Job Opportunity: Communications Intern

Join our dedicated team of staff and volunteers and help put an end to extreme poverty.

Location: Ottawa-Gatineau (Hybrid)
Hours: Full time (37.5 hours per week)
Duration: 10 weeks

IMPORTANT: This position is funded through the Canada Summer Jobs Programme which requires applicants to be aged between 15 and 30 and be legally entitled to work in Canada. International students are not eligible.

Results Canada is a grassroots advocacy organization that believes in mobilizing everyday people to generate the political will to end extreme poverty. We combine the voices of our volunteers with strategic areas of focus to leverage resources for programs and improved policies that help realize people’s rights to health, education, and economic opportunity. We believe that a world free of poverty is possible, that proven solutions exist, and that together we can change the world.

Results Canada is recruiting a Communications Intern to join our dedicated team of staff and volunteers. The Campaigns Intern will support the Policy Advocacy and Parliamentary Affairs teams in developing and delivering high impact advocacy campaigns and will have the opportunity to: undertake research and policy analysis, develop advocacy tools and communications products as well as support our parliamentary engagement.


  • Create relevant, clear, and compelling content for the Results Canada’s website and social channels.
  • Support the development of communications products including reports, blogs, and newsletters.
  • Work with the policy and parliamentary teams to produce materials on international development for decision-makers and the public.
  • Support the creation of public engagement tools and communications materials for volunteers.
  • Support the implementation of strategies for volunteer outreach and engagement.
  • Other duties as required.


  • Experience in communications, marketing, journalism, or other related fields.
  • Excellent organizational skills, goal-oriented, and proactive.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills.
  • Experience creating and posting creative content for social media.
  • Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills.
  • Respect for diversity and commitment to creating an environment that values inclusiveness and respect. 


  • Experience with basic website management (e.g., WordPress).
  • Familiarity with email marketing software.
  • Familiarity with basic design software (e.g., Canva).
  • Familiarity with basic video production and editing.
  • Proficiency in both English and French.

Work environment

Results Canada operates as a hybrid work environment with staff working from home and the Results Canada Ottawa office as required. Fully remote Candidates (outside Ottawa/Gatineau) are also encouraged to apply for this role.

How to Apply:

Applications should include your resume and cover letter (compiled into one PDF document) explaining why the position interests you and how your skills and experience make you a suitable candidate. Compensation for this role is $20 per hour.

Please email your application to [email protected] (cover letter and CV) by May 24, 2023, and include Communications Intern in the subject line. Due to the high volume of applications, only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Results Canada is committed to working within an anti-racism, anti-oppression, and anti-colonial framework and our anti-oppression values can be found here. We strongly encourage applications from women, racialized people, Indigenous people, migrants, people with marginalized sexual or gender identities, and people living with disabilities. We invite candidates to share how they personally identify in their application if they wish to do so.


May 16, 2023


May 24, 2023


Contract Position


Ottawa-Gatineau (Hybrid)


Results Canada