Community Outreach Assistant

Community Outreach Assistant

Job Description:

The WSO has been moving quickly in launching community development initiatives, like the Sikh Family Helpline and continuing to deliver established projects, like the Sikh Youth Leadership Institute. As a Community Outreach Assistant, you will help in the delivery and improvement of programs or social initiatives through the summer and beyond.

Interns should be prepared to receive hands-on experience on any of the following:

  • Assisting with various team working on several projects, program outreach, creating/maintaining database system, events, conferences, fellowships, and general research
  • Reaching out to key stakeholders via email, or calls.
  • Handling correspondence, drafting of letters, memos, reports etc.
  • Assist in the development of an internal corporate information management system
  • Assist in the tabulation of various events, conferences, and surveys
  • Assist with follow up reports and correspondence
  • Assistance with research and correspondence
  • Opportunity to participate in various programs and connect with community stakeholders
  • Web design or experience in Nationbuilder is an asset

The candidates will have:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good research and writing skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and follow through
  • Flexibility to work on tasks with the highest priority
  • Proficient with MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Excellent planning & organizational skills
  • Fluency in Punjabi (understanding, speaking, and writing) will be considered an asset


  • Interns must be a resident of BC or Ontario
  • Your placement will begin in June/July and will last 8 weeks.
  • You must be between the ages of 18-30 years old
  • You are required to work 35 hours/week remotely.
  • You are required to have your own laptop and cell phone.
  • You must be legally allowed to work Full Time in Canada (Citizen or permanent resident)
  • There is no requirement for applicants to be a Sikh for these positions.

Contract length: 8 weeks

Job Types: Full-time (35 hours/week)

Location: Remote. Resident of BC or ON

Salary: $16.55/hr for BC residents | $16.75/hr for ON residents.

Please email your LinkedIn profile or resume and cover letter to [email protected]

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