News and Announcements

Job Opportunity: Staff Writer with Alberta Barley (GrainsWest magazine)

Friday, 22 August 2014 09:32

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Spring 2014 Story Contest

Tuesday, 29 July 2014 09:38

Our spring contest is open to all fiction and nonfiction writers. We're looking for short shorts, short stories, essays, memoirs, photo essays, graphic stories, all forms of literary nonfiction, and excerpts from longer works of both fiction and nonfiction. Entries must be previously unpublished, no longer than 15,000 words, and must not have been previously chosen as a winner, finalist, or honorable mention in another contest.

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Communications Specialist – Extracurricular, volunteer position

Wednesday, 09 July 2014 08:47

Adiuvo Foundation - Calgary, AB

Adiuvo Mission

To further the liberty and prosperity of all peoples through entrepreneurship and economic freedom. We aim to fulfill our mission by providing those with the will to succeed, the opportunity to do so. How? We share our collective knowledge and experience to support others in the achievement of their goals by delivering workshops and
offering consulting services.

Purpose of Position

We are looking for a Public Relations or Communications student – or recent graduate – to join our dynamic team of emerging leaders. This volunteer position is an exciting opportunity for a talented individual to use their communication and public relations expertise to develop a two-year communication plan that will raise awareness of the
Adiuvo Foundation and its work. In this role, you will also maintain the Foundation's online and social media presence.

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Job opportunity at MRU

Tuesday, 08 July 2014 13:09

As some of you may have heard (official announcement coming shortly), MRU secured funding and has established a new Centre for Community Disaster Research. I'll be serving as Director of the CCDR for at least the next three years.

As part of the Centre's launching, I have a paid position for student to serve as Office Manager & Coordinator. The student will be engaged in event planning (especially related to our kickoff event September 19), communication with key stakeholders, and working with our web developer on content for the site. It's a part-time job, but should extend through the Fall.

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Dave Greber Freelance Writers Book and Magazine Awards for Social Justice Writing

Thursday, 29 May 2014 08:44

Call For Submissions

Dave Greber Freelance Writers Book and Magazine Awards for Social Justice Writing

The book award is set at five thousand dollars and the magazine award is set at two thousand dollars. Both awards are made available to freelance writers of non-fiction for social justice writing that is exceptionally written, well researched and demonstrates excellence of storytelling. The Book and Magazine awards are unique in that they are generally awarded before the writer completes a book or magazine project for publication.

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