Community Outreach Intern – Summer 2019

We are no longer accepting applications for CPJ’s Summer 2019 Community Outreach Intern


Are you experienced at community outreach and communications? Are you familiar with public policy and interested in connecting with various stakeholder groups on public justice issues?

Summer 2019 Community Outreach Intern (PDF)

What are the benefits of the summer internship?

The Intern will:

  • Initiate outreach to CPJ member churches and congregations across Canada on distribution and usage of CPJ’s public education materials on refugee rights, poverty in Canada, and ecological justice.
  • Engage with churches, partner organizations, and CPJ members in the use and promotion of various CPJ-produced materials including the Advocacy Toolkit, the Catalyst, and CPJ’s new book Journeys to Justice.
  • Conduct outreach to new constituencies, including campus chaplaincies and young adult organizations.
  • Edit and create web pages and social media content to promote CPJ’s public education materials.

What responsibilities does the intern have?

  • Highly motivated. Takes initiative.
  • Strong oral and written communications skills.
  • Research experience and knowledge in CPJ’s priority issues: poverty in Canada, climate change, and refugee rights.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and comfort working in a small team setting.
  • Familiarity with Canadian faith communities.
  • Willingness to undertake other duties as they are assigned under the direction of our Communications Coordinator.
  • Ability to reach out to new communities is an asset.

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