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ERDO Summer Job Opportunity - International Programs Assistant/Researcher

Mississauga Ontario, Canada

Mar 28, 2024    Temporary Contract


Job Description

Established in 1983, ERDO is the humanitarian agency of the Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada. With over 30 years of development experience, ERDO serves children and their families in more than 30 developing countries through community development, crisis response and child sponsorship. We are also recognized by Charity Intelligence as one of the “Top 100 Rated Charities in Canada.” We are looking for a qualifying youth to join our team in a paid summer position, commencing May 6, 2024 and ending August 23, 2024. This position will be of interest to students currently studying the areas of, and having an interest in writing, editing, research, administration and international development. Tasks & Responsibilities: • Write and edit program documents • Assist in revising program policies, templates, proposals and presentations • Research and collect data for reports, paying particular attention to trends and best practices in the development sector • Collaborate on updating and organizing program management tools • Perform general administrative and research duties as assigned to support the International Program Department. The student will be supervised and mentored by ERDO’s Program Analyst, with ample opportunity to work cross-functionally with the International Program Department. Through this experience the student will learn the skills needed to prepare documents related to international development issues. Work Environment: • This position will be performed remotely, however, some in-office meetings may be required • The successful candidate will be provided with a computer for the performance of their work

Required Skills

Qualifying Applicants: This is a Canada Summer Jobs position. In accordance with the Canada Summer Jobs 2024 requirements, to be eligible you must: • Be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment • 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*; and, • 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. To apply for this position, send your resume and a cover letter outlining how your qualifications fit with this role to by April 10, 2024. Please include the title of this job in the subject line of your e-mail. In your cover letter, please explain how your application aligns with ERDO’s mission, vision and values. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please. ERDO welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. Please note that this position is contingent upon approval by the Canada Summer Jobs Program. *International students are not eligible participants. International students include anyone who is temporarily in Canada for studies and who is not a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person who has been granted refugee status in Canada. Youth awaiting a refugee status ruling, as well as those who hold a temporary visitor visa, youth visa or work visa are ineligible. As the objective of the Canada Summer Jobs program is to support youth entering the Canadian labour market, the temporary nature of an international student’s time in Canada does not allow for a long-term connection to the labour market.


Human Resources

Mississauga Ontario
L5N 5Z6

Ministry Type

International Office