BCHA is hiring: Campaigns Assistant and Programs Assistant

The BC Humanist Association has received funding through Canada Summer Jobs to hire three interns to join our team this summer.

The BCHA promotes education about secular humanism and researches issues relating to human rights and secularism.

All positions

Status: Full-time (32 hours per week), summer (8 weeks), $15 per hour

Start date: July 4, 2019

Requirements for all positions:

  • Between 15 and 30 years of age
  • Canadian Citizen, permanent resident or refugee under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act
  • Legally entitled to work in British Columbia

Campaigns Assistant

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Two candidates to be hired

Location: Remote (eg work from home) but must be based in British Columbia

Job description: The Campaigns Assistant will be responsible for providing assistance to several ongoing research projects. The priority will be to complete analysis for our legislative prayers and fair property taxes projects. Tasks will include:

  • Textual coding and analysis
  • Researching municipal policies
  • Contributing to public reports
  • Promoting reports on social media
  • Other research tasks as assigned

Work will primarily be performed remotely, with some opportunities for in person meetings at a central coworking location.

Qualifications:

  • Experience working with (or ability to quickly learn) online collaboration tools such as Google Docs, Slack and video conferencing tools
  • Experience with social media platforms (Twitter, Facebook and Instagram)
  • High reading comprehension skills
  • Strong writing abilities
  • Ability to work independently
  • Fluent in English

Programs Assistant

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One candidate to be hired

Location: Remote (eg work from home) but must be based in Metro Vancouver

Job description: The Programs Assistant will be responsible for maintaining the existing level of events and programs operated by the BCHA and developing new programs for members and the public. A particular focus will be on expanding programming for the underserved communities and developing procedures that can be replicated outside Metro Vancouver. Specifically, the Programs Assistant will:

  • Schedule programs for the Vancouver Sunday Meetings
  • Produce podcasts from the Sunday meetings
  • Support the development of new programs to reach underserved communities
  • Promoting new and existing events on social media
  • Represent the BCHA at festivals and community events

Work will primarily be performed remotely, with some opportunities for in person meetings at a central coworking location.

Qualifications:

  • Experience working with (or ability to quickly learn) online collaboration tools such as Google Docs, Slack and video conferencing tools
  • Experience with social media platforms (Twitter, Facebook and Instagram)
  • Experience with event planning
  • Ability to work independently
  • Fluent in English

BC Humanist Association is committed to equity in employment and encourages applications from all qualified applicants including youth who have not previously been employed, women, Indigenous peoples, members of visible minorities, LGBTQ2+ youth and persons with disabilities.

If you are interested in any of these opportunities, please forward your cover letter and resume to Ian Bushfield, Executive Director at exdir@bchumanist.ca. Applications are due by June 19, 2019.

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