Job Posting 76244

Junior Community Animator
Caledon Community Services
Halton / Peel area
Bolton, ON
closes in 6 days (Sun, 31 Oct)
canada summer jobs / summer students  •  $14.35 per hour

(Canada Job Bank Classification Job Title:  Social Animator)

 

Position Type:   Seasonal Full-Time, 35 hours per week for 8 weeks (daytime hours Monday - Friday) 

Total Hours:       280                                                        

Compensation:  $14.35/hour

Start Date:          November 15, 2021                        

Anticipated End Date:   January 7, 2022

Location:             The Exchange, 55 Healey Rd. Unit 1, Bolton, ON, L7E 5A2

Deadline to Apply:  October 31, 2021

 

Agency Overview: Within our own five community service locations, six Peel Living buildings, and throughout the entirety of the Town of Caledon, Caledon Community Services (CCS) is helping shape the future of a caring and engaged Caledon community. We turn 50 this year! Our programs address community needs in a uniquely challenging and increasingly diverse GTA community. CCS is home to Caledon’s only accessible transportation program, the Exchange Community Hub that includes food supports and a range of activities, the Caledon Specialist Clinic, and personal support services for seniors. We offer settlement services and language classes for newcomers and comprehensive employment services for job seekers and local businesses. We provide paid training programs for Caledon youth as well as exciting internships and volunteer opportunities. Finally, we open our doors to the community daily within our two fabulous retail shopping destinations that support all of our programs. The breadth of our services makes for compelling opportunities to attract new friends and raise support for our work.   Learn more at ccs4u.org.

 

Our Customer Service Vision:  Making it Easy to Ask, Participate and Give

 

Summary of Responsibilities:  Under the leadership of the Manager, Community Animation, the Junior Community Animator will be responsible for:

  • Assists in the daily operations of Exchange activities including group events, workshops, community engagement, partnership development, and food support programming;
  • Communicates with clients for appointment scheduling, program registration and volunteer scheduling;
  • Updates and maintains confidential client information databases;
  • Conducts regular inventory & inspection of Exchange facilities and supplies;
  • Liaises with community partners to ensure adequate volumes of food support donations;
  • Schedules and coordinates food support donations including receiving and sorting of items;
  • Working with and assisting program volunteers;
  • Assist with reception front desk reception – greeting, guiding and supporting Exchange visitors;
  • Maintains overall facility and personal workspace / equipment cleanliness and sanitizing along with co-workers while using provided PPE;
  • Other duties as assigned to assist the program.

 

Summary of Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary field of study that would be an asset to this position: social services, social work, human services, community development, or related field;
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills;
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, database skills, e-mail and internet usage;
  • Able to conduct some heavy lifting of boxes or irregularly shaped donations from time to time;
  • Police records check will be required.

 To be eligible for this Canada Summer Jobs initiative, individuals must:

  • 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 for the duration of the employment and  
  • Have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations

*Note:  International students are not eligible for the Canada Summer Jobs program.

 

All applications will be held in strict confidence.  We thank all applicants for their interest but will only be contacting those selected for an interview. CCS is an equal opportunity employer encouraging applications from qualified individuals from diverse groups including Indigenous peoples, visible minorities, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual orientation or gender identity and other grounds identified under the Ontario Human Rights Code. CCS will provide information and/or accommodation pertaining to this job posting and/or the recruitment process in an accessible manner upon request.

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