Equity Intern

Website Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction

Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction
Multiple Locations (Hybrid)

We have three (3) full-time temporary opportunities until August 2024 with the Equity Internship Program. Flexible work options are available; this position may be able to work up to five (5) days at home per week as per the telework agreement.

Equity Intern
$57,296.54 annually

The Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction (SDPR) focuses on reducing poverty, creating opportunities and increasing inclusion. The ministry provides strategic leadership and quality services that empower British Columbians to share in the province’s prosperity, with a vision to participate fully in their community and to reach their full potential.

The Equity Internship Program (EIP) is a 12-month internship pilot program for those that identify as Black, Indigenous and People of Colour (BIPOC) and/or lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, Two-Spirit and/or other community members (LGBTQ2S+). The goals of the EIP are to encourage BIPOC and LGBTQ2S+ people to consider careers within SDPR, recruit a more representative workforce, support the development of leadership skills and help close social and economic gaps between BIPOC and LGBTQ2S+ people and other British Columbians.

The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.

Qualifications for this role include:

  • Self-identify as BIPOC and/or LGBTQ2S+
  • Currently live in BC.
  • Secondary school graduation (Dogwood, GED).
  • Two (2) years related experience and demonstrated leadership potential.
  • Related experience may be gained through work, community or volunteer opportunities and may include:
    • Managing projects or project components
    • Supporting the design, delivery, and/or evaluation of projects or programs
    • Searching, gathering, and examining information and summarizing the research findings
    • Developing presentations, and/or support materials for meetings or events.
    • Organizing and prioritizing your and/or other people’s work.
    • An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.

For more information and to apply online by July 20, 2023, please go to: https://bcpublicservice.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/102049

To apply for this job please visit bcpublicservice.hua.hrsmart.com.