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Executive Director
The Voice of Albertans with Disabilities (VAD) is looking for a dynamic Executive Director with strong leadership and management experience to lead the organization to effectively deliver on its mandate of advocating for full participation in society by persons with disabilities in Alberta. Reporting to the VAD Board of Directors, the ED will be responsible for the provision of overall direction and leadership of VAD and for implementing the organization’s policies and programs and the management of all aspects of the operations of the organization. The ED will exercise control of the revenue and expenditures of VAD as approved by the VAD Board of Directors. The successful candidate will be responsible for the development and promotion of the organization including the advocacy responsibilities and networking for resource acquisition. The individual selected will ensure the budget is prepared annually for approval by the VAD Board of Directors and that an annual audit is...
City: Edmonton, Alberta
Posted on Jun/26/2019
Fund Development Coordinator
This position is responsible for the planning, execution and management of an integrated Fund Development Plan that includes major gifts, special events, sponsorships, grants and planned giving. This position is responsible to cultivate and maintain relationships with corporate and individual donors, key community stakeholders, military partners and members of the business community. Applicants should have a relevant post-secondary degree/diploma along with 3 years’ related fund development experience and two years’ experience in supervising others along with demonstrated leadership skills. Additional Requirements: Strong relationship management skills with demonstrated success in event management and coordination along with cultivating relationships with donors and sponsors. Knowledge and understanding of Ethical Fundraising and Financial Accountability Code, proficient in Raiser’s Edge and Microsoft Office Suite Software. Applicants must possess exceptional communication...
City: Edmonton, Alberta
Posted on Jun/20/2019
Program Assistant, Business & Workforce Integration
ISANS is seeking a full-time Program Assistant, Business & Workforce Integration to support the effective and efficient administration of team programs, services, and activities, by providing program support to the team manager and team employees. Reporting to the Manager, Business & Workforce Integration, the position is responsible for: • Working with the team to create and maintain administrative processes for organizing and compiling the information required for accurate and timely reporting and evaluation of team services and programs • Recording, processing and storing documents in accordance with established procedures using computerized and manual processing systems • General administrative tasks including: o Compiling data, reports, presentations, telephone lists and other schedules o Preparing various documents including letters, e-mails, forms o Answering telephone calls, relaying messages, handling queries o Photocopying, faxing, scanning, distributing reports,...
City: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Posted on Jun/20/2019
Program Assistant, Growing Strong Neighbourhoods
Short-term contract until Nov 15, 2019 ISANS is seeking a full-time Program Assistant, Growing Strong Neighbourhoods Program responsible for assisting the Project Coordinator in supporting the ISANS community gardens. Reporting to the Manager, Community Integration Services, this position is responsible for: • Promoting garden projects that focus on the community integration of refugee / immigrant populations • Supporting the local community in creating and maintaining the gardens and growing food • Organizing workshops to build / share skills • Organizing activities with immigrant seniors, children at the community gardens • Helping to create activities that bring together immigrant / non-immigrant neighbours (food / cooking, garden parade, collective workdays, art activities etc.) • Strengthening connections between ISANS gardens and other garden projects. The ideal candidate for this position will have the following: • Strong organizational skills and experience...
City: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Posted on Jun/19/2019
Executive Director
Our client, the Manitoba 4-H Council, is seeking an Executive Director to direct the day-to-day operations, implement policy, and act as the face of the organization. Responsibilities: Leadership and Support to the Board of Directors • Along with the Board of Directors, assist and participate in maintaining a vision and strategic plan to guide the organization. • Advise the Board on governance including by-laws, policy development, and interpreting terms of reference. • Identify, assess and inform the Board of Directors of internal and external issues. Operational Planning and Management • Develop an operational plan which incorporates the strategic goals and objectives of the organization. • Oversee the day to day operation of the organization, ensuring that the operation of Manitoba 4-H Council meets the expectations of all organizational stakeholders. • Identify, monitor, and evaluate the risks to the organization and implement measures to monitor or protect the...
