Events and Outreach Intern

  • Volet de programme : Jeunesse Canada au travail dans les deux langues officielles
  • Titre de l'emploi : Events and Outreach Intern
  • Nom de l’organisme : Apathy is Boring
  • Lieu de l’emploi : Montreal, Québec
  • Durée de l'emploi : 2017-05-01 à 2017-08-18 (12 semaines)
  • Salaire horaire : 12,00 $

Title: Events and Outreach Intern

Duration: 16 weeks

Starting Date: May 1, 2017

Ending Date: August 18, 2016

Position Type: Full-time, 35 hours a week

Compensation: $12 / hour

Location: 1514 Docteur-Penfield Avenue, Montreal, QC H3G 1B9

To Apply: Send a resume and cover letter to Caro Loutfi, Executive Director at info@apathyisboring.com

Web Site: www.apathyisboring.com


We thank everyone for applying but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


THE CAUSE

Founded in January 2004, Apathy is Boring is a national youth-led non-partisan, charitable organization that uses art and technology to educate youth about democracy, with the aim of increasing youth voter turnout, increasing youth engagement in the democratic process and building a sustainable dialogue between youth and elected officials.


Apathy is Boring accomplishes its mission through three core programs:

-Elections Program: promotional campaigns during federal, provincial and municipal elections that inform and mobilize youth to vote, as well as research projects focused on tactics to improve youth voter mobilization.

-'Get Involved' Program: ApathyisBoring.com online and workshops, street teams, and live events offline that encourage youth to get involved in the democratic process and create opportunities for dialogue with their elected officials.

-'Youth Friendly' Program: workshops, audits, and other 'youth friendly' resources aimed at educating civil society and government about how to engage youth in decision-making.


RESPONSIBILITIES

Reporting to the Youth Friendly and Volunteer Coordinator, the Events and Outreach Intern will assist with the recruitment and coordination of Apathy is Boring's 2017 Street Team program, a national team of volunteers who survey and speak to youth at events and festivals across Canada. They will also attend and/or coordinate Apathy is Boring's presence at community events and workshops, take the lead on related administrative tasks, assist with volunteer training and appreciation, and communicate by phone or e-mail with community partners, volunteer bureaus, and volunteers to promote and coordinate events and programs.


QUALIFICATIONS

-University studies in Communications, Marketing, Arts, Events management and Public Relations.

-Outgoing with excellent communication and people skills.

-Bilingualism (English and French).

-Independent worker, able to function effectively in a fast-paced environment.

-Basic computer skills are essential.

-Exeperience in volunteer management and event planning an asset.

-Good grasp of Canada's democratic system.

-A sense of humour.

-Full time student, with intention to return to full time studies in September 2017.

-18 to 30 years of age at the start of the employment period.



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