Summer Project Assistant (Youth)

Job city: 
Scarborough
Job region: 
Greater Toronto Area
Application Deadline: 
Sunday, May 28, 2017 - 5:00pm

Summary:

Catholic Crosscultural Services (CCS) is a settlement agency providing a wide range of services to immigrants and refugees regardless of race, religion or status. CCS is seeking Summer Students to provide assistance to our programs.

Responsibilities:

  • Recruit and train youth as volunteers for the Summer Program
  • Conduct information sessions at schools and community agencies to promote the project
  • Assist in the development of volunteer training manual
  • Provide support to the trained youth in organizing activities (e.g. math tutoring, English tutoring, reading circles, computer classes, arts and crafts instruction, etc.)
  • Promote and outreach planned activities
  • Assist in coordinating volunteers for the project
  • Prepare monthly statistic and report; analyze statistics and evaluate results; provide feedback and make recommendation for project improvement
  • Answer inquiries about the project
  • Provide clerical support as required
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary education preferred; preference given to candidates in the following fields: Community and Social Services, Social Work or similar
  • Criminal reference check

Requirements:

  • Per funding requirements, these opportunities are open to students aged 15 – 30 years
  • Must be 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
  • Must be a student in secondary, post-secondary, vocational or technical program
  • Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work in a team setting with colleagues, service participants and the general public
  • Ability to work flexible hours as required
  • Must commit to full contract duration

File Number: SS-2017-08
Number of Positions: 1
Duration & Hours: 12 weeks – from June 5 to August 28, 2017 (35 hours per week)
Rate of Pay: $11.25 per hour, plus 4% vacation pay
Location: 1200 Markham Road, Suite 503, Scarborough, ON. M1H 3C3

How to apply:

Please submit cover letter with resume, quoting the specific file # no later than 5:00 p.m. on May 28th, 2017 to:

E-mail: resume@cathcrosscultural.org

Catholic Crosscultural Services welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. CCS is an equal opportunity employer.

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.