African Community Services of Peel is Hiring for Summer Positions

Office Assistant

Status: Full time 35 Hrs/Wk

Salary: $15.00/hr. + Mandatory Benefits

Location: Brampton

Accountability: Program Manager

Responsibilities: Provide Virtual Administrative support services

Duration: 8 Weeks (June 27th – August 20th 2022)


Duties:

  • Reception duties -Filing,-Sorting out mail -Welcoming agency clients

  • Photocopying documents -Internet search -Word processing -Office maintenance -Upkeep of agency records-Maintenance of office supplies.

  • Provide programming support to agency staff including assisting in workshop preparation, space set-up, collating workshop materials, developing workshop reports and evaluation forms

  • Assist in researching programming information, collating print and media resources

  • Input and update client files in database, ensure distribution of all promotional materials

  • Perform other duties as required.

Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled in a secondary or post-secondary institution and returning to school in September 2022

  • Have well-developed interpersonal, and relationship building skills; ability to establish rapport and excellent communication with members, partners, staff and volunteers

  • Have the ability to plan, organize and prioritize work activities; possess initiative and good judgment; work with little supervision and enjoy working as a team member in a fast-paced environment

  • Demonstrated sensitivity to other cultures and ability to outreach to newcomers

  • Demonstrated commitment to and awareness of the Peel community resources.

  • Strong desire and willingness to learn

Apply in confidence to:

The Executive Director

African Community Services of Peel 10 Gillingham Drive, Suite 308 Brampton, ON, L6X 5A5

Tel: 905-460-9514: Fax: 905-460 9769

Email: info@africancommunityservices.com


Closing Date: May 27th, 2022


Outreach Assistant


Status: Full time35 Hrs/Wk

Salary: $15.00/hr. + Mandatory Benefits

Location: Brampton

Accountability: Program Manager

Responsibilities: Provide Virtual Outreach support services

Duration: 8 Weeks (June 27th – August 19th2022)


Duties:

Assist Program Coordinators in:

· Developing and implementing outreach strategies for ACS programs

· Identifying relevant community events and coordinating participation in these events

· Coordinating online outreach activities, including social media and website updates

· Coordinating production and distribution of promotional materials

· Actively reaching out to community groups and organizations to explore partnership

· opportunities

· Contributing to communications, outreach and marketing activities as required

· Perform other duties as assigned


Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled in a secondary or post- secondary institution and returning to school in September 2022

  • Have well-developed interpersonal, and relationship building skills; ability to establish rapport and excellent communication with members, partners, staff and volunteer

  • Have the ability to plan, organize and prioritize work activities; possess initiative and good judgment; work with little supervision and enjoy working as a team member in a fast-paced environment

  • Demonstrated sensitivity to other cultures and ability to outreach to newcomers

  • Demonstrated commitment to and awareness of the Peel community resources

  • Strong desire and willingness to learn


Apply in confidence to:

The Executive Director

African Community Services of Peel

10 Gillingham Drive, Suite 308 Brampton, ON, L6X 5A5

Tel: 905-460 -9514: Fax: 905-460 9769

Email: info@africancommunityservices.com

Closing Date: May 27th, 2022



Youth Worker Assistant


Status: Full time35 Hrs/Wk

Salary: $15.00/hr. + Mandatory Benefits

Location: Brampton

Accountability: Program Manager

Responsibilities: Provide Virtual Youth Worker Assistant services

Duration: 8 Weeks (June 27th – August 19th2022)


Duties

  • Provide virtually appropriate supportive counseling, referrals and information to youth

  • Conduct outreach to target youth population

  • Assist in the design, facilitation and evaluation of virtual project activities

  • Engage youth on Face-Book and other social media platforms

  • Assist in developing and distributing promotional brochures and flyers

  • Conduct promotion and outreach for youth programs

  • Develop a youth Programs account on twitter.com to engage youth on youth issues

  • Assist in coordinating virtual summer youth recreational activities

  • Assist in researching, planning and delivering educational workshops for youth

  • Liaise and network with local area schools, community partners and youth groups for promotion and outreach purposes

  • Represent ACS at community meetings and events

  • Perform other relevant duties as required and as assigned.


Qualifications:

  • College or University student returning to school in September 2022

  • Some experience in youth programming, promotion, outreach and recruitment

  • Knowledge of relevant community resources for in Peel

  • Strong ability to relate to well to, engage and motivate youth

  • Ability to plan and organize recreational programs and activities for youth

  • An outgoing personality with good communication skills

  • Strong sensitivity to issues facing immigrant youth and their families

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a team member

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter by May 27th, 2022.


Apply in confidence to:

The Executive Director

African Community Services of Peel 10 Gillingham Drive, Suite 308 Brampton, ON, L6X 5A5

Tel: 905-460 -9514: Fax: 905-460 9769

Email: info@africancommunityservices.com


Closing Date: May 27th, 2022


NB

  • All applicants must be between 15 to 30years of age(inclusive) at the start of the employment.

  • They must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents, or persons on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee protection Act.

  • Legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations.

  • Recent immigrants who meet all the Canada Summer Jobs requirements as stipulated are eligible to apply if they are Canadian citizens or permanent residents.

  • International students are not eligible

We thank all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. (No Phone calls, please)


African Community Services is an equal opportunity employer.

The above three positions are funded by Service Canada through the Canada Summer Jobs



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