Al-Qazzaz Foundation for Education and Development (QED) is currently hiring for full-time summer positions (9 weeks from the start date). The selected candidates will start Monday, June 17, 2019.

The deadline to apply is May 14th, 2019. Please email your resume and cover letter to info@q-ed.org, with subject line “QED Summer Internship 2019.”

About QED

Our vision at QED is to build, connect and empower individuals and communities to foster equity of access and outcome. We fulfill our vision by helping organizations use e-learning tools to quickly and cost effectively communicate information to employees, volunteers, and our clients.  We believe that our hybrid model fosters greater equity of access and outcome. We place ourselves as the education technology partner in the nonprofit sector, we produce online courses and host them on QED’s portal for disadvantaged communities. Please visit our website q-ed.org to learn more about our team and projects.

Applicants should:

  • Be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment
  • Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or has refugee protection and is legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Strong working knowledge of the Arabic language is an asset
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule when needed
  • Ability to manage project timelines and multiple priorities

*Note: All of QED’s work and projects are based on various software technologies. Therefore, all applicants must have strong tech-based skills and basic experience with different designing programs to be considered for the positions available.

Available positions for Summer 2019:

  1. Assistant Program Coordinator
    • Responsibilities: 
      1. The Assistant Program Coordinator will work alongside the programs coordinator on developing and managing QED programs.
      2. Sort and keep records, case files, and database entries
      3. Facilitate webinars
      4. Help develop training modules for QED staff and clients
      5. Prepare and present monthly statistics and reports about the programs to the Program Coordinator
      6. Graphic design skills are an asset
      7. Other tasks assigned
    • Preferred education, experience, and skills:
      1. Business Administration, Management, or any related field
      2. Ability to use MS Office (excel, power point, word… etc.)
      3. Excellent leadership skills
      4. Ability to work in groups as well as working independently
      5. Flexibility and openness to working on various projects and completing tasks as assigned
  2. Communications Assistant
    • Responsibilities:
      1. Report to the Communications Director
      2. Responsible for designing and creating material to be circulated on social media outlets (Facebook, Twitter, and our website)
      3. Create promotional material for QED (filming and video editing)
      4. Strong graphic design skills are a must
      5. Other tasks assigned
    • Preferred education, experience, and skills:
      1. Graphic Design, Film and TV, Media Fundamentals, or any related field
      2. Experience in video editing and videography is a must
      3. Excellent knowledge and use of video editing software, like Premier, After Effects.
      4. Excellent leadership skills
      5. Ability to work in groups as well as working independently
      6. Flexibility and openness to working on various projects and completing tasks as assigned
        **Please attach a showreel of your work with your resume and cover letter
  3. Digital Marketing Assistant
    • Responsibilities:
      1. Reports to Production Manager
      2. Help create material for social media and newsletter
      3. Create 2D motion and infographic videos
      4. Draw in illustrator to create poses for animation sequences
      5. Strong graphic design skills are an asset.
    • Preferred education, experience, and skills:
      1. Animation, computer animation, or any related field.
      2. Minimum 1- 2 year experience in animation Production a must.
      3. Strong understanding of traditional 2D animation principles.
      4. Excellent leadership skills
      5. Ability to work in groups as well as working independently
      6. Flexibility and openness to working on various projects and completing tasks as assigned

*Please email your resume, cover letter, and showreel (if required) to info@q-ed.org, with subject line “QED Summer Internship 2019.”