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Community Service Programs Assistant

Worksite Location: 

AccessPoint on Danforth 
3079 Danforth Ave. 
Toronto, ON M1L 1A8 

Placement Type: 


Brief Description of the Practicum Project: 

Access Alliance offers a wide range of community services. Activities include workshops, civic engagement activities, and heath promotion campaigns. Reporting to the Community Service Worker, students will be involved in planning and developing of programs to support community members. Within the Community Service team, students will support day to day operations including outreach initiatives and volunteer engagement. Students will also assist with program evaluation. 

Learning Outcomes/Goals: 

  • Knowledge of community development 
  • Gain knowledge of working in a community with high needs, low income, multi-lingual, and multi-racial 
  • Program development and implementation 
  • Volunteer engagement 
  • Group facilitation 
  • Outreach 

Qualifications/Competencies Required: 

  • Second, Third, Fourth year student from Community Development, Social Service, or relevant field 
  • Willing to work with various programs and support as needed 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills 
  • Willingness to work with low-income, multi-lingual/racial communities 
  • Flexible and willing to take on new challenges 

Benefit to the Student: 

  • Gain practical skills in working with high need population and diverse community 
  • Gain knowledge of working in a community health setting and effective program interventions to support low-income, multi-cultural community 

Placement Period: 

Start date – May 2022 

To Apply: 

Email your cover letter and resume to Melisa Savone – Volunteer & Student Placements Lead at 
Please include “Intern: Community Service Programs” on the subject line. 

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