- Canadian citizens, permanent residents or persons granted refugee status in Canada1
- Legally allowed to work according to the relevant provincial and Canadian legislation and regulations
- Available to participate in an ImpAct internship for a flexible duration of up to 6 months by March 1, 2021
- Not employees of the hiring employer prior to the start of their internship (does not apply to previous coop students or student interns, although this must be clearly indicated by the employer)
1Refugee protection must be conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act. Persons awaiting refugee status, as well as those who hold a temporary visitor visa, student visa or work visa, are ineligible to participate in a Youth Employment Strategy initiative.