Program Assistant

Women’s Place Kenora is looking for a Program Assistant for the upcoming summer. For more information about this LEAP job posting, check out the details below.

Funded through Canada Summer Jobs Program

Women’s Place Kenora is a resource centre empowering all women working within a feminist perspective. We provide peer/group counselling, workshops, referrals, pre-employment and entrepreneurship training, farmer’s market opportunities, community kitchens, lending library, community gardens, free-cycle room, and public awareness events.

The Program Assistant will work closely with the Executive Director at the centre. A friendly and outgoing personality will relish in this very creative position. Learning about the challenges women face in our community and trying to find resourceful ways of getting major needs met is a daily goal but through networking and creative brainstorming, the program assistant will understand and contribute to helping women overcome barriers.

Employer Name: Women's Place Kenora
Location/Address: Kenora, ON
Application Deadline: June 10, 2019
Hours of Work: 30 hours per week - 9-week contract (June 24 to Aug 24, 2019)
Job Type: Summer
Wages: $14.50 per hour

Duties of this LEAP Job Posting:

Working with culturally diverse women
Referrals to community resources
Assist with all aspects of workshops
Management of donations & Women Needs List
Making WPK products to sell at market
Maintain client notes in database
Attendance at Farmer’s Market
Maintaining the outdoor library

Qualifications for this LEAP Job Posting:

Open to students between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of employment
Students must have been registered as full-time students in the previous academic year and intend to return to school on a full-time basis in the next academic year
Current criminal reference check required
Ability to work independently and as a team member
Good communication skills both oral and written
Positive and friendly attitude and is eager to learn about women’s realities, valuable & creative possibilities & food security

How To Apply to this LEAP Job Posting:

Please send resume with cover letter and three references to:

Jo-Anne Gustafson
Women’s Place Kenora
530 3rd Street North, Kenora, ON P9N 2M3 or Fax:(807) 468-3904

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