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International Volunteer Opportunities

Monday, 18 July 2016 14:47

Uniterra is a leading Canadian international volunteer cooperation and development program, jointly implemented by the Centre for International Studies and Cooperation (CECI) and World University Service of Canada (WUSC). Uniterra contributes to improving the socio-economic conditions of poor and marginalized communities in 14 countries in Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean through the exchange of expertise and knowledge through Canadian volunteers.


Below is a sample of international volunteer assignments in the communication sector which may be of interest to your networks. For more information on Uniterra and a full list of volunteer assignments visit  You can also follow us on Facebook at



Communication Specialist - Philippines

Conseiller ou conseillère en communications - Haiti


Emerging Indigenous Reporter Internship

Wednesday, 18 May 2016 10:36

Journalists for Human Rights (JHR) is coordinating a paid internship opportunity at the Toronto Star for an emerging Indigenous reporter through its Indigenous Reporters Program.

Internship Opportunity: 1 position at the Toronto Star

Location: Toronto Star Offices, Toronto ON

Deadline to apply: Friday, May 20, 2016 at 11:59PM EST

Start Date: June 20th, 2016

Duration: 12 weeks

Read more: Emerging Indigenous Reporter Internship


Writing opportunity

Friday, 13 May 2016 12:18

Do you want to write about Movies, TV, Anime, Arts, Comics, Games,Literature or other art forms? Do you want to get your foot in the door and enter the big-wide world of the online media and have your work read and shared by millions of readers? We invite you to The Artifice:

The Artifice is an online magazine that covers a wide spectrum of art forms. We do not run The Artifice, you do. The Artifice is collaboratively built and maintained by your fellow writers. It is structured to let you
focus on the quality of the content while it deals with the exposure of it to an audience of millions.

Instead of recycling the same entertainment news stories or publishing commonplace editorials, The Artifice focus on unique topics that are intellectually stimulating and meaningful.

You can write about a whole host of things for pleasure, passion and/or to
boost your CV with vital experience in this ever competitive media

Our current writers range from undergraduates, to graduates, to emeritus professors and a bit of everyone in between.

Grab the opportunity and join our team of writers. Join now:


JHR Emerging Indigenous Reporters Internships at APTN

Thursday, 28 April 2016 13:50

(2) paid three month internship positions with APTN, at locations across Canada.

The application deadline is Friday, May 6, 2016.

More information here.


Calgary Journal Summer Positions - Deadline April 1

Friday, 11 March 2016 10:53


The Calgary Journal

Multi-platform journalist (3 positions)

Job Description

Working as part of the Calgary Journal editorial board, over a 16-week period three multi-platform journalists will be immersed in the editorial development, production and leadership activities associated with the daily digital publication and bi-monthly print publication. The successful candidates will work in a cross-platform team environment that utilizes a horizontal management structure where individuals will be expected to share responsibilities in equitable and innovative ways.


In this collaborative environment, you will be responsible for every facet of our online and print publishing environment. You must have proven ability to manage conflict, listen to others and accommodate their ideas, provide and take direction. Lone wolves need not apply.

Read more: Calgary Journal Summer Positions - Deadline April 1


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