Careers

Thinking of becoming a volunteer?

These 5 reasons to volunteer, might help you make up your mind

Volunteers gain professional experience

  • You can test out a career.

It brings people together and strengthens your community

  • Uniting people from diverse backgrounds to work toward a common goal
  • Building camaraderie and teamwork
  • Support families (daycare and eldercare)
  • Improve schools (tutoring, literacy)
  • Support youth (mentoring and after-school programs)

You make a difference

  • Every person counts!

It promotes personal growth and self esteem.

  • Self: Volunteers discover hidden talents that may change your view on your self worth.
  • Government: Through working with local non-profit agencies, volunteers learn about the functions and operation of our government.
  • Community: Volunteers gain knowledge of local resources available to solve community needs.

You get a chance to give back

  • People like to support community resources that they use themselves or that benefit people they care about

Positions Available


Mental Wellness Counsellor, P/T

Deadline : June 12, 2018

Location: Windsor/Leamington

The mental wellness counsellor provides front line support for immigrants and refugees experiencing mental health crisis. Support includes counselling, referrals and advocacy as needed.

Responsibilities and Duties
  • Direct service to newcomers experiencing crisis related to settlement
  • Engaging in supportive counselling through education and information sharing
  • Contributing to W5 staff activities, including but not limited to team building, training and outreach
  • Advocacy regarding client care
  • Navigating interdisciplinary support systems
  • Availability for some evenings as needed
  • Access to a car and ability to travel short distances required
Qualifications
  • Undergraduate degree in social work or related field required, graduate degree preferred.
  • Ability to think creatively.
  • Understanding of mental health and health sector in Ontario.
  • Flexibility and open mindedness.
  • Ability to work effectively in a diverse environment.
  • Knowledge about the settlement sector with a view of the larger landscape of settlement in Canada.
  • Experience working with diverse populations including but not limited to newcomers, language minorities, racial minorities, marginalized communities, LGBTQ, disabled and those without status.
  • Bilingual English/other language (additional preferred).
  • Arabic proficiency preferred.
  • Computer proficiency in using Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Willingness to work from feminist /anti-oppressive perspective.
Application Materials Requirement
  • Resume and Cover Letter
    In the cover letter, please include your understanding the relationship between mental health and immigration as well as your understanding of mental health recovery.
How to apply
  • Resumes are to be received by no later than 12:00 pm on Tuesday June 12, 2018. Please send resumes and cover letters to: HR@wwwwiw.org
  • Via mail or in person at 1368 Ouellette Ave., 1st Floor, Suite 102, Windsor, ON N8X 1J9
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Early Childhood Educator (CNC Level 2) Part-Time

Deadline : June 26, 2018

Breif Description: To provide quality care with a child-centered approach to the children participating in CNC program and to ensure their health, safety and overall well-being which are paramount to CNC Program. The successful CNC staff will meet all regulatory standards required by CMAS, Local Health Unit and operates within Code of Ethics as defined by the College of Early Childhood Educators. This position reports to the Language Manager and CNC Supervisor.
Number of Positions: 1

