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Summer Jobs 2016 – York Region

Organization:Centre for Immigrant and Community Services
Job type:Full-time contract
Location:Markham, Greater Toronto area
Deadline:05:00 PM, 
Monday, February 29, 2016

Centre for Immigrant and Community Services (CICS) is a not-for-profit organization with a vision to empower immigrants in settling and integrating as contributing members of Canadian society through diverse, professional and innovative services. Our mission is to enable immigrants to fully integrate, participate and contribute to all spheres of Canadian Society.

Funded by the Government of Canada, CICS is recruiting summer students to fill the following positions with the major duties listed. Please note the CICS will offer the position only when the funding is approved.

Youth Services Program Assistant – York Region

This position supports the programs and activities targeted at the newcomer youths who require community resources and guidance for a smooth transition into the local new environment.

  • To assist in planning, preparation and delivery of summer activities
  • To provide basic information to clients about programs and services
  • To provide assistance in administrative functions such as registration, receiving clients, taking and re-directing calls, make appropriate referrals, etc. to process data and keep proper documentation
  • Preferred field of studies: Sociology, Social Work, Psychology, Education
  • Language Requirement: Cantonese/ Mandarin and English

Settlement Program and Outreach Assistant – York Region

This position supports the activities that target at seniors, women and youth who are newcomers of diverse cultural backgrounds, who may not aware of the settlement resources available in their community while settling down in Canada.

  • To assist program staff in program and activities promotion and outreach of multicultural nature
  • To assist program staff in planning and delivery of specific orientation and integration activities for youth, women and seniors
  • To provide administrative support to the settlement team, such as preparation and organization of program/ activity materials; data management; reports, etc.
  • Preferred field of studies: Social Services, Social Worker, Marketing Business
  • Language Requirement: Cantonese/Mandarin and English

My Canada – A Celebration of Canada’s 150th Anniversary Community Event Coordinator – York Region

The position supports newcomers and refugees by educating them about Canadian history and heritage, as well as highlighting and showcasing resources available in the community to help them integrate into Canada.

  • To assist in planning and coordinating the “My Canada” summer event to celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation
  • To assist in outreaching to different community services to participate in the event and introduce their services.
  • To assist in outreaching and liaising among ethnic communities in Markham to invite them to participate in the special event with cultural performances.
  • Preferred field of studies: Social Services, Social Worker, Marketing Business
  • Language Requirement: Cantonese/Mandarin & English

Qualifications:

  • Study in the field as listed
  • Possess solid computer skills
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Willing to participate in team work
  • Knowledge and use of a second language is an asset

Working Conditions:

  • Hours: Vary from 30 to 35 hours per week; for a period of 8 – 16 weeks; may be required to work on Saturdays and/or Sundays

Applicant must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • 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 a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person 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 or territorial legislation and regulations.

To apply for the job

Please send a cover letter and resume via e-mail by 5:00 p.m. on February 29, 2016 to:

The Hiring Committee
Centre for Immigrant and Community Services
2330 Midland Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M1S 5G5

E-mail: hr@cicscanada.com

Please do not submit multiple applications. Applicant should indicate all the name(s) of the position(s) of their choices on a single application.

CICS is an equal opportunity employer. We provide accommodations during the recruitment process for person with disabilities if required. This will be in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians Disability Act and Ontario Human Rights Code.

Thank you to all candidates for their interest, only those selected for interview will be contacted. No telephone enquiries please.

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Summer Jobs – Toronto

Organization:Centre for Immigrant and Community Services
Job type:Full-time contract
Location:Toronto, Greater Toronto area
Deadline:05:00 PM, 
Monday, February 29, 2016

Centre for Immigrant and Community Services (CICS) is a not-for-profit organization with a vision to empower immigrants in settling and integrating as contributing members of Canadian society through diverse, professional and innovative services. Our mission is to enable immigrants to fully integrate, participate and contribute to all spheres of Canadian Society.

Funded by the Government of Canada, CICS is recruiting summer students to fill the following positions with the major duties listed. Please note the CICS will offer the position only when the funding is approved.

Children & Youth Program Assistant – Toronto

This position supports the programs and activities that help newcomer children and youths settle in local communities.

  • To assist the planning and delivery of Summer Day Camp targeted at the new immigrant children and youth in local communities
  • To assist in training, oversee and delegate tasks to camp volunteers, and to carry out promotional activities
  • To organize camp materials and to keep proper activity records and reports
  • Preferred field of studies: Children and Youth studies; Social Work, Psychology, Counselling, Community Studies, Education, Administrations and Sociology
  • Language Requirement: English

Community Garden Animator – Toronto

This position supports the local priorities in educating the new immigrants residing in local communities about healthy living and community engagement

  • To assist in planning and implementation of Community Garden Programs and community events
  • To assist in the development of environmental education program materials for children & family garden programs
  • To coordinate volunteers and co/facilitate groups in maintaining garden areas; to provide support to youth, women and seniors in their community engagement activities
  • Preferred field of studies: Environmental studies, Sustainable Agriculture, Community Nutrition, Sociology, Urban Planning, Community Development, Food Security, and Education
  • Language Requirement: English

Garden-To-Kitchen Program Assistant – Toronto

This position supports the local priorities in educating the new immigrants residing in local communities about healthy living, healthy eating and community engagement

  • To assist in the facilitation of community cooking programs, healthy cooking workshops, and basic food skills training for newcomer youth
  • To assist in the delivery of weekly garden-to-kitchen programs and to ensure rotation of garden harvests to be used in community kitchen
  • To assist in coordinating volunteers for community events and workshops, and daily maintenance of the kitchen and program areas
  • Preferred field of studies: Environmental studies, Nutrition, Community Development, Health Studies, Food Security, and Education
  • Language Requirement: English

Language (LINC) Program Assistant – Toronto

This position supports the activities for the new immigrants in language training program to become more familiar with the local community and its resources.

