City of London London, ON, Canada
Aug 27, 2019Student Job
Grow your future with this great opportunity! Consider joining our team of over three thousand dedicated employees doing a wide variety of jobs, delivering over one hundred services; all which have a direct impact on Londoners. Working together to deliver on Council’s Strategic Plan, our employees take pride in helping to build a better city for all. Visit the Our Organization pages to learn more about working with us Service Area Neighbourhood, Children & Fire Svs/Research File # I-05-19E Posting Open Date 8/22/2019 Posting Closed Date 9/8/2019 Position Title International Student Graduate Internship- Research Assistant Position Type Temporary - Full Time Employee Group CUPE Local 101 Summary of Duties This position will report to two different areas of Neighbourhood Strategic Initiatives and Funding – Neighbourhood and Community Initiatives and Neighbourhood Development and Support. The successful candidate will be working in a team to support the development of culturally relevant, inclusive (i.e. Francophone, Indigenous, LGBT+, newcomers, etc.) and responsive programs and services in neighbourhoods and the child care and early years’ service system. Work Performed • Conduct research to inform program delivery • Collect data, analyse data, and write reports • Develop promotional materials • Provide input into the survey development and other engagement tools • Analyze policy and practices with an equity lens • Develop workshops for a variety of audiences both internal to the City of London and external • Create and administer processes to evaluate programs and strategies including the London Strengthening Neighbourhoods Strategy • Investigate and conduct a journey mapping exercise to better understand families experience in the child care and early years’ service system • Support the City wide plans under Neighbourhood Strategic Initiatives and Funding to better coordinate and leverage resources • Ensure all City of London policies and practices are followed Qualifications Eligibility under the City of London International Student Graduate Internship Program as follows: MUST MEET THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA: • Have been an international student that has graduated within the last year from a recognized post-secondary educational institution in Canada, and • Currently hold valid Post-Graduate Work Permit to be legally entitled to work in Canada, and • Have an English language benchmark of level 6 or above. • Post-secondary graduate from an educational program related to Public Administration, Social Sciences, or Business Experience • Demonstrated computer skills (E.g. MS Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.) • Demonstrated written and oral communication skills • Demonstrated research skills • Knowledge of community organizations and resources • Previous relevant experience in evaluation and program development an asset • Ability to speak other languages an asset • Previous experience working with equity and inclusion an asset Compensation Range $15.95 per hour Other Information This position is for a duration of up to 20 weeks. Apply Now! Tell A Friend Click “Apply Now!” to be taken through the steps of our application process. If you know someone who may be interested in this opportunity, click “Tell A Friend”. Visit our Recruitment Process pages for detailed instructions, FAQs and tips. As an inclusive employer, we are committed to providing a fully accessible recruitment process. Please let us know if you require any accommodations.