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Book Launch: There's Something in the Water

Join us Tuesday August 21,18 at 6:30pm at Tatamagouche Centre to celebrate Ingrid Waldron's book launch There's Something in the Water: Environmental Racism in Indigenous & Black Communities. Dr. Ingrid Waldron, Dorene Bernard, Mi'kmaq grassroots Grandmother, and Louise Delisle, of the Black Pioneers Acting Troupe will talk about the book.


Come work for us - Summer Student Position 2018

Event Coordinator and Site Support Person

Summer Student Position

Accommodation Provided


Start Date: ASAP between June 25- July 9

Duration: 8 weeks of full time work between June 25 and September 1

Deadline for Applications: Send in as early as possible. June 25th at the latest.

Pay: $11.35/hour, 37.5 hours/week

About the Tatamagouche Centre:

The Tatamagouche Centre is an education and retreat centre which invites and challenges people from diverse backgrounds to personal wholeness, right relationships, respect for creation and justice in the world.

Main Tasks & Responsibilities:

Working alongside the centre staff in all aspects of operations, including: coordinating and promoting community events, assisting with office tasks, yardwork and maintenance, light housekeeping, and assisting in the kitchen. The student will also help support the Peace and Friendship Youth Alliance Gathering (July 31-August 4), the Social Justice Youth Camp (Aug 13-17), and the Earth Activist Training (Aug 18-Sept 1) The student will gain experience working with diverse groups of people.


Accommodation free of charge in our on-site housing facilities if you do not live in the area.

Assets of Applicants:

Any or all of the following skills and experiences are an asset:

  • Comfort working outdoors, and in a wide range of tasks.
  • Experience with community groups, ecological farming and/or social justice issues
  • Volunteer experience
  • Experience working independently and as part of a team

 Capacity to work positively with diverse groups is a requirement.


To be eligible for this position, you must:

a)   be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment;

b)   have been registered as a full-time student in the previous academic year and intend to return to school on a full-time basis in the next academic year;

d)  be legally entitled to work in Canada.


Send resume and cover letter to or mail to Tatamagouche Centre, 259 Loop Route 6, Tatamagouche, NS B0K 1V0.

Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

Employment Equity

The Tatamagouche Centre has a policy of employment equity in the calling/appointment of all staff  positions to eliminate discriminatory employment barriers and practices and improve the participation of any person regardless of race, gender identity, colour, creed or sexual orientation. Please indicate in your cover letter if you would like to be considered under our employment equity policy.

Featured Events

The Maritimes-Guatemala Breaking the Silence Network (BTS) Annual Gathering

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Peace and Friendship Youth Alliance Gathering

Growing out of the seeds of the Peace and Friendship gatherings held at the Tatamagouche Centre over the past 15+ years, we are pleased to announce the Peace and Friendship Youth Alliance Gathering! This gathering is focussed on of widening…more

Licensed Lay Worship Leaders: CREATION - Let All Creation Sing! 2018

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Social Justice Youth Camp 2018

For what you don’t learn in school - join youth for a camp that focuses on social justice, the environment, culture and diversity. The only camp of its kind in the Maritimes!

Earth Activist Training - PDC with Starhawk

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Fundraising for Non-Profits with Kim Klein 2018

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Home Funeral Practicum - with Don Morris M.Ed.

This two-day, in-depth, practical, role-play workshop shares valuable experience and essential knowledge. It hones your existing ‘human skills’ to legally and tenderly care for another at death with or without a funeral director.

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