  • To assist in organizing training sessions for language students by identifying resources available in the community, such as inviting trainers / speakers from professional fields or community agencies
  • To assist Skills Development project staff in organizing small learning group or interest groups to enhance students’ skills and confidence. e.g. computer skills, conversation groups
  • To assist in organizing events or functions related to language students, such as year –end talent show, outings, educational visits, excursions and field trips
  • To conduct community outreach and students’ surveys
  • Preferred field of studies: Adult learning studies, Administration, Social work, Education, and Sociology
  • Language Requirement: Mandarin/Cantonese and English

SEPT Program Outreach Assistant – Toronto

The position supports the activities and programs targeted in providing assistance and resources to newcomers during their settlement process

  • To liaise and negotiate with different corporate, community and public institutes in hosting agency’s outreach events and activities for newcomers in the community
  • To assist in organizing community event, developing appropriate logistic plan
  • To assist in program delivery in a public institute setting; to interact with newcomers, agency staff and volunteers
  • Preferred field of studies: Settlement and Community studies, Social Work, Counselling, Administrations, Psychology, and Sociology
  • Language Requirement: Mandarin and English

SEPT Program Assistant – Toronto

The position supports the activities that address specific needs of helping newcomer youth settling in local schools and community centres

  • To assist the program administrator in the preparation of summer programs and activities, such as ordering of materials according to specifications, printing and organizing materials, etc.
  • To assist partly in administrative functions, such as flyers design; disseminate program information; and follow up with enquiries
  • To assist program staff in delivering a part of the orientation and training sessions for the newcomer students at participating schools by confirming logistics, following the staff instruction in structured activities; and communicating to ensure proper understanding of expectations, etc.; to assist in conducting activity evaluation; compile and input data to generate reports.
  • Preferred field of studies: Post-secondary in any major
  • Language Requirement: English plus any second language

Qualifications:

  • Study in the field as listed
  • Possess solid computer skills
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Willing to participate in team work
  • Knowledge and use of a second language is an asset

Working Conditions:

  • Hours: Vary from 30 to 35 hours per week; for a period of 8 – 16 weeks; may be required to work on Saturdays and/or Sundays

Applicant must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • 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 a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person 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 or territorial legislation and regulations.

To apply for the job

Please send a cover letter and resume via e-mail by 5:00 p.m. on February 29, 2016 to:

The Hiring Committee
Centre for Immigrant and Community Services
2330 Midland Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M1S 5G5

E-mail: hr@cicscanada.com

Please do not submit multiple applications. Applicant should indicate all the name(s) of the position(s) of their choices on a single application.

CICS is an equal opportunity employer. We provide accommodations during the recruitment process for person with disabilities if required. This will be in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians Disability Act and Ontario Human Rights Code.

Thank you to all candidates for their interest, only those selected for interview will be contacted. No telephone enquiries please.

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Summer Student

https://charityvillage.com/jobs/search-results/job-detail.aspx?id=336094&l=2

SUMMER STUDENTS – 5 positions

CONTRACT - 4 MONTHS

TORONTO, ON

$11.20 - $11.54/hour

 

The Ontario College of Trades (College) is currently seeking Summer Students to join the departments of the Registrar’s Office, Policy and Programs, and Communications and Marketing on a short-term contract basis. The College provides summer employment opportunities for a student in a post-secondary program during their vacation period. The student must provide proof of student status. 

The student will: 

  • Perform basic data entry, file handling (paper and electronic filing), scanning, binding and photocopying.
  • Create, format and proofread various documents in Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat with established parameters and guidelines.
  • Coordinate scheduling for various internal and external events and meetings.

  • Provide assistance in the planning, preparation and execution of various events and meetings, such as booking and setting up meeting rooms and audio visual equipment, organizing catering, producing meeting materials and agendas and other logistical requirements.

  • Update various forms, documents and administrative processes as necessary.

Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in office administration.

  • Good interpersonal skills to work as member of a team.

  • Ability to take direction and work independently.

  • Computer proficiency working with Microsoft applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and PDF Acrobat).

  • Currently enrolled in a post-secondary program and must be returning to a post- secondary institution in the fall.

 *This position is represented by OPSEU

How to Apply:  

Please forward your resume, together with a separate cover letter by April 15, 2016 to careers@collegeoftrades.ca. Only applications submitted via email will be accepted.

Be sure to quote the following competition number in the subject line of your email: OCOT-016-16

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

The College embraces diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. Our goal is to attract, develop and retain highly talented employees from diverse backgrounds, allowing us to benefit from a wide variety of experiences and perspectives. In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, and the College’sAccommodation Policy, accommodation will be provided at any point throughout the hiring process, provided the candidate makes their accommodation needs known to the College. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. No agencies, please.

The Ontario College of Trades is an equal opportunity employer.

To view our vacancies or to check the status of this vacancy, please visit http://www.collegeoftrades.ca/careers.

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Research Assistant _Summer Student

https://charityvillage.com/jobs/search-results/job-detail.aspx?id=336131&l=2

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.ca for 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 2016

End date: late August 2016

Rate of pay: $14 per hour

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


No phone calls please.

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Services Assistant

INTERN POSTING - SERVICES ASSISTANT

 

The Canadian Federation of Students–Ontario represents more than 350,000 college and university students from over 38 students’ unions in Ontario. CFS–Ontario is an autonomous, incorporated, not-for-profit organization and a provincial component of the Canadian Federation of Students, which brings together over one-half million students across Canada. The Canadian Federation of Students was formed in 1981 to provide students with an effective and united voice, provincially and nationally and to provide cost-saving services to its members. For more information, please visit: www.cfsontario.ca

The Services Assistant will assist with the management of the Federation’s various services that are designed to save students money and improve their lives while in study. In addition, the Services Assistant will assist with preparations for a province-wide skills development conference in May for upwards of 200 student representatives, an Indigenous student gathering in June, a Northern Caucus and a general membership meeting.


Contract duration: Full-time Internship from May to August/September 2016.

Salary: $18.25 per hour                                                       Location: Toronto, Ontario

 

Responsibilities

The Services Assistant will become familiar with the following Federation services:

•     Not-for-profit service for bulk-ordering fair-trade apparel and campus orientation materials;

•     Free national student discount programs (Studentsaver and the International Student Identity Card);

•     Not-for-profit national student health network that helps to secure and administer extended health and dental coverage for thousands of students across Canada;

•     The production of membership handbook/dayplanners for campuses across the province; and

•     Preparation and coordination of mass card International Student Identity Card (ISIC) distribution; and

 

The responsibilities of the Services Assistant include, but are not limited to:

•     Assisting in all practical and administrative aspects of service management and implementation – including the editing of text, development of promotional materials, layout and design of various publications, data entry, and liaising with various service providers;

•     Liaising actively with representatives in campus students’ unions and the Federation’s national services coordinators in Ottawa in order to meet production and service delivery deadlines;

•     Assisting with logistical aspects of the Skills Development Symposium in May, the Indigenous student gathering in June, the Northern Caucus gathering in September/October and the August Ontario General Membership Meeting, including: registration, accommodations, transportation, and materials production;

•     Ensuring proper inventory of supplies for Federation meetings and activities; and

•     Working collectively with elected student members of the Federation’s Executive Committee, other staff of the Federation and, as directed, assisting other staff with their duties.

