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CYPT is Hiring a Child and Youth Engagement Lead

Are you someone who is passionate about meaningful child and youth engagement? Are you energized about building child and youth engagement in Waterloo Region?


The Child and Youth Planning Table is hiring! See the full job posting here

Rachel Cave at 3:55 PM
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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: pphillips@kidsability.ca | 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 apalaganas@communitylivingontario.ca


Payal Khazanchi, Director of Inclusion Initiatives at pkhazanchi@communitylivingontario.ca  

Leah Bowman at 5:32 PM
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