Title: Gender Advisor
Organization: Equitas – International Centre for Human Rights Education
Location: Montreal, Canada
Status: Full time, 12-month contract (Leave replacement)
Application deadline: January 27, 2020 (extension)
Start date: February 10, 2020
Equitas is Canadian non-profit organization dedicated to advancing equality, social justice and respect for human dignity in Canada and around the world through human rights education. The promotion of gender equality is central to Equitas’ mission as well as the human rights-based approach that informs our work and practices. Furthermore, gender equality is central to our Theory of Change and is a priority within the organization’s activities in Canada and internationally.
Equitas is seeking a Gender Advisor who will ensure that our work applies the most-up-to date global perspectives on gender equality and pushes us to be gender transformative in the programs we implement and the actions we take.
Reporting to the Director of Programs, and working in close collaboration with the Management Team, the Gender Learning Team, the Communications team, Programs Teams and Education Team, the Gender Advisor will be responsible for leading efforts to operationalize gender equality throughout all of Equitas’ programming. The Gender Advisor will be responsible for shaping the strategic direction; building internal capacity, including coaching and support for staff and partners; monitoring and evaluation and knowledge sharing to ensure the realization of program-level and organizational-level gender equality outcomes.