 

Qualifications

  • Some post-secondary education;
  • Experience in the student movement in Canada;
  • Knowledge of the Canadian Federation of Students–Ontario, the Canadian Federation of Students, the Canadian Federation of Students–Services and the services offered to their membership;
  • Good organizing, promotional and communications skills;
  • Excellent writing and editing skills;
  • Ability to meet deadlines and a strong attention to detail; and
  • Experience using Microsoft Office (2011 and above).
  • Experience using Adobe Creative Suite and proficiency working in a Macintosh-based environment are preferable.

 

Eligibility Requirements

Because this position may be partially funded by Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, certain conditions on eligibility apply. Priority will be given to qualified applicants who:

•     Have been registered as a full-time student in the previous academic year, and are intending to return to school on a full-time basis in the next academic year;

•     Are studying in a secondary or post-secondary program but not attending full-time classes while participating in this internship;

•     Are between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusively) at the time of intake/selection;

•     Are legally entitled to work in Canada according to relevant provincial legislation and regulations; and

•     Are not holding another full-time (30 or more hours) summer job.

The Canadian Federation of Students–Ontario is an employment equity employer. Applications from all qualified candidates are welcome; in particular, applications are encouraged from racialized people, Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, queer and trans people, and women.

Only those candidates contacted for an interview will be notified.

Submit applications to: Fax: 416-925-6774   Email: jobs@cfsontario.ca

Multiple jobs may be posted, please use the following subject line:

“Application: Services Assistant”

Deadline for Application:  Friday, April 22, 2016 @ 5pm

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Administrative Assistant

INTERN POSTING - ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

 

The Canadian Federation of Students–Ontario represents more than 350,000 college and university students from over 38 students’ unions in Ontario. CFS–Ontario is an autonomous, incorporated, not-for-profit organization and a provincial component of the Canadian Federation of Students, which brings together over one-half million students across Canada. The Canadian Federation of Students was formed in 1981 to provide students with an effective and united voice, provincially and nationally and to provide cost-saving services to its members. For more information, please visit: www.cfsontario.ca

The Administrative Assistant will oversee and manage the logistical arrangements, including hotel accommodations, transportation and registration, for all Federation meetings and events. The Administrative Assistant will be responsible for outreach and communication with the Federation’s member students’ unions, members of the Ontario Executive Committee, community groups, and coalition partners, including the coordination of phone-arounds, mail-outs, and other tasks deemed necessary for effective executive communication.

 

Contract duration: Full-time Internship from May to August/September 2016.

Salary: $18.25 per hour                    Location: Toronto, Ontario

 

Responsibilities

The responsibilities of the Administrative Assistant include, but are not limited to:

  • Overseeing and coordinating all non-financial logistical aspects of Ontario Executive Committee and General Membership Meetings of the Federation, including: notifications, room bookings and accommodations, catering, transportation, and materials development and production;
  • Developing and overseeing the implementation of membership promotion strategies including orientation, materials and membership awareness events;
  • Developing, coordinating and overseeing the implementation of strategies for membership development and recruitment;
  • Ensuring proper inventory of supplies for Federation meetings and activities;
  • Managing the Federation’s files and general records; and
  • Coordinating Federation correspondence and photocopying.

 

Qualifications

  • Some post-secondary education;
  • Experience in the student movement in Canada;
  • Knowledge of the Canadian Federation of Students–Ontario, the Canadian Federation of Students, the Canadian Federation of Students–Services;
  • Good organizing, promotional and communications skills;
  • Excellent writing and editing skills;
  • Ability to meet deadlines and a strong attention to detail; and
  • Experience using Microsoft Office (2011 and above).
  • Experience using Adobe Creative Suite and proficiency working in a Macintosh-based environment are preferable.

 

Eligibility Requirements

Because this position may be partially funded by Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, certain conditions on eligibility apply. Priority will be given to qualified applicants who:

•     Have been registered as a full-time student in the previous academic year, and are intending to return to school on a full-time basis in the next academic year;

•     Are studying in a secondary or post-secondary program but not attending full-time classes while participating in this internship;

•     Are between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusively) at the time of intake/selection;

•     Are legally entitled to work in Canada according to relevant provincial legislation and regulations; and

•     Are not holding another full-time (30 or more hours) summer job.

The Canadian Federation of Students–Ontario is an employment equity employer. Applications from all qualified candidates are welcome; in particular, applications are encouraged from racialized people, Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, queer and trans people, and women.

Only those candidates contacted for an interview will be notified.

Submit applications to: Fax: 416-925-6774   Email: jobs@cfsontario.ca

Multiple jobs may be posted, please use the following subject line:

“Application: Administrative Assistant”

Deadline for Application:  Friday, April 22, 2016 @ 5 pm

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Campaigns Assistant

INTERN POSTING - CAMPAIGNS ASSISTANT

 

The Canadian Federation of Students–Ontario represents more than 350,000 college and university students from over 38 students’ unions in Ontario. CFS–Ontario is an autonomous, incorporated, not-for-profit organization and a provincial component of the Canadian Federation of Students, which brings together over one-half million students across Canada. The Canadian Federation of Students was formed in 1981 to provide students with an effective and united voice, provincially and nationally and to provide cost-saving services to its members. For more information, please visit: www.cfsontario.ca

The Campaigns Assistant will assist with the development of the Federation’s campaigns and government relations strategy for the 2016-17 academic term. The primary campaign objectives will include the elimination of financial barriers to post-secondary education, the education of members on the recent Ontario Student Grant budget announcement, the implementation of a Sexual Violence and Harassment Plan instituted at colleges and universities on campus and in the community, the implementation for a Fairness for International Students campaign and the implementation for a Fight the Fees campaign on funding and tuition fees. In addition, the Campaigns Assistant will assist with preparations for a province-wide skills development conference for upwards of 200 student representatives and a general membership meeting, in June.

Contract duration: Full-time Internship from May to August/September 2016.

Salary: $18.25 per hour                    Location: Toronto, Ontario

 

Responsibilities

The responsibilities of the Campaigns Assistant include, but are not limited to:

•     Assisting in all practical and administrative aspects of launching a media and public relations campaign – including the writing and editing of text, development of promotional materials, layout and design of various materials and publications, data entry, and materials distribution;

•     Liaising actively with representatives in campus students’ unions in order to coordinate campaign plans and strategies;

•     Identifying and establishing contact with government and other organizations that have produced research on issues such as racism and Islamaphobia, access to education and their relationship with other social concerns;

•     Working with student, community, labour and social justice groups in order to identify common concerns related to poverty and access to education, and to establish common campaign objectives;

•     Assisting with logistical aspects of the Skills Development Symposium in May, the Indigenous student gathering in June, the Northern Caucus gathering in September/October and the August Ontario General Membership Meeting, including: registration, accommodations, transportation, and materials production;

•     Ensuring proper inventory of supplies for Federation meetings and activities; and

•     Working collectively with elected student members of the Federation’s Executive Committee, other staff of the Federation and, as directed, assisting other staff with their duties.

