Job Postings: We are currently hiring! Youth Wellness Worker Student Web-Designer (Front-End)
Job Title: Youth Wellness Worker
Program: Providing Mental Health and Wellness Support for Immigrant Youth during Covid-19
Hours per week: 21 hours
Nature: Part-time, temporary, contract
Start and End Date: August 15, 2020 - January 31, 2021, subject to funding
About the Position:
The Youth Wellness Worker provides group workshops, leads activities, provides outreach and support services to immigrant youth who are facing difficulty in school, as well as immigrant youth that are facing challenges with general mental health and well-being and social isolation during Covid-19. The Youth Wellness Worker is responsible for outreach, recruiting eligible youth, and for planning and facilitating program content. This position also conducts administrative duties necessary related to documenting and tracking program results.
Reports to: Executive Director and Administrative Coordinator
Key Duties & Responsibilities:
Plans, organizes and facilitates workshops on mental health and wellness, self confidence and self-esteem, English conversation circles, as well as recreational activities and field trips to support mental health and wellness for immigrant youth between age 13 and 25 years old
Promotes the program, conducts outreach, recruits participants, helps with the registration process and answers public enquiries regarding the program
Offers youth mentorship and guidance throughout the program
Creates opportunities for youth to connect, build confidence and build a sense of belonging
Provides and maintains a safe and supportive environment that is culturally open and accessible in order to support the personal development of the youth
Communicates with all stakeholders in a professional manner
Networks with the community via social media and participates in related networking
Contributes towards program evaluation and improvement measures
Coordinates logistics for the program, such as purchasing supplies and scheduling meetings, field trips and activities with youth
Shares trends of service needs with Executive Director and Administrative Coordinator and compiles reports
Maintains up-to-date group records
Maintains statistical records
Attends MHHS team meetings
Performs other related tasks as assigned by Executive Director or Administrative Coordinator
Qualifications & Experience:
Post-secondary diploma in Social Science/Human Services or related discipline
Bachelor degree in Social Science/Human Services/Social Work or related discipline is preferred
Two years of experience working with multicultural and vulnerable youth
A combination of relevant education and experience may also be considered
Training in social work is an asset
Experience with public speaking, group presentations, and content development, including creating workshop flyers/advertisements
Experience working with people with mental health needs and recent immigrants
Experience in marketing and promotion (i.e. strategies, materials and distribution)
Knowledge of various assessment tools and community resources
Job Skills & Abilities:
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Second language is considered an asset
Ability to work in a virtual environment independently and with others, including team members
Ability to engage youth through a variety of methods
Willing and able to participate in recreational activities with youth
Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to communicate effectively with clients and community partners
Ability to motivate youth clients to engage and adhere to program commitments
Ability to adapt to different client needs and address various issues as they arise
Excellent computer skills and phone etiquette
Ability to work under pressure and meet targets/deadlines
Ability to prioritize, multi-task and be adaptable to evolving program needs
Strong initiative, and ability to resourcefully and creatively resolve conflicts
Excellent group facilitation skills
Excellent program planning, time management and organizational skills
Clear Criminal Record Check (Vulnerable Sector Check)
Valid Standard First Aid Certification
Evening or weekend duties may be required
Travel required - local, access to a vehicle.
Submit application via email to Ann Nienaber, Executive Director: firstname.lastname@example.org on or before August 5, 2020, 5 PM. Kindly use “Youth Wellness Worker” as the email subject.
Resume and cover letter should not be more than 3 pages.
MHHS is an equal opportunity employer.
Job Title: Visual Web Designer (Front-End): Student Job Opportunity
Number of Positions: 2
Nature: Full time (35 hours), temporary (8 weeks) contract
Hourly Rate: $14.60
Eligibility: See requirements below
Multicultural Helping House Society is looking for creative front-end Visual Web Designers for positions funded by Canada Summer Jobs program (student job opportunity). This is a great opportunity to gain employment experience by doing hands-on practical work. If you are looking for an opportunity to build your resume while giving back to the community, apply today!
What you’ll be doing:
Using your graphic design, web development, and visual design skills, you will be responsible for developing MHHS’ website within the existing domain, Shaw Business Web Hosting.
The objective of the website is that newcomers to Canada who access MHHS’ website will have an user friendly, informative experience and will easily understand the services and programs that MHHS offers, including how to access our programs and services.
Some of your specific tasks may include:
Building, refining and implementing features in web & mobile applications.
Performing website updates, adding and deleting content.
Updating social media platforms such as Facebook and creating engaging content that complements the website.
Delivering a high-quality web experience that is user friendly, visually inviting and current.
What you’ll need:
Education in front-end Web Design
Knowledge of "best practices" in web development in order to create sites that are visually appealing and accessible
Experience working with domain frameworks such as Shaw Business Web Hosting
Knowledge of web & mobile frameworks
Strong knowledge of marketing and social media platforms (Facebook)
Strong writing skills, passion for creating interesting and engaging web content;
Strong digital design skills; creative flair, originality and a strong visual sense
Problem solving skills and the ability to use own initiative
Passionate about the settlement experience of newcomers
This role is supported by the Canada Summer Jobs program, which has the following eligibility requirements:
To be eligible, youth must:
be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment*
be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment**; and,
have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations
*Youth must be 15 years of age at the beginning of the employment period. The youth may be more than 30 years of age at the end of the employment period as long as the youth was 30 at the beginning of the employment period.
**International students are not eligible participants. International students include anyone who is temporarily in Canada for studies and who is not a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person who has been granted refugee status in Canada. Youth awaiting a refugee status ruling, as well as those who hold a temporary visitor visa, youth visa or work visa are ineligible. As the objective of the Canada Summer Jobs program is to support youth entering the Canadian labour market, the temporary nature of an international student's time in Canada does not allow for a long-term connection to the labour market.
MHHS is an equal opportunity employer.
Please submit your application via email to Ann Nienaber, Executive Director: email@example.com on or before Tuesday August 4, 2020, 5 PM. Kindly use “Visual Web Designer” as the email subject. Please ensure that you clearly demonstrate how you meet the eligibility criteria above.