City: Brandon, Manitoba
Posted on Jun/18/2019
EAL Instructor-Outreach
English as an Additional Language (EAL) Instructor- Outreach Short-term contract- maternity leave cover ISANS is seeking a full-time EAL Instructor- Outreach to teach adult newcomers the language they need to integrate into the community and the labour market. Reporting to the Supervising Team Lead and the Manager, Language Services, the EAL Instructor- Outreach will be responsible for: • Developing and delivering the Community Language Program to adult immigrants using the Community Language Curriculum Guidelines • Conducting ongoing needs assessments and language assessments using Canadian Language Benchmarks • Conducting client surveys and program evaluations twice a year • Preparing and designing appropriate and relevant materials for teaching purposes • Keeping up to date records of lesson plans and teaching activities • Liaising with other instructors to offer and gain support • Keeping up to date on EAL and settlement issues • Keeping up to date records of...
City: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Posted on Jun/17/2019
Program Coordinator
Pacific Peoples’ Partnership YOUTH CANADA SUMMER JOB POSTINGS / July – August 2019: We are seeking a Program Coordinator Pacific Peoples' Partnership is seeking an enthusiastic and self-motivated summer student for the paid summer position of: Program Coordinator. Please ensure you are eligible for this position and indicate this within a cover letter, and resume sent via email to director@pacificpeoplespartnership.org ASAP, interviews will be handled on a rolling basis with candidates ideally starting no later than July 2, 2019. Pacific Peoples’ Partnership (PPP) is celebrating 44 years of action. Based in Victoria, BC, we are Canada’s only non-profit, social justice organization devoted exclusively to working in solidarity with peoples of the South Pacific and with First Nations in Canada to promote their aspirations for peace, justice, environmental sustainability and community development. Main activities include connecting peoples north-south for knowledge and...
City: Victoria, British Columbia
Posted on Jun/14/2019
Multimedia Coordinator
Pacific Peoples’ Partnership YOUTH CANADA SUMMER JOB POSTINGS / July – August 2019: We are seeking a Multimedia Coordinator Pacific Peoples' Partnership is seeking an enthusiastic and self-motivated summer student for the paid summer position of: Multimedia Coordinator. Please ensure you are eligible for this position and indicate this within a cover letter, and resume sent via email to director@pacificpeoplespartnership.org ASAP, interviews will be handled on a rolling basis with candidates ideally starting no later than July 2, 2019. Pacific Peoples’ Partnership (PPP) is celebrating 44 years of action. Based in Victoria, BC, we are Canada’s only non-profit, social justice organization devoted exclusively to working in solidarity with peoples of the South Pacific and with First Nations in Canada to promote their aspirations for peace, justice, environmental sustainability and community development. Main activities include connecting peoples north-south for...
City: Victoria, British Columbia
Posted on Jun/14/2019
Development Coordinator
Pacific Peoples’ Partnership YOUTH CANADA SUMMER JOB POSTINGS / July – August 2019: We are seeking a Development Coordinator Pacific Peoples' Partnership is seeking an enthusiastic and self-motivated summer student for the paid summer position of: Development Coordinator. Please ensure you are eligible for this positions and indicate this within a cover letter, and resume sent via email to director@pacificpeoplespartnership.org ASAP, interviews will be handled on a rolling basis with candidates ideally starting no later than July 2, 2019. Pacific Peoples’ Partnership (PPP) is celebrating 44 years of action. Based in Victoria, BC, we are Canada’s only non-profit, social justice organization devoted exclusively to working in solidarity with peoples of the South Pacific and with First Nations in Canada to promote their aspirations for peace, justice, environmental sustainability and community development. Main activities include connecting peoples north-south for...
City: Victoria, British Columbia
Posted on Jun/14/2019
Event Planner
Event Planner Canada-China Cultural Development Association Markham, ON Number of vacancies: One (1) Duration: Permanent, full-time, 35 hours per week Salary: $24.00 per hour Work location: 3-151 Esna Park Drive, Markham, Ontario, L3R 3B1 Job Requirements Languages Fluent verbal and written English Education Bachelor’s Degree Experience 2-3 years of relevant work experience Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities Attention to detail Personal Suitability Excellent oral communication, Team player, Organized, Effective interpersonal skills Administrative and Coordination Skills • Implement social programs, food and beverage, transportation and other services • Confirm and coordinate speakers • Administer revenues and expenditures and assist in preparing financial reports • Coordinate media services • Arrange for shipping, receiving and storage • Coordinate set-ups, staging, seating, parking, communication systems and other details for special...