 

Qualifications

  • Some post-secondary education;
  • Experience in the student movement in Canada;
  • Knowledge of the Canadian Federation of Students–Ontario, the Canadian Federation of Students, the Canadian Federation of Students–Services;
  • Good organizing, promotional and communications skills;
  • Excellent writing and editing skills;
  • Ability to meet deadlines and a strong attention to detail;
  • Experience using Microsoft Office (2011 and above);
  • Experience using Adobe Creative Suite and proficiency working in a Macintosh-based environment are preferable; and
  • Bilingualism is an asset.

 

Eligibility Requirements

Because this position may be partially funded by Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, certain conditions on eligibility apply. Priority will be given to qualified applicants who:

•     Have been registered as a full-time student in the previous academic year, and are intending to return to school on a full-time basis in the next academic year;

•     Are studying in a secondary or post-secondary program but not attending full-time classes while participating in this internship;

•     Are between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusively) at the time of intake/selection;

•     Are legally entitled to work in Canada according to relevant provincial legislation and regulations; and

•     Are not holding another full-time (30 or more hours) summer job.

The Canadian Federation of Students–Ontario is an employment equity employer. Applications from all qualified candidates are welcome; in particular, applications are encouraged from racialized people, Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, queer and trans people, and women.

Only those candidates contacted for an interview will be notified.

Submit applications to: Fax: 416-925-6774   Email: jobs@cfsontario.ca

Multiple jobs may be posted, please use the following subject line:

“Application: Campaigns Assistant”

Deadline for Application:  Friday, April 22, 2016 @ 5 pm

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Facilitator

Organization:New Circles Community Services
Job type:Full-time contract
Location:Toronto, Greater Toronto area
Deadline:05:00 PM, 
Friday, May 13, 2016

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

The Organization:

New Circles Community Services provides clothing and skills building programs to residents of designated priority neighbourhoods by the city of Toronto. Established over 10 years ago, we welcome the diverse backgrounds and experiences of all who walk through our doors working to create new circles and successful beginnings by providing clothing, connections and access to skills training programs.

Reports to:   Manager, Employment Programs

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Develop engaging daily activities using Retail Council of Canada curriculum, for unemployed youth facing employment barriers, participating in a retail and life skills training program
  • Deliver daily workshops, fostering student engagement and learning
  • Develop practice tests and study activities to ensure student success in retail exam
  • Help manage classroom behaviour during guest speakers; Assist students to complete resume, cover letters, job search and practice interview skills, as taught by guest speakers
  • Provide one-on-one coaching to students in approaching retailers for pre-arranged job shadowing and informational interviews
  • Address any behavioural or student concerns with Manager, Employment Programs to develop solutions

Qualifications:

  • Must be current post-secondary students who will be returning to college or university in September 2016
  • 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)

Please note this position is contingent upon receiving funding.

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 13, 2016 to:

E-mail: alykhan@newcircles.ca

Please indicate “Facilitator 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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School Readiness Assistant (Summer Student Position)

Organization:Aisling Discoveries Child and Family Centre
Job type:Full-time contract
Location:Scarborough, Greater Toronto area
Deadline:05:00 AM, 
Friday, May 06, 2016

Aisling Discoveries Child and Family Centre provides responsive services in partnership with families and communities to strengthen the social and emotional well-being of children and promote their healthy development. We are accredited by Children’s Mental Health Ontario. Our services are for children who have social, emotional or behavioural problems and children with autism, and their families. We are located in east Toronto and services are predominately provided in the vibrant and diverse communities of East York and Scarborough

Position Summary:

The Ready Set Go (RSG) Assistant will work in our school readiness program for children entering kindergarten and their families. Duties are performed in various schools throughout Scarborough.

Responsibilities:

  • Help prepare materials for the groups, coordinate the recruitment and registration of all the participants
  • Assist in running the groups
  • Work with all team members and supervisors to ensure strong communications and a positive working environment
  • Maintaining a safe work environment
  • Assists with administrative tasks as required
  • Adheres to Agency policies, procedures and practices
  • Other duties as assigned appropriate to the scope of the position

Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled in ECE, Sociology, Psychology program.
  • Knowledge of how to use computer programs (eg; publisher, excel, power point)
  • Ability to work with a diverse populations
  • Ability to work independently or as a team member with staff , students and volunteers.
  • Be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment.
  • Have been registered as 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 a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act.
  • Be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations.

Hurs: 35 hours per week for duration of 9 weeks
Rate: $15.00 per hour + 4% vacation pay
Start date: Monday June 20, 2016

To apply for the job

Interested applicants are welcome to submit their cover letter and resume to:

Manager, Human Resources
Aisling Discoveries Child and Family Centre
325 Milner Avenue, Suite 110
Scarborough, ON   M1B 5N1

E-mail: hr@aislingdiscoveries.on.ca

Fax: 416-321-1510

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) a request for accommodation will be considered throughout the hiring process.


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Lifeguard (Summer Student)

The Safehaven Project for Community Living is currently looking for a summer student for our Summer Lifeguard position.  This person will hod all necessary lifeguarding training and certifications, and be a student returning to post-secondary education in September.

The position would provide support primarily to our Etobicoke location. 

Safehaven is a registered charity that provides residential and respite care to children with complex medical needs and multiple disabilities.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
To supervise swimmers at a residential home for children and adolescents with multiple disabilities and complex medical needs.

JOB DUTIES:

  • Respond respectfully and effectively to people of all cultures, classes, races, ethnic backgrounds, sexual orientation and faiths and religions in a manner that recognizes, affirms and values the worth of individuals, families and communities
  • Upholds a high standard of proper conduct and professionalism
  • Cooperates with all employees in establishing a supportive working environment Follows all policies and procedures, established by the organization as they pertain to the operation of a residence, and the health, safety and welfare of residents in care
  • Follows all policies and procedures, established by the organization as they pertain to employee conduct and performance
  • Shall follow Health and Safety policies that are set out at the Safehaven Project for Community Living
  • Demonstrates a positive “health and safety” attitude and working climate
  • Shall report hazards to the Supervisor that the employee is aware of.
  • Any other duties as assigned
  • Perform visual inspection of pool for cleanliness, as well as using the Water Test Strips (for chlorine, alkalinity and pH levels)
  • Clean skimmer baskets
  • Check pressure at pump (should be 15-20 - currently at 17)
  • Maintain optimal water level
  • Ensure that staff who accompany the residents have passed their swim test
  • Ensure a one to one ratio of staff members to residents, including one staff floater staff for emergencies
  • Ensure that all three pool gates are locked when swim is over
  • Record pool maintenance in pool book at the end of each shift
  • Ensure that all pool rules are understood and followed by everyone else using the pool while under the lifeguards supervision

