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    Posted: Mar/18/2015 at 11:48am
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Youth Employment Services YES
Primary Job Category
Employment Counseling
Related Job Categories
Counselor: Youth
Position Type
Contract - Part Time
Region
ON - Metro Toronto Area
Location(s)
555 Richmond St. W., Suite 711
Career level
Student
Ad Online Since
02/05/2015
Application Deadline
04/01/2015

Placement Officer - Summer Job Service

 

DATE AD POSTED:  February 5, 2015           LOCATION:  511 Richmond St. West, Toronto ON

 

This position involves working in a team environment with other Summer Job Placement Officers reporting to the Coordinator.  The role involves the development of job opportunities through a network of employers, and matching of students with summer job opportunities in the Toronto area.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Ensure all necessary employer and client documentation is in file
  2. Outreach to employers, schools and community agencies in order to ensure student intake and placement numbers are met
  3. Ensure the matching of subsidized SJS job placements and unsubsidized positions
  4. Develop a variety of jobs and match them to students
  5. Conduct regular placement monitors with employers and students
  6. Negotiate subsidized student placements with employers and to further negotiate unsubsidized placements with employers
  7. Inform employers regarding guidelines and expectations of the SJS program
  8. Facilitate group information sessions and job search workshops to students on job search and life-skills issues
  9. Check and approve employer claims for payment
  10. Ensure all necessary employer and client documentation are accurately completed and submitted on time
  11. Maintain accurate and complete employer and student files
  12. Develop and implement effective marketing strategies to the business community in order to secure placements
  13. Complete student and employer surveys
  14. Ensure program placements targets (both subsidized and unsubsidized) are met
  15. Meet weekly with the Coordinator to discuss reports, statistics, targets, and other program details
  16. Submit accurate monthly reports require by the Coordinator
  17. Provide information on the local labour market, careers and occupations (including self-employment), employment preparation, job search and interview techniques.
  18. Assist clients to find employment on their own in addition to providing job placement services.
  19. Adhere to and maintain target outcomes as set by the program manager
  20. Other duties as required

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Full-time student planning on returning to school in Fall 2015
  2. Post secondary studies in Social Sciences
  3. Experience in matching students and job creation
  4. Knowledge of local labour market and employment standards
  5. Ability to relate to socially and economically disadvantaged youth
  6. Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  7. Computer literate - MS Word, Excel and Windows
  8. Ability to work in a multi-cultural/multi-racial workplace
  9. Group facilitation skills

  

Job Contact Information:

Please apply by submitting a cover letter and resume.

Applications will close April 1, 2015.  No phone calls please.

We thank all applicants; however only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

YES is an equal opportunity employer.

In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, and YES Policy, accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process. Applicants are required to make their needs known in advance.


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Food Banks Canada
Primary Job Category
Research
Related Job Categories
Position Type
Seasonal
Region
ON - Metro Toronto Area, ON - Peel Region
Location(s)
West Mississauga
Career level
Entry Level
Ad Online Since
04/01/2015
Application Deadline
04/16/2015

Research Assistant


Food Banks Canada

Summer Student – Research Assistant

 

Food Banks Canada is the national charitable organization representing the food bank community across Canada. Our members and their respective agencies serve approximately 85 per cent of people accessing emergency food programs nationwide.  Our mission is to meet the short term need for food and find long term solutions to reduce hunger.  Visit www.foodbankscanada.cafor more information.

 Food Banks Canada is seeking a post-secondary student who will be returning to school in the fall.  The candidate is a motivated, passionate individual who will assist with the coordination of the annual HungerCount survey, perform background research on income and food security, and contribute to the healthy operation of our organization.

 Specific Accountabilities

 

  • Contact HungerCount survey participants to solicit and clarify survey information
  • Help coordinate the work of volunteers
  • Perform literature reviews and other qualitative research
  • Proofread and edit reports, press releases, other documents
  • Maintain quality control of large amounts of qualitative and quantitative information
  • Contribute to coordination of Food Banks Canada advocacy and public relations initiatives
  • Other duties as needed

 

  • Skills Required:

  • Good knowledge of spreadsheet software
  • Knowledge of issues related to hunger and poverty
  • Experience in writing research reports and communicating results
  • Mature and self-motivated
  • Excellent inter-personal skills


  • Assets:

  • Bilingual (English/French)
  • Experience with SPSS or other data analysis software
  • Experience with Raiser’s Edge software
  •  

    Start date:  late May 2015

    End date: late August 2015

    Rate of pay: $14 per hour

    Hours of work: 8 hours per day/40 per week

    Please submit resume and cover letter to the Charity Village site.

