Position Type: Canada Summer Jobs- please see requirements at the bottom of this posting
Reports to: Community Engagement Coordinator & Momentum Coordinator
About the Organization: Mission Possible is a non-profit organization and social enterprise located in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. We support individuals challenged by homelessness, poverty, addiction, mental illness, and other barriers to employment to achieve a renewed sense of dignity and purpose through meaningful work. Through our Employment Readiness Program, and our social enterprises, MP Maintenance & MP Neighbours, we equip our program participants with the skills, confidence, and support they need to rejoin the workforce and rebuild a self-sustaining livelihood for themselves.
Job Summary: The Community Engagement Assistant (CEA) will work alongside the Programming Team to plan, organize, and execute outreach initiatives to support the recruitment strategies of Mission Possible for its Employment Readiness Program. The CEA will work directly with the Community Engagement Coordinator and the Momentum Coordinator to facilitate weekly information sessions and our Employment Readiness Workshops. They will also engage in data entry to maintain the outcome and measurements of the Employment Readiness Program. When needed, the CEA will also assist in researching, connecting, and liaising with social service agencies, social housing providers, drug and alcohol recovery programs, and employment centres to share the opportunities available at Mission Possible with potential clients. Additionally, they will plan and carry out engagement and community building activities for participants and staff at Mission Possible while keeping with the health and safety standards established by the Province of BC and health authorities.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Our ideal candidate has:
Education and Experience:
Supervision Plan & Mentoring Plan
The CEA will be directly supervised by the Community Engagement Coordinator and the Momentum Coordinator. The supervisor and mentoring plan included:
To be eligible for Canada Summer Jobs, the candidate must:
Job Type: 35 hours per week for 8 weeks
We will be interviewing applicants on a rolling basis until we find our successful candidate, so please submit your application as soon as possible. Thank you for your interest!Please send your cover letter and resume to [email protected] for consideration. We thank all interested individuals for their application, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.