When on shift but not on duty as lifeguard due to weather, illness or other activities, the lifeguard participates fully in the basic care and/or programming activities

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • National Lifeguard Service Certification through Royal Life Saving Society of Canada
  • Current CPR & First Aid certification
  • Experience with maintaining a clean, chemically balanced pool
  • Must be able to give clear, safe directions to anyone using the pool
  • Must be flexible with work hours and able to work weekends or evening as required
  • Previous experience working with children and adolescents with multiple disabilities an asset
  • Needs to have the ability to perform delegated tasks alone with minimal supervision
  • Needs to possess good team work, problem solving and communication skills
  • Must be current student returning to post-secondary education in September

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Program Assistant - Summer Student

Job Title: Program Assistant - Summer Student
Type: Contract
Start Date:  early May, 2016
End Date: September, 2016
Compensation: $14.50 per hour
Reports to: Manager, National Programs
Location: 200 Wellington Street West, Suite 602, Toronto ON
 

The Canadian Foundation for AIDS Research (CANFAR) is the only national charitable foundation that raises awareness to generate funds for research into all aspects of HIV infection and AIDS.

CANFAR is currently seeking a Summer Student to join Awareness and Prevention Programs on a short-term contract basis. CANFAR provides summer employment opportunities for a student in a post-secondary program during their vacation period. The student must provide proof of student status. 

 

Qualifications: 

  • Keen interest in improving health and wellbeing in youth
  • Knowledge and experience in office administration
  • Good interpersonal skills to work as member of a team
  • Ability to take direction and work independently
  • Highly organized and resourceful - able to handle multiple tasks within short timelines
  • Computer proficiency working with Microsoft applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Currently enrolled in a post-secondary program - must be returning to a post- secondary institution in the fall

 

Tasks:

  • Support the production of educational resources
  • Participate in community outreach and develop marketing strategies
  • Assist with general administration of CANFAR’s awareness and prevention programs
  • Perform program-related research
  • Perform general office duties: basic data entry, reception, photocopying, faxing, email
  • Assist with other CANFAR programs and events as needed

 

Please apply with a cover letter and resume. Application deadline is April 25, 2016. Candidates will be reviewed on an ongoing basis. 

We thank all interested applicants; however, only qualified candidates will be contacted. No telephone calls please.


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Camp Site Leader (2 positions)

Organization:The Dixie Bloor Neighbourhood Centre
Job type:Full-time contract
Location:Mississauga, Greater Toronto area
Deadline:Thursday, May 12, 2016

The Dixie Bloor Neighbourhood Centre requires a Camp Site Leader (2 positions).

Responsibilities:

  • Plans, organizes and supervises Summer Camp program, excursions and special events.
  • Is responsible for daily camp programming and scheduling of activities and staff
  • Addresses safety concerns or equipment issues in program areas and the camp in general
  • Assists in the planning and delivery of staff training
  • Assists with preparations for new camp sessions and for camp close down
  • Liaises with schools, community agencies and organizations focusing on youth
  • Acts as a positive role model, support and mentor to youth participants
  • Develops new programs to meet the needs of youth
  • Maintains records and detailed reports of program
  • Supervises staff, volunteers and placement students

Qualifications:

  • Between 15-30 years of age, and eligible to work in Canada
  • Not in receipt of Employment Insurance benefits
  • Is enrolled and will be attending a post-secondary program in September 2016
  • Post-secondary degree in Recreational Leadership, Child and Youth Work, Social Work, Education, or combined equivalent of education and experience
  • 1-3 years of relevant experience with youth, social, recreational programs
  • Familiarity with social and recreational needs of youth
  • Understanding of diversity issues
  • Demonstrated skills in conflict resolution, anger management and crisis management
  • Proven experience facilitating workshops and managing groups
  • Solid interpersonal, organizational and leadership skills
  • Ability to work both independently and as a team member
  • Availability to work flexible hours according to client and program needs
  • Proficient with personal computer applications, e.g. Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, etc.), Microsoft Outlook, and Internet search engines
  • A valid Driver’s License and a vehicle are an asset
  • Police check required

This is a full-time contract position.

To apply for the job

Please submit your resume and cover letter quoting reference no. 016-013 by May 12, 2016 to:

Human Resources Officer
Dixie Bloor Neighborhood Centre
3650 Dixie Rd., Unit 103
Mississauga, ON L4Y 3V9

E-mail: recruiting@dixiebloor.ca

Thank all those who apply, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Dixie Bloor Neighbourhood Centre is an equal opportunity employer.  Accommodation will be provided if requested.


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Camp Counsellor

Organization:The Dixie Bloor Neighbourhood Centre
Job type:Full-time contract
Location:Mississauga, Greater Toronto area
Deadline:Thursday, May 12, 2016

The Dixie Bloor Neighbourhood Centre requires a Camp Counsellor.

Responsibilities:

  • Actively participate in organizing and engaging children in recreational, creative and multicultural activities.
  • Plan educational and fun activities to increase interaction and positive relations among youth from diverse cultures.
  • Maintain up to date records
  • Participate in ongoing activities of the centre.

Qualifications:

  • Between 15-30 years of age, and eligible to work in Canada
  • Not in receipt of Employment Insurance benefits
  • Is enrolled and will be attending a post-secondary program in September 2016
  • Returning to school full-time after the work term
  • Excellent written and verbal English skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent leadership skills and commitment to teamwork
  • Experience working with a diverse community
  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to set priorities and meet deadlines
  • Second language is an asset

This is a full-time contract position.

To apply for the job

Please submit your resume and cover letter quoting reference no. 016-014 by May 12, 2016 to:

Human Resources Officer
Dixie Bloor Neighborhood Centre
3650 Dixie Rd., Unit 103
Mississauga, ON L4Y 3V9

E-mail: recruiting@dixiebloor.ca

Thank all those who apply, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Dixie Bloor Neighbourhood Centre is an equal opportunity employer.  Accommodation will be provided if requested

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INCLUSION FACILITATOR

 

We are currently looking for 2 types of Inclusion Facilators:

-Summer Children Camp Programs

Monday to Friday, 40 hours per week

June 27, 2016 up to September 2, 2016

 

-Registered Programs

Evenings and Weekends

Contract up to March 2017

 

Working for the City means you are part of something big, something special!! You will be part or a team of engaging, enthusiastic and dedicated people that are committed to collaborating with one another to deliver on our commitment to the residents, visitors and businesses of Mississauga.

