Still looking for a summer gig? Then apply for our summer student position, which is being funded again this year by Service Canada’s Canada Summer Jobs program.

Program and Outreach Assistant

Are you passionate about sexual health and education? Do you enjoy working for community organizations where you can really make a difference? Then work with the Sexual Health Centre this summer!

The Sexual Health Centre offers education, programming, and resources on sexual and reproductive health. We are pro-choice, youth friendly, and LGBTQA2S-positive. We believe everyone should have access to quality, non-judgemental sexual health education and health supplies. We provide free condoms, pregnancy tests, education, and guidance.

Pay Rate: $10.60 for 10 weeks at 30 hours a week

Requirements:

  • Must qualify for funding under the Canada Summer Jobs program.
  • Must be pro-choice, sex-positive, and LGBTQA2S-friendly.
  • Must be able to work independently.
  • Must be able to maintain strict confidentiality.
  • Must have access to transportation.
  • Students from the fields of health, social sciences, or education are encouraged to apply.

Projects and tasks:

  • Public relations at summer events (exhibitions and parades)
  • Research and surveys on local sexual health services
  • Meeting with other health professionals to determine local need
  • Working with volunteers and the Board
  • Updating resources including the website
  • Assisting the Executive Director with administration, workshops, and other tasks
  • Facilitating workshops
  • Day-to-day operations including greeting clients and providing peer support
  • Other tasks as needed

Please send a cover letter and resume to lunco.ns.sexualhealth@gmail.com by May 15, 2015. In your cover letter, we encourage you to discuss topics or projects that interest you.

Only those applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted.

Successful applicants will be required to complete a criminal record and child abuse registry check.

The Sexual Health Centre is an equal opportunities employer. It encourages applications from women, Aboriginal peoples, people of colour, people with dis/abilities, and those who identify as LGBTQA2S.


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