Fields: human rights, women, economic justice, international development, communications
Location: Montreal Quebec
Deadline: May 31, 2018
Details and Requirements: Crossroads International has been fighting inequality for 60 years. We do this by bringing people together in a common cause, to create lasting solutions to overcome poverty and advance women’s rights. Crossroads supports women, youth and the rural poor, who are often marginalized in the economy and left out of the decisions that affect their lives. We work as equals with local partner organizations to create decent jobs and to empower women to become leaders and live free from violence. The ideal candidate has excellent writing and communications skills, strong attention to detail with good technical and design skills.
Because funding for this position is provided through Service Canada’s Canada Summer Jobs programs, candidates MUST meet specific requirements. Please do not apply if you do not meet all the eligibility criteria: Was registered as a full-time post-secondary student during the 2017-2018 academic year in a relevant post-secondary program (information technology, communications, international development); Returning to post-secondary study full-time in the 2018-19 academic year; Applicants must be either (1) a Canadian citizen, (2) permanent resident, or (3) person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (please note that foreign students are not eligible for this internship); Applicant must be between the ages of 15 and 30 (inclusive); Applicant must have English as a first language.
Qualifications: Excellent written and spoken English communication skills; Proven ability to write clear, concise and compelling prose — web content, articles, etc.; Proficiency in In Design, Web CMS (WordPress), Social media; Knowledge of social media metrics and Google Analytics; Experience with Raisers Edge is an asset; Able to work well independently and as part of a team; Interest and knowledge of international development; Fluency in French and/or Spanish (asset). Paid internship, $17/hour, Eight-week summer contract.