KWIC is Hiring! Canada Summer Job Positions

KWIC is hiring! GAIN VALUABLE EXPERIENCE WITH A SMALL NON-PROFIT WHILE LEARNING IN A SUPPORTIVE ENVIRONMENT

Funding Grant: Canada Summer Jobs Two (2) Positions

Hourly Rate: $12.00

Total # of Contract Hours: 210 hrs (30 hrs x 7 weeks)

Start Date: As soon as possible

Requirements: All applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada and meet the eligibility criteria (Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act); enrolled as a full-time student during the previous academic year, and with intention to return to school full-time for the next academic year. Be between the ages of 15 and 30 at the start of the employment. (International students are not eligible.)

How to Apply:

1.       Submit a letter of application explaining why you would like to work with us,

2.       Along with a resume and

3.       Three (3) work references

4.       to jobs@kwic.info

5.       with the name of the position you are applying for in the Subject Line.

Application Deadline: Application received by Thursday May 4th, 2pm will be given priority consideration.

What’s Next: You will receive a return email acknowledging that your application has been received. We are grateful for each and every application, however, only candidates invited to interview will receive follow up communication with us.

Interviews will be held either Monday May 8th or Tuesday May 9th.

For more information and to get involved wit KWIC, visit our website at kwic.info.

As an equal opportunity employer, KWIC invites applications from youth who represent the beautiful diversity of our community. Please let us know if you require specific accommodation to assist you during this hiring process.


#1 Position Title: Seeds for Justice Facilitator

Goal of the Position: To support the development of a new youth-focussed project, Acknowledging Canada 150 through Stories of the Land and Belonging, which creates opportunities for settler, new comer & Indigenous youth of land, food and belonging using narrative and arts-based activities.

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in mandatory staff training upon hiring, including on-the-job mentorship, facilitation and cultural competency training
  • Support outreach at local events, camps & festivals, and other activities as needed
  • Research, develop and facilitate the Canada 150 workshop series, Stories of Land & Belonging for local youth in schools and summer camps/programs with a focus on creating welcoming, inclusive youth spaces
  • Learn and facilitate other workshops as required
  • Work collaboratively in a peer to peer, leadership role with project participants
  • Keep accurate records and fulfill all mandatory administrative tasks associated with evaluation and reporting of the project
  • Communicate well and often with colleagues; participate in scheduled staff and project update meetings

The successful applicant will be able to learn from different perspectives, comfortable working with a small team of volunteers, as well as delivering program to youth and community groups, courage to ask questions, initiative and demonstrated ability to follow through on tasks.

This is a fabulous opportunity for a student to gain valuable experience with a small non-profit, charitable organization while learning in a supportive work environment to develop transferable skills in project development, workshop design and facilitation training, as well as leadership and cultural competency skills through collective training.



#2 Position Title: Outreach & Communications Coordinator

Goal of the Position: To increase awareness and participation in youth programs through effective promotion and communications; coordinate volunteer and outreach activities.

Responsibilities:

  • Promote education and volunteer activities through print, website, social media, and outreach activities
  • Support outreach and development of the Seeds for Justice Canada 150 project: Stories of Belonging and the Land
  • Research and implement opportunities for relationship building with diverse communities, including at Trent University, First Nation groups/communities, area schools, and community groups
  • Schedule workshops and project activities

The successful applicant will be able to learn from different perspectives, have demonstrated written, design and computer skills, courage to ask questions, initiative, and ability to follow through on tasks.

This is a fabulous opportunity for a student to gain valuable experience with a small non-profit, charitable organization while learning in a supportive work environment to develop transferable skills, including a creative portfolio of communications-related work and media contacts; also, this position will enable development of community contacts and networks, leadership, and cultural competency skills through collective training.