CJRU is hiring for summer 2023!

18 April 2023 / by Met Radio
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CJRU is hiring four positions to assist in programming at our station this summer. 


Youth Outreach Coordinator*, June 3 – September 1 (30-35 hours per week)

The Youth Outreach Coordinator will design and run radio-related events and training with a  focus on engaging children and youth. Specific tasks include: community outreach, coordinating with community partners, running workshops and volunteer training. (Title on CSJ website: Youth recreational and leisure activities program coordinator)


News Reporter*, June 6 – September 1 (30-35 hours per week)

The News Reporter will liaise with the community and create radio that reflects it. Tasks include: conducting interviews, hosting radio programming, producing community features, assisting volunteers in programming and sharing station news on social media. (Title on CSJ website: Radio producer)


Music Librarian, June 6 – September 1 (30-35 hours per week)

The Music Librarian will manage our station’s ever growing music library and provide support to our programmers in terms of music they are playing as well as assisting them in setting up artist interviews. Tasks include: music ingest and review, compiling and submitting weekly charts, corresponding with artists and labels, booking artist interviews as requested by programmers, creating music programming, sharing new music with staff and volunteers at the station and reaching out to local artists about opportunities at CJRU. 


Digital Coordinator*, June 6- September 1 (30-35 hours per week) 

The Digital Coordinator will edit online content written by volunteers and  assist staff and volunteers in the adoption of a new online audio archive. They will also take the lead running the station’s social media accounts and growing our social media team and followers. Tasks include: editing volunteer submitted web content, assisting with the maintenance of our new online audio archive,  leading social media team and creating campaigns and producing on-air content.



*All positions with asterisks are part of the Canada Summer Jobs Program with funding provided by Service Canada. To be considered, applicants must:

  • Be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of employment
  • Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or a person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act
  • Be legally entitled to work according to relevant provincial legislation and regulations (international students on a work/study permit are not eligible for the Canada Summer Jobs Program).



  • Previous experience as a volunteer or employee in community media or other not-for-profit environments
  • Media production experience and familiarity with audio editing
  • Excellent cross-cultural communication skills
  • Comfortable using social media
  • Outgoing, friendly and reliable
  • Excellent problem-solving skills


Contract Terms:
Hours as described for each position at a rate of $17 per hour. These are hybrid positions with in person and at home shifts. Applicants must be available to work 2 person shifts per week, including opening or closing duties during our studio hours (10AM-7PM).

How To Apply:

A complete application will include links to your portfolio or work samples as well as your cover letter and resume. Please format so your cover letter and resume are in one pdf file. Send to elissa@cjru.ca with the subject line Summer Jobs.

We strive to build a diverse team and encourage applications from underrepresented groups such as women, Black, Indigenous, People of Colour, members of the LGTBQ2SI+ community and people with disabilities. If you need accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us. Only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

We will be conducting rolling interviews beginning the week of May 8. The final deadline for applications is Sunday May 14 at 11:59PM.