The Atlantic Jewish Council

We’re hiring ANOTHER student for the Summer!

Looking for something to do this summer? Check out the following job we’re hiring for!

Special Projects Coordinator

Start Date: July 9th, 2018
End Date: Aug. 31st, 2018
Hours per week: 30
Number of weeks: 8
Hourly wage: $12.00
Location: Halifax, NS 


  • Helping plan, organize and coordinate all AJC programs/events including our upcoming Pride Shabbat Dinner, Camp Kadimah’s 75th-anniversary event, Mosaic multi-cultural festival, the Atlantic Jewish Film Festival, Holocaust Education Week, and UJA Campaign events.
  • Cataloging and organizing AJC archival documents.
  • Data input and reporting through our new TCM community database.
  • Updating AJC social media accounts.
  • Enhancing communication, public relations, and event-related marketing.
  • Updating our community database on an ongoing basis and ensuring that all records/organizational lists are accurate and up-to-date.
  • Soliciting advertisers for the upcoming Atlantic Jewish Film Festival & Shalom magazine.
  • Assisting with accounting, including reconciliations.
  • Keeping and maintaining records in a timely and professional manner.
  • Any other duties that may be 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.
  • Experience with Judaism/the Jewish community of Atlantic Canada, sale/fundraising, and/or marketing are considered assets

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 for the duration of the employment
  • Have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or 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 2018 initiative. These are Service Canada’s criteria.

If interested, please send a resume, cover letter, and unofficial transcript to Naomi Rosenfeld by email at 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

Please apply as soon as possible. An offer will be provided as soon as a qualified candidate is found. 

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