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.
• 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.
• 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.
Qualified applicants should submit their resume, by email, along with a covering letter and a writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.