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Job Number:  44579
Community Development Student
Job Posted: Monday, 14 May 2018
Closing Date: Friday, 25 May 2018
(83 days ago)
Services and Housing in the Province (SHIP)
Region: Halton / Peel area Type: Contract - Part time
Location: Mississauga Salary: (not entered)

Job Description  


SHIP is a respected provider of social services, providing much needed support to vulnerable populations in the areas of living, learning and working.   SHIP works closely with clients, enabling them to embrace their full potential and to achieve their goals of recovery, wellness and living successfully in their own community.    SHIP offers an excellent work environment that allows students to learn and grow. We are currently seeking an enthusiastic and energetic individual to fill the position of:


Community Development Assistant (Student)



Duration:                                           Paid student placements for 8 Weeks (Tentative start date: June 1, 2018)

Hours per Week:                               30 Hours

Reports to:                                        Program Manager



  • Community wellness including development, promotion and sustainability of programming, social recreational activities, community events
  • Volunteer recruitment and orientation
  • Updating social enterprise business policies and procedures and development of a social media plan
  • Assisting with records management including file maintenance
  • Client engagement
  • And supporting the day-to-day activities of the Community Development Team
  • Administrative duties such as: typing, filing, copying, data entry, etc
  • General community development email and phone inquiries
  • Perform other related duties and projects as required
  • Responsible for client/resident safety.


  • Must be currently enrolled as a Full-time student in Community Development, Social work, Psychology, or a related field of study and returning to school in the following year.
  • Experience working directly with vulnerable individuals would be an asset
  • Ability to maintain and preserve strict confidentiality.
  • Ability to build confidence and strong relationships
  • Organized with the ability to be flexible in a fast-paced dynamic environment
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Windows/Office, EXCEL, PowerPoint
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion
  • Proven skill in formatting and drafting correspondence, forms, reports, and proposals
  • Ability to multi-task, work well under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to take initiative and work with minimal supervision
  • Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply


All interested candidates are invited to submit their application by pressing “apply” at the top of the page.


SHIP is an equal opportunity employer. We offer an excellent benefits package and work environment. We thank all applicants who apply; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

If you are contacted by SHIP regarding a job opportunity or testing, please advise human resources if accommodation is required through any stage of the recruitment process.

How to Apply:
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Contact Details:
Tenzin Paljor
Services and Housing
969 Derry Road East Unit 107
Mississauga, ON, L5T 2J7

Tel: 9057958742
www:   www.shipshey.ca

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