Start Date: ASAP

End Date: June 30, 2019

Supervisor: Sarah Gillett, Senior Engagement Specialist

Pay: $21/hr, Intern Classification

Hours: Full-time, 37.5 hours per week. Overtime and/or work outside of regular working hours may be required.

Location: Downtown Vancouver, BC. Travel outside of Vancouver may be required.

Closing date: March 31, 2019

Applications: Submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae with references via email to, stating “Application: Engagement Intern” in the subject line.


This position is responsible for the delivery of specific tasks under supervision of the Engagement Specialist and the Principal responsible for organizational development and engagement. You may work on teams with other senior and mid-level staff and delivering on planning and design projects.


This role will focus primarily on analyzing data and reporting out on engagement results. In addition to analyzing data, this person may conduct research, write and prepare reports, and do other routine engagement work. You may be asked to be involved in public and stakeholder outreach and communications. Responsibilities may include: writing and formatting reports in Word and InDesign; supporting the preparation and implementation of engagement strategies; supporting the design and facilitation of engagement events of various sizes and complexity; preparing engagement materials, such as display boards, facilitation aids, agendas, questionnaires, and presentations; scheduling and organizing meetings, including booking rooms and catering, tracking invites, circulating agendas, taking detailed and concise minutes, and preparing materials; and supporting business development.

The ideal candidate will possess experience in qualitative data analysis and will have a strong attention to detail. The successful candidate will be a self-starter who brings ideas and solutions to the team.

This role may also require other related duties in keeping with the qualifications and requirements of the job.

Required skills and experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (or near completion) in an applicable field

  • One to 3 years professional experience would be a bonus

  • Creative, curious, problem-solving, and collaborative attitude and working style

  • Well-organized with strong ability to prioritize assignments and manage workload proactively

  • Must be able to independently problem-solve and learn

  • Must have a careful attention to detail

  • Ability to exercise judgement at all times

  • Required skills:

    • Qualitative and quantitative data analysis skills

    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with English fluency

    • Writing skills should include an attention to copyediting and grammar, spelling, and punctuation. The ability to check written communications for accuracy is critical.

    • Ability to work in Mac environment.

    • Advanced skill with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

Desirable skills and experience:

  • Experience and/or interest in community engagement 2019/03/21 Page 3 of 3

  • Experience and/or interest in working with municipal, non-profit, and private sectors

  • Graphics design abilities, including ability to work in Adobe Creative Suite

  • Experience using NVivo an asset

  • Experience working in a consulting environment

MODUS knows that diverse teams are strong teams. We welcome people from all identities, backgrounds, and experiences. Our team includes women, men, mothers, fathers, the self-taught, the college-educated, and people of a variety of backgrounds, ages, and identities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, although Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority.

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