     No phone calls please.


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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Apr/23/2015 at 2:12pm
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Peel HIV/AIDS Network
Primary Job Category
Marketing / Communications / PR
Related Job Categories
Community Outreach
Position Type
Seasonal
Region
ON - Peel Region
Location(s)
Mississauga
Career level
Student
Salary
14-16
Ad Online Since
04/17/2015
Application Deadline
05/11/2015

Online Communications Assistant - Summer Student

Online Communications Assistant

Summer Student Position: 37.5 hrs/week for 12 weeks

 

The Peel HIV/AIDS Network (PHAN) is a non-profit, community organization founded in 1993. We are committed to serving diverse people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS and to decreasing the transmission of new HIV infections in Peel Region through education, support, advocacy and community engagement.

 

The Position

Reporting to the Executive Director and working closely with other staff and volunteers, the Online Communications Assistant will assist the agency to strengthen social media practices and to increase our communication and engagement with the general public and specific communities – primarily within the Peel Region.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the development of a plan for integrating social media into PHAN’s communication with key stakeholders
  • Research and recommend practices and policies that support an enhanced web/social media presence
  • Increase PHAN’s visibility and engagement on various social media platforms and apps (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.)
  • Assist in the development of multi-media content for the agency websites and other social media platforms
  • Work with volunteers and other staff to plan and implement communication activities
  • Contribute to monthly e-Newsletter and help identify strategies for increasing subscriptions Support the development of media tools (media releases, advisories and other communication materials)
  • Review and update PHAN’s communication resources and contact lists
  • Participate in PHAN meetings and trainings as required
  • Adhere to all relevant policies, procedures and legislation governing PHAN
  • Other related duties as required

 

Qualification and Skills:

  • Completing a post-secondary education preferably in focused in online marketing, digital communications or a related field with the intention to return to school in September
  • Excellent communication skills (written, spoken, comprehension)
  • Demonstrate creative and forward thinking
  • High level of comfort and familiarity utilizing social media apps and content management systems
  • Experience developing video, blogs, podcasts, and/or other multi-media content
  • Good understanding of social media strategies and tactics. Interest in further developing this knowledge
  • Experience volunteering and/or working with volunteers
  • Competence utilizing word processing and design software (Photoshop, Illustrator, etc) and any other relevant apps or tools

 

Highly Desired

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with experience working in a team environment Demonstrated knowledge of HIV and related issues and interest in further developing knowledge in this area.
  • Understanding and demonstrated experience applying Anti-Racism/Anti-Oppression Principles
  • Knowledge of the local community (Peel Region)
  • Good time management and organizational skills

 

This position is funded by Canada Summer Jobs and requires that applicants must,

  • be between 15 and 30 years of age;
  • have been registered as a full-time student in the previous academic year and intend to return to school on a full-time basis in the next academic year;
  • be Canadian citizens or permanent residents or have official refugee protection status under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (foreign students are not eligible);
  • be legally entitled to work in Canada, according to relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations.


Salary: $14 to $16 per hour based on experience

 

Commitment: 37.5 hours/week for 12 weeks starting late May/early June

 

Posting Deadline: Monday, May 11th, 2015 at 12:00 pm (Noon EST)

 

The Peel HIV/AIDS Network is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from persons living with HIV/AIDS, visible minorities, members of the LGBT communities, people with disabilities and persons with culturally diverse backgrounds.

 

NOTE CAREFULLY: Submit résumé and cover letter as one document only. Submissions with multiple files will not be considered. Files over 1MB may be rejected by server. Should you chose, portfolios and any other relevant work may be presented at interviews for those candidates short listed. Generic submissions that do not speak to this specific posting will not be considered.

 Thank you for your interest. PHAN wishes you the very best in your job search


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Jr. Resource and Information Specialist-Summer Student (2 positions)

Organization:Centre for Education and Training
Job type:Full-time contract
Location:Brampton and Malton, Greater Toronto area
Deadline:04:00 PM, 
Friday, May 22, 2015

The Centre for Education and Training requires Jr. Resource and Information Specialist – Summer Student ( 2 positions).

