Job Posting: Office Assistant (Summer Student)

This position is advertised under the Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) initiative. To be eligible for this position, you must be between 15 and 30 years of age on the start date of the job, been a full-time student during the previous academic year and be intending to return to full-time studies in the next academic year. You also must be a Canadian citizen, a permanent resident or a refugee under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act. You must also be legally entitled to work according to relevant provincial legislation and regulations.
Are you someone who is passionate about eliminating poverty and wanting to put your skills into action while gaining first-hand experience in the community? We’re looking for an energetic and community minded individual who will be able to contribute to the mission and vision of the Halton Poverty Roundtable.

Responsibilities:
 Create and deliver written communications and marketing material
 Conduct research to understand local context around poverty, manipulate data and create infographics and presentations around what poverty looks like in Halton
 Provide database support and administration for all fundraising and volunteer relations
 Lead the development of a records management strategy
 Provide social media support through assisting with creation and implementation of social medial strategy
 Provide support to the staff of Halton Poverty Roundtable on other office related issues that may arise
Qualifications:
 A proven record working collaboratively on a team
 Demonstrated ability to learn quickly and willingness to take direction and collaborate with others
 Excellent written and oral communication skills
 Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Mailchimp and Canva or similar tools
 Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
 Ability to work independently and as part of a team
 Ability to problem-solve and think creatively
 Enthusiasm and flexibility

Application Deadline: May 21, 2018
Job Type: Temporary
Pay Rate: $18.00/hour – 31 hours/week – Term: 7 weeks
How to apply:

Please submit via email your resume and a cover letter to Sarah Sabihuddin: Director, Community Engagement at sarah@haltonpovertyroundtable.com

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