Canada Summer Jobs - Event Coordinator

Job city: 
Markham, Ontario
Job region: 
Central Ontario
Application Deadline: 
Friday, June 7, 2024 - 5:00pm
Job terms: 
Part-time contract


CICS is a not-for-profit organization with a mission to empower newcomers in settling and integrating as contributing members of Canadian society through diverse, professional and innovative programs and services. We work to enable newcomers to fully integrate, participate and contribute to all spheres of Canadian society. Our success stems from our workforce culture bound by three core values: Compassion, Inclusion and Collaboration.

Funded by the Federal Government of Canada under Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC), CICS is recruiting candidates to fill the following summer youth employment position in our Markham location.
Reference: Canada Summer Jobs 2024
Job Title: Event Coordinator

Tasks and Responsibilities:

- Assist and support the centre through the summer, by ensuring events are running smoothly
- Helping to bring in community resources, while also promoting our program and services to the community
- Help facilitate program planning and delivery
- Help increase community awareness of the centre and its program and services available to the community
- Maintain positive and sustainable professional relationships with internal and external partners
- Communicate and interact with clients, staff, and community partners
- Help research and identify community events and outreach opportunities
- Participate in outreach activities
- Assist in educating and engaging community members
- Support our social media strategies and digital platforms
- Communicate with team members and regular meetings to plan and discuss this project

Required Qualifications:

Language required for the position: English, Cantonese and Mandarin
Terms and Conditions:
• Salary: $16.55 per hour
• Hours of work: 35 hours per week
• No. of weeks: 8
• Anticipated Start Date / End Date: July 02 to August 23, 2024

Applicant MUST meet the following eligibility criteria:
• Be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment;
• 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;
• International students are not eligible.

How to apply: 

Resume along with a cover letter are to be sent to CICS by email: by 5:00 pm on June 7, 2024.
Application should quote # CSJ- Event Coordinator/Markham South Welcome Centre and address the covering letter to:

Hiring Committee
Centre for Immigrant and Community Services (CICS)
2330 Midland Avenue, Toronto, ON M1S 5G5

CICS is an equal opportunity employer. We provide accommodations during the recruitment process for persons with disabilities if required. This will be in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians Disability Act and Ontario Human Rights Code. We thank all those who respond to this posting. Only those selected for further screening will be contacted. Regrettably we cannot accept telephone inquiries.

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