Summary:

The Junior Resource & Information Specialist will assist in providing resource and information assistance to clients utilizing the Employment Service centre site to address their employment needs.  In this role the Jr. Resource & Information Specialist will provide administrative assistance and support to the Employment Services Team.

Reporting to: Coordinator, Employment Services

Responsibilities:

  • Welcome and direct clients in the use of the Resource & Information Services of the Employment Services Centre
  • Research and provide assistance with information on the local labour market, career and occupations, education & training as well as employment opportunities and job search strategies
  • Assist in updating job boards and communications such as e-mail, voice mail and social media
  • Assist in the tracking of client inquiries and activities for reporting purposes
  • Assist with the organization of workshops and special events in the Employment Services Centre
  • Provide assistance with administrative services including general office supports
  • Provide support to clients utilizing computer resources as well as other centre resources
  • Conduct outreach activities for the promotion of ES Services as required

Qualifications:

  • Be between ages 15 and 30 years of age at the start of employment.
  • Have been registered as full-time students in the previous academic year and must intend to return to school on a full-time basis in the next academic year. Preference will be given to those students studying in a related field.
  • Be Canadian Citizens, permanent residents, or persons to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act and;
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations
  • Possess solid administrative skills and have a demonstrated ability in the sue of MS office products, web browsers and online research tools
  • Experience working in a customer service or direct delivery of services to the public
  • Knowledge of labour market and job search strategies would be considered an asset
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Enjoy a wide variety of tasks in a face paced environment
  • Strong team player, with the ability to prioritize and problem solve
  • Experience working with diverse cultures in a customer service capacity
  • Knowledge of the local community would be considered an asset.

Terms of Employment: Summer Student.

Locations:

Malton: 6-3233 Brandon Gate Dr., Mississauga

Brampton East – 263 Queen Street East, Unit 14

Start date: June 29, 2015

End date: August 24, 2015

Schedule: Mondays to Fridays

Hours: 30 Hours per week

Salary: $11.00 per hour + 4% vacation pay

Benefits: No

To apply for the job

Please submit your covering letter and resume by 4:00 p.m. on Friday May 22, 2015 to:

Human Resource Department
The Centre for Education and Training

Via E-mail: hrforms@tcet.com

Please quote: 2014-QCIC-046 – Jr. Resource and Information Specialist in the subject line for Malton location.

Please quote: 2014-QCIC-041 –  Jr. Resource and Information Specialist in the subject line for Brampton East location.

Thank you in advance for your interest.  Only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

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Jr. Information Counsellor- Summer Student (2 positions)

Organization:Centre for Education and Training
Job type:Full-time contract
Location:Brampton and Oakville, Greater Toronto area
Deadline:04:00 PM, 
Friday, May 15, 2015

The Centre for Education and Training requies  Jr. Information Counsellor – Summer Student  (2 positions).

Summary:

The Jr. Information Counsellor will assist with providing information and referral assistance to clients of the Newcomer Information Centre to address their settlement needs.  In this role, the Jr. Information Counsellor will also provide administrative assistance and reception duties to ensure the smooth day to day operation of the Newcomer Information Centre.

Reporting to: Coordinator, Newcomer Information Centre

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the compilation of settlement and employment related information for newcomers
  • Assist with the research and compilation of employment and accreditation information for foreign trained professionals and skilled tradespersons
  • Respond to inquiries and assist with the booking and promotion of information sessions provided by Newcomer Information Centre staff and outside agencies
  • Assist with updating and conducting research on government policies and related programs and services as they pertain to newcomer settlement
  • Working in the information centre to assist newcomers and their families to obtain the relevant information that they need for themselves and their families for settlement in the community
  • Assist with the maintenance of resources, flyers and information on training and education
  • As part of the Newcomer Information Centre team, provide one to one assistance to individual’s accessing the Centre’s services
  • Other administrative and reception duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Be between ages 15 and 30 years of age at the start of employment.
  • Have been registered as full-time students in the previous academic year and must intend to return to school on a full-time basis in the next academic year.
  • Be Canadian Citizens, permanent residents, or persons to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act and;
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations
  • Excellent communication skills – both written and oral
  • Knowledge of settlement issues, education  and training, regulatory bodies and or accreditation would be an asset
  • In addition to English, the ability to speak other languages would be considered an asset
  • Knowledge of refugee or immigrant issues with experience working  with or volunteering with multicultural groups
  • Excellent ability to conduct and compile research
  • Experience working in a customer service or direct delivery of services to the public

