Job Opportunities

Interested in social justice issues, international development, and/or global sustainability? Looking for paid employment in one of these areas? Look no further. Here are amazing opportunities to work with us as well as with our members.


ACIC Communications Assistant

Start: end of April 2017
Duration: end of April to end of August 2017
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Rate: $15/ hour
: Halifax, NS
: Wed., March 29, 2017 by 4pm AST

The Atlantic Council for International Cooperation (ACIC) is a coalition of individuals, organizations, and institutions working in the Atlantic region, which are committed to achieving global sustainability in a peaceful and healthy environment, with social justice, human dignity, and participation for all. ACIC supports its members in international cooperation and education through collective leadership, networking, information, training and coordination, and represents their interests when dealing with government and others.

ACIC also takes a leadership role in engaging Atlantic Canadians around issues relating to international development, global sustainability, and social justice. Through our public engagement work, ACIC strives to give Atlantic Canadians the knowledge, skills, and tools necessary to become active global citizens.

We currently have over 70 members, including national organizations and grassroots organizations from across the Atlantic Provinces.


  • Drafting communications materials including e-bulletins, blogs, newsletters, and media releases
  • Assisting in implementing ACIC’s communications strategy
  • Maintaining social media presence across Twitter, Facebook and Instagram
  • Updating websites, as required
  • Assisting with marketing and public engagement activities
  • Researching and compiling resource materials targeted to a youth audience
  • Other activities as required

 Qualifications: Co-op Student         

  • Experience creating promotional materials with Adobe Suite and Canva
  • Experience in editing, layout, and publishing of newsletters and other documents
  • Experience organizing logistics for workshops, conferences, and other events
  • Ability to work independently
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent computer and graphic design skills
  • Knowledge of non-government organizations (NGO) international development and community groups in the Atlantic an asset
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills - bilingual in English and French an asset

Please submit your resume, cover letter, names and contact information of three references, and where you heard about the job posting by e-mail to hiring@acic-caci.org. Please also ensure that you indicate the job title in your subject line.

Thank you for applying. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted to arrange for an interview.


  • Must be returning to full time studies in the fall 2017 term
  • Position is dependent on receipt of funding- to be confirmed mid February

As an equity seeking organization, ACIC encourages applications from individuals that represent the full diversity of communities in Canada, including complexities of intersecting identities such as ability, age, class, gender, race and sexual orientation.


Research Project Manager, Resilience Research Centre at Dalhousie University

The RRC, based at Dalhousie University and under the direction of Dr. Michael Ungar, is looking for an individual with the skills to manage a large study involving youth in two regions of Canada and two parts of South Africa. The project focuses on biological, psychological, social and environmental resilience in relation to oil and gas production and climate change. The position involves coordinating all research activities for a large international team of community partners, academics, representatives from the oil and gas industry and policy makers. The position is based in Halifax with expectations that the manager will travel to the Canadian research sites annually.

CLOSING DATE: Upon position being filled
Status: 1 year (full time) Term position (eligible for annual renewal for up to 5 years
Pay Scale: Based on qualifications (with a potential starting of $55,000 plus benefits)
Start Date: Immediate
See full details HERE.


Mennonite Central Committee Job Openings - Various 

MCC has various employment opportunities, both international and domestic. Positions include: Program Director (MCC Saskatchewan), Senior Accountant (British Columbia), Financial Services Assistant (Winnipeg), Administrative Assistant (Pennsylvania), Connecting Peoples Coordinator (Guatemala and El Salvador), Peace Program Coordinator (East Jerusalem), among many others!

For a detailed list of job openings, visit: http://mcccanada.ca/get-involved/serve/openings/


Don't see a job you are interested in? Visit the following websites for a variety of development related work - locally, nationally and internationally!