Monday, May 24, 2010

Job Posting: Community Research and Outreach Intern

CRRC has identified the need for publicity and outreaching strategies
to make the Peterborough community better aware of our services in the
areas of education, consultation, and capacity building. The employee
will work to increase the profile of CRRC in the community,
spearheading initiatives such as the creation of an outreach toolkit,
which includes developing a membership database, pamphlets, posters,
merchandise, a newsletter, and a display. The employee will also
produce pamphlets or other promotional material to advertise CRRC’s
programming and services, such as the Anti-Racism Education Workshop
series for teachers in Peterborough. As well, the employee will liaise
with other social service groups in Peterborough (especially
Indigenous and ethnospecific groups) to develop and strengthen
organizational relationships and suggest possible joint initiatives
for the coming year. In addition, the employee will be responsible for
developing a public relations protocol, wherein best practices and
contact lists will be developed for the purpose of distributing
information and announcements to the broader Peterborough community.

In addition to these projects, the employee will complete general
office duties, including maintaining an office presence, liaising with
the board of directors, and carrying out activities related to CRRC’s
mandate of education, consultation, and capacity building as required.
The ideal candidate will possess a good understanding of race-related
issues; background in research and outreach; and strong networking and
team-work skills.

Contract details: 30 hrs/week for 7 weeks (start date Monday, June 7,
2010), $10.25/hr

Eligibility: Applicants must be students meeting the following criteria:
• Are between 15 and 30 years of age;
• Have been registered as a full-time student in the previous academic
year and intend to return to school on a full-time basis in the next
academic year;
• Are Canadian citizens, permanent residents, or have official refugee
protection status under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act;
• Are legally entitled to work in Canada, according to relevant
provincial/territorial legislation and regulations.

Application deadline: FRIDAY MAY 28th at 5 PM. In cover letter please
describe all relevant experience and explain why you are interested
working with CRRC. Apply by email only:

Please send an email with an attached electronic cover letter and
resume with “Community Research and Outreach Intern, CRRC” in the
subject heading to:

Please do not send paper documents. No phone calls please.

CRRC welcomes the contributions that individuals from marginalized
communities bring to our organization, and invites aboriginal people,
people of colour, women, gays, lesbians, bisexuals, trans and
queer-oriented people, single parents, members of ethnic minorities,
immigrants and people with disabilities to apply.

CRRC thanks all applicants, but only those applicants selected for an
interview will be contacted, no later than 9pm on Friday, June 11,