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Student Summer Job Opportunity: North End Halifax Street Activator

Summer Student job opportunity in Halifax

Summer Student Job Opportunity in Halifax, Nova Scotia:


The North End Business Association is seeking a summer student to help us in developing the profile of North End Halifax and planning for future growth and use of our streets. This position involves hands-on work with streetscaping and beautification projects, and support for planning North End Halifax events & activities. We are seeking a candidate who is outgoing, community-minded, engaged, and able to work independently. This summer student job involves physical work, being outdoors, and the ideal candidate should be able to lift items up to 50lbs.


Responsibilities: 

  • Assist in developing a community profile

  • Assist in developing a wayfinding and placemaking strategy to include signage, art, seating, and enhanced active living for the North End.

  • Mapping available vehicle and bike parking as well as mapping the accessibility of our streets and businesses.

  • Work on various beautification projects around the North End Business Improvement District, including painting, planters, and maintenance of current infrastructure.

  • Assist with the coordination of events and activities.

  • Work with local organizations on initiatives that celebrate the culture and diversity of the neighbourhood.


Requirements: 

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Ability to do physical work and lift objects up to 50lbs.

  • An eye for detail.

  • Ability to problem-solve.

  • Reliable and can manage time well.


Assets:

  • Connection to the North End Halifax community.

  • Driver’s License and/or access to a vehicle.

  • Good at both primary and secondary data collection (which will include statistics, property values, neighbourhood assets, etc)

  • Knowledge of excel (including graphing) mapping software.

  • Current student or recent graduate of a Community Development or Planning Program.


Position Type: Summer Student/Paid Co-op

35 hours per week for 13 weeks

Salary: $17.00 per hour

Application Deadline: May 1, 2024

Start Date: May 13, 2024


Please forward resume to info@gonorthhalifax.com


**This position is funded by the Government of Canada through the Canada Summer Jobs Program. This initiative of the Youth Employment and Skills Strategy aims to provide flexible and holistic services to support all young Canadians to develop the skills and gain paid work experience to successfully transition into the labour market. You must be aged between 15 and 30 and be legally entitled to work in Canada. International students are not eligible.


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