Access Alliance Multicultural Health and Community Services
Student Placement Posting; Seniors’ Programs
|Name of Organization/Agency||Access Alliance Multicultural Health and Community Services|
|Brief Description of Organization/Agency||Access Alliance Multicultural Health and Community Services works to improve health outcomes for the most vulnerable immigrants, refugees and their communities. We do this by facilitating access to services and addressing systemic inequities. We provide a wide range of programs and services, including community services, and settlement services for immigrants and refugees living in Toronto. Working through partnerships, we help develop innovative responses to newcomer issues. We engage in community-based research and advocacy on issues related to the social determinants of health and the well-being of newcomer and racialized groups. *Please note: our website is currently under construction. Applicants can contact firstname.lastname@example.org if they have any specific questions* *Note: Any other inquiries regarding student placement can contact email@example.com|
|Position Title||Program Support , Seniors’ Programs|
|Number of Positions Available||1|
|Worksite Location and Conditions||In person Support at Danforth site (3079 Danforth Avenue.) and Jane Site ( 761 Jane street) ; has to follow office policy and procedure ;office setting with workspace, computer, and phone|
|Brief Job Description||With the guidance and supervision of Seniors’ Programs Coordinator, the student will assist and support to the following : |
Program planning and implementation and facilitation ( Hybrid as appropriate )
Check in calls to seniors Research, collect and collate information on need based Seniors’ Programs and services for further program development.
Design and develop communication tools, monthly calendars and outreach materials for different programs and services of Seniors’ Programs Conduct workshops and information sessions for the seniors as planned.
Documentation and report writing Collect statistics ,case studies and success stories Conduct outreach and support outreach volunteers Any other duties assigned by the supervisor
|The student will work in an environment of access, equity, anti-racism, and anti-oppression framework.|
|Learning Outcomes/Goals||The student will develop the following competencies in the following areas: |
Evidence-informed program planning, facilitation, Implementation skills
Quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis skills
Report writing and documentation skills
Developing effective outreach materials and outreach skills
Effective outreach techniques Professional communication skills and effective teamwork Anti-oppression, equity, and inclusion (framework)
|Qualifications/Competencies Required||Post-secondary education in any discipline of Social sciences /Health Science or equivalent at University/ College Intermediate level skills working with Excel Experience with working with ethno-culturally diverse populations in Toronto Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills; Ability to work independently and as part of team; Demonstrated problem-solving, organizational and time management skills;|
|Ability to multitask, work under pressure and adhere to deadlines; Excellent computer skills, including ability to use Microsoft Office Suites; Demonstrated ability to deal effectively with crisis and conflict, and to maintain appropriate boundaries; Ability to communicate any of the priority languages (e.g., Arabic, Portuguese, Spanish, Bengali, etc.) will be an asset; Ability to travel among the different Access Alliance offices in Toronto and to work in the evening working hours as relevant.|
|Benefit to Student||The student will learn how to Plan and implement community-based programs and services Collect and analyse quantitative and qualitative data Design and develop communication tools for maximizing efficiency of planning and implementation of programs and services and outreach Write evidence based reports Communicate effectively with positive dialogue Work under pressure and multitasking Work in a team in a unionized organization|
|Placement Period (Expected Start and End Dates)||Fall/Winter 2023 (depend on the semester length)|
|How to Apply||Please apply using this form|
|Supervisor Name and Contact||Shaheda Azami, firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Application Deadline||Until Filled|
Please note: Due to public health guidelines and organizational precautions around COVID-19, Access Alliance requires all staff, volunteers and students to be fully vaccinated. While onsite at Access Alliance, you are required to wear a mask and follow COVID-19 protocol.
We welcome and encourage immigrants and refugees to have their student placement with us! We encourage applications from students who reflect the broad diversity of communities we work with, including those from racialized and 2SLGBTQ2+ communities.