We’re hiring for the summer!

April 26, 2019

UPDATE: We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

Are you a creative, innovative youth with a graphic design background looking for on the job experience? We may have just the position for you.

Thanks to the Canada Summer Jobs Program, Epilepsy Ottawa is funded to hire 1 youth as a Graphic Designer this summer.

1 position: 35 hours/week, 8 weeks, $16.00/hour


Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Design promotional and educational material for print and web. Work will include redesign e-newsletter, creating material to promote programs and events, designing social media graphics.
  • Develop awareness/education campaign material for local and national use

Desired Level of Education

  • Post-secondary

This role will provide practical experience to youth pursuing careers in graphic design.


  • Creative, innovative
  • Strong writing skills are an asset
  • Ability to manage several projects, stick with timelines, and meet deadlines
  • Demonstrate initiative, work well independently and as part of a team
  • Willingness to learn, responsive to guidance, and be open to trying new possibilities
  • Enthusiasm for the not-for-profit sector and helping vulnerable communities is an asset
  • Skilled with and access to graphic design programs (e.g. Adobe Creative Suite)

In order to meet the requirements of the Canadian Summer Jobs program, applicants must:

  • be between 15 and 30 years of age;
  • be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident or have official refugee protection status under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (foreign students are not eligible); and
  • be legally entitled to work in Canada, according to relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations.

Other Important Information

  • Office and building are wheelchair accessible.
  • Location is accessible by OC Transpo.


Please submit CV along with portfolio and/or link to portfolio to info@epilepsyottawa.ca by Monday, May 13 at noon.