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SUMMER STUDENT JOB

Position: Policy Analyst and Organizational Support Coordinator
Type: summer job / summer student position
Organization: Nova Scotia Public Interest Research Group
Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia

8-week term position

*NSPIRG is a social and environmental justice resource centre operating out of the Dalhousie Student Union Building.*

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Review current NSPIRG policies and grant applications using an anti-oppressive lens
  • Make suggestions to further align NSPIRG policies with our mandate of reconciliation and anti-oppressive justice-based practice
    • Including but not limited to: gender neutral language, accessibility, accountability, etc
    • Drafting new policies and amendments where needed
  • Assist with development of “Committee Standards”, structural guidance for implementing effective NSPIRGs sub-committees
  • Related tasks as determined by NSPIRG upon consultation with employee

Skills and Assets

  • Education or experience in political science or other policy-related coursework
  • Understanding of anti-oppressive practice within the non-profit sector
  • Practical understanding of social-justice framework as it relates to policy development
  • Passion for promoting equity and creating space for marginalized communities

Rate of Pay: $660 bi-weekly, approximate hours 20-30 per week. Flexibility available.

NSPIRG recognizes that with regards to peoples’ experiences and job qualifications, a ‘level playing field’ does not currently exist because of the structural injustices of our society. We believe that employment equity is a necessary practice to challenge some of these injustices. To that end, NSPIRG is committed to valuing various forms of knowledge and learning and welcomes applicants who can demonstrate the skill requirements in ways outside of formal education.

This is a position through the Canada Summer Jobs Grant Program. Please ensure you meet the following criteria prior to applying. Applicants must:

(a) be between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive) at the start of employment;

(b) have been registered as a full-time student during the preceding academic year;

(c) intend to return to school on a full-time basis during the next academic year;

(d) be a student in a secondary, post-secondary, vocational or technical program;

(e) be a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act* and;

(f) is legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial / territorial legislation and regulations

* International students are not eligible.

To apply, send resume and cover letter to: 
info@nspirg.ca
Please reference job title in subject line.

Application Deadline: May 23rd, 2018.

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Numéro : 45683       Date publiée sur GoodWork.ca: May 15 2018