2022 Canada Summer Job Opportunities at VACS

FT Positions:

 

- Assistant to Executive Director (1) -  $17/hr, 30hrs/Week, 16 weeks (starting May 2, 2022) - Position Filled

- Content Strategist & Creator (1)  - $17/hr, 35hrs/Week, 16 weeks (starting May 9, 2022)

- Book Editor [1) - $17/hr, 30hrs/Week, 16 weeks (starting May 9, 2022) Position Filled

- Journalist / Writer (1) ​- $17/hr, 35hrs/Week, 16 weeks (starting May 9, 2022)

What skills will the participant develop during this placement?

  • Client service - Client Service refers to the ability to communicate efficiently and professionally with clients. At work,

client service skills are required to interact with clients on behalf of the employer.

Teamwork - Teamwork refers to the skills needed to interact with other people. At work, people work with others in pairs

and in small and large groups to coordinate tasks, share resources, plan, make decisions, negotiate, solve conflicts and

complete other activities that involve teamwork.

  • Communication - Communication refers to the skills needed to exchange thoughts and information with other people.

This exchange can happen orally by speaking, listening and using non-verbal cues, such as body language or in writing. At

work, people use communication skills to talk to customers, discuss products with suppliers, explain work procedures to

co-workers, participate in virtual sales meetings with clients, and other activities that involve verbal or written

exchanges.

  • Digital skills - Digital technology refers to the skills needed to understand and use digital systems, tools and applications,

and to process digital information. At work, people use digital technology skills to input, access, analyze, organize, create

and communicate information and ideas using computers, software, point-of-sale equipment, email, podcasts, web

applications, smart phones and other digital devices.

  • Leadership - Leadership refers to a number of skills, including communication, relationship building, and the ability to

delegate and traits such as honesty. At work, leadership skills are required when working in a team, demonstrating

initiative, and taking responsibility for the completion of tasks that require multiple employees.

Specify the other skills

critical thinking, writing, attention to detail, creativity

As we respond to COVID-19, all of the work arrangements will be both online or in-person (with a mask mandate). 

 

In compliance with Canada Summer Jobs guidelines, applicants must:

 

  • be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment

  • have been registered as full-time students in the previous academic year and intend to return to school on a full-time basis in the next academic year

  • be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment

  • have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations

Application Deadline: Accepting from April 15, 2022, until the positions are filled 

To Apply: Send your C.V., writing sample, and a letter to Executive Director Keiko Honda - keiko@myvacs.org

             

An informal interview will be scheduled in early May or upon the receipt of your application.