Happy City is looking for a few good students to help us with
some exciting work this summer. Some of these positions will be
funded through the Student Work and Service Program (SWASP), which
we need to apply to with a student - so we're taking
applications now. Are you headed back to school next fall and
looking for a pretty great summer gig making St. John's a better
place? Get at us!
These positions will only be open to students under 30
and returning to school in September or January who are permanent
residents of Canada. Thanks!
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The Events Coordinator will be responsible for Happy City's
summer outreach events. Tasks/Responsibilities: Setup and takedown
of booths and pavilions, volunteer coordination, bookings and
logistics, promotion through social and traditional media,
representation of Happy City and partners to the community. The
Coordinator will be responsible for Happy City's participation in
the Wandering Pavilion project, a new project that will see a
temporary structure set up in neighbourhoods around the city and
used to meet community needs.
Civic Engagement Facilitator (Job Bank title: Community
The Civic Engagement Facilitator will be responsible for
developing and carrying out a "Candidate School" focused on
broadening participation in municipal politics. Delivering Happy
City's "Civic Engagement/Regional Plan Boot Camp" to community
groups, town councils, and others.
Analyst and Results Developer (Job Bank title: Data
The Analyst and Results Developer will work to analyze the
results of an on-line survey of attitudes towards density which was
recently conducted by Happy City. They will refine and further
develop graphical, cartographical and text presentations of the
data and its analysis and develop other required presentation
materials regarding the organization.
As student summer grant positions, all of these will be at
minimum wage - but you do get to work with a pretty great team of
volunteers doing some pretty fun projects! Interested in applying?
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