The Research and Communications Intern at EndPovertyEdmonton (EPE) works with the Secretariat team and stakeholders to support the strategy to end poverty in Edmonton within a generation and advance a vision of shared prosperity for all, where every Edmontonian has an equal opportunity to live, work, participate, and thrive.
Reporting to the Research and Evaluation Specialist and the Communications Officer, you will work with this team to engage Edmontonians in the movement to end poverty by providing communications, engagement, data-collection, and administrative support.
Provide related support to Secretariat and community members, including administrative data collection and data entry work
Contribute to the planning, support, coordination, and execution of information and data acquisition initiatives
Review and coordinate communications (i.e. speaking notes, key messages, blog posts) materials as required, especially pertaining to information requests and internal record keeping
Research current organizations that provide social programs (includes face-to-face and telephone interviewing and use of survey tools)
Respond to external requests and inquiries, in relation to research/data-collection requests
Enter data of research findings into SharePoint lists and other data capture tools
Create and update various forms, reporting systems, and templates
Maintain paper and electronic files and records
Champion EPE’s values and culture with EPE staff, Community Tables and other members of the public.
Support other areas as required
Post-secondary education related to social research, humanities, administration, communications, or public engagement
Intermediate Microsoft Office AND SharePoint skills. Familiarity with database or similar programs
Comfortable developing relationships and representing an organization
Experience working in a small office setting and operating office equipment preferred
Understanding of community collaboration and indigenous cultures an asset
The successful candidate will also demonstrate
Excellent organizational skills
Ability to manage and synthesize large volumes of information accurately
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including note taking
Exceptional attention to detail
Authentic and effective interpersonal and relationship-building skills
Ability to anticipate team requirements and manage time proactively
Motivation and ability to work both independently and collaboratively
Ability to work in a fast-paced ambiguous environment
Access to a vehicle is an asset
This position is funded through the Canada Summer Jobs Program, to be eligible, youth must:
be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment;
be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection;
has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment; and,
have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations
This is a temporary position between June and August 2019. The fiscal agent for EndPovertyEdmonton is United Way of the Alberta Capital Region and this position works out of the United Way office at 15132 Stony Plain Road.
Please submit a resume and cover letter to email@example.com by May 15, 2019.
For more information, please visit http://www.endpovertyedmonton.ca/