City: Markham, Ontario
Posted on Jun/12/2019
Coordinator, Life Skills Program
Short contract to end March, 2020 ISANS is seeking a full-time Coordinator, Life Skills Program to provide practical support and orientation to Government Assisted Refugee (GAR) clients who face multiple barriers to their settlement, in order to live safely and independently in their new environment. The support is to be culturally appropriate, gender sensitive and delivered in client’s first language whenever possible, through trained ethno-cultural community members. Reporting to the Supervising Team Leads & Manager, Refugee Resettlement, the Coordinator, Life Skills Program will be responsible for: Coordinating services & support offered to clients by: • Coordinating referral, assessment and matching process for services offered individually to clients / families. • Coordinating a regular monitoring of active matches • Supporting Life Skills Support Workers through individual debriefing, problem solving, providing resources & ideas • Responding to Life Skills...
City: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Posted on Jun/06/2019
Atlantic Employment specialist, SOPA
ISANS is seeking a Full-time Atlantic Employment Specialist, SOPA responsible for planning and delivering employment counselling and providing career exploration, aimed at assisting SOPA clients in their search for appropriate employment in Canada. SOPA (Settlement Online Pre-Arrival) was created to improve linkages between pre-arrival and post arrival services using ISANS suite of professional online tools. Immigrants have access to the various online tools before their departure to Canada to facilitate and accelerate economic integration. Reporting to the Supervising Team Lead, Employment Services, this position is responsible for: Planning, delivering and evaluating employment services for SOPA clients by: • Providing individual online employment counselling and follow-up sessions as appropriate • Working with immigrant job seekers on developing short and long term return to work action plans; • Maintaining familiarity with international accreditation processes in...
City: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Posted on Jun/05/2019
Coordinator, Resettlement Assistance Program (RAP)
Short-term contract to end of March 2020 ISANS is seeking a part-time RAP Coordinator responsible for providing consistent and effective assistance to government assisted refugees in the first two weeks of their arrival in Halifax. Providing backup to the other RAP Coordinator Temp accomodation when absent and as needed and vice versa. Reporting to the Supervising Team Leads and Manager, Refugee Resettlement, the RAP Coordinator will be responsible for: Coordinates pre-arrival activities by: • Creating new arrival files into the NewOrg database • Supporting food arrangement activities • Supporting with temporary accommodation arrangements Provides support with arrival activities by: • Conducting and recording intake and needs assessment with clients right after their arrival. • Suporting with providing orientation sessions focusing on transportation, affordable shopping and neighborhood resources. • Supporting with orinting and linking clinets to various fedral and...
City: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Posted on Jun/05/2019
Communications Specialist
Calgary Communities Against Sexual Abuse (CCASA) is the primary sexual violence service provider for Calgary and surrounding areas. We are looking for an experienced, innovative and creative individual to be part of our dynamic team and organization. This is a full time Communications Specialist position that will assist the organization in the development of proactive and effective communications for CCASA. This includes providing technical expertise and practical design skills in the development and maintenance of various CCASA communication products, promotion of the agency’s brand identity and public image, and acts as a resource for fundraising/funding initiatives. Responsibilities include:  Collaborate in creating and implementing communications plans and strategies  Create and coordinate content for multiple media channels (social media, website, newsletter, etc.)  Assist in coordination of fundraising and awareness events/activities  Assist with writing,...
City: Calgary, Alberta
Posted on Jun/04/2019
Employment Specialist
ISANS is seeking a full- time Employment Specialist responsible for planning and delivering employment counselling, providing career exploration, and facilitating employment related workshops aimed at assisting immigrants in their search for appropriate employment in Nova Scotia. Reporting to the Supervising Team Lead, Employment Services and the Manager, Employment & Bridging, the Employment Specialist will be responsible for: Plan, deliver and evaluate employment services for ISANS clients by: • Providing individual on-site or online employment counselling and follow-up sessions as appropriate • Referring clients to appropriate programs according to their career goals • Planning and facilitating pre-employment workshops • Conducting outreach activities with potential employers • Keeping up-to-date information on available training opportunities and educational programs which would enhance client employability • Maintaining familiarity with international accreditation...
