NWMO - Nuclear Waste Management Organization Opportunities

Developmental Engagement Student (South Bruce, Ontario – 2 positions)

Reporting to the Senior Engagement Advisor, the Developmental Engagement Student will be responsible for organizing, supporting and implementing initiatives geared specifically for local, regional, youth and community engagement.  The student will assist in staffing the local Learn More Centre/NWMO Project Office as well as plan, prepare and participate in community events. 

Responsibilities:

• Co-develop, promote and implement opportunities and activities for youth engagement.

• Assist with preparing for and participating in community events, by working at booths and note taking.
• Provide support for the NWMO Sponsorship and Donations program, such as completing evaluation forms, contacting applicants to arrange photo opts, and preparing media articles.
• Create content for media channels – newspaper, radio, social media and website.
• Provide recommendations on youth related content for NWMO resources, such as newsletters, posters and website.
• Research and recommend age appropriate reading/web-based material about science and technology geared toward youth in the community.
• Research the Ontario curriculum and identify key learning outcomes and objectives that are relevant and related to the NWMO project.
• Participate in and/or volunteer in local social activities being held in the community.
• Co-develop stakeholder mapping locally and in the region.
• Attend regular South Bruce Community Liaison Committee meetings and provide support as needed.
• Work with team leads in youth engagement to create youth learning program and materials.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
• Post-secondary student enrolled in social sciences, communications, education, community planning, geology, environmental studies or other relevant programs.
• Must have strong, existing personal or professional networks within the South Bruce region, and understanding of local opportunities and challenges related to community development.
• Demonstrated oral communication skills including presentation skills.
• Highly organized and a demonstrated ability to work independently as well as work within a team.
• Excellent writing skills including producing reports.
• Good research skills.
• Excellent computer skills - Microsoft Office, Excel, email, Internet and social media.
• Valid driver’s licence.
• Must be available for occasional evening and weekend work, as required.

EMPLOYMENT PERIOD:
4 month term from May 4, 2020 to August 31, 2020

ELIGIBILITY:
Students must be returning full-time to their program at their university/college following the completion of their work term or be full-time students requiring the work term or co-op placement to graduate.

The NWMO is committed to contribute to reconciliation in all its work by co-creating a shared future built on rights, equity and well-being.  As an employment equity employer NWMO actively seeks Indigenous peoples, visible minorities, women, people with disabilities, and additional diverse identities for our workforce.  The NWMO will provide accommodation to applicants with disabilities.  If you require accommodation, please Contact Us. 

Please submit your application quoting Developmental Engagement Student – South Bruce in the subject line via e-mail to:  Employment@nwmo.ca by March 13, 2020.