Terms of Employment: Summer Student

Locations:

Oakville – 171 Speers Road, Unit 20 (Requisition Number 2015-QCIC-047)

Brampton East - 263 Queen Street East, Unit #14 (Requisition Number 2015-QCIC-040)

Start date: June 29, 2015

End date: August 24, 2015

Schedule: Mondays to Fridays

Hours: 30 Hours per week

Salary: $11.00 per hour plus 4% vacation pay

Benefits: No

To apply for the job

Please submit your covering letter and resume by 4:00 p.m. on Friday May 15, 2015 to:

Human Resource Department
The Centre for Education and Training

Via E-mail: hrforms@tcet.com

Please quote: 2014-QCIC-047 – Jr. Information Counsellor in the subject line for Oakville location.

Please quote: 2014-QCIC-040 – Jr. Information Counsellor in the subject line for Brampton East location.

Thank you in advance for your interest.  Only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted

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Family Service Toronto
Related Job Categories
Research
Position Type
Contract - Part Time
Region
ON - Metro Toronto Area
Location(s)
128 Sterling Road
Career level
Entry Level
Ad Online Since
04/24/2015
Application Deadline
05/07/2015
Applicants Should Quote
REP #16-15

Research Assistant

Research, Evaluation and Planning Department
Canada Summer Job Position Available 
(30 hours/week - 8 weeks)

April 23, 2015


Family Service Toronto (FST) helps people face a wide variety of life challenges.  For 100 years we have been assisting families and individuals through counselling, community development, advocacy and public education programs.  We also work with a range of partners to build a vibrant community social services sector. Family Service Toronto is a proud United Way member organization.  Our services are available to everyone who lives or works in Toronto. 

FST is committed to evaluating the impact of its work with clients and the community as well as supporting research that benefits clients and the community.  The successful candidate will work as a Research Assistant on a number of research and evaluation endeavours as well as operational activities, and will report to the Director of Research, Evaluation and Planning. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Contribute to the implementation of program evaluation projects (data collection, analysis, reporting), using a variety of different research methodologies (e.g., interviews, surveys, focus groups)
  • Assist with data analysis using Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS) and Microsoft Office (Excel)
  • Research as indicated best practices in relation to specific aspects of FST’s work via literature review, internet searches and contacts with leading organizations
  • Prepare written summaries of the literature reviewed
  • Assist with special projects as required 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Psychology, Social Work, health related or other relevant graduate or undergraduate program in progress
  • Excellent research skills and experience (internet, library, on-line journals, and other sources)
  • Well-developed writing skills, in particular report writing with end users in mind and ability to effectively summarize journal articles as well as identify key points and key learnings that are helpful for practice (change)
  • Demonstrated commitment to principles of equity, inclusion and cultural competency
  • Some knowledge of program evaluation
  • Strong computer skills including Word,  Excel, Power Point, Infographics and SPSS
  • Accurate keyboarding and proof-reading skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, organization, time management, and prioritizing skills
  • Must be a self-starter, able to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Exercise initiative and good judgment with ability to multi-task
  • Excellent attention to detail 

 

LOCATION:  #202 - 128 Sterling Road, Toronto, ON M6R 2B7 

SALARY RANGE:  $15.00 per hour

 

ELIGIBILITY:  To be eligible to apply for this Canada Summer Jobs position, applicants must:         

  • be between 15 AND 30 YEARS OF AGE at the start of the      employment;
  • have been registered as full-time students in the previous academic      year and intend to return to school on a full-time basis in the next      academic year;
  • be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or persons to whom      refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee      Protection Act; and,
  • be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant      provincial/territorial legislation and regulations. 

DEADLINE TO APPLY:  No later than 5 p.m. May 7, 2015

Interested applicants are invited to submit a letter of application and resume, quoting File REP #16-15 to

                                      
Human Resource Services,
Family Service Toronto,
#202 - 128 Sterling Road
Toronto, ON
M6R 2B7

OR e-mail:  hrdep@familyservicetoronto.org

FST is committed to a policy of equity and inclusion.

In accordance with Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, and FST’s Access and Equity policy, accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance. 

