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Townshippers’ Association’s summer employment opportunities offer students experience and skills in the non-profit sector

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Townshippers’ Association’s summer employment opportunities offer students experience and skills in the non-profit sector

SHERBROOKE, April 19, 2017 – Students with an interest in the community and non-profit sector are invited to develop hands-on experience working with Townshippers’ Association this summer.

Join the Townshippers’ team at our Sherbrooke office and learn more about this non-profit community organization focused on promoting and supporting the interests of the English-speaking minority community in the Eastern Townships.

Two full-time 11-week positions, beginning on Monday, June 19, 2017, are currently open for application: Community Outreach Assistant, and a Cultural Festival and Membership Assistant.

The Community Outreach Assistant will be responsible for a variety of communications tasks including digitizing press clippings, organizing an image bank, developing written content for digital and print mediums. This position would be ideal for a university-level student in communications, administration or English studies with strong written skills who are creative and organized.

The Cultural Festival and Membership Assistant will be involved in event planning, develop recruitment materials and provide general support with festivals and cultural activities. The ideal applicant is a university-level student of communications, event management or arts administration with a strength in event planning, great organizational skills and an interest in arts and culture.

To Apply

These jobs are funded as part of the Young Canada Works (YCW) Program and follow the eligibility requirements as set out by the program. Candidates are required be registered on the YCW website young-canada-works.canada.ca and be returning to full-time studies in the fall 2018 semester.

Applications to [email protected] will be will be accepted until Monday, May 1. Eligible applicants must provide a one-page cover letter and CV (resume), in English. No phone calls, please. We thank all interested applicants; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted. Please review each position posting before applying for details about the roles, our selection criteria, and other important information. 

To review the opportunities and application process, visit www.Townshippers.org/Jobs.

About Townshippers’ Association

Townshippers’ Association is a non-profit, non-partisan community organization that has been serving the English-speaking community of the historical Eastern Townships, since 1979. For more on the Association and its activities, connect online at Townshippers.org or contact Townshippers’ in Sherbrooke at 100 – 257 Queen St. 819-566-5717, toll free: 1-866-566-5717 or in Lac-Brome at 3-584 Knowlton Rd. 450-242-4421, toll free: 1-877-242-4421.

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Source:

Corrinna Pole
Communications Officer, Townshippers’ Association
819-566-5717 (toll free 1-866-566-5717), [email protected]

 

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[email protected]

Head office

100 – 257 Queen Sherbrooke, QC J1M 1K7 819-566-5717 toll free: 1-866-566-5717

Branch office

3-584 Knowlton Lac-Brome, QC J0E 1V0 450-242-4421 toll free: 1-877-242-4421

Office Hours

Monday - Thursday
9 am - 12 pm | 1 pm - 4:30 pm
excluding statutory holidays

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