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As the Community Coordinator for the Opportunities Fund for Persons with Disabilities, Easter Seals NL has received new wage subsidy funding that runs until October 2017. We have over 50 subsidies available to encourage employers to hire persons with self identified disabilities. For more information, please contact Paula Hayes (paula@eastersealsnl.ca) or Rachel Warren (rachel@eastersealsnl.ca) at 754-1399 ext. 225.

 

Thanks for the assistance!

Rachel Warren

Program Assistant - Opportunities Fund

Easter Seals Newfoundland and Labrador

206 Mount Scio Road

St. John's, NL A1B 4L5

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Job Opportunity
Jun 17 2016

Location: St. John’s, NL

The Coalition Against Violence Avalon East (CAVAE) is seeking a dynamic and highly motivated individual to fill the position of full time Executive Director for an eight month contract, with the possibility of extension.

CAVAE is an alliance of community and government agencies dedicated to ending violence in our homes and communities.

As an equality-seeking organization whose mandate is to address violence at its roots, we work with partners to:

  • Enhance anti-violence education;
  • Increase awareness around the issues of violence; and
  • Advocate for enhanced services and emphasis on the prevention and early intervention of violence.

Responsibilities include:

  • Coordination of a Multi-stakeholder...
Job Opportunity
Jun 1 2016
 Position: Independent Living (IL) Intern - 9 positions Locations: In Various locations, province wide Hours: $12.00 hr - 35 hrs/wk. (Northern Allowance available for Labrador residents.) Start Date: Mid to late July. Thirty five week contract until March 2016 Eligibility: These positions are for people who identify as being a person with a disability. Preference given to first time applicants. Description: IL Internship positions are designed for persons with disabilities facing barriers to finding employment or requiring a change in work due to a newly acquired or changing disability. It is intended to provide valuable work place skills and...
Thursday, June 9, 2016 - 12:00 - 13:30

Key Assets
120 LeMarchant Road, 2nd floor

Want to learn about a new vision theWooden Boat Museum has to engage youth through wooden boat building?  Bruce Whitelaw will present on the work of the Wooden Boat Museum, and an upcoming event they are hosting to advance their vision, which includes learning about an exciting boat building project in the South Bronx which has garnered national attention. Now if the South Bronx can engage youth in this manner, surely we should be doing this in Newfoundland & Labrador!! Bruce would like to chat with service providers working with youth to bring you into this discussion and hopefully build partnerships. Lunch will be providedRSVP by emailing acrockwell@thrivecyn.caPlease click link below for...
Job Opportunity
May 25 2016
   YWCA St. John's is pleased to announce that we currently have the following summer student employment opportunities available: Outreach Assistant and Program Assistant. The deadline to apply is May 25th at 5:00 pm, local time. The complete job postings can be found at this link: ...
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 12:00 - 13:30

NL Housing & Homelessness
77 Charter Avenue

 

 

 

 

Job Opportunity
Jun 3 2016

The Executive Director is responsible for performing and/or managing the primary activities below. Additional duties may be in scope as required.

Leadership

  • Lead the process of setting and executing a vision and strategic plan along with the Board of Directors to guide all stakeholders of the organization.
  • Report to the Board of Directors on the organization’s progress and activities.
  • Serve as a spokesperson for the organization along with any other internally appointed spokespersons.
  • Act as a communication liaison between the Board of Directors and staff to maintain open, regular, and clear communications.
  • May need to serve as the Newfoundland and Labrador representative on the Board of Directors of the National...

Check out MWOL's new beautiful logo. Are you or your clients/participants looking for volunteer experience that builds intercultural skills? 

Check out their webpage @ http://www.mwonl.org/ or Facebook page @ https://www.facebook.com/MWONL.WOW

Job Opportunity
May 31 2016

The Community Centre Alliance (CCA) is helping to reduce poverty at the grassroots level, with a focus to help individuals move out of poverty, by providing programs and services related to education, literacy, employment and economic development.

“The Community Centre Alliance Inc. (CCA) is a not-for-profit organization that fosters the development of its community centre members and their residents through programming and partnerships with other community centres, community leaders and stakeholders.”

The Community Centre Alliance (CCA) is seeking a dynamic and highly motivated individual to fill the position of Executive Director. (www.ccanl.ca)

Qualifications: The...

Trainer: John Koop Harder, MSW

Depression has been referred to as the “common cold” of psychiatry due to its prevalence and tendency to spread outward. This webinar will review the differences between “feeling down” and clinical depression. Focus will be on what depression looks like and factors that may influence the development of depression. We will also explore these issues within the helping relationship. This webinar is a companion to the webinar entitled: Depression – Practical Intervention Strategies.

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