Job Postings

CAG has been nominated for an "Inspiring Young Workers" award at the Employment Ontario Ottawa Network. We strive to support youth in the community by providing a variety of opportunities perfect for high school and post-secondary students.

POSITIONS VACANT IN OLD OTTAWA EAST

The Community Activities Group of Ottawa East (CAG) is looking to hire the following:

Branding and Digital Media Coordinator
The Community Activities Group of Old Ottawa East (CAG), is looking for a summer student to work on branding and digital communication projects to support our growing organization. The Digital Media and Branding Coordinator will have responsibilities for:
-logo design and creation of a CAG brand, in conjunction with the CAG Executive Director and the CAG Board approval process
-preparing templates and style guides for print promotions, e- newsletters, posters, program guides and graphics for social media in keeping as part of the rebranding exercise
- applying the brand towards a redesign of the CAG website
-taking a selection of high quality photos for strategic promotion of programs and events
Skills, Education and Experience:

Requirements for this position include:
Education and Experience
-Current enrolment in a further education program that has a strong creative design component.
-Experience (including academic) in logo design and branding
-Experience in social media and website design
-Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
-Familiarity with community centre programming and values

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
-A creative, innovative and holistic approach to branding
-Knowledge of a range of online design and communication tools such as inDesign and Mailchimp
-Strong technical skills and comfort with learning new computer programs and applications
-Experience in website programming an asset
-Photographic ability an asset
-Well-organized and good at planning, setting priorities and meeting deadlines

Reporting Relationship:
The Branding and Digital Media Coordinator will report directly to the Executive Director of CAG.

Conditions of Employment:
As this position includes funding by the Human Resources and Skills Development Canada - Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) program, it is a requirement that the successful candidate is legally entitled to work in Canada (Canadian Citizen, permanent resident or person to whom refugee protection has been confirmed), was a full-time student during the 2016 -2017 school year, intends to return to school full-time for the 2017 - 2018 academic year, and is between the ages of 18 and 30.

With some flexibility, the start date is mid to end of May. Pay for the position is $12.45/hr.

Office hours may be allocated at Brantwood Field House (39 Onslow) or Old Town Hall (61 Main Street), particularly when there is a need to use specialized programs. The successful candidate may be also asked to work from home and as such should have access to a reliable computer and internet service. Hours reasonably flexible, with regular meetings scheduled with the Executive Director.

An offer of employment will be will be conditional upon the candidate completing a criminal reference check.

How to Apply:
Resume and cover letter outlining suitability for the position to Carol Workun, Executive Director (CAG) at cworkun@ottawaeastCAG.ca by end of day April 30, 2017.
Successful candidates will be invited to interview by May 15, 2017.
Position is dependant on Human Resources and Skills Development Canada - Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) funding.
We thank all applicants for their interests in the position but we will only contact those selected for interview.

AFTER SCHOOL COUNSELLORS

CAG operates After School programs at both Brantwood Park field house and the Old Town Hall. Counsellors will be responsible for the safe walking of children from school or the school bus and will assist in creating, organizing and instructing recreational activities for the children in the program. Activities will include: daily outdoor play, arts and crafts and special seasonal activities. The CAG Counselor is expected to manage children’s safety and follow CAG policies in this regard at all times. Counsellors must act in a responsible and professional manner and display professionalism and good leadership at all times.

Skills and Experience:
Candidates should have experience working/volunteering with young children in an after school, camp or similar environment. Our Counsellors typically are 18 years or older, however there are a few openings for Junior Counselors with less experience in Grade 11 or 12 in High School.

All candidates must have, or be willing to obtain:
-A police check for work with the vulnerable sector,
-Standard First Aid, CPR C
-A certificate indicating training for the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) has been completed.
-Must demonstrate strong communication skills in English, French an asset.

Conditions of Employment:
Counselors are required as follows:
-At Brantwood Park field house, 39 Onslow Crescent the program runs from 3:30 - 5:45 p.m. Shifts are offered starting at 3:30 and 3:45 p.m.
-At Old Town Hall, 61 Main Street the program runs from 2:15 - 5:30 p.m. Shifts are offered starting at 2:15 p.m. and 3:45 p.m.
-Counsellors typically work two or three shifts per week around their own school schedule, punctuality is essential.

We are currently looking substitute counsellors, with the anticipation that this will lead to regular shifts.
We thank all applicants for their interests in the position but we will only contact those selected for an interview.

How to Apply:
Resume and cover letter outlining suitability for the position to Carol Workun, Executive Director (CAG) at cworkun@ottawaeastCAG.ca.

YOUTH VOLUNTEERS:
CAG invites applications from youth volunteers for events as well as our park, camp and after school programs. We welcome the opportunity to support our community youth in gaining “job” experience in this way – a great addition to a resume. Can be applied to high school community service hours. Suitable for youth in Grade 9 and up.
For more information please contact cworkun@ottawaeastCAG.ca
Closing date: Open
Applications to Carol Workun, Executive Director (CAG) at cworkun@ottawaeastCAG.ca.