Providence Health Care / HR Connect

Intern - Digital Communications and Community Engagement, Indigenous Relations

Reference Number: PHC21-128853
Work Area: Indigenous Relations and Community Engagement (IRCE) team, New St. Paul's Hospital
Job Categories: Acute Care Hospital, Community, Corporate
Status: Temporary Full Time (1 FTE)
Location: Hornby Street
The Indigenous Relations and Community Engagement (IRCE) team is part of the Indigenous Wellness and Reconciliation portfolio.

The IRCE is responsible for engagement with Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Nations, First Nations communities, urban Indigenous peoples and organizations and who may access the current and the New St Paul’s Hospital and other Providence Health Care services. It supports with the New St. Paul’s Hospital project team and subcontractors in the design and facility planning for the New St. Paul’s Hospital and Health Campus located on the traditional, ancestral territory of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Peoples.
Providence Health Care is committed to full engagement and participation with Indigenous patients, families, communities and organizations to continuously improve the quality and cultural safety of our services, facilities, and policies.

What you will do

Reporting to the Director, Indigenous Relations and Community Engagement, the Digital Communications and Community Engagement Intern writes, edits and produces diverse communications for online based media including but not limited to: web-based media, internet briefs, newsletters (print/online), social media (e.g., Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Facebook), online collaboration platforms, community engagement platforms, and presentations.

Specific responsibilities include overseeing the planning, organization, creation, and publishing of all content within an existing platform called Bang the Table including reviewing and editing existing content to improve readability; ensuring all-around consistency for textual styles, pictures, fonts and tones in the content; and editing content for search engine optimization (SEO), grammar, syntax and logic.

The successful candidate should have completed at minimum a certificate in web development or user experience design and have experience in writing, editing and producing consistent and quality communications materials for an organization as demonstrated with your user experience portfolio; a good understanding of web technologies including doing user experience design for web, desktop or mobile applications ; experience writing blogs for the purpose of SEO and digital community engagement platforms.

This opportunity requires an ability to multi-task and keep organized in a dynamic environment and an empathy, intellectual curiosity and openness to indigenous experiences.

Preference will be given to applicants of Indigenous Ancestry.