Posted on May 23, 2023
YWCA Toronto transforms lives. As the city’s largest multi-service women’s organization, we help women and gender diverse people escape violence, move out of poverty and access safe, affordable housing.
We work tenaciously to break down barriers that hold women and gender diverse people back from achieving equality
Internal and External Job Posting
Client and Program Support Worker (Canada Summer Job)
YWCA Women in Trades and Technology (WiTT)
JOB ID: WiTT886
Employment Type: Full-Time, Sessional
Work Hours: 30 hours per week
Salary: $15.50 per hour
Location: Etobicoke, Ontario
Contract Start Date: June 26, 2023
Contract End Date: August 18, 2023
Application Deadline: May 29, 2023
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YWCA Toronto strives to uphold anti-discrimination practices and anti-oppression principles to ensure that the rights of all individuals are respected and protected. We work to promote a climate that is welcoming of all women and individuals who identify as Trans, intersex, non-binary, agender, and/or Two-Spirit. We encourage applications from women and gender diverse people from all races, ethnic origins, religions, abilities and sexual orientations.
Client and Program Support Worker is responsible for providing front-line client support services, administrative and outreach support to the YWCA Women in Trades and Technology programs and staff team
ABOUT YWCA TORONTO – PRE-APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMS WOMEN IN TRADES AND TECHNOLOGY
YWCA Toronto’s Pre-Apprenticeship Painter-Decorator, Terrazzo, Tile & Marble Setter and Architectural Glass and Metal Technician programs are skilled trades training programs to help women and gender diverse individuals overcome barriers to accessing the construction industry and enter traditionally male-dominated careers in the skilled trades. The programs provide participants with trades training in a state-of-the-art facility, operated by the Finishing Trades Institute (FTI) and the Terrazzo, Tile and Marble School licensed for these trades in Ontario. The objective of the Pre-apprenticeship programs, is to provide women and gender diverse individuals with well-remunerated career options and rectify current gender imbalances by increasing the presence of women in the skilled trades and the construction industry.
Note: This a Full-Time, 30hours per week contract position for 8 weeks
Eligible applicant must:
(1) Be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment;
(2) Have 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;
(3) Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or person whom refugee protection has been conferred upon under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act;
(4) Be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant Provincial/territorial legislation and regulations.
**International students are not eligible participants. International students include anyone who is temporarily in
Canada for studies and who is not a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person who has been granted refugee status in Canada. Youth awaiting a refugee status ruling, as well as those who hold a temporary visitor visa, youth visa or work visa are ineligible.
HOW TO APPLY
Please submit your cover letter and résumé to Barbara Hills, Manager of YWCA Women in Trades and Technology at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please quote JOB ID number WiTT886 and your name in the subject line.
Please note: A vulnerable sector police reference check is required by the successful candidate prior to hiring. YWCA Toronto is a unionized workplace. Staff are represented by CUPE Local 2189. This position is not within the Bargaining Unit.
YWCA Toronto promotes the principles of anti-oppression and adheres to the tenets of the Ontario Human Rights Code. We encourage applications from women and gender diverse people of all races, ethnic origins, religions, abilities and sexual orientations. YWCA Toronto provides accommodation during all parts of the hiring process, upon request, to applicants with disabilities. If contacted, please advise us if you require any accommodation. While we thank all candidates for their interest, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
YWCA Toronto is a Scent-Sensitive Workplace.
Posting Date: May 17, 2023