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Position: Assistant Outreach Coordinator:
Type: summer job / summer student position
Organization: Nova Scotia Public Interest Research Group
Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia

8-week Term Position

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Connect with community organizations to identify community needs and partnership opportunities
  • Assist with developing programming opportunities for Project (RE)Construct, Windpool Commoning and future events
  • Provide administrative support as needed to “Project (RE)Construct”, “Windpool Commoning” and “Truth and Reconciliation Café” Campaigns
  • Aid in development of Volunteer Recruitment and Engagement Strategy
  • Related tasks as determined by NSPIRG upon consultation with employee

Skills and Assets

  • General knowledge of social justice-oriented organizations within Nova Scotia
  • Experience running or assisting with event management/implementation (paid or volunteer)
  • Previous management or volunteer coordination experience considered an asset
  • Passion for creating space for marginalized people and groups
  • Desire to learn about program development within the non-profit sector

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 
Please reference job title in subject line

Application Deadline: May 23rd, 2018.

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Numéro : 45684       Date publiée sur May 15 2018