Atlantic Council for International Cooperation – Youth Engagement Intern in Halifax!

Posted on November 9, 2010


Today’s position: the Atlantic Council for International Cooperation is seeking a Youth Engagement Intern in Halifax!

The youth engagement intern will be part of a team working on the Kaleidoscope Video Challenge project and will also work on planning and delivering youth engagement activities during International Development Week (February 7th — 13th).

The Kaleidoscope Youth Video Challenge aims to showcase young Canadians who are active global citizens, and profile their stories to encourage the broader public to become involved in global issues. Kaleidoscope will draw out the perspectives, realities and visions of youth across the diverse regions of Canada.

Kaleidoscope is framed around the eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and the crosscutting theme of environmental sustainability. Participants are encouraged to submit videos that link their actions and motives to the areas of focus and the MDGs and environmental sustainability.

What they’re looking for:¬†Undergraduate degree or diploma in international development studies, environmental studies, public relations or education; excellent interpersonal skills with experience creating promotional materials and/or event planning; solid oral and written communication skills in English with basic French an asset; excellent planning and organizational skills; previous experience working with youth; experience with developing educational and communications programs and materials; strong facilitation skills; experience developing capacity building workshops and materials; ability to demonstrate a high-degree of motivation, and persistence and to work independently and in team settings; time management skills.

The internship is full-time (37.5 hours) and pays $16/hour. The scheduled start date is November 29th, 2010 and ends March 18th, 2011. If you’re interested in this internship you can apply by sending your CV and cover letter to; the deadline to apply is November 15th, 2010.

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