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Job Opportunity
May 13 2011

Terms of Employment: Full-time (maternity replacement)
Salary: To be discussed
Anticipated Start Date: June 13th, 2011

Skill Requirements: Minimum of two years experience in the field of employment counselling. Outreach experience in a community-based setting would also be a definite asset.
Education: Completion of a related post-secondary program or post-secondary plus related work experience required.

The Community Employment Facilitator will be responsible for providing community and employment services for the Buckmasters Community Centre.

Duties and tasks include:
• Provide career and employment counseling
• Provide pre-employment and personal management programs/services
• Provide employability and life...

Susan Snook a representative of Elections Canada is coming to New Hope Community Centre on Tuesday, April 26 - 11:45 am.  (clients can receive lunch at that time) This is the last day for our fellow Canadians to register to vote before the May 2 election and Ms Snook will be doing the registering.  Provincial drug cards, SIN cards or similar is desirable but not essential. 

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Catherine French, BA
Coordinator/Counselor - Employment Training Programs
The Salvation Army New Hope Community Centre
18 Springdale Street
St. John's, NL    A1E 2R1
t. 739-0335  f. 739-0288
email: newhopeemploymentprograms@gmail.com...

Monday, April 25, 2011 (All day) - Saturday, April 30, 2011 (All day)

Corpus Christi Parish Hall

Sleep Out 120 Film Screening and Silent Art Auction
In support of Choice for Youth
http://sleepout120-2011.blogspot.com/

Thursday, May 12, 2011 - 09:00 - Friday, May 13, 2011 - 16:00

Bally Haly Golf & Country Club

Register today to reserve your seat for ATSA's 2011 Conference, Addiction: More Than Just A State of Mind, May 12 & 13, 2011.
http://www.atsanl.com

Dr. Franco Vaccarino will be presenting on his extensive research relating to neuroscience and substance use disorders. Dr. Vaccarino was the Principal Editor of the first authoritative report published by the World Health Organization on the biological basis of addiction and delivers a captivating presentation on new and emerging research relating to addiction and the brain. 

Day two will focus on impaired driving by providing an overview of the drugs and driving problem in Newfoundland & Labrador, actions being taken by the criminal justice system to address the...

Naomi Haines Griffith is a national speaker and consultant on child welfare issues, speaking at conferences throughout the United States and Canada. A well-known storyteller and family systems specialist, she uses humor and her own experiences to challenge and inspire audiences in business, education, juvenile justice, mental health, child abuse prevention, and family violence systems.
See Upcoming Events or the Community Calendar for more information. You can also follow this link......
http://www.ccepp.ca/events/child-youth-care-association-nl-6th-annual-provincial-conference

Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 09:00 - Friday, May 27, 2011 - 16:00

Battery Hotel, St. John’s, NL

The Child and Youth Care Association of NL is hosting its 6th Annual Provincial Conference; please join us in this great learning and networking opportunity.
http://www.cycanl.ca
Renewing Our Commitment
Battery Hotel, St. John’s, NL
May 25-27, 2011

Keynote Speaker: Naomi Haines Griffith
The Child and Youth Care Association of Newfoundland and Labrador welcomes Naomi Haines Griffith as the keynote speaker for our provincial conference.

Naomi Haines Griffith is a national speaker and consultant on child welfare issues, speaking at conferences throughout the United States and Canada. A well-known storyteller and family systems specialist, she uses humor...

Job Opportunity
May 5 2011

PROJECT COORDINATOR 
INTENSIVE TRAINING PROJECT Homelessness Data Coordination, Shelter T raining & Housing Support Services Job Orientation

This is an intensive one time training project requiring a part-time temporary coordinator (approx 10-20 hours a week @ $20/hour for 45 weeks) with expertise in managing projects and/or coordinating training, establishing tracking systems, liaising with training organizations, reviewing funding applications, approving/managing project costs, coordinating activities and resources in support of the project.

Key duties/responsibilities:
1. Develop and maintain a detailed project work plan schedule which includes administrative tasks, all organizations involved in the project, and tentative schedule for training and...

Job Opportunity
Apr 26 2011

ACNL is a consumer-focused, non-profit organization that provides supportive programs and services aimed at preventing HIV/AIDS and supporting persons living with and affected by HIV/AIDS. We work on a collaborative basis with our partners, interested groups and stakeholders to achieve our goals. We demonstrate accountability by ensuring a competent, effective and transparent organization.

  • Donors: The Resource Development Director will work with the Executive Director to create and initiate the fundraising plan and manage fundraising activities accordingly. Will manage activities related to donor cultivation and donor relations.
  • Grant Writing: The Resource Development Director develops relationships with potential granters, researches and reports grant...
Wednesday, April 20, 2011 - 19:00 - 21:30

Family Life Bureau

Mindfulness practice brings us back to the here and now and helps us to not get caught up in the storylines in our head about the past and future. Presented by a practitioner with 40 years’ experience in mindfulness meditation, this workshop series is for beginners and people who would like to develop a regular mindfulness practice.

Session themes:

  • Introduction to Mindfulness
  • Being Present
  • Making Friends with Yourself
  • Relating to Negativity
  • Opening to the World
  • Mindfulness in Everyday Life

Six Wednesday evenings, 7:00 to 9:30, April 20 to June 1 (excluding May 18), at the Family Life Bureau.

Andrew Safer is a writer, communications consultant, workshop facilitator, and...

Friday, April 29, 2011 - 09:30 - 11:30

Prince Philip Drive Murphy Centre

Regular Meeting of the Advisory Committee