Summer Student (Content)
|Organization:||Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants|
|Job type:||Full-time contract|
|Location:||Toronto, Greater Toronto Ontario|
|Deadline:||Friday, June 01, 2012|
The Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants (OCASI) requires a Summer Student.
OCASI was formed in 1978 to act as a collective voice for immigrant-serving agencies and to coordinate response to shared needs and concerns. OCASI is a registered charity governed by a volunteer board of directors. Its membership is comprised of more than 200 community-based organizations in the province of Ontario.
The core role of the student will be to assist in the content renewal of some of our websites for newcomers to Ontario (Settlement.Org, NewYouth.ca).
- Review website content and recommend actions (i.e. Remove / Update)
- Work with partners to identify content for posting
- Review and update broken links
- Research Discussion Forum answers
- Participate in outreach activities (conferences, etc.)
There is a chance the successful student will be able to write and publish original content for our websites.
- Knowledge of the settlement sector and related resources
- Strong research techniques especially using the Internet
- Skills in HTML are an asset
- Demonstrated sensitivity to other cultures and ability to outreach to newcomer communities
- Ability to learn new software and generally proficient with computers, Internet, email, and MS Office
- Well-developed interpersonal, and relationship building skills; ability to establish rapport and excellent communication with members, partners, staff and volunteers
- Ability to plan, organize and prioritize work activities
- Fluency in French is a definite asset
This position is scheduled to work 31 hours per week until August 31, 2012.
Hourly rate: $13.00
OCASI is committed to Employment Equity.
Thank you to all applicants for your interest in the position. However, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
To apply for the job
Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants