Days of Action Student Intern

University of Alberta

This posting is restricted to  present college students who’ve accomplished a minimum of one full yr of their schooling on the College of Alberta

The schedule of hours is 3 – 10 hrs/week to a most of 300 hours throughout contract. Hours will fluctuate relying on program planning levels and should embrace some night work.

Employment interval:  Might 13, 2024 – April 30, 2025

Employment kind:  Informal Degree 1 – Full Time U of A Pupil

About Us

Days of Motion Committee (DOAC) contributes to a wholesome, supportive, compassionate, and inclusive college campus group. We do that by means of observing six particular international days of motion that relate to psychological well being, wellbeing, and social connection:

  • September 10: World Suicide Prevention Day
  • October 10: World Psychological Well being Day
  • November 21: World Hi there Day
  • February 20: World Social Justice Day
  • March 20: Worldwide Day of Happiness
  • April: Annual analysis and overview

Days of Motion committee members are from 20 completely different scholar service items, workers, schools and scholar teams who work collaboratively to plan and implement programming throughout North Campus, Augustana, and Campus Saint-Jean.

Function Description

DOAC Internship is a chance to be concerned with work in our campus group that goals to foster elevated understanding of psychological well being points and a compassionate response between our group members to create a extra supportive campus group for all.

As a Working Group Co-Chair, Interns will work with the Days of Motion Chair to offer administrative assist and management to campus based mostly interdisciplinary working teams which might be planning and implementing programming for Days of Motion within the 2024-2025 tutorial yr.

There are two Internship positions obtainable. Every intern might be chargeable for co-chairing alternating Days of Motion.

We imagine that our programming must be accessible, welcoming, and various and strongly encourage worldwide college students, BIPOC and 2SLGBTQ+ people to use.

Profitable interview candidates might be required to offer two references. 


Collaborative: Adaptable, versatile, and works effectively in a workforce setting.

Artistic: likes to search out new methods of participating with individuals, fascinating concepts, problem-solving abilities, connects completely different concepts in new methods

Group-minded: Desires to foster a way of belonging and inclusion. Comfy connecting with a variety of group members.

Accountable: Dependable, well timed communication, and shows robust time-management practices, takes duty for self.

Unbiased: Can stay centered, and productive with minimal direct supervision.

Consciousness: Can replicate and take steps to correctly take care of self, the wants of others, and their relationships. Conscious of the position they play in group dynamics or what is going on round them.

Openness: Dedicated to studying and demonstrating fairness, inclusion, and variety rules.


  • Assist venture planning, implementation, and analysis of three (3) Days of Motion.
  • Planning and attending working group conferences (3-5x month when program planning is lively).
  • Attend month-to-month Days of Motion Committee conferences (4th Wednesday at 1:30pm).
  • Liaise with the Communications workforce.
  • Carry out administrative capabilities to assist program planning, together with however not restricted to:
    • Creating Assembly agendas
    • Taking minutes
    • Making room bookings
    • Sharing updates at committee conferences
    • Scheduling conferences required to finish program planning
    • Documentation for program planning
    • Compile participation information, surveys, and suggestions into venture reviews
  • Attend/assist programming deliberate for all Days of Motion.
  • Different duties as essential.


  • Candidates should be present college students who’ve accomplished a minimum of one full yr of their schooling on the College of Alberta.
  • Should be enrolled in U of A research from June 2024 – April 2025.
  • Candidates should be capable of work in particular person from North Campus.
  • Expertise engaged on groups is an asset.
  • Private curiosity in psychological well being and group wellbeing.
  • Robust interpersonal, organizational, communication (oral and written), and time-management abilities required.
  • Flexibility in your examine schedule that can permit for workplace hours in the course of the work day. Interns are requested to work three hours every week within the workplace (situated on North Campus) between 8:30 am – 4:30 pm. Further time might be spent:
    • Engaged on admin duties remotely (with the choice of extra in-office time if desired by the intern).
    • Attending committee conferences (1:30 – 2:30 on the 4th Wednesday of every month),
    • Working group conferences (1h hour every week),
    • Implementing programming.
    • Month-to-month workforce conferences with broader scholar workers workforce on Wellness Helps
  • Occasion and programming expertise appreciated.
  • Artistic issues fixing and programming abilities.
  • Will attend necessary coaching which can happen on the graduation of the position.
  • May have or intends to finish Group Helpers Coaching .
  • Keen to take part in on-going skilled improvement coaching and supervisions with DOAC Chair.  

Software Directions

Fill out this software kind . The final query on the shape will ask you to add your cowl letter and resume as one file immediately within the software.

Software Deadline: March 3, 2024, 11:59 pm

We thank all candidates for his or her curiosity; nevertheless, solely these people chosen for an interview might be contacted.

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