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Two employment opportunities are available at this time:


genius is hiring an Executive Director

Position: Full-time permanent position based in Vancouver, BC

The Global Youth Education Network Society (genius) is a registered charity that works to build capacity in the progressive social change sector through various projects. We have four areas of focus: leadership development, civic engagement, intergenerational collaboration, and project incubation. genius’ flagship program is Next Up, a youth leadership program now operating in seven cities in Canada. Other programs include Organize BC, the Climate Leadership Program, and FrontRunner.

We are seeking a focused, passionate, and experienced person as the organization’s Executive Director to take our work into its next stage of growth and impact. The role demands an exciting vision for progressive social change, excellent management and organizational skills, deep knowledge of progressive social movements in Canada, intersectional analysis, successful fundraising experience, and experience as an educator/trainer (including designing and delivering trainings and facilitating diverse groups). You can download a PDF of the job posting here. Apply directly through this link on Charity Village. The deadline for applications is January 26, 2018.

If you would like to know more details, there is also a job description of the Executive Director here


Organize BC is hiring a Co-Director

Organize BC is a project of genius and its mission is to strengthen the skills and connections of progressive organizers across BC through training, coaching, and community-building. Organize BC is seeking a focused, passionate and experienced person to co-run (with another Co-Director) the day-to-day operations of the project, program design, coordination, and implementation, and to shape the long-term strategic direction of the project. For more information about this job posting please go to Organize BC's website or download the PDF of the job posting here. The deadline for applications is January 25, 2018.