City: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Posted on Jun/02/2019
Coordinator, Newcomer Community Wellness Program
ISANS is seeking a full- time Coordinator, Newcomer Community Wellness Program responsible for promoting mental health and wellness of newcomers/refugees during their first years of settlement, by applying a holistic, trauma informed and collaborative approach, to prevent the onset of mental health problems and to support those experiencing mental health problems. Reporting to the Supervising Team Leads and Manager, Refugee Resettlement, this position will be responsible for: Duties and Responsibilities: • Develop and implement strategies of coordination with ISANS programs to keep update trends related to mental health and wellness needs among clients. • Develop and maintain a network of practitioners to consult, refer or collaborate with, to respond to the needs of those clients who require additional mental health support. • Deliver wellness support group-sessions by designing, facilitating and coordinating with co-facilitators and complementary therapists. • Design and...
City: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Posted on Jun/02/2019
Coordinator, Trades Practical Assessment Project
ISANS is seeking a full-time Coordinator, Trades Practical Assessment Project responsible for the implementation and delivery of the Trades Practical Assessment Project which provides clients with the opportunity to demonstrate their competencies through an on-the-job paid work placement in their own trade. Reporting to the Supervising Team Lead, Pre-Employment & Bridging and the Manager, Employment & Bridging the position will be responsible for: • Planning and coordinating the Trades Practical Assessment Project • Publicizing the project to prospective refugee trades participants; providing program information on an ongoing basis. • Working with the employment specialist team on selecting trades clients to participate in the project including providing a comprehensive needs assessment • Work with NS Apprenticeship Agency staff to offer trade specific assessment sessions with interpreters • Work with training organizations to plan the required safety training for 15...
City: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Posted on Jun/02/2019
Clinical Program Supervisor Position
Calgary Communities Against Sexual Abuse (CCASA) is the primary sexual violence service provider for Calgary and surrounding areas. We are a dynamic service delivery agency that offers a dual mandate of clinical and education programs. CCASA is seeking a Clinical Program Supervisor to join our team. This mid-level position works closely with CCASA’s Supervisory Team and the Director - Clinical Services to oversee the agency’s crisis and counselling services. The successful candidate will be flexible and able to adapt to multiple demands while maintaining a vision of serving people who have experienced sexual violence as well as the broader community. Responsibilities of the Clinical Program Supervisor include: - Directly supervise, train, mentor and support Sexual Violence Therapists and also assist in the supervision of CCASA’s team of Sexual Violence Support Counsellors and ensure appropriate level of staffing for all Clinical programs - Contribute to and maintain a...
City: Calgary, Alberta
Posted on May/28/2019
Quality Assurance Specialist
Established in 1983, Awasis Agency of Northern Manitoba provides a continuum of culturally appropriate child and family services to 11 First Nation Communities in Northern Manitoba, as well as Winnipeg and Thompson. Awasis Agency of Northern Manitoba is seeking a Quality Assurance Specialist to ensure that the service delivery by Awasis Agency of Northern Manitoba meets or exceeds internal and external requirements based on legislation and best practice in child welfare. Visiting agency sites, collaborates with stakeholders to develop, monitor and improve policies and practices, the Quality Assurance Specialist offers solutions when discrepancies are identified. The work is highly complex and requires the understanding and correct interpretation of laws, regulations, standards, policies and procedures. MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES: • Create a strategy for measuring continuous improvement in service delivery and operations. • Develop, implement and monitor policies, procedures...
City: Winnipeg, Manitoba
Posted on May/27/2019
Coordinator, Professional Mentorship Program
Short contract to end March, 2020 ISANS is seeking a Full-time Coordinator, Professional Mentorship Program to match internationally educated/experienced immigrants with volunteer mentors in their fields. The mentorship program assists mentees to enhance their employability, increase their professional networks and access professional groups and associations. Reporting to the Manager, Business & Workforce Integration, this position is responsible for: • Researching and identifying profession-specific networks to recruit potential mentor volunteers • Building up a local networks of professional organizations to support this program • Designing and delivering training and orientation to mentor volunteers • Implementing and developing client recruitment, referral and orientation procedures • Processing clients’ requests or referrals to the Mentor Program Services • Ensuring clients’ English level meets the program requirements • Arranging, supervising, supporting and...
