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Job Number:  34762
Assistant, Rick Hansen School Program
Job Posted: Thursday, 4 May 2017
Closing Date: Sunday, 28 May 2017
(53 days ago)
Rick Hansen Foundation
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Full time
Location: Richmond Salary: $10.85 per hour

CANADA SUMMER JOBS STUDENT POSITION: FULL-TIME (35 HOURS PER WEEK) FOR 16 WEEKS

 

STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY

 

Founded on the legacy of Rick Hansen’s Man In Motion World Tour, the Rick Hansen Foundation (RHF) is a Canadian registered charity with the vision of creating an inclusive world where people with disabilities are healthy and living to their full potential. Through our programs and partnerships, we break down barriers for people with disabilities by changing attitudes, creating accessible spaces and inspiring an inclusive society.

 

The Rick Hansen School Program (RHSP) provides administrators, teachers and students with a comprehensive set of resources that are designed to increase disability awareness, accessibility and inclusion to ultimately empower young people to make a difference in their school, community and the world.

 

POSITION SUMMARY

Reporting to the Senior Coordinator, you will support the RHSP with daily administrative tasks and contribute to the recruitment and retention of schools across Canada.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Communicate with educators/schools across Canada by phone and email to promote the RHSP;
  • Assist with the management of data (i.e. updating records, dashboards and reports);
  • Perform research on educational institutions across Canada;
  • Prepare reports, documents, general correspondence and basic communication materials;
  • Assist in the preparation of meeting and event materials, as well as organizing events;
  • Fulfill and track orders of curriculum materials;
  • Book travels for the RHSP team;
  • Filing and records management; and
  • Assist with special RHSP projects as needed.

 

ELIGIBLE STUDENTS

  • Must be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of 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 BC legislation and regulations.

 

PREFERENCES

  • Some post-secondary education in a related discipline;
  • Ability to communicate in a professional manner both orally and written;
  • Computer experience in MS Office, PowerPoint and Excel; and
  • Fluency in French, oral and written an asset.

 

HOURLY RATE

  • $10.85

 

ADDITIONAL PERKS

  • Accessible office space
  • Height adjustable desks
  • Workplace gym

 

HOW TO APPLY

The RHF is committed to building a diverse workforce representative of the communities we serve and highly encourages eligible students with disabilities to apply. While we thank all applications for their interest, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

 

For more information on the Rick Hansen Foundation, please visit our website at www.rickhansen.com

 

 

APPLY NOW

https://rickhansenfoundation.bamboohr.co.uk/jobs/view.php?id=18 

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https://rickhansenfoundation.bamboohr.co.uk/jobs/view.php?id=18
Contact Details:
Rick Hansen Foundation
300-3820 Cessna Drive
Richmond, BC, V7B 0A2
www:   www.rickhansen.com


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