Communications Assistant

Job Title: Communications assistant


Duration of appointment: June 15, 2016 – August 24, 2016; 30h/week



  • Social media management (Facebook, Twitter)
  • Website updates and management (WordPress)
  • Design of newsletters
  • Gathering stories from clients served and community partners to highlight in our giving appeals, newsletters, and reporting
  • Design of outreach materials and meeting with community partners
  • Assistance with grant writing and editing



  • Post-secondary student (Community College, University, Technical Institute): must be returning to school full time in Fall 2016.
  • The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and capable of working responsibly and independently.
  • Relevant fields of study include, but are not limited to: English, marketing, speech communications, urban planning, interdisciplinary studies, sociology, social work, social development studies, and psychology.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Background in graphic design, WordPress, social media communication an asset.

Priority will be given to students with disabilities, newcomers to Canada or members of a visible minority.


Hourly wage rate: $12.50 (subject to increase)


To apply: Email a cover letter and resumé to by May 28, 2016. Please state the position for which you are applying in the subject line of your email.



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