 

Here's what you get to do:

 

Under the direction of the Inclusion Senior Staff, the successful candidate will provide 1:1 support to program participants who have a disability. Staff will be required to support the delivery of comprehensive, Inclusive city-wide programs and to ensure adequate safety while facilitating activities. The successful candidate will support the objectives and philosophies of programs as established by the Recreation Division through excellent public and staff relations. 

  • Support objectives and philosophies of the City of Mississauga programs through providing quality instruction, supervision, and excellent customer service to internal and external customers.
  • Provide 1-1 Support and supervision to participants who have a disability. Assist in basic personal care of participant and provide mobility support to participant during program and transition periods.
  • Encourage social interactions between all participants and facilitate friendships for participant being supported.
  • To continuously advocate, encourage and promote an inclusive environment.
  • Create and implement appropriate Recreation Plan strategies, program modifications and behaviour management strategies as needed, to allow the individual to participate fully in camp activities.
  • Incorporate and model the HIGH FIVE® Principles of Healthy Child Development in program delivery where appropriate when instruction involves participants from the ages of 6-12”
  • To effectively and in a timely manner inform the Supervisor or Designate with regards to all aspects related to facilities, staffing, participant behavior, equipment, supplies or anything that would impact the quality and safe delivery of day to day operations of the program.
  • Effectively provide quality customer service and act as a knowledgeable resource to staff and parents.
  • Attend all mandatory staff training, weekly meetings and all allocated program times.
  • To accurately and on time complete any and all administrative records as required.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Here's what you bring to the table:

  • Will hold or be working towards a Secondary School Graduation Diploma. Secondary school or post-secondary degree/diploma program in disability studies, Personal Support Worker, social Work, Recreation is considered an asset
  • Must hold a valid CPR / First Aid Certificate  is required
  • HIGH FIVE ® Principles of Healthy Child Development Certificate when instruction involves participants from the ages of 6-12”.
  • Experience working with individuals with disabilities is an asset.
  • Employment offer is conditional upon receipt of a Criminal Records Search - Vulnerable Sector Screening that is acceptable to the City of Mississauga.

Note: Staff will be paid on an hourly basis for attending required training or meetings at a Meeting/Training rate of pay $11.25.

 

This is a contract position up to March 2017

Summer Children Camp Programs

Monday to Friday, 40 hours per week

June 27, 2016 up to September 2, 2016

 

Registered Programs

Evenings and Weekends

Contract up to March 2017

 

Hourly Rate: $11.52 - $12.03

Closing Date: May 27, 2016

Number of Openings: Multiple Positions

Department/Division/Unit: Community Services Department/Recreation Division

Work Location: City of Mississauga

 

A Criminal Record Search will be required of the successful candidate, at his or her own expense, to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted. 
We thank all who apply, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 
All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act.
 

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 We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, the City of Mississauga will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform City Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation. All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act .        


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Program Assistant (Canada Summer Jobs)

SUMMER STUDENT JOB OPPORTUNITY

Hope 24/7 is the Centre of Excellence for clinical intervention and the prevention of relationship and sexual violence. Hope 24/7 is an accredited Community Health Provider.

The Agency has received funding through Canada Summer Jobs for a Program Assistant. The position is for 30 hours per week for 8-weeks and must be completed over the summer months. The start date for the position is June 20, 2016. This position is for minimum wage.

The Program Assistant is responsible for providing administrative and clerical support in order to ensure effective and efficient operations of the Agency. This position reports to the Chief Executive Officer, or designate.


Job Responsibilities:

  • General Office Duties
    • Maintain the appearance of the front reception/office/lobby area
    • Handle incoming inquiries on the business line, disseminating inquiries to the appropriate personnel
    • Greet visitors or non-agency personnel 
    • Perform clerical duties (i.e. photocopying, faxing, filing, data entry, etc.)
    • Notify the CEO of any supplies that need to be purchased
    • Inventory control for items such as office supplies, sale items, Agency materials.
    • Assist with the preparation of events, meetings or conferences such as arranging for coffee/tea, lunches, the preparation of agendas or documents and the booking of meeting space and attendees.
    • Compile, transcribe and distribute minutes of meetings such as staff meetings, staff training or committee meetings.
    • Data entry and maintenance of databases as required.
    • Complete call outs for Relief Workers.
    • Maintain Agency communication (i.e. scheduling, emails, etc.).
    • Forms
      • Maintain all Agency forms on the shared drive and develop new ones as required.
    • Management Support
      • Provide support to the CEO when required for administrative activities.
    • Other
      • Maintain Agency bulletin boards
      • Create and modify documents such as reports, memos, letters and other documents using word processing, spreadsheet, database and/or other presentation software such as Apple software or other programs.
    • Perform other tasks as required by the CEO or designate

 

Duties:

  • Adhere to all Agency protocols, procedures and policies including all Agency policies and procedures such as Code of Conduct, Confidentiality and Conflict of Interest Policy, Health and Safety Program and related Policies and any policies related to the role.
  • Adhere and be in compliance with Section 28 of the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
  • Obtain proper consent(s) prior to sharing information.
  • Participate actively and constructively as a team member with the Agency as a whole; attend team meetings; participate in planning, development and evaluation.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of program accountability and quality assurance mechanisms.
  • Attend and actively participate in meetings as requested by the CEO or designate.
  • Engage fully and openly in supervision, keep manager up to date on any and all pressing issues related to role.
  • Accept work assignments and follow direction from manager and/or designate.
  • Time sheets, expenses, statistics and all other forms relating to program duties must be completed and submitted according to expected timelines.
  • Work assigned shifts.
  • Maintain a positive Agency profile in the community.
  • Promote Hope 24/7 in the community in a positive manner.
  • Demonstrate professional conduct while performing all job tasks.

 

Skills & Qualifications:

Qualifications:

  • A student in a post-secondary institution, preferably studying business or office administration.
  • Previous experience in a not-for-profit/charity agency considered an asset.
  • Knowledge of issues related to trauma and sexual victimization an asset.
  • Demonstrated experience working from an anti-oppressive framework.
  • Ability to work flexible hours (evenings) as required.
  • Valid Ontario Drivers license, valid insurance and access to a reliable vehicle.
  • Successful submission of a vulnerable sector screen.

Skills:

  • Must have advanced knowledge of Apple Pages, Keynote, and Numbers.
  • Demonstrated computer proficiency in: internet, website management, and e-mail fundamentals.
  • Experience using shared drives and graphic design skills an asset.
  • Solid and effective interpersonal and communication skills (including oral, written and visual).
  • Strong organizational and time management skills; the ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail a must.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships internally and externally with staff, management, volunteers, suppliers, community partners and external stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated sound judgment and the ability to be decisive in crisis situations.
  • Demonstrated independent thinking, initiative and creativity.
  • Ability to function successfully both independently and within a team.
  • Demonstrated professional appearance and conduct.

