Newfoundland and Labrador Smokers’ Helpline

Canada Summer Jobs 2019

Newfoundland and Labrador Smokers’ Helpline – Canada Summer Jobs 2019

The Newfoundland and Labrador Lung Association’s Smokers’ Helpline is the quitline service provider for the province, funded by the provincial government to offer a variety of smoking cessation services free of charge.  Information and support with quitting are available over-the-phone, online, through email and text messages, as well as through resources/materials.

The Smokers’ Helpline will be hiring a summer student to provide assistance with delivering and promoting Helpline services. Work tasks may include: providing quit-smoking information to clients, communicating with partner organizations, preparing packages of resources, assisting with research projects, and other duties to assist with Helpline initiatives as needed.   The position will be full-time (35 hours per week) for a 6-week period from June 24th to Aug. 2nd, 2019.

This position would be very well suited for a student in a health-related field such as social work, psychology or nursing as the employee will have the opportunity to receives valuable experience in health promotion and counselling.

Eligibility criteria for this position:

  • be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment;
  • be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment; and,
  • have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations.

International students are not eligible participants. International students include anyone who is temporarily in Canada for studies and who is not a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person who has been granted refugee status in Canada.

Applications with cover letter and resume to be forwarded to:

Mary Lynn Pender, Director of the NL Smokers’ Helpline
marylynn.pender@nf.lung.ca      

 Application Deadline: June 14th at 5:00pm

Newfoundland and Labrador Smokers’ Helpline