Applicants must be 15-30 years old.

        Qualifications:

  • Some post-secondary education – preferably in Human Services/Social Work and/or Education.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including oral and written.
  • Ability to learn quickly.
  • Must relate to all in a non-judgmental, non-discriminatory manner.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft software programs, including Publisher.
  • Familiarity with social media.
  • Require minimal supervision.
  • Awareness of poverty issues.
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Current Emergency First Aid/CPR certificate an asset.
  • Satisfactory Criminal Records Search.

        Position Responsibilities:

  • Provide intake, screening and referral for persons experiencing poverty, homelessness or other hardship or injustice.
  • Business community research and networking.
  • Assist in executing community campaigns.
  • Update blog and Facebook pages.
  • General administrative duties.
  • May include assisting people with developmental disabilities with paper delivery.

Position Start date:  June 10, 2019

Hours: 35 hours per week for 8 weeks

Compensation: $15.00 per hour

Application Deadline: May 20, 2019 by 4:00pm

Please e-mail application including a cover letter, resume, and three references to:

Zhenia Salikin

Custom Fit Program Manager

Email: zhenia@nelsoncares.ca

Nelson CARES Society is an equal opportunity employer. All internal candidates will be contacted as to the status of their applications. All external applicants will only be contacted if short-listed for an interview.