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Family & Children's Service is Hiring! ~User Support Specialist

Family & Children’s Services of the Waterloo Region currently has a full-time (36.5 hours), permanent User Support Specialist (USS) position available within the Technical Services team.

 

The primary role is to provide first level computer and phone support to users. This includes providing and maintaining user equipment and software, as well as receiving, prioritizing, actively resolving, documenting service requests and escalating incidents when considered appropriate.

 

This position requires an ability to work after-hours on projects and maintenance tasks. This position also participates in a paid, on-call rotation. Currently this position is a hybrid scenario of work from home and in office. Working from home requires a personal high speed, reliable internet connection. 

 

For more details on this job opportunity, click here.

Leah Bowman at 3:56 PM
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KidsAbility is Hiring~Development Officer (Community Engagement)

KidsAbility Foundation in Waterloo Region is looking to hire a Development Officer, Community Engagement. The candidate would be working on the KidsAbility Foundation team and be an integral member whose work would help us have a better impact on the children and youth that we serve.

 

For more details about this job opportunity, click here.

 

Please connect with Paige at e: [email protected] | p: 519.886.8886 ext 1202 should you have any questions. 

Leah Bowman at 3:52 PM
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Siblings: Citizens with a Cause Is Recruiting!

Siblings: Citizens with a Cause is a group of sibling advocates with a vision for a more inclusive Canada. Our team of siblings have important advocacy roles at Community Living Ontario, as they ensure that siblings of those who have disabilities are heard and represented in all settings. Their daily interactions with their siblings allow them to see first-hand the exclusion their siblings face, which is their motivation to advocate for a more inclusive Canada. This supportive network of youth share personal stories, resources, and are a helping hand to anyone who would like it through advocacy initiatives such as their Siblings meetups. At these monthly webinars, youth and allies come together to discuss navigating life in Canada.  

 

Siblings: Citizens with a Cause is now recruiting new siblings to continue its advocacy efforts and expand its youth network!  

 

Now’s your chance to get involved! 

 

If you have questions or wish to apply, contact:

Agnes Palaganas, CLO's Youth and Community Engagement Coordinator, at [email protected]

or

Payal Khazanchi, Director of Inclusion Initiatives at [email protected]  

Leah Bowman at 5:32 PM
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House of Friendship is HIRING a Community Development Manager

Community Development programs at House of Friendship are shaped by the communities we serve with the goal of preventing and reducing the impacts of poverty, hunger, and isolation to ensure everyone can belong and thrive. We are seeking a Community Development Manager to lead these programs. Reporting to the Community Services Director, this position is responsible for our Neighbourhood Food and Community Centre programs and works in partnership with the Community Resource Manager to form the Community Services management team. This role directly supervises the Neighbourhood Food Supervisor and the Community Centre Supervisor, who work with a diverse team of Community Development Workers, Program staff and volunteers. 

 

For more details on the job, click here.

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter here:

https://house-of-friendship.hirehive.com/job/106232/community-development-manager-full-time

By end of day October 2, 2022.

Leah Bowman at 10:41 AM
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