We thank all applicants and will contact the individuals selected for an interview. No phone calls please. 

www.familyservicetoronto.org

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Summer Students (6positions) – Administration/Summer Camp Assistant

Organization:The Cross-Cultural Services Association (TCCSA)
Job type:Part-time contract
Location:Greater Toronto Area, Greater Toronto area
Deadline:04:00 PM, 
Monday, May 11, 2015

The Cross-Cultural Services Association (TCCSA) requires  Summer Students (6positions) – Administration/Summer Camp Assistant.

The Cross-Cultural Community Services Association (TCCSA) is currently accepting applications for multiple Summer Student positions in our four offices located in downtown Toronto, Scarborough, Markham, and Mississauga. These positions are for durations of 6 to 8 weeks from June to August, 2015.

 Responsibilities:

  • To assist in the daily operation of the agency.
  • To provide clerical support and answer phone inquiries.
  • To make and to arrange appointments for clients.
  • To assist and provide program information to our clients.
  • To assist in organizing programs for newcomers to Canada, including youth and children programs.
  • Other duties will be assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Must be between the age of 15 and 30; was registered as a full-time student in the preceding academic year; and intends to return to school on a full-time basis during the next academic year;
  • A Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act;
  • Is legally entitled to work in Ontario;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English; other language skills will be an asset.
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Able to work independently and be a good team player.
  • Able to multi-task and set priorities.

To apply for the job

Qualified individual applicants please forward their resume and cover letter quoting Job Position and Location referenced above by 4:00 p.m. on May 11, 2015, to:

Hiring Committee
The Cross-Cultural Community Services Association (TCCSA)
3636 Steeles Avenue East, Unit 213A,
Markham, Ontario L3R 1K9

E-mail:   cbush@tccsa.org

Thank you to all applicants for their interest. However, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  Please do not send in application through fax.

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Summer Student

Organization:Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants
Job type:Full-time contract
Location:Toronto, Greater Toronto area
Deadline:Wednesday, May 13, 2015

OCASI ‐ Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants requires a Summer Student.

OCASI was formed in 1978 to act as a collective voice for immigrant‐serving agencies and to coordinate response to shared needs and concerns. OCASI is a registered charity governed by a volunteer board of directors. Its membership is comprised of more than 220 community-based organizations in the province of Ontario. Find out more about us at www.ocasi.org.

Job Summary:

The core role of the student will be to assist in the content renewal of our websites for newcomers to Ontario (Settlement.Org, NewYouth.ca).

Responsibilities:

  • Create articles for publishing on Settlement.Org
  • Work with partners to identify content for posting
  • Review and update broken links
  • Research Discussion Forum answers
  • Participate in outreach activities (conferences, etc.)
  • Update related social media
  • Find/post news/events

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of the settlement sector and related resources
  • Strong research techniques especially using the Internet
  • Skills in HTML are an asset
  • Demonstrated sensitivity to other cultures and ability to outreach to newcomer communities
  • Ability to learn new software and generally proficient with computers, Internet, e-mail, and MS Office
  • Well‐developed interpersonal, and relationship building skills; ability to establish rapport and excellent communication with members, partners, staff and volunteers
  • Ability to plan, organize and prioritize work activities
  • Experience in video production is an asset
  • Fluency in French is a definite asset

Note: Candidates must be returning to school in the fall.

This position is scheduled to work 32 hours per week for 11 weeks ending no later than August 31, 2015.

Hourly rate: $13 per hour

Location: Toronto

To apply for the job

Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter by e-mail no later than 5:00 p.m. on May 13, 2015 to:

Human Resources

OCASI ‐ Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants

E-mail: summerjobs@ocasi.org

OCASI is committed to Employment Equity.

Thank you to all applicants for your interest in the position. However, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Facilitator – Youth Program, Summer Student

Organization:New Circles Community Services
Job type:Part-time contract
Location:Toronto, Greater Toronto area
Deadline:04:00 PM, 
Friday, May 15, 2015

New Circles Community Services, Youth Program requires a Facilitator, (Summer Student).

Leaders in Service Training is a 6 week skills training program delivered to students aged 15 – 18 throughout July and August, in partnership with the Retail Council of Canada. The program combines an opportunity to develop retail experience, engage in philanthropy and develop pertinent life skills including workplace communication, conflict resolution and increase financial literacy.

