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 Centre for Social Justice and Good Works seeks new Board members

Sault Ste. Marie, ON (2021 10 06) – The Centre for Social Justice and Good Works (The Centre) is a not-for-profit corporation governed by a volunteer Board of Directors. Currently, The Centre is inviting interested individuals to apply to serve on the Board of Directors for a three-year term.


The Board has a need for individuals with experience in a variety of disciplines including education, finance and human resources although all interested candidates are encouraged to apply. The Board of Directors is a diverse group of community leaders and key decision-makers who shape the Centre’s strategic vision, ensure that funding and donor support is used effectively, monitor overall organizational performance and help achieve positive outcomes for the community of Sault Ste.


Marie. Board members are committed to understanding and practicing good governance and will serve in leadership roles if asked. They are able to commit the necessary time and energy to the Board and are willing to participate in programs the Centre serves as an active ambassador and advocate. For more information, please visit the Centre’s website at www.centresjgw.com.


To be considered as a candidate submit a current Curriculum Vitae, as well as a letter outlining relevant experience and interests by October 24, 2021 to: John Febbraro, Board Chair Email: john.febbraro13@gmail.com The Centre is committed to diversity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates.


We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. -30- Centre Contact:

John Febbraro, Board Chair Centre for Social Justice and Good Works 3 Queen St. E Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6A 1Y4 (705) 450-4480 john.febbraro13@gmail.co

 

ACTion SSM

(Employment, Entrepreneurship, Education)

At this time in our history, we are more aware than ever of the uncertainty of life.  We get to decide right now if we want our life path to be different, from here forward.  If there is anything that you have ever hoped for, wished for, or dreamed about, now is the time to take action and make it happen.  No one else will do this for you.

ACTion SSM is a path for you to take right now.  If you are at a fork in the road and have a desire to feel healthier, find work, be more productive, learn about being self-employed, gain new skills, or continue your education, there is a path.  The entrepreneur training will also help employees to understand what employers face and what they look for in an employee.  The only cost to you is a full commitment to better yourself.

Call or email us to find out more.  The Centre for Social Justice and Good Works is a not-for-profit corporation in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario providing community leadership, recreation, and skills training programs.  We also own and operate Sweet Change, A Chocolate Company. 

We believe in you.  We are waiting for you.  You can do this.  If you are ready to do the work and join with others who are prepared to create change, then apply now.  We are looking for five unique individuals to start our next intake.

(This is a physically distanced, 12 month, part-time, weekday program.  You can graduate into the workforce at any point along the path and will receive one year of support, mentoring, coaching and advocacy from the Centre.)

 
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Opportunities below proudly supported by Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation and funded through the Workforce Development Program.

 

Seeking

Community Development Intern - ACTion SSM

The Centre for Social Justice and Good Works (the ‘Centre’) is running a chocolate company as a social enterprise, which is a part of a larger training program called ACTion SSM, in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. ACTion SSM teaches retail, wholesale, and life skills in an entrepreneurship setting by participating in the running and functioning of a social enterprise, a chocolate manufacturing company. The Centre is looking for a Community Development Intern – ACTion SSM to support this and other projects. This is a one-year contract position.


The Community Development Intern - ACTion SSM will be able to demonstrate strong communication and problem-solving skills. The successful applicant for this position will demonstrate the ability to take initiatives and complete tasks efficiently and effectively within a reasonable time period. The Intern must be able to multi-task and be able to work collaboratively in a team environment. The successful candidate will hold a degree or diploma in teaching, social work, business, marketing communications, community development, social services or a related field.


Daily responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

- Planning and coordination of weekly program delivery for 'ACTion SSM' and assist in the facilitation of the training program.

- Maintain administrative documents for 'ACTion SSM' (ie. attendance records, participant registration and information records).

- Research and develop new learning modules, activities and discussions and incorporate and implement them into the existing training program.

- Help integrate clients into chocolate production through training and support.

