2017 Summer Student Positions

May 8 2017

Summer StudentsThe positions are open to students between 15 and 30 years who have just completed a year of full time study and are intending to pursue full time education in Fall 2017. We are looking to fill three 12 week positions, each 35h per weekCommunity Resource Associate, Social Planning Associate and Festival of Neighbourhoods Community Animator. Read more about the positions and submit an application including your resume and a cover letter stating the position you are applying to, why you are interested in that position and how your experience and skills make you a good candidate - by 12 noon on Wednesday May 24, 2017 to: Executive Director, Social Development Centre Waterloo Region 74 Frederick St., Kitchener ON N2H 3L7 Email: admin@waterlooregion.org 

Community Resource Associate: To assist with providing information and assistance to the community. This position includes maintaining materials and equipment in a walk in community resource centre, responding to phone and walk in requests for information; assisting people to fill in government forms and coordinating internet coaching sessions for seniors. Information and referral counselling training is provided.  

Social Planning Associate: To assist with the next stage of the Stronger Neighbourhoods for Decent Lives assessment framework, a major civic analytics project started in 2014. This position includes working with data from various sources including Census and government open data, online mapping tools and being a liaison to community groups. 

Festival of Neighbourhoods Community Animator: To assist the Festival of Neighbourhoods coordinator to achieve objectives for the 24th year of this initiative. The Festival of Neighbourhoods is a partnership between the Social Development Centre, the City of Kitchener and John MacDonald Architect Inc. 

All positions to be filled between June 5 and August 25.