Skills and Abilities
  • Develops and implements daily activities that support and promote the development of newcomer children – in Long Term program, Short Term program or Combined Care program (as applicable)
  • When Short Term care is provided, an understanding of the programming needs of children who drop in for short time care.
  • When Combined Care is provided, recognition and understanding of the issues associated when caring for children on a short and long-term basis together, especially issues associated with newcomers’ children, parents, transitions and separation.
  • Engages children in activities that support a child-centered approach.
  • Assess the skills, abilities, interests and needs of children
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with parents, staff members and community members
  • Mature and responsible attitude towards work
  • Willingness to work flexible hours
  • Understands and have awareness of settlement issues and the concerns of newcomer children and parents.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Follow CNC policies and procedures at all times
  • Plan, carry out, and assess developmentally appropriate activities and experiences in harmony with the Care for Newcomer Children (CNC) philosophy
  • Provide a daily balance of active/quiet, indoor and individual/group activities
  • Establish and carry out a daily activity schedule that incorporates child directed activity, activities that encourage problem solving and care routines and transition times
  • Assist children in expressing themselves by listening and responding with questions or comments that extend conversations
  • Use a variety of teaching techniques including modelling, observing, questioning, demonstrating, and reinforcing
  • Encourage and assist children to practice self-help skills daily
  • Plan and carry out experiences that foster an understanding of a variety of cultures and value systems
  • Follow behavior guidance policy and policies established by the CNC program and be in consistent with ECE Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice
  • Maintain up to date records of Attendance Form, Registration form, Immunization log, a Daily Record Log, Index card for Emergency Contact, Food Restrictions and Allergies list, Child Profile, and Session Management Form
  • Inspect CNC space everyday prior to start of work for safety issues and seek corrective action according to procedures
  • Share information regarding children’s learning and developments with parents
  • Maintain a knowledge and understanding of the services offered by Windsor Women Working With Immigrants Women
  • Follow the CNC procedures for administering medications and maintaining health records.
  • Provide experiences and play materials that actively promote diversity and acceptance in interactions and attitudes
  • Participate in and on going professional development training and staff meeting to discuss the progress and challenges of children
  • Submit monthly classroom report in a timely manner to CNC Supervisor
  • Work in partnership with parents and other professionals as necessary to provide individualize curriculum for children with exceptional needs
Qualifications
  • Education – At least a two-year certificate in a child development program from a recognized academic institution
  • Professional Certification – Where applicable, candidate must be in good standing with relevant professional recognized bodies (Ontario College of Early Childhood Educators)
  • Have Current First Aid and CPR certification
  • Have Current Health assessment including immunization and proof of Tuberculosis status
  • Have Current Criminal and Vulnerable Reference Checks
Physical Requirements
  • The job may involve lifting children or equipment up to 30 lbs. from floor to waist and participating in physical activities
  • Frequently walks, uses hands and fingers, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls, and talks or hears
  • Often required to stand and sit; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, bend, squat or crawl
How to apply
  • Resumes are to be received by no later than Tuesday June 26, 2018. Please send resumes and cover letters to: HR@wwwwiw.org
  • Via mail or in person at 1368 Ouellette Ave., Windsor, ON N8X 1J9
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Sepcial Events Coordinator

Deadline : June 15, 2018

Definition: Under general direction, coordinates and plans special events and activities and performs other dugites as assigned.
Directly Responsible to: Event Organizer
Supervision over: Assistant Special Events Coordinator

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Planning, organizing and coordinating the Community Cup Windsor
  • Promoting event to local media
  • Compiling media release
  • Preparing and distributing flyers
  • Social media outreach
  • Community outreach including inter-SPO and wider community
  • Scheduling and maintaining communications amongst Community Cup committee members
  • Attend all committee meetings
  • Coordinate and monitor event timelines
  • Delegate work as necessary to Assistant Events Coordinator
  • Office administration work
  • Respond to public inquiry regarding event including
  • Sign up participants for tournament
  • Ensure all required documentation is prepared and organized
  • Maintain a file system for participants
  • Other duties assigned
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Community knowledge an asset
  • Ability to work well with a diverse group (cultural, religious, sexual orientation, etc.)
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office
  • Ability to stay calm under pressure
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and demanding environment
  • Knowledge of principles, practices, and techniques used in overseeing special events, recreational program planning, development and coordination
  • Extensive knowledge of social media and maintaining an updated event posting
  • Good organizational skills and ability to efficiently multi -task
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Ability to prioritize, schedule work and meet schedules and time lines. Exceptional time management skills
  • Administrative experience is recommended, but not required
  • Ability to delegate work effectively
Qualifications/Requirements

    This position is a Canada Summer Jobs position open to students who meet the eligibility requirements of the program. To be eligible to participate in the CSJ initiative individuals

  • must be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment
  • have been registered as full-time students in the previous academic year and intend to return to school on a full-time basis in the next academic year
  • be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act
  • be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations
How to apply
  • Resumes are to be received by no later than 12:00 pm on Friday June 15, 2018. Please send resumes and cover letters to: delia@wwwwiw.org or elissa@wwwwiw.org
  • Via mail or in person at 1368 Ouellette Ave., 4th Floor, Suite 406, Windsor, ON N8X 1J9
    Please write Attention: Community Cup Hiring Committee on the envelope.
Apply Now

