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TakingITGlobal Volunteer Interns

Published March 11, 2013

by afdubreu

TakingITGlobal is looking for volunteer interns to work in our Toronto office in May! Have a look at the opportunities below - and please forward on to any friends or colleagues you think might be interested.

TakingITGlobal's mission is to empower youth to understand and act on the world's greatest challenges. As a registered charity in Canada and the US, our key strategic initiatives include:

- providing a virtual space ( for cross-cultural expression, dialogue, networking and collaboration among youth
- supporting youth action and understanding around global issues
- developing meaningful, interactive, global education experiences
- facilitating the development of local initiatives, multilingualism and skills training

Want to know more about the internship program at TakingITGlobal? Check out our intern video here:

We're looking for volunteer interns to fill the following positions:

1: TIGed Professional Development Program Assistant
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2: Online Community Volunteer Management Assistant
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3: Communications Coordinator
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4: Adobe Youth Voices Project Assistant
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5: Global Encounters Program Coordinator
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6: Research Assistant
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7: TIGed Program Assistant
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8: Human Resources Assistant
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9: Innovate For Good Project Assistant
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10: TIGed Blogger
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11: Multilingual Volunteer Management Assistant
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For those looking to volunteer online and work in a strictly virtual context, you can apply to join our Multilingual Volunteer Team here:

The application deadline is Friday, March 22nd, 2013

Please submit a resume and cover letter to:

Contact: Human Resources

Email: (include the title of the position in the subject of the e-mail)

Mail: 19 Duncan Street, Suite 505, Toronto, Ontario, M5H 3H1

Fax: 416-352-1898

For Inquiries: 416-977-9363 ext. 315

Why should you volunteer with us?

- Your work will have an impact! TakingITGlobal's programs reached over 4.5 million users last year, empowering young people in over 200 countries to express themselves, develop understanding, and take action to address social issues in their communities and around the world!

- The staff at TakingITGlobal encompasses a broad range of skills including web development, design, marketing, evaluation and surveys, fundraising, writing, editing and strategy development. The organization provides a great platform to improve and learn new skills due to the variety of projects and the opportunity to learn from others;

- TakingITGlobal has a strong international reputation within the NGO, non-profit and charity sectors. Experience at TakingITGlobal will be respected by future employers and TakingITGlobal's collaborative nature means volunteers may grow a solid professional network and gain experience vital for future job opportunities;

- TakingITGlobal is a vibrant and positive work environment! As part of a youth-led, youth-focused organization you will be working amongst peers in a collaborative structure. Although headquartered in Toronto, TakingITGlobal is an international organization and you will have the opportunity to work with colleagues from all parts of the world!

Feel free to contact us if you have any questions about these positions! Thanks for sharing these opportunities with others!

In friendship,


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