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The  Refugee  and  Immigrant  Advisory  Council  

Summer  Outreach  Team     The  RIAC  Summer  Outreach  Team  will:   -­‐ -­‐ -­‐ -­‐

distribute  promotional  materials  at  key  locations  around  the  city   be  the  core  of  RIAC’s  presence  at  summer  festivals  and  events   assist  the  Projects  Coordinator  in  seeking  promotional  opportunities   recruit  for  and  advertise  upcoming  Fall  projects  

 

We  are  looking  for  people:   -­‐ -­‐ -­‐ -­‐

with  lots  of  energy  and  enthusiasm   who  want  to  increase  RIAC’s  presence  in  the  community   that  are  comfortable  attracting  attention  and  approaching  the  public   who  can  commit  at  least  1-­‐2  hours  a  week  for  the  rest  of  the  summer  

 

Why  should  you  apply?  As  part  of  the  Summer  Outreach  Team,  you  can  expect:   -­‐ -­‐ -­‐ -­‐ -­‐ -­‐

meaningful  and  consistent  summer  volunteer  work   to  get  your  foot  in  the  door  of  the  professional  non-­‐profit  network  in  St.  John’s   a  great  summer  of  engaging  the  public  at  festivals  and  events   to  build  skills  in  outreach  and  promotional  work   to  enhance  your  personal  resume  and  references   the  opportunity  for  a  continued  placement  in  the  Fall  

 

Successful  applicants  will:   -­‐ -­‐ -­‐

be  well  described  by  the  characteristics  described  above   be  at  least  18  years  of  age   not  be  out  of  the  province  for  more  than  10  days  before  September  15th.  

  No  previous  experience  with  refugee  or  immigrant  issues  is  required.  Access  to  personal   transportation  is  an  asset.       Interested  candidates  are  asked  to  send  an  email  to  Anna  Smith  at  projects@riac.ca  by  Friday,   July  15th.  Expressions  of  interest  should  detail  your  interest  in  joining  the  team,  why  you  are   perfect  for  the  team,  and  should  include  a  recent  resume.   204  Water  Street,  Suite  3000,  St.  John’s,  NL,  Canada,  A1C-­‐1A9   Phone:  (709)  754-­‐4122    Fax:  (709)  754-­‐4102       toll  free:  1  -­‐877-­‐754-­‐4122    email:  riac@nf.aibn.com    -­‐  http://www.riac.ca  


RIAC's Summer Outreach Team