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Summer Job Opportunities with Village Vancouver

Village Vancouver -
THREE SUMMER EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Administrative and Programming Assistant
Village Vancouver is seeking an energetic and organized individual with a passion for community development to assist with administrative and program duties associated with the day to day business and longer term community and environmental goals of this dynamic non-profit society. Please visit our website at
www.villagevancouver.ca to learn more about us.

In accordance with Canada Summer Jobs guidelines, applicants must:
- be registered full-time students during the preceding academic year and have
  intentions to return to school on a full-time basis in the next academic year
- be a Canadian citizen, a permanent resident, or have official refugee protection
  stats, and be legally entitled to work in Canada
- be between the ages of 15 and 30

Qualifications:
- Interest in community development
- Knowledge of general office procedures
- Possess general computer skills
- Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
- Ability to work with other organizations and people in a collaborative manner
- Experience working, studying, or collaborating with people from diverse
  cultures and economic backgrounds
- Familiarity with the Strathcona neighbourhood an asset

Projects & tasks may include:
- Staffing the office and light maintenance
- General administrative tasks
- Working with the Executive Director and Treasurer in the office and the field
- Promoting Village Vancouver programs and projects
- Assisting in preparing the annual report
- Participating with grant writing
- Assisting with events such as workshops and other Village Vancouver
  activities
- Helping produce the Newsletter
- Maintaining mailing lists
- Working on Memberships drives
- Other Administrative and Programming tasks as needed

Rate of Pay: $14.00 per hour + 4% in lieu of vacation
Dates of Employment: 6 weeks at 30hr/wk between July 16th-August 26th, 2017
Location: Field House office in Strathcona Park.
Deadline for Applications: Please submit a cover letter indicating
your interest in this position and your eligibility for employment, and a resume,
including three references and their contact information, by email to
ross@villagevancouver.ca by 9 am on July 13th, 2017.

We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will
be contacted.

Promotion and Outreach Assistant
Village Vancouver is seeking an energetic and organized individual with a passion for community development to assist with promotion and outreach associated with the day to day business and longer term community and environmental goals of this dynamic non-profit society. Please visit our website at www.villagevancouver.ca to learn more about us.

In accordance with Canada Summer Jobs guidelines, applicants must:
- be registered full-time students during the preceding academic year and have
  intentions to return to school on a full-time basis in the next academic year
- be a Canadian citizen, a permanent resident, or have official refugee protection
  stats, and be legally entitled to work in Canada
- be between the ages of 15 and 30

Qualifications:
- Interest in community development
- Knowledge of office procedures
- Familiarity and experience with a broad array of social media
- Possess general computer skills, including the ability to update social media
  and websites
- Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
- Ability to work with other organizations and people in a collaborative manner
- Experience working, studying, or collaborating with people from diverse
  cultures and economic backgrounds
- Familiarity with graphics programs
- Familiarity with the Strathcona neighbourhood an asset

Projects & tasks may include:

-Staffing the office and light maintenance

- Promoting Village Vancouver programs and projects
- Facilitating community outreach
- Assisting in preparing the annual report
- Producing the monthly newsletter and event posters
- Website maintenance and upgrades
- Helping with events such as workshops and other Village Vancouver activities
- Other promotion and outreach as needed

Rate of Pay: $14.00 per hour + 4% in lieu of vacation
Dates of Employment: 6 weeks at 30hr/wk between July16th- August 26th, 2017
Location: Field House office in Strathcona Park.
Deadline for Applications: Please submit a cover letter indicating
your interest in this position and your eligibility for employment, and a resume,
including three references and their contact information, by email to
ross@villagevancouver.ca 9 am on July 13th, 2017.

We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will
be contacted.

Assistant Seed Librarian and Community Gardener                
Village Vancouver is seeking an energetic and organized individual with a passion for community development to assist with the maintenance of our community seed sharing libraries, and the longer term community andenvironmental goals of this dynamic non-profit society. Please visit our website at www.villagevancouver.ca to learn more about us.

In accordance with Canada Summer Jobs guidelines, applicants must:
- be registered full-time students during the preceding academic year and have
  intentions to return to school on a full-time basis in the next academic year
- be a Canadian citizen, a permanent resident, or have official refugee protection
  stats, and be legally entitled to work in Canada
- be between the ages of 15 and 30

Qualifications:
- Interest in community development
- Ability to work with other organizations and people in a collaborative manner
- Experience working, studying, or collaborating with people from diverse
  cultures and economic backgrounds
- Familiarity with the Strathcona neighbourhood an asset
- Ability to occasionally lift moderate to heavy items

Projects & tasks may include:
- producing seed packets for our seed libraries
- helping to maintain and restock our seed libraries
- developing educational and promotional materials for seed saving efforts
- processing seed donations
- helping organize seed saving workshops and seed saver club meetings and
  participating in seed saver meetings
- helping build raised beds
- helping maintain our garden plots at Cottonwood garden
- helping maintain other Village Vancouver garden sites
- helping with other workshops and activities
- other seed, gardening, and general tasks as needed

Rate of Pay: $10.85 per hour + 4% in lieu of vacation
Dates of Employment: 6 weeks at 30hr/wk between July 16th-August 26th, 2017
Location: Field House office in Strathcona Park.
Deadline for Applications: Please submit a cover letter indicating
your interest in this position and your eligibility for employment, and a resume,
including three references and their contact information, by email to
ross@villagevancouver.ca by 9 am on July 13th, 2017.

We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will
be contacted.

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