- Complete office administration tasks such as maintaining program expense excel sheets, expense claims, and other miscellaneous tasks that are essential to the day-to-day operations of the organization.

- Attend meetings with community partners and assist in further marketing and recruiting for participants and volunteers for 'ACTion SSM'.

- Increase the profile and awareness of the Centre for Social Justice and Good Works within the community through social media.

- Represent the Centre at events, workshops and/or Mill Market.


The Community Development Intern must meet the requirements of the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Internship program:

  • Candidate must be a new entrant into the workforce, are transitioning to a new career, or the unemployed or underemployed who are entering a new field.

  • Candidate must have not previously participated in an NOHFC funded internship in the 2020 Mandate.   

  • Candidate must be 18 years of age or older.

  • Candidate must be legally eligible to work in Canada.

  • Once hired, the candidate must reside in the Northern Ontario community in which they are employed.


Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to ‘centresjgw@gmail.com’ by 29th August, 2021 at 5 pm. Please include a list of references with your application. The Centre is a non-profit organization that envisions an inclusive, welcoming community in which people are inspired, empowered, and supported to work together to transform society for the greater good through works of service and social justice.


This opportunity is proudly supported by Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation and is funded through the Workforce Development Program. Eligibility requirements of the program can be found here: https://nohfc.ca/en/pages/programs/people-talent-program/workforce-development-stream

 

Seeking

Community Development Intern - ILTM

The Centre for Social Justice and Good Works (the ‘Centre’) is running a free recreation program for youth called ‘I Love To Move.’ The program is for children ages 6-13 years old and provides them with the opportunity to get active and learn leadership skills. The Centre is looking for a Community Development Intern - ILTM to support this and other projects. This is a one-year contract position.


The Community Development Intern will be able to work collaboratively in a team environment and have strong communication skills. The successful applicant will demonstrate the ability to problem solve, multi-task, and complete tasks efficiently. The Intern must be comfortable working in a high energy environment while teaching and overseeing children’s programming and must be able to inspire confidence in our community. The successful candidate will hold a degree or diploma in business, marketing, communications, community development, social services, or a related field.


Daily responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

-Planning, coordination, and weekly delivery of the ‘I Love To Move’ recreation program.

-Registering youth for the program, recruiting volunteers, purchasing necessary equipment and snacks, and acting as a point of contact for ‘I Love To Move’ inquiries.

-Maintain administrative documents for 'I Love To Move’ (i.e. attendance records, participant registration and information records).

-Perform other administrative duties such as answering phone calls and emails, maintaining stakeholder relationships, and creating documentation pertinent to this and other programs at the Centre.

-Research marketing strategies for the program and attend meetings with community partners

-Increase the profile and awareness of the Centre and ‘I Love To Move’ within the community through social media.

-Represent the Centre at community events, workshops, and/or the Mill Market


The Intern must meet the requirements of the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Internship program:

  • Candidate must be a new entrant into the workforce, are transitioning to a new career, or the unemployed or underemployed who are entering a new field.

  • Candidate must have not previously participated in an NOHFC funded internship in the 2020 Mandate.   

  • Candidate must be 18 years of age or older.

  • Candidate must be legally eligible to work in Canada.

  • Once hired, the candidate must reside in the Northern Ontario community in which they are employed.


Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to ‘centresjgw@gmail.com’ by 29th August, 2021 at 5 pm. Please include a list of references with your application. The Centre is a non-profit organization that envisions an inclusive, welcoming community in which people are inspired, empowered, and supported to work together to transform society for the greater good through works of service and social justice.


This opportunity is proudly supported by Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation and is funded through the Workforce Development Program. Eligibility requirements of the program can be found here: https://nohfc.ca/en/pages/programs/people-talent-program/workforce-development-stream

 

3 Queen St. E
Sault Ste. Marie, ON
P6A 1Y4, Canada

705.450.4483

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