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The Community Sector Council Newfoundland and Labrador, with financial support from the Government of Canada, is pleased to announce that community service placements will be available to nonprofit organizations and youth this summer. There will be some program changes which sponsoring organizations should be aware of:

  1. Because participants receive a tuition credit voucher and a cash stipend, SWASP students should not be placed in similar jobs as those who are compensated by wages, including other summer wage programs.
  2. Community service placements may not be considered essential to the nonprofit organization. They will not replace or duplicate the duties of any organizational employee.
  3. Because of these changes, organizations may need to be more...

Your Turn Boutique Retail Skills and Employment Training is a 10-week pre-employment readiness program for 10 participants, age 16-29.  Participants will be provided with employment development training in the area of retail skills followed by an 8 week workplace training component.

The closing date for referrals is Wednesday, May 24th at noon.  

Please see the attached referral for submission process.

Home Again collects gently-used furniture and household items from individuals and businesses, and delivers these items to those in need. We work through a referral system with partner agencies to help end furniture poverty in the North East Avalon region of Newfoundland. 

http://www.homeagainfb.ca/

 

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 09:00 - 10:00

Quidi Vidi Skateboarding Park, The Boulevard

CONFIRM YOUR ATTENDANCE EMAIL c.c.e.p.project@gmail.com!

Get connected, stay connected and mine the brain trust of your colleagues. This CoP (community of practice) for career practitioners is where you stay up to date, problem-solve and share resources. 

Register by messaging Elayne at c.c.e.p.project@gmail.com or call 579-6606. We need to know if you are coming so we can be prepared.

What: These cafe sessions are facilitated networking session specific to the employment sector. We provide a menu of questions or conversation starters for small group discussions. Come grab a coffee while connecting with...

The Community Sector Council Newfoundland and Labrador, with financial support from the Government of Canada, is pleased to announce that community service placements will be available to nonprofit organizations and youth this summer. There will be some program changes which sponsoring organizations should be aware of:

  1. Because participants receive a tuition credit voucher and a cash stipend, SWASP students should not be placed in similar jobs as those who are compensated by wages, including other summer wage programs.
  2. Community service placements may not be considered essential to the nonprofit organization. They will not replace or duplicate the duties of any organizational employee.
  3. Because of these changes, organizations may need to be more...
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 12:00 - 13:30

Buckmaster Circle Community Centre, St. John's

This resource has been developed to help Employment Counselors better support youth living with mental health issues seek and obtain employment. It provides resources and tools for Employment Counselors who are looking to expand their programming and adapt their practices to better serve youth with mental health issues. It covers topics such as: basic mental health, how to best adapt employment service practice to fit the needs of youth living with mental illness, and how to prepare youth living with mental health issues for new employment.

http://www.yes.on.ca/empowering-the-employment-sector-to-serve-youth-with-mental-health-issues/

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Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 10:00 - 16:05

Murphy Centre 320 Torbay Road, Suite 201, St. John's

Job Opportunity
May 19 2017

Hourly Wage: $13.75

Number of Weeks: 8

Hours per Week: 35

Anticipated Start Date: June 12th, 2017 

Preferred Field of Studies: Social Sciences, Communication, & Marketing. 

Task and Responsibilities: 

  • Update Thrive’s Directory of Services for youth and young adults, as well as identify gaps in information within the directory. 
  • Create a strategy to promote the directory to service providers, youth, parents, and the general public. 
  • Provide information to youth, families, and service provides on activities occurring in the St. John’s metro area using various methods.

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