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 2014/15 and must be returning to a full time program in 2015/16.
  • Canadian Citizen

Candidates must not:

  • Be employed full time else where
  • 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 Coordinator of Community/Legal Education and Training
  • Assist with the development of educational materials and curriculum modules
  • 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
  • Graphic design experience an asset
  • Familiarity with community-based feminist pedagogy an asset
  • Knowledge and experience in working in the area of gender-based violence an asset
  • Must be non-judgmental and maintain confidentially


This position will be 35 hours per week for 8 weeks between July and September 2015

Deadline for applications is noon July 3rd, 2015 (no phone calls please)

Please forward a cover letter, résumé and 3 references to Jane Gavin-Hebert by email to with subject line reading “Summer Student Job Application”


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