Get Involved

  • donate

features

  • PREP Employment Program Assistant – Daniel McIntyre / St. Matthews Community Association

    PREP Employment Program Assistant
    21 hrs /week; 6-month contract
    (with possibility of extension)

    DMSMCA is a non-profit community renewal organization. We work with residents and
    stakeholders towards the social, cultural, economic and environmentally sustainable renewal
    and revitalization of the Daniel McIntyre / St. Matthews neighbourhoods. We offer our
    programming and training through a harm reduction lens.
    The PREP Employment Program assists unemployed and under employed people in accessing
    job related training and skills that will assist them in gaining employment.

    Job Responsibilities:
    • Answer inquires, provide program information and schedule appointments
    • Register participants for workshops, training programs and other employment services
    • Intake participants, including assessing qualifications, skills and work experience
    • Assist participants with resume and cover letter development, job applications
    • Help participants in job search; utilizing various job search engines online
    • Assist with facilitating employment readiness workshops
    • Assist with fax, printing, photocopy, phone
    • Help participants connect with appropriate resources
    • Ensure a friendly environment implementing the DMSMCA respect policy
    Qualifications and Experience:
    • Knowledge of resume and cover letter formats
    • Ability to review, edit and write impactful resumes and cover letters
    • Strong computer skills; proficient in Microsoft applications
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
    • Strong organization and prioritization skills; follows instructions well
    • Workshop facilitation
    • Knowledge and experience in Community Development
    • Understanding of barriers to employment
    • Understanding of newcomer, immigrant, refugee experience
    • Pro-active leader, positive attitude, enjoys taking initiative, works well independently as
    well as in a team
    • Experience working with marginalized people using a harm reduction approach
    • Satisfactory Criminal record and Child/Adult Registry Check
    Skills in the following areas are essential to the position:
    • Public speaking skills
    • Collaboration, teamwork and networking skills
    • Self directed
    • Understanding and appreciation of inner-city communities
    • Outreach to diverse populations
    • De-escalation skills
    • Understanding of computers
    • Knowledge of the Daniel McIntyre St. Matthews Community. Preference given to DM/SM
    and inner-city residents)

    Wage and Hours of Work:
    $16 at 21 hr/week
    Some evening and weekend hours required
    Start Date: September 2019 – 6-month contract with possibility of extension
    DMSMCA is an equity employer; members of a visible minority, Indigenous peoples,
    newcomers to Canada and/or people who live in the inner-city are encouraged to self
    identify on their cover letter.
    Please submit resume and cover letter by Monday Aug 19, 2019:
    Applications will be reviewed as received
    Email: workprep@dmsmca.ca
    Thank you to all those who apply, only those selected for an interview will be contacted

    08 / 15 / 19

  • Follow-Up Coordinator – Canadian Beverage Container Recycling Association

    Description:

    Roles & Responsibilities:
    • Research, develop and present educational recycling programming for Industrial Commercial and Institutional (IC&I) partners
    • Conduct site assessments to assist new and existing clients to improve their recycling efforts
    • Provide consultative recycling program advice to prospective partners
    • Assist with special project logistics and partnership coordination
    • Extensive travel throughout Winnipeg and some travel throughout Manitoba
    • Other duties as assigned

    Position Requirements:
    • Outgoing and captivating personality
    • Proven customer service, business development, and/or sales experience
    • Strong oral and written communication abilities
    • Experience with Microsoft Office, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
    • Demonstrated ability to proactively display initiative and solve problems
    • Possess a degree in the environmental field or related, asset
    • Demonstrate robust organizational skills and attention to accuracy and detail
    • Adaptable and experienced with changing priorities, new projects and meeting tight deadlines
    • Must be able to work with – and contribute to – a team-oriented environment while also maintaining individual work capabilities
    • Possess a results driven attitude to contribute to organizational objectives
    • Knowledge of the waste management industry in Manitoba, asset
    • Valid Class 5 driver’s license and access to a vehicle

    To Apply:
    Interested applicants may send their cover letter and resume clearly articulating how they meet the position requirements to:
    Christa Rust, Program Manager
    crust@cbcra-acrcb.org
    705-281 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg R3B 0S9

    07 / 09 / 19