We’re hiring a Student for the Summer!

Looking for something to do this summer? Between the ages 18 and 30? Full-time student? Check out the following job we’re hiring for!

Community Events Coordinator 

Start Date: June 5th, 2017
End Date: Aug. 11th, 2017
Hours per week: 30
Number of weeks: 10
Hourly wage: $12.50
Location: Halifax, NS 


  • Planning and coordinating events during the summer including:
    • Young adult BBQ’s/social events
    • Programs for families with young children
    • Shabbat dinners
    • End-of-summer Shabbaton (weekend-long retreat) at Camp Kadimah
  • Preparing for fall events including:
    • Holocaust Education Week
    • The Atlantic Jewish Film Festival
    • The 2017 UJA Campaign
  • Enhancing communication, public relations, and events-related marketing
  • Developing a new marketing and sales strategy for Shalom Magazine, our tri-annual publication
  • Ensuring that all records/organizational lists are accurate and up-to-date
  • Any other duties as assigned by the supervisor, Naomi Rosenfeld, Executive Director


  • Trustworthy with sensitive information, able to work independently
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English, knowledge of Hebrew/Russian would be an asset
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, organizational, and time-management skills
  • Results-oriented, proactive, and resourceful with a quality-standards approach
  • Flexibility regarding assigned work hours, willing to work some evenings and/or weekends

Eligible Applicants*:

  • Between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of employment
  • Have been registered as a full-time student in the previous academic year and intend to attend a post-secondary institution on a full-time basis in the next academic year
  • Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act; and, be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations
  • Applicants studying business, management, economics, psychology, sociology, social work, or related subjects will be given preference

*This position was made possible by a grant from Service Canada’s Canada Summer Jobs 2017 initiative. These are Service Canada’s criteria.

If interested, please send a resume, cover letter, and unofficial transcript to Naomi Rosenfeld by email at nrosenfeld@theajc.ns.ca or by mail to Atlantic Jewish Council, 5670 Spring Garden Rd., Suite 309, Halifax, NS, B3J 1H6.

Questions? Please contact Naomi Rosenfeld, Executive Director, at 902-422-7491×222

Applications close May 24th at 5pm

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