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Student Job Opportunity

TITLE: Student Crime Prevention

DATE OF POSTING: May 31, 2013

DEPARTMENT/DIVISION: Regional Chair/Crime Prevention Council

LOCATION: 99 Regina St., S., Waterloo

APPROXIMATE START DATE: June 17, 2013

END DATE: August 30, 2013

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES: Supports Crime Prevention Council (CPC) staff and committee members in the planning and coordination of “In The Mind's Eye”, a series of events combining film, keynote speakers, workshops and training at various locations throughout the region with a focus on issues related to substance use. Assists the committee, staff and other project partners in the development and implementation of the 2013 series. Provides logistical and coordination support. Assists the Coordinator, Communications & Marketing in event promotion. Procures and/or creates a variety of print and electronic materials. Maintains and updates website and social media. Records and distributes minutes. Work requires periods of prolonged sitting (or standing), heavy visual concentration, attention to detail, and manual dexterity 65% of the time. Routinely carries audiovisual equipment, boxes of printing and promotional materials, weighing approximately 15 kgs.

QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS, ABILITIES REQUIRED: Knowledge of community development, popular education, event planning and communications, plus general office procedures, normally acquired through current enrollment in a Community College Diploma or University Degree in Social Sciences, Community Sciences, Community Development, or equivalent plus relevant community-based volunteer experience. Must be eligible under Service Canada Summer Work Experience program requirements. An interest in issues of substance use and addictions, community development, education, marketing, communications, public health,

and/or crime prevention would be an asset. Analytical and organizational skills to manage multiple tasks and details simultaneously; coordinate event elements; work independently and within group settings to accomplish assigned tasks. Communication and human relations skills to answer inquiries in a non-judgmental and professional manner; gather required information; and to participate as an effective team member. Skill in the operation of a computer using such software as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and an electronic document management system. Ability to tactfully answer inquiries; and to provide general information regarding “In The Mind’s Eye” and CPC. Ability to support and project values compatible with  he organization.

WAGE RATE: $12.42 - $15.52 per hour

HOURS OF WORK: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday – Friday

HOW TO APPLY: If you feel that you are our ideal candidate, please apply online at our Web site www.regionofwaterloo.ca by June 6, 2013 quoting posting number 2013-1301.

Or, send your resume to:

The Regional Municipality of Waterloo,

Human Resources,

150 Frederick Street, 3rd

Floor, Kitchener, ON N2G 4J3.

PLEASE NOTE: To be considered for employment as a student, a person must be registered as a full-time secondary or postsecondary student in an accredited institution; currently recognized as having full-time status by the academic institution; and returning to full-time studies in the next academic term. Students in their final year of study who are not intending to return full-time are eligible for student employment up until the time they graduate. Students participating in education and retraining programs at the postsecondary level, though not full-time, are eligible for related student employment opportunities where an appropriate match exists (e.g., full-time employee in Social Services taking part-time courses to become a caseworker is eligible for a summer student caseworker position).

We will accommodate the needs of qualified applicants under the Human Rights Code in all parts of the hiring process. We thank all applicants in advance; however, we will be corresponding only with those selected for an interview.

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