Research and Records Coordinator
- Program stream: Young Canada Works in Both Official Languages
- Job title: Research and Records Coordinator
- Organization name: Lennoxville & District Women's Centre
- Job location: Sherbrooke, Quebec
- Length of assignment: 2017-04-17 to 2017-07-15 (12 weeks)
- Hourly wage: $14.50
The project will require that the candidate assembles a historical record and timeline for the Lennoxville and District Women’s Centre creating a tangible tool for the LDWC to better evaluate how the needs of our community have changed and to address the current and future needs of our women in our community.
Key responsibilities will include:
• Contacting historical partners, community partners, current and legacy members, current and past team members.
• Arranging meetings and interviews.
• Collecting materials.
• Creating online storage space and system for cross referencing by subjects.
• Developing and maintaining an electronic inventory of all accumulated materials.
• Assessing and collating the best content for an anniversary album & commemorative movie.
• Selecting and digitizing documents and photos.
• Assisting in the development of an album, a timeline and a video projects.
• Answering messages by telephone & e-mail.
• Creating an maintaining a file system.
• Maintaining contact lists and ensuring that each participant is recognized for their contribution.
• Preparing a Press release for the project.
• And various other tasks as needed.
• Current and returning female University-level student.
• Outgoing with strong interpersonal skills
• Bilingual (Advanced English writing and oral communication skills and a basic working knowledge French.
• Good computer skills.
• Creative and innovative.
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Characteristics of City/Region
Lennoxville is a borough in the city of Sherbrooke. It has the distinction of having an English-speaking heritage in a largely bilingual region, the total population of which is approximately 5,850 (Can stats 2011). The community is home to a both a university (Bishop’s University) and college campus (Champlain Regional College) as well as a private international high school (Bishop’s College School) and a regional public high school (Alexander Galt Regional High School), creating a strong academic and cultural environment. Being a Language minority has encouraged a small-town mentality with close-knit organization and groups supporting each other and the community at large.
Please submit a resume and cover letter by April 3, 2017 to:
Ms. Terry Moore, Executive Director
Lennoxville & District Women’s Centre
Applicants must comply with the YOUNG CANADA WORKS CANDIDATE ELIGIBILITY FORM.
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