Equity Internship Program

Website Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction

Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction
Multiple Locations in B.C

Four (4) full-time temporary opportunities from September 2024 until August 2025.

Flexible work options are available; this position may be able to work up to 5 days at home per week as per the Telework Agreement.

Equity Internship Program
$57,296.54 annually

The Equity Internship Program (EIP) is a 12-month internship program for those who identify as Black, Indigenous or 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 the Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction (SDPR)
  • Recruit a more representative workforce
  • Support the development of leadership skills for BIPOC and LGBTQ2S+ people
  • Help address social and economic barriers that exist for BIPOC and LGBTQ2S+ people

The interns will work in one of four teams:

  1. Inclusion, Diversity and Cultural Safety
  2. Strategic Human Resources
  3. Children and Family Development Product
  4. Prevention and Loss Management Services

Qualifications for this role include:

  • Self-identify as BIPOC and/or LGBTQ2S+
  • Currently live in BC
  • Secondary school graduation or equivalent (for example, GED)
  • Two 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 April 26, 2024, please go to: https://bcpublicservice.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/107884

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