Community Worker (Summer Student Term)

Posted on May 29, 2024. Primary Region: Portage la Prairie, MB

Community Worker (Summer Student Term)
(Canada Summer Student Jobs)
Applications submitted without a cover letter are considered incomplete.
Funded by the Government of Canada under the Canada Summer Jobs
The Portage la Prairie Community Revitalization Corporation (PCRC) is seeking an enthusiastic team member between the ages of 15-30, to serve as the Urban Indigenous Community Worker Intern for the Urban Indigenous Strategy at PCRC. This role will be an 8 week term position at 35 hours a week at an hourly rate of $15.30. This position will be a balance between administrative support and frontline community engagement activities.
Specific duties:
• Assisting the Coordinators as needed.
• Support with planning events, projects and evaluating activities.
• Working with the program coordinators and community leaders to plan, develop and facilitate activities that are beneficial to the community.
• Assist with computer tasks such as email correspondence, meeting minutes, data entry and digital filing
• Create promotional materials for programming to be shared on social media
• Assist with program/projects such as covering reception, some light cleaning, filing and potential outside work

Skills:
• Experience and knowledge of the Portage la Prairie community organizations
• Experience and knowledge of Indigenous Culture and language an asset but not required, (but willing to learn)
• Effective communication and planning skills
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to take initiative and work independently
• A desire to work with the community and improve their well-being
• Familiarity with the Windows platform and programs such as Microsoft Word or Excel an asset
• Familiarity with social media platforms an asset
• Experience with data entry and data collection an asset

PCRC strives to create a diverse workforce that represents the community we are in, and we invite applicants to self-identify if they are part of underrepresented groups in the workforce, including but not limited to BIPOC, LGBTQ2+ individuals and people with visible and invisible disabilities.
Candidates must meet the following criteria:
(a) be between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive) at start of placement;
(b) be a Canadian citizen, or permanent resident or a protected person as defined by the
Immigration and Refugee Protection Act;
(c) be legally entitled to work in Canada;
(d) be legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial/territorial legislation and
regulations; and
*International Students are not eligible. Recent immigrants are eligible if there are Canadian Citizens or permanent residents.

Please apply for this position with a cover letter and a resume to Rachelle r.roteliuk@portagecrc.com by June 12,2024.
Location:
56 Royal Road North
Portage la Prairie, MB
Job type: Term

Location:
56 ROYAL ROAD NORTH
Portage la Prairie, MB

Job type:

Contact Information

Rachelle Roteliuk
Phone: 204-240-7272