Summer Student Job Opportunity: Community Education


In accordance with the Canadian Summer Career Placement Program,


Candidates must be:

  • 16 – 30 years of age
  • Registered in an accredited education program full time for 2015/16 and must be returning to a full time program in 2016/17.
  • Canadian Citizen
  • Must be able to work full time


Candidates must not:

  • Be employed full time elsewhere
  • Be related to employees or Board members of the Avalon Sexual Assault Centre


Scope of the position:

  • Work collaboratively with and under the supervision of the Executive Director and Community Educator
  • Assist with management and development of social media/website
  • Assist with the development/revision and distribution of educational materials and curriculum modules; research; and assisting with presentations, resource displays, etc. as required.
  • Develop targeted campaigns and resources related to sexualized violence prevention
  • Other duties as required



  • Full-time student in the field of gender and women studies, social work, sociology, health promotion, education, or a related field
  • Strong organizational, written and communication skills required
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and capacity to work independently
  • Experience with managing social media, website management/design,Graphic design an asset
  • Familiarity with community-based feminist pedagogy an asset
  • Knowledge and experience in working in the area of gender-based violence/sexualized violence as asset
  • Able to work from a supportive, confidential, non-judgmental, trauma informed approach and feminist, anti-oppressive, intersectional analysis


This position will be 35 hours per week for 8 weeks between July and August 2016

Deadline for applications is noon June 17th, 2016 (no phone calls please)

Please forward a cover letter, résumé and 3 references to Janis Blaine by email to with subject line reading “Summer Student Job Application”


****Please note only those selected for an interview will be contacted***