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Job Number:  35582
Junior Community Organizer – Summer Student Placement
Job Posted: Tuesday, 6 June 2017
Closing Date: Friday, 23 June 2017
(4 days ago)
ACORN Canada
Region: Central / Halifax area Type: Part time
Location: Halifax Salary: (not entered)

Nova Scotia ACORN – Halifax / Dartmouth

35hrs/wk for 10 weeks

 

Do you want professional training in grassroots community organizing? ACORN Canada is looking for students interested in social and economic justice!

 

ACORN Canada is a national grassroots non-profit organization that brings together low and moderate income families for social and economic justice. We are a member run organization structured like a community union, with over 102,000 members organized into 23 neighbourhood chapters across the country. Our goal is to achieve social and economic justice by developing a national active membership that is invested in their organization and focused on building power for change.

 

Description:

  • To community organize and expand the reach of ACORN Canada in low and moderate income neighbourhoods.
  • The job includes: direct door-to-door contact, street outreach, petitioning, follow-up meetings, planning meetings and actions

 

What We Are Looking For:

 

  • ACORN Canada is looking for motivated students interested in fighting and winning social and economic justice campaigns! We are hiring under the Canada Summer Jobs Program.
  • We organize in low-income neighbourhoods and streets with high pedestrian traffic between the hours of 12pm and 9pm (work hours would be between these times)
  • Leaders who are willing to work independently in a grassroots setting
  • Willing to handle challenging and rewarding work to help grow a national grassroots movement of low and moderate income families
  • Opportunity to participate in direct action and social justice campaigns

 

No experience required. Professional organizing training provided.

 

Requirements:

  • Must be a post-secondary full time student in 2017 and intend to return as full time student for 2017-2018
  • Between the ages of 15-30
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