City: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Posted on May/27/2019
Program Assistant, Work-based Trades Practical Assessment Bridging Program
Short contract until end March, 2020 ISANS is seeking a Part-time Program Assistant, Work-Based Trades Practical Assessment (WTPA) Bridging Program to support the Work-Based Trades Practical Assessment (WTPA) Coordinator, program participants and employers through the effective and efficient administration activities. Reporting to the Supervising Team Lead- Pre-employment & Bridging & Manager, Employment & Bridging, this position is responsible for: • Recording, processing and storing documents in accordance with established procedures using computerized and manual processing systems required for accurate and timely reporting and evaluation of the program • General administrative tasks including: o Compiling data, reports, schedules, and telephone lists o Preparing various documents including letters, e-mails, forms o Answering telephone calls, relaying messages, handling queries o Photocopying, faxing, scanning, distributing reports, brochures etc • Providing...
City: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Posted on May/27/2019
Crisis Intervention Counsellor
ISANS is seeking a full-time Crisis Intervention Counsellor responsible for providing outreach and crisis intervention services to eligible client facing crisis related to break down of family relations, domestic violence, legal, mental and complex health issues, financial, and housing. Reporting to the Supervising Team Lead and the Manager, Refugee Resettlement, this position will be responsible for: Providing support, information, advocacy, referral and escort to eligible clients by: • Establishing supportive and collaborative rapport with clients by listening and helping clients identify the crisis and focusing towards resolution • Conducting crisis assessment and planning with individual clients, family or group • Assisting clients in identifying options and developing crisis action plan to resolve crises • Assisting client in identifying existing and developing new skills and support systems • Providing information, orientation and referral to internal...
City: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Posted on May/23/2019
Program Assistant, Refugee Resettlement
Short contract until end December, 2019 ISANS is seeking a Part-time Program Assistant, Refugee Resettlement to support the effective and efficient administration of team programs, services, and activities, by providing program support to the team manager and team employees. Reporting to the Supervising Team Lead & Manager, Refugee Resettlement, this position is responsible for: • Working with the team to create and maintain administrative processes for organizing and compiling the information required for accurate and timely reporting and evaluation of team services and programs • Recording, processing and storing documents in accordance with established procedures using computerized and manual processing systems • General administrative tasks including: o Update client information in files and data base o Compiling data, I-CARE reports, presentations, team schedules on Connect, telephone lists and other schedules o Organizing data on Settlement Drive o Coordinating...
City: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Posted on May/16/2019
Job Search Resource Centre Facilitator
ISANS is seeking a full-time Job Search Resource Centre Facilitator to support job-seeking clients with their immediate needs including answering employment related questions, targeting resumes, applying for jobs, and accessing information about internal and external supports at the Job Search Resource Centre, ISANS Desmond. Reporting to the Supervising Team Lead, Pre-Employment & Bridging and the Manager, Employment & Bridging, the Job Search Resource Centre Facilitator will be responsible for: • Staffing the Job Search Resource Centre offering drop-in support to clients accessing the centre including: reviewing resumes, cover letters, job applications and answering employment related questions • Providing timely on-line resume, cover letter and job application reviews to clients, who are unable to access the centre in person or who live in rural Nova Scotia, through several types of technology: Optimal Resume, Skype for Business, and Big Blue Button • Maintaining accurate...
City: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Posted on May/15/2019
EAL Instructor- English in the Workplace
Short- Term Contract to end of January 2020 ISANS is seeking a full-time EAL Instructor (English in the Workplace) to teach employed newcomers workplace language onsite in their workplace. Reporting to the Supervising Team Lead and the Manager, Language Services, the EAL Instructor (English in the Workplace) will be responsible for: • Delivering on site English in the Workplace training, providing ongoing links to existing resources/ supports/programs • Developing customized English in the Workplace programs for employed newcomers to Canada • Conducting needs assessment with employers, supervisors, employees • Conducting ongoing and final evaluation of participants’ language learning and program impact • Maintaining accurate records to ensure program accountability • Liaising with ISANS staff regarding referral and updates • Keeping up to date on EAL issues • Attending training courses and training opportunities • Performing other duties as required ensuring smooth...
City: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Posted on May/14/2019
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