Job Posting 83047

Education Program Coordinator
Pacific Peoples' Partnership
Vancouver Island & Coastal areas
closed 5 days ago (Wed, 18 May)
canada summer jobs / summer students  •  $19 an hour

Note:  The following position is only available to youth who meet the requirements of the Canada Summer Job Program. Youth must be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment*; be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment**; and, have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations.

*The youth must be 15 years of age at the beginning of the employment period. The youth may be more than 30 years of age at the end of the employment period as long as the youth was 30 at the beginning of the employment period.

**International students are not eligible participants. International students include anyone who is temporarily in Canada for studies and who is not a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person who has been granted refugee status in Canada. Youth awaiting a refugee status ruling, as well as those who hold a temporary visitor visa, youth visa or work visa are ineligible. As the objective of the Canada Summer Jobs program is to support youth entering the Canadian labour market, the temporary nature of an international student’s time in Canada does not allow for a long-term connection to the labour market.

Pacific Peoples' Partnership is on the search for two (2) enthusiastic and self-motivated individuals to fill paid summer internships. We are seeking to fill the position of Education Program Coordinator.

Activities will involve the following:

  • Climate education and awareness building through communications, engaging with schools and youth;
  • Advocacy and network building;
  • Supporting our annual campaigns and major programs through educational and cultural programming, partner engagement, and event coordination;
  • Coordination and logistics planning for virtual events plus (if safe) a small youth gatherings; Assisting in the creative development and coordination of our annual One Wave Gathering, an Indigenous arts and culture event series;
  • Utilizing the arts and traditional knowledge to facilitate opportunities for the public to learn about the effects of climate change on Indigenous and Pacific Island communities;
  • Program research, design and coordination for domestic programs focused on gender equity, climate action, Indigenous rights and achievement of sustainable development goals in Indigenous and Pacific communities;
  • Soliciting, creating and distributing content for podcast, film, web, and periodicals focused on gender equity, climate action, Indigenous rights and achievement of sustainable development goals in Indigenous and Pacific communities;
  • Creating and distributing content for fundraising purposes, contributing towards grant writing and reporting; Developing and maintaining relationships with Indigenous partners, the Pacific Islander diaspora, international partners, environmental NGOs and cultural organizations; Providing other support to our team as needed.

The successful candidate will work 30-32 hours / week for 8 weeks at $19 / hour.

This position has been made available by the Canada Summer Grant. Preference will be given to those applicants who meet the eligibility of the grant. Eligibility is outlined as follows:

This position is ideally suited (but not limited) to students in Communications Studies, First Nations Studies, Indigenous Governance, Environmental Studies, International Relations, Pacific Studies, Arts, or Anthropology.

To apply please send a resume and cover letter confirming that you qualify for the Canada Summer Job Program and indicating your interest in one of the posted positions no later than May 18, 2022.

To learn more about PPP visit our website at:

We regret that we can only respond to qualified shortlisted candidates but thank all respondents for your interest.

Pacific Peoples’ Partnership

Suite 407, 620 View Street, Victoria, BC V8W 1J6

About us: Pacific Peoples’ Partnership (PPP) has been based on Lekwungen territory in Victoria, BC for 46 years. We are Canada’s only non-profit social justice organization devoted to working in solidarity with peoples of the South Pacific and with First Nations in Canada to promote their aspirations for peace, justice, environmental sustainability and community development. Main activities include connecting peoples north and south for knowledge and cultural exchange, capacity building, and public engagement in Canada. Learn more at:

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