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Job posting: Student Summer Job

Job posting: Student Summer Job – International Human Rights Project Coordinator

POSITION: International Human Rights Project Coordinator (Summer Job Posting)

Term: June 16 to August 29, 2014 (11 weeks)


The successful candidate will work to develop and support a public education campaign aimed at the community, Canadian citizens and policy-makers regarding human rights and armed conflict, especially focused on the risks and dangers civilians face in conflict around the world. Responsibilities will include: supporting educational outreach to the public through social media, direct mail, and the media.

Required qualifications:

• Was registered as a full-time student in a post-secondary institution during the preceding academic year and plans to return to school on a full-time basis during the next academic year.


Preferred qualifications:

• Has an interest current affairs or working in a non-profit organization.

• Possesses a good understanding of Canadian politics and the structure of government in Canada.

• Has experience working in a small office environment or within a project team.




• Ability to work with minimum supervision

• Thorough knowledge of the programs of the Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word, Excel, Access and Outlook

• Project management and coordination

• Good oral and writing communication skills in English

• Proficiency in French an asset

• Ability to prioritize and organize work effectively

• Strong interpersonal skills


N.B. This position may continue throughout the school year on a part-time basis. Candidates are encouraged to indicate if they would be available to devote one or two days per week during the school year.

Application procedure:

Qualified applicants should submit their resume, by email, along with a covering letter and a writing sample to operations@rideauinstitute.ca.

Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, June 6. Only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

The Rideau Institute is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from all qualified applicants.


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