Reports to:   Manager, Clothing Programs

Responsibilities:

  • Develop fun and engaging daily activities using Retail Council of Canada curriculum, for youth in retail skills training program
  • Delivery daily workshops to youth, fostering student engagement and learning
  • Develop practice tests and study activities to ensure 100% student success in retail exam
  • Help manage classroom behaviour during guest speakers; Help students complete resume, cover letters, job search and practice interview skills, as taught by guest speakers
  • Address any behavioural or student concerns with Program Manager to develop solutions
  • Perform administrative duties, including managing student applications, entering data into database, maintaining student records
  • Provide orientation and training to youth program participants
  • Book guest speakers for youth; Assist with planning youth graduation at program completion
  • Coordinate field trips for youth, developing relationships with retailers

Qualifications:

  • Must be current post-secondary students who will be attending college or university in September 2015
  • Must be under the age of 30 (as required by funding mandate)

Preferred Skills:

  • An interest in social service work and social justice issues
  • An interest in working in a diverse and changing environment
  • Must possess strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Leadership skills, including a desire to motivate and support youth volunteers
  • Experience working with youth and / or teaching, coaching, camp counselling etc.
  • Must be able to complete tasks in a timely manner
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Flexible and adaptable working schedule including evenings and weekends
  • Strong computer skills (Word, Excel, Database Entry, Internet research)

To apply for the job

If your skills and experience match the requirements for this position, please forward a cover letter and resume by Friday May 15, 2015 to:

E-mail: nita@newcircles.ca

Please indicate “Facilitator, Youth Program Employment Opportunity” in the subject line.

Thank you to all applicants but we will be contacting only those that will be interviewed.


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Youth Program Assistant-YEP Project

Davenport-Perth Neighbourhood and Community Health Centre (DPNCHC) is a multi-service community agency providing programs and services from early years to adults and primary health care to a diverse range of participants within a community development and health promotion perspective.  The Youth Program Assistant – YEP Project will work with the Children & Youth Services staff and assist in the development, planning, implementation and evaluation of life-skills, leadership, arts and recreational activities for young people 13 – 16 years of age in the Youth Experience Placement (YEP) and MuralXpress projects.

Abbreviated Responsibilities:

  • Participate in a constructive, collaborative and cooperative manner within the staff team in the planning and implementation of project activities and the maintenance of a safe, healthy and creative program
  • Assist in providing supervision and role modeling for youth participants on and off-site
  • Plan and facilitate participant workshops, activities and outings
  • Maintain cooperative team interaction and collaborative decision-making processes
  • Assist in the preparation of program space and the maintenance of equipment/supplies
  • Prepare and maintain required files and records (client and program statistics, time sheets, work plans, etc.)
  • Attend and actively participate in staff training, team meetings and project and team evaluations
  • Assist in providing direction and support to youth assistants and other volunteers

Qualifications:

  • Must have been a full-time student in the previous academic year and intend to return to full-time studies in the next academic year and be between the ages of 16 and 24
  • Minimum 1 year work or volunteer experience planning and facilitating activities for youth
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a part of a team and independently; must be creative, enthusiastic, energetic and able to provide encouragement and support to youth participants
  • Demonstrated knowledge of effective practices related to youth and understanding of issues they face
  • Post-secondary education in child and youth work, social work, recreation, physical education, arts, education, or related field is an asset
  • Demonstrated organizational and time management skills
  • Good English skills (written and oral)
  • Experience working with diverse youth population in a community based setting is an asset
  • Ability to speak a second language is an asset
  • Skills related to visual/performing arts, recreation or sports is an asset
  • Living in the Davenport-Perth Neighbourhood and CHC’s catchment is an asset

PLEASE NOTE: Position is contingent upon receipt of funding. 

Salary: $11.50 per hour plus statutory benefits.  This position is not part of the bargaining unit.

 

Contract/Hours: June 22 – August 14, 2015; Monday to Friday (35 hours per week)

Submit resume and cover letter, including Posting No. 2015-008.

Due Date:: 5 pm, May 15, 2015.

Davenport-Perth Neighbourhood and Community Health Centre encourages applications from candidates whose background is diverse in terms of culture, race, language, religion, class, gender/sexual orientation, and including those who may need accommodation.  Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.  DPNCHC is a perfume free environment.  


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