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EEDC/NextGen Volunteer Youth Internship Opportunity

Are you looking for an opportunity to broaden your skills, meet business and community leaders and help to make Edmonton a strong and vibrant community?

Edmonton’s NextGen is working with the Edmonton Economic Development Corporation (EEDC) to assist in the search for an EEDC/NextGen Youth Intern.

In this volunteer position, you will be exposed to incredible experiences working with the EEDC Board of Directors to help promote both economic and tourism development in helping to make Edmonton one of the world’s leading mid-sized cities by 2030.  While applying your next gen perspective, you will work side by side with Edmonton’s top business and community leaders, attend board and committee meetings and work on a variety of projects.

In addition to working with the EEDC Board, you will also be the EEDC/NextGen Liaison on Edmonton’s NextGen Initiative.  This means that you will join a cast of young, passionate, community-minded leaders who are taking the future into their own hands by creating a city that attracts and gives voice to the next generation of Edmontonians.  Your role will be to keep both NextGen and EEDC up-to-date on activities that have an impact on the next generation.

EEDC/NextGen Volunteer Youth Intern Commitment:

  • EEDC Board Meetings – 6.5 hours per meeting day (There are 4 meetings scheduled per year) (February, May, September and November)
  • EEDC Audit Committee Meetings – 2 hours per meeting day (There are 4 meetings scheduled per year) (February, May,  September and November) This year, there will not be one in September but in August based on vacation schedules.
  • EEDC Governance Committee Meetings – 2 hours ((There are 4 meetings scheduled per year) (February, May,  September and November)
  • EEDC Compensation Committee Meetings – 2 hours (There are 2 meetings scheduled per year) (February and November)
  • EEDC Annual General Meetings – 2.5 hours per meeting (There is one meeting per year) (April)
  • EEDC Mid-Year General Meetings – 2.5 hours per meeting (There is one meeting per year) (November)
  • Edmonton NextGen – 2 hours per meeting (10 meetings per year) (September -June

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will:

  • be business oriented and community minded,
  • have strong writing and research skills;
  • establish and maintain effective working relationship with internal and external clients; and
  • have experience in preparing and delivering presentations.

To find out more about the EEDC or NextGen, please visit:

www.edmonton.com

www.edmontonnextgen.ca

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to Brian Murray at brian.murray@edmontonnextgen.ca no later than 6 p.m. on Friday July 20th