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Job Number:  34438
AAISA Sectorial Engagement Intern Position
Job Posted: Saturday, 22 April 2017
Closing Date: Friday, 5 May 2017
(78 days ago)
Alberta Association of Immigrant Serving Agencies (AAISA)
Region: Calgary area Type: Internship - paid
Location: Calgary Salary: (not entered)

AAISA Sectorial Engagement Intern Position


Sectorial Engagement Intern Location: Calgary, AB, Canada


Time Commitment: Flexible, Approximately 37.5 hours per week, Summer internship, starting in May 


AAISA is an umbrella organization comprised of 36 immigrant and refugee settlement agencies from 8 communities. AAISA is committed to the production of evidence-based research and models for its member agencies that evaluate and address the needs and barriers of newcomer Canadians and the communities in which they live.

The Sectorial Engagement Intern will work within the Sectorial Engagement Unit. Broadly, this position will be responsible for providing sectorial engagement support including: gathering, analyzing and presenting information; organizing meetings and communications with the settlement sector and member agencies; and other project-based activities. Specific accountabilities include transcription, meeting logistics, and supporting event organization.

This position may appeal to students, returning to their studies in the fall, who are seeking to gain experience related to policy (settlement, integration and immigration), research, communication, and the non-profit sector.

Main duties:

  • Support sectorial engagement meeting communications and logistics
  • Work alongside other staff to support organizational initiatives
  • Provide support to Sectorial Engagement projects and activities, as necessary
  • Distribute and monitor communication with the sector and member agencies
  • Record and monitor results from engagement initiatives
  • Support dissemination of information to the community and broader public
  • Other projects as assigned by the Provincial Manager and/or designate


  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Flexibility in working with emerging priorities and timelines
  • Ability to work individually and as part of a team

End of Internship Deliverables:

  • Consultation brief based on engagement initiatives


  • The development of a stakeholder engagement strategy


  • Completion of at least two (2) years of course work in a Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, Social Work or Humanities. Must be registered as a full time student during the preceding academic year, and intend to return to school on a fulltime basis during the next academic year
  • Experience with project management and event planning
  • Strong knowledge of word processing
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of WordPress and website maintenance an asset
  • Knowledge and/or experience in the non-profit sector an asset
  • Must be a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration Refugee Protection Act
  • Priority will be given to members of a visible minority

Please send resume, cover letter and a recent writing sample to by 12:00 pm on May 05, 2017.

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please send resume, cover letter and a recent writing sample to by 12:00pm on May 05, 2017.
Contact Details:
Alberta Association of Immigrant Serving Agencies (AAISA)
915-33 St. NE
Calgary, AB, T2A 6T2

Tel: 403-273-2962
www:   www.aaisa.ca

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