Job Posting 93949

Summer Intern - Program Assistant
Caledon Meals on Wheels
Halton / Peel area
closes in 16 days (Fri, 16 Jun)
canada summer jobs / summer students  •  $17.56 per hour


Summer Intern - Program Assistant/Temporary (2 pos.)

30 hours per week Monday to Friday - 10 weeks

Submission Deadline: ASAP or Until Filled


The Caledon Meals on Wheels Program Assistant will support the planning and implementation and evaluation of program and service activities for Older Adults/ Seniors in Caledon, Brampton, and Orangeville during the months of June, July and August and requires travel throughout Caledon, Orangeville, and surrounding area.



  • Assist with the planning, implementing, facilitating and evaluation of CMOW programs and services including Seniors Social & Wellness programs, Hot and Frozen Meals on Wheels program, Friendly Visiting Program & Special Events.
  • Conduct outreach in seniors’ buildings and within the community to encourage participation in Caledon Meals on Wheels (CMOW) programs and services.
  • Support all aspects of the administration for the program (eg. intake, collection of statistics, monies, and program reports) on a weekly basis.
  • Collaborate with CMOW program staff, volunteers, community partners when planning and implementing program activities.
  • Answer the telephone, direct calls; takes and relay messages; provide information and referral for CMOW clients and outside inquiries.
  • Ensure that program activities operate within the policies and procedures of the organization.
  • Attend CMOW live and virtual events/meetings as required.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Preferred Experience and Qualifications

  • Must meet qualifications set out by Canada Summer Jobs 2023
  • Interest in learning more about planning and implementing of programs for Seniors/ Older Adults
  • Ability to work with computers including Windows, MS Office, etc.
  • Experience working with culturally diverse communities is an asset.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated enthusiasm and creativity.
  • Experience with preparing and giving presentations, leading group activities.
  • Due to the geography and the lack of public transit in Caledon daily use of a car is necessary/required.
  • Criminal reference/vulnerability sector check will be required, and any cost will be reimbursed.

For some positions:

  • Experience in the sports field or passionate about healthy living and physical fitness. i.e.: participating in fitness classes or gym workouts would be an asset.
  • Some food safety, food preparation and nutrition knowledge may be helpful.


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