[Sust-mar] ACIC summer student job posting
pe at acic-caci.org
Mon May 6 15:19:14 EDT 2013
CORRECTION: Please note revised hours: 30/ week and 9.5 weeks of work.
Summer Student Position: Program Support Assistant
Visit: http://www.acic-caci.org/jobs/ for more information.
The Atlantic Council for International Cooperation (ACIC) is a coalition of
individuals, organizations, and institutions working in the Atlantic region,
which are committed to achieving global sustainability in a peaceful and
healthy environment, with social justice, human dignity, and participation
for all. ACIC supports its members in international cooperation and
education through collective leadership, networking, information, training
and coordination, and represents their interests when dealing with
government and others.
ACIC also takes a leadership role in engaging Atlantic Canadians around
issues relating to international development, global sustainability, and
social justice. Through our public engagement work, ACIC strives to give
Atlantic Canadians the knowledge, skills, and tools necessary to become
active global citizens.
We currently have over 70 members, including national organizations and
grassroots organizations from across the Atlantic Provinces. For more
information, please refer to our website at www.acic-caci.org.
ACIC is looking for a responsible, experienced person for a contract
position of Program Support Assistant. The Program Support Assistant will
work with ACIC staff responsible for the areas of programming and
communications and will:
. Provide logistical, training and administrative support to ACIC's youth
programs- including international internships, high school awareness tour
and annual youth conference . Assist with project promotion, recruitment and
outreach activities . Assist with logistics for Annual General Meeting,
including registration, travel arrangements, etc.
. Work with a staff team to plan and implement workshops, events and
training sessions; . Develop educational resource materials targeted to a
youth audience (compile information, resources and activities) . Other
activities as required
DESIRED EXPERIENCE, SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:
. Background in international development, event coordination,
communications, public relations, education or equivalent . Experience
programming for youth ages 15-30 . Knowledge of NGO international
development and community groups in the Atlantic . Experience organizing
logistics for workshops, conferences, and other events . Experience
creating, editing and publishing promotional materials, information
packages, newsletters and other documents . Excellent computer skills,
including experience with web platforms (e.g.
Twitter, Facebook, Square Space) and graphic design (Adobe) . Excellent
written and verbal communication skills - bilingual in English and French or
Spanish an asset . Excellent organizational and time management skills .
Ability to work independently
ELIGIBILITY: to be eligible to participate in Canada Summer Jobs 2013,
a) must be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment
b) have been registered as a full-time student in the previous academic year
and intend to return to school on a full-time basis in the next academic
c) are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident or have official refugee
protection status under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (foreign
students are not eligible)
d) are legally entitled to work in Canada, according to relevant
provincial/territorial legislation and regulations
Location: Halifax, NS
Start date: Wednesday, June 5th, 2013
Number of weeks: 9.5
Hours per week: 30 (4 days/week)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 20th, 2013 at 11:59 pm, AST.
Please submit your resume, cover letter and the names and contact
information of three references as one document, by e-mail at
hiring at acic-caci.org. Please also ensure that you indicate the job title in
your subject line and your name in the application document title.
Thank you for applying. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted to
arrange for an interview. Interviews will take place May 23rd and 24th.
ACIC is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to hiring individuals
who reflect the diversity of Canadian communities. As such, we strongly
encourage First Nations people and members of a visible minority to
self-identify and apply.
Public Engagement Coordinator
Atlantic Council for International Cooperation / Conseil atlantique pour la
cooperation internationale Truro office: (t) 902.893.6223 Main office:
210-2099 Gottingen St.
Halifax, NS B3K3B2
(t) 902.431.2311 (f) 431.3216
(w) www. acic-caci.org
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