NOTE: Applications and interviews will occur on a rolling basis in order to ensure the successful candidate begins work on June 20, 2016.


We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage ALL qualified applicants to apply.  We thank all those that apply, but only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls.


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Community Programs – Youth Summer Program Leader (4 Positions)

Access Alliance Multicultural Health and Community Services (AAMHCS) is a Community Health Centre that aims to provide services and addresses system inequities to improve health outcomes for the most vulnerable immigrants, refugees, and their communities. The Centre envisions a future in which Toronto’s diverse communities achieve health with dignity.

 

NOTE: To be eligible to participate in Canada Summer Jobs, individuals 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 Act6; and
  • be legally entitled to work inCanadain accordance with relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations.

 

These positions are funded through the Canada Summer Jobs Initiative. As such, applicants must meet the requirements indicated above; and applications from individuals who reflect the broad diversity of communities we work with, including those from racialized and LGBTQ communities, is highly encouraged.

 

Access Alliance and Children’s Peace Theatre are partnering to offer a summer programming for youth 12+ 

Responsibilities:

  • Plan, implement, facilitate and evaluate appropriate daily activities for summer program for youth 12+ years old.
  • Conduct outreach and promotion through designing and preparing flyers and registration materials.
  • Provide information, referrals, advice, counselling, support and advocacy for youth, parents and other staff as needed.
  • In consultation with other program staff, organize the purchase of materials and supplies.
  • Work in team with program volunteers and other community program staff.
  • Ensure that participant behaviour problems are dealt with sensitively and effectively, and that behaviour management methods used by all program staff are appropriate to agency policies and guidelines.
  • Support Youth Team with administration and maintenance of Access Alliance Youth Programming.
  • Provide support with administrative aspects of the program, and support with implementing program evaluation.

 

SKILLS AND Qualifications:

  • To be a student in one of the following areas of study: Health studies, health science, education, early childhood education, community development, community worker, social work with a focus on youth especially on immigrant and refugee children or related field.
  • Understanding of issues facing low-income, multi-racial, multi-lingual newcomer immigrant and refugee women, children and families;
  • Experience planning and implementing summer programs;
  • Experience promoting programs and conducting outreach;
  • Familiar with Taylor Massey neighbourhood, including Crescent Town and Teesdale (east end) and/or familiar with Jane/Woolner Neighbourhood (west end);
  • Commitment to work from an integrated anti-oppression framework;
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and creativity;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Excellent computer skills, including ability to use publisher and power point;
  • Excellent problem solving and organizational skills;
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team;
  • A second language is an asset (particularly Somali, Arabic, Urdu, Tigrinyan, Tagalog, Farsi, Dari, Spanish, Bengali, Amharic)
  • Willingness to travel and provide services throughout the City, and to work evenings and weekends

 

Salary: $14 per hour

Hours: 32.5 per week

Duration: Project -8 weeks between June –August, 2016

Location: AccessPoint on Danforth (3079 Danforth Ave) and AccessPoint on Jane (761 Jane St. 2nd Floor)

Please note: The position, number of weeks and hours per week are dependent on funding

 

We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will receive acknowledgement.

Please note that a criminal background check will be conducted for this position.

We encourage applications from individuals who reflect the broad diversity of communities we work with, including those from racialized and LGBTQ communities.

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

Access Alliance encourages a scent-free environment. Employees, students, volunteers, and visitors are asked to refrain from wearing fragrances and other scented personal care products (i.e. perfumes, lotions, hairspray, etc.) while at the Centre. 

 


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Outreach Assistant (Canada Summer Job Program)

Organization:Bengali Information and Employment Services (BIES)
Job type:Full-time contract
Location:Toronto, Greater Toronto area
Deadline:05:00 PM, 
Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Bengali Information and Employment Services (BIES) is a non-profit, community based organization that offers employment, informational, and educational supports to the communities in Taylor-Massey and Oakridge area in Toronto. Its mission is to provide services that promote wellness and self-reliance, reduce poverty and inequality, and build sustainable communities. BIES is hiring a student as its Outreach Assistant. Under the direction of Executive Director, the student will be responsible for following activities.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Assist to plan and implement outreach works to promote BIES’s programs and services for the Bengali speaking community living at Taylor-Massey and Crescent Town area, a priority neighbourhoods in Toronto
  • Assist to create outreach tools and techniques in Bengali to reach community people for the events to be organized by BIES in educating people about job search, leading healthy life, accessing services and resources
  • Assist to upgrade and enrich BIES’s website with necessary information for meeting community needs
  • Help community people navigate community resources
  • Assist in documenting BIES’s programs and services

Qualifications:

  • Registered as a full-time student in any secondary program/school and returning to school  in September 2016
  • Aged between 15 to 30 years
  • Ability to deal with others effectively: Good time-management skills with attentive to details
  • Well verbal and written communication skills in English. Ability to communicate in Bengali will be preferred
  • Able to show a demonstrated commitment to BIES’s mission and values, policies and guidelines
  • Flexible to work on some weekends and evenings.

This is a fulltime hourly position for 10 weeks during June-August, 2016 at minimum provincial student hourly wage rate.

Those who are interested and aged between15-30 returning to schools full-time next September can apply.

To apply for the job

To apply for the job, please send your cover letter and résumé in a single document (Word or PDF) no later than 5:00 p.m. on May 31, 2016 to:

Hiring Committee
Bengali Information and Employment Services

E-mail: info@bies-canada.org.

BIES is an equal opportunity employer.

Thanks to all applicants for their interest in this position; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Assistant Coordinator, Youth Programs

Organization:New Circles Community Services
Job type:Full-time contract
Location:Toronto, Greater Toronto area
Deadline:05:00 PM, 
Friday, May 13, 2016

New Circles Community Services, Youth Program requires an Assistant Coordinator (Summer Student).

The Organization:

New Circles Community Services provides clothing and skills building programs to residents of designated priority neighbourhoods by the city of Toronto. Established over 10 years ago, we welcome the diverse backgrounds and experiences of all who walk through our doors working to create new circles and successful beginnings by providing clothing, connections and access to skills training programs.

