Press Release

For Immediate Release
Wednesday May 13, 2015





Call For Applicants
Save the Mothers has job openings
for summer students.


The following job positions are open this summer with Save the Mothers, in Ontario, Canada. Please forward to possible candidates.

Note criteria and timelines below.


All positions will be paid minimum wage from a government grant from Canada Summer Jobs. The positions are for eight weeks at 30 hours a week (with a few with more hours). Students must be returning to school (at the post-secondary level) full-time in September 2015.

There will be no holiday breaks except statutory holidays. These jobs require considerable independent work. You must also 
have access to your own computer with appropriate software programs and be able and willing to work from home, with limited supervision. Students hired must be available to attend meetings in person in
 the GTA.


Complete applications to Save the Mothers require a cover letter and resume sent to Dr. Jean Chamberlain Froese, Executive Director at: info@savethemothers.org as a single Word or Doc file. If you believe you would be a good candidate for more than one position, please indicate why in your cover letter. DO NOT send us multiple versions of your application for each position applied for. Deadline for applications is Friday, May 29, 2015 or until all positions are filled.

When submitting your application, please include a cover letter telling us:



- why you would like to work with us


- what position or positions you are interested in


- what experience you have that would make you a good candidate for this work


- please include volunteer work as well as paid work


- your course of studies

- Please also include in your cover letter any knowledge you already have of Save the Mothers.


Position Descriptions:


Marketing Administrative Assistant
Assist the communications director, managing director, and executive director with the preparation of marketing and promotional materials for Save the Mothers. Assist with website revisions, video editing and production, preparing social media updates, print collateral materials and products.

The Communications Director will provide supervision of the student by means of weekly face-to-face meetings, as well as regular email and phone conversations. In consultation with the student, the Communications Director will develop a detailed mentoring agreement that will assist the student in improving skills related to organizational marketing and communication.

Although a student from any undergraduate degree programme will have the critical thinking skills necessary to excel, preference will be given to students in business administration, communications, journalism, or computer studies. These fields will allow the student to communicate and work alongside the firms we use for design, web support, direct mail and promotional products.

Office Administrative Assistant
Assist the staff and volunteer team with office tasks related to donor cultivation, special events and fundraising activities. The position will provide a student with the opportunity to learn about not-for-profit management, administration and development.

The Board Chair or a designate will provide supervision of the student by means of weekly face-to-face meetings, as well as regular email and phone conversations. In consultation with the student, the Board Chair or designate will develop a detailed mentoring agreement that will assist the student in improving skills related to administration, management, fundraising, and donor development.

Although a student from any undergraduate degree programme will have the critical thinking skills necessary to excel, preference will be given to students in business administration, international development, accounting. These fields will allow the student to communicate and work alongside the firms we use for accounting, online donations, direct mail and promotional products.