Community Collaboration and Indigenous Relations Intern
United Way of Thunder Bay
1006-715 Hewitson Street
Employment Term: Contract (one year), Full Time
Start Date: July 4, 2022
End Date: June 30, 2023
Skill Requirements: The ideal candidate will have experience in a relevant field, including but not limited to: Social Work, Community Engagement, Indigenous Relations, or Community Development.
Job Description: The Community Collaboration and Indigenous Relations Intern will work on behalf of the United Way of Thunder Bay and the Port Arthur Rotary Club to further each organization’s community engagement efforts, with a specific emphasis on connecting and collaborating with Indigenous-led organizations in Thunder Bay.
Key duties and responsibilities will include:
1.Assist in the development, implementation, and coordination of community engagement strategies.
2.Assist in the management and moderation of online and digital engagement efforts.
3.Develop and build relationships with both Indigenous-led and other BIPOC-led organizations in Thunder Bay.
4.Conduct research and share findings on best practices in equity, diversity, and inclusion.
5.Coordinate equity, diversity, and inclusion strategies and practices.
6.Conduct an environmental scan and develop an understanding of community needs and wants.
7.Engage other non-profits, community leaders, and key stakeholders to animate ongoing charitable work.
8.Assist in the management of social media and other related duties.
9.Assist in the development and implementation of fundraising strategies and events on behalf of the United Way of Thunder Bay and the Port Arthur Rotary Club.
10.Promote civic engagement and volunteerism in Thunder Bay.
11.Other relevant duties as assigned.
•A valid driver’s license and a reliable vehicle are required.
•Candidate must have not previously participated in an NOHFC funded internship.
•Candidate must be 18 years of age or older and legally eligible to work in Canada.
•Once hired, the candidate must reside in the Northern Ontario community in which they are employed.
•Candidate must provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 upon acceptance of employment.
•Candidate must provide a clear criminal records check upon acceptance of employment.
•Candidate must self-identify as an Indigenous person.
The United Way of Thunder Bay is an equal opportunity employer who encourages applications from all individuals, including Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, visible minority groups and women.
The Port Arthur Rotary Club is a service organization whose motto is “Service Above Self.”
This position will provide support to both organizations.
This opportunity is proudly supported by Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation and is funded through the Indigenous Workforce Development Program. Under this program, the selected candidate for this position must self-identify as an Indigenous person.
Program eligibility requirements can be found here:
Interested applicants should submit a resumé, complete with a detailed cover letter to the attention of:
Robyn Rempel, Administration Coordinator: firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline for Applications: Friday, May 20, 2022
We wish to thank all applicants; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted