Youth Intern

Youth Intern

Youth Intern


North Vancouver

Community Development

based on need

Wage: $20.50/hour

  • Full-Time and Part-Time positions

Two new opportunities for the Archaeology team focusing on caring for archaeological belongings, museum studies, and displaysfor this Summer 2024.

If you interested in these two positions or to have your internship with anyother department here at TWN, please indicate the department in your application.

Job Summary: 

Reporting to the Manager, the Youth Intern will have the opportunity to work in an specific department or in a variety of rotations over the employment term. Rotations include: office administration, cultural programs, language, TWN school, and interdepartmental job shadowing. Interns are responsible for completing a variety of office and fieldwork-based tasks related to operations in the Community Development Department. Through the mentored work placements, interns will participate in culture curriculum development, work interdepartmentally to explore interests, and learn about office skills and how to apply them in a company setting.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Participate fully in the internship program
  • Perform office reception
  • Proficiently use technology to communicate, collect and analyze data, and compile reports to of efficiently report information and communicate in a timely
  • Assist the Language and Culture and Education Departments
  • Lead and supervise outdoor learning opportunities, to ensure that a safe learning environment is maintained at all times;
  • Assist staff with communications and outreach
  • Develop curriculum and instructional materials
  • Research, collect and analyze data related to Traditional Knowledge
  • Ensure all content is culturally appropriate, sensitive and significant, consulting with community members, community leadership, and elders with regards to culture and language, as necessary
  • Other related duties as required


  • Tsleil-Waututh community members aged 15 to 30;
  • In school, unemployed or underemployed youth preferred;
  • Punctual, reliable, and positive
  • Able to work cohesively with a team;
  • Strong work ethic, self-motivated, with the ability to work with minimal supervision;

Desired Qualifications:

  • Interest in learning Tsleil-Waututh culture and language;
  • Cultural competency;
  • Working knowledge of MS Office programs; and
  • Good oral and written communication


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills;
  • Sensitivity and empathy;
  • Demonstrated ability to listen well and communicate effectively both orally and in writing with discretion, tact, courtesy, and professionalism;
  • Ability to build s tr ng relationships with coworkers and the community;
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team and get along well with others;
  • Ability to work independently with demonstrated initiative;
  • Depend able and reliabl


Work Conditions:

a)   Physical Demands

  • Comfortable working with community members of all ages and abilities, in all weather
  • Willing and able to work a physically demanding position and available to work occasional evenings, overnights and
  • May involve sitting at a desk or typing for extended periods of


b)  Mental Focus

  • May deal with children and youth who can, from time to time, be demanding and Must be able to remain patient and committed to teaching, and may have to engage in conflict resolution or crisis management at times.
  • May have to manage a number of projects at one time, and may be interrupted frequently to meet the needs of community members and organizational priorities.


c)   Environmental Conditions

  • Interacts with community members, employees, management and the general
  • Noise levels may escalate during activities, events and
  • Weather and conditions in the outdoors are unpredictable and can be wet, cold, uncomfortable, and dangerous


If this role interests you, please click the link below to directly apply.

Youth Intern

Or send your Resume and Cover Letter to

We appreciate everyone’s interest in the role, however only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.