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  • Full Name: SWOVA
  • Location: SWOVA Office
  • Expires: 23 days, 8 hours

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  • Item listed by: on May 15, 2018

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    SWOVA Programs Assistant/Curricula Writer
    ELIGIBILITY: The position is open to all qualified applicants. The HRDC Summer Student program requires that candidates MUST be a student registered at a post-secondary or secondary institution in the school year before and after Summer 2018 and be able to start work July 2, 2018 and be available for 8 weeks through to August 24, 2018. SWOVA is an inclusive and equitable agency encouraging applications from qualified candidates, including Aboriginal Peoples, members of visible ethnic groups and persons with disabilities.
    $14.50/hr, 30 hours per week for 8 weeks. If you are an off-island resident, please note that this position is considered full-time and the successful candidate will be expected to work on-site four days/week.
    We are looking for a student to assist us with administration, communications and fundraising support for our youth violence prevention programs. The successful candidate must be able to work independently, efficiently and confidently as an individual and as part of a staff team.
    Applied skills in Social Media platforms, Word Press and MS Office Applications is needed. Experience with Photoshop/Adobe Creative Suite is an asset to help us to develop, edit and improve our instructional tools and to create engaging content. You are passionate about violence prevention work; have great communication skills, are organized and are able to problem solve effectively. The ability to present and respond to information effectively both verbally and in writing is essential.
    Job Description:
    Provide administrative support to the SWOVA office, i.e. Answer phones, Check voicemail, email and carry out other administrative support functions
    Enhance social media presence for the agency and publicize our programs and activities
    Work with the Executive Director to update and refresh SWOVA’s website
    Research, review and update agency violence prevention materials
    Maintain communications with the public and SWOVA members via Mail Chimp and other platforms, including blog posts.
    Update our library database, library materials and resources and search for new online resources
    Assist the Executive Director with submitting grant applications and program reports
    Please apply if:
    • You’re a great communicator, incredibly organized and tech savvy
    • You have a passion and prowess for youth-focused education and resource material that is focused on building healthy relationships
    • You approach problems creatively, always keeping students and teachers in mind
    • You want to make a difference in education, you bring passion and an awesome work ethic to your workplace

    Please email your resume to: kiran@swova.org
    Deadline for receiving applications: May 25, 2018 at 5 pm
    We thank all who take the time and effort to apply; only short-listed interview candidates will be contacted.

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