Reports to:   Manager, Employment Programs

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Outreach to community organizations in priority / high needs communities to recruit unemployed high school students for retail and life skills training program with a focus on disadvantaged youth
  • Contact interested students; Book interviews; Conduct interviews and select participants
  • 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 (retailers, career development practitioners, employers etc.)
  • Plan program graduation, with attentiveness to event budget
  • Develop and monitor participant schedules for placements and workshop attendance
  • Coordinate field trips and job shadowing opportunities for youth, developing relationships with local retailers (employers)

Qualifications:

  • Must be current post-secondary students who will be returning to college or university in September 2016
  • 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)

Please note this position is contingent upon receiving funding.

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 13, 2016 to:

E-mail: alykhan@newcircles.ca

Please indicate “Assistant Coordinator 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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Administrative and Special Projects Assistant

Organization Profile:  The Career Foundation offers a wide range of career and job related programs. Since its inception in 1988, The Career Foundation has steadily expanded its services.  Operating out of seven locations, we now help thousands of people each year successfully accomplish their employment goals. The Career Foundation receives funding from Employment Ontario, Service Canada, and private sector companies. For more information please visit our website at www.CareerFoundation.com.


 

Administrative and Special Projects Assistant (2016 Canada Summer Jobs)

Important Application Details:  Canada Summer Jobs provides funding to create summer job opportunities for young people aged 15 to 30 years who are full-time students intending toreturn to their studies in the next school year. This role will assist the student employee in gaining some experience in the social services sector.  Post-secondary fields of study:  Social Work, Secondary School Teacher, Child and Youth Work, Social Services Worker, Community Worker, Career Counsellor, Human Resources professional.


 

Position Type: Canada Summer Jobs (contract - 30hrs per week)

Start date: Immediately – August 27, 2016

Number of Positions: 1

Location: Toronto  

 

Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):

  • Assist with planning of organization’s annual Staff Appreciation Dinner by researching and obtaining quotes for venues, speaking with management and gathering feedback on ideas for staff recognition and awards, researching ideas for games, presentations and gifts
  • Input pre-screened candidate details into online database
  • Connect with volunteer candidates and program staff to book pre-screens for volunteer positions, forward necessary documentation to volunteer supervisors and assist with inputting data into volunteer database
  • Assist with recruitment of Job Developer Assistant candidates by connecting with Toronto Employment and Social Services to post position, receive resumes, call candidates and book pre-screens
  • Regularly check organization’s website for quality assurance purposes
  • Assist with scheduling and running job fairs and other special events to support outreach activities
  • Create a survey for staff, compile results and share findings with management
  • Conduct quality control calls to current and former clients, compile results and share findings with management
  • Take minutes at various meetings as needed
  • Support the organization with general administrative duties (photocopying, filing, file shredding, envelope stuffing, ordering and delivering supplies, etc). 
  • Other duties as required

 

Other Duties as Needed:

  • Organizes and coordinates meetings
  • Assists with preparation and facilitation of agency events (open houses, job fairs, media events, etc.)

 

Qualifications/ Skills Required:

  • Full-time post-secondary students intending to return to their studies in the next school year
  • Post-secondary fields of study:  Social Work, Secondary School Teacher, Child and Youth Work, Social Services Worker, Community Worker, Career Counsellor, Human Resources professional
  • Superior computer skills using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, Power Point)
  • Customer service oriented with ability to uphold the organization’s service standards and policies
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills for giving and receiving information, participating in meetings and writing reports
  • A professional yet courteous approach to service with a high level of respect for the diversity of the people served and an ability to maintain client confidentiality
  • Excellent organizational skills, able to multi-task, take initiative and manage change/transitions
  • Demonstrated care and concern for maintaining the good reputation of The Career Foundation
  • Possesses core competencies including: communication skills; punctuality & attendance; organization/time management; self-motivated/self-directed; interpersonal skills/attributes and professionalism
  • Flexible to assist team members and clients while ensuring that all program goals are met

 

Candidates please submit cover letter and resume tojobs@careerfoundation.org.  Please indicate the job title of the position you are applying for in the Subject Line of your email.  No phone calls please.  Thank you for your interest in The Career Foundation. 

https://charityvillage.com/jobs/search-results/job-detail.aspx?id=338770&l=2

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Job Coach Assistant

Organization Profile:  The Career Foundation offers a wide range of career and job related programs. Since its inception in 1988, The Career Foundation has steadily expanded its services.  Operating out of seven locations, we now help thousands of people each year successfully accomplish their employment goals. The Career Foundation receives funding from Employment Ontario, Service Canada, and private sector companies. For more information please visit our website at www.CareerFoundation.com.


 

Job Coach Assistant (2016 Canada Summer Jobs)

Important Application Details:  Canada Summer Jobs provides funding to create summer job opportunities for young people aged 15 to 30 years who are full-time students intending toreturn to their studies in the next school year. This role will assist the student employee in gaining some experience in the social services sector.  Post-secondary fields of study:  Social Work, Secondary School Teacher, Child and Youth Work, Social Services Worker, Community Worker, Career Counsellor, Human Resources professional.


 

Position Type: Canada Summer Jobs (contract - 35hrs per week)

Start date: Immediately – August 27, 2016

Number of Positions: 1

Location: Etobicoke

 

Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):

  • Works with staff to assist students with resumes, interview coaching, building positive social media profiles, addressing pre-employment barriers and developing positive work habits
  • Assists staff with scheduling assessment appointments for applicants and following up with participants who are absent/ late
  • Sources community information, maintaining a resource area
  • Provides general referral information to visitors regarding other area community programs and services
  • Performs data entry and claim processing and assists staff with various administrative duties such as filing, faxing, photocopying
  • Other duties as required

 

Qualifications/ Skills Required:

  • Full-time post-secondary students intending to return to their studies in the next school year
  • Post-secondary fields of study:  Social Work, Secondary School Teacher, Child and Youth Work, Social Services Worker, Community Worker, Career Counsellor, Human Resources professional
  • Superior computer skills using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, Power Point)
  • Customer service oriented with ability to uphold the organization’s service standards and policies
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills for giving and receiving information, participating in meetings and writing reports
  • A professional yet courteous approach to service with a high level of respect for the diversity of the people served and an ability to maintain client confidentiality
  • Excellent organizational skills, able to multi-task, take initiative and manage change/transitions
  • Up to date knowledge of the current labour market, community resources and programs to help job seekers is an asset
  • Possesses core competencies including: communication skills; punctuality & attendance; organization/time management; self-motivated/self-directed; interpersonal skills/attributes and professionalism
  • Flexible to assist team members and clients while ensuring that all program goals are met

 

Candidates please submit cover letter and resume tojobs@careerfoundation.org.  Please indicate the job title of the position you are applying for in the Subject Line of your email.  No phone calls please.  Thank you for your interest in The Career Foundation. 

https://charityvillage.com/jobs/search-results/job-detail.aspx?id=338767&l=2

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