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Tatamagouche Centre and Breaking the Silence are hiring!

We are looking to fill two 8-week long Canada Summer Jobs positions. Both positions are open to individuals who will be aged 30 and under by September 1, 2020. Both are 35 hours per week @ $12.55 per hour. Applicants must have been enrolled in university in the 2019-2020 year.

1)  Breaking the Silence (BTS) – Outreach Support Worker – June 29 to August 22, 2020 – The job description and application details will be posted in the next few weeks so visit our website and Facebook page regularly. To learn more about BTS click here.

2) Tatamagouche Centre – Strategic Support Worker – June 15 to August 8, 2020. Deadline to apply is Friday, June 5th.


  • Administrative support for strategic visioning and planning, including support to online gatherings.
  • Consolidating databases used for monitoring and reporting and communication.
  • Supporting the Maritimes-Guatemala Breaking the Silence Network (BTS) – e.g. promoting a fundraiser for BTS and the Tatamagouche school/community-Rabinal, New Hope Institute; promoting the Breaking the Silence brand of Just Us! fair trade coffee.
  • Some gardening and light yard work (if interested and able).

Skills and qualities desired

  • A willingness to learn and grow
  • A self-starter able to work without a lot of supervision
  • Strong inter-personal communications skills
  • Computer knowledge (databases, designing posters)
  • Experience in using social media for organizational communication
  • Able to work from home and at Tatamagouche Centre

How to apply

Please submit a letter no longer than one page indicating why you are interested in this position, a résumé of your education and work experience, and the names of two references (that includes emails and phone numbers). Send by email to info@tatacentre.ca or mail to Tatamagouche Centre, 259 Loop Route 6, Tatamagouche, NS B0K 1V0.

To learn more about Tatamagouche Centre click here.

Employment Equity

The Tatamagouche Centre has a policy of employment equity policy to acknowledge that marginalized people face systemic barriers due to race, gender identity, religion, ability, or sexual orientation. We are committed to equity and intersectional inclusion in our hiring, so we encourage candidates from systemically marginalized groups, populations, and identities. This includes a commitment to accommodate diverse abilities.

Send us your curriculum vitae if you are interested in leading a program, future work, or volunteering. We are always looking to widen and diversify our network.