Sepcial Events Assistant

Deadline : May 25, 2018

Definition: Under direction, assists in coordinating and planning special events and activities.
Directly Responsible to: Special Events Coordinator

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Duties delegated by Special Events Coordinator and event organizers
  • Office administration work
  • Attend and log committee meeting minutes
  • Manage and maintain all event documentation
  • Maintaining email inquiries
  • Other duties as assigned
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Knowledge of principles, practices, and techniques used in special events and recreational program planning, development and coordination
  • Community knowledge an asset
  • Ability to work well with a diverse group (cultural, religious, sexual orientation, etc.)
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office
  • Ability to stay calm under pressure
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and demanding environment
  • Extensive knowledge of social media and maintaining an up to date event posting
  • Good organizational skills and ability to efficiently multiple task
  • Ability to take direction and constructive criticism
  • Good communication skills
  • Good people skills
  • Ability to prioritize, schedule work and meet schedules and time lines
  • Good time management skills
  • Administrative experience is recommended, but not required
Qualifications/Requirements

    This position is a Canada Summer Jobs position open to students who meet the eligibility requirements of the program. To be eligible to participate in the CSJ initiative individuals

  • must be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment
  • have been registered as full-time students in the previous academic year and intend to return to school on a full-time basis in the next academic year
  • be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act
  • be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations
How to apply
  • Resumes are to be received by no later than 12:00 pm on Friday May 25, 2018. Please send resumes and cover letters to: delia@wwwwiw.org or elissa@wwwwiw.org
  • Via mail or in person at 1368 Ouellette Ave., 4th Floor, Suite 406, Windsor, ON N8X 1J9
    Please write Attention: Community Cup Hiring Committee on the envelope.
Apply Now

Sepcial Events Assistant (High School)

Deadline : May 25, 2018

Definition: Under direction, assists in coordinating and planning special events and activities.
Directly Responsible to: Special Events Coordinator

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Duties delegated by Special Events Coordinator and event organizers
  • Office administration work
  • Attend and log committee meeting minutes
  • Manage and maintain all event documentation
  • Maintaining email inquiries
  • Other duties as assigned
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Knowledge of principles, practices, and techniques used in special events and recreational program planning, development and coordination
  • Community knowledge an asset
  • Ability to work well with a diverse group (cultural, religious, sexual orientation, etc.)
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office
  • Ability to stay calm under pressure
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and demanding environment
  • Extensive knowledge of social media and maintaining an up to date event posting
  • Good organizational skills and ability to efficiently multiple task
  • Ability to take direction and constructive criticism
  • Good communication skills
  • Good people skills
  • Ability to prioritize, schedule work and meet schedules and time lines
  • Good time management skills
  • Administrative experience is recommended, but not required
Qualifications/Requirements

    This position is a Canada Summer Jobs position open to students who meet the eligibility requirements of the program. To be eligible to participate in the CSJ initiative individuals

  • must be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment
  • have been registered as full-time students in the previous academic year and intend to return to school on a full-time basis in the next academic year
  • be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act
  • be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations
How to apply
  • Resumes are to be received by no later than 12:00 pm on Friday May 25, 2018. Please send resumes and cover letters to: delia@wwwwiw.org or elissa@wwwwiw.org
  • Via mail or in person at 1368 Ouellette Ave., 4th Floor, Suite 406, Windsor, ON N8X 1J9
    Please write Attention: Community Cup Hiring Committee on the envelope.
Apply Now

Part-Time Summer Teaching Assistant

Deadline : May 25, 2018

Language Training and Skills Development

Qualifications
  • Post-secondary degree/training in Adult Education or related field
  • Ability to create, plan and deliver lessons to newcomer adults/youth
  • Ability to facilitate an English conversation group with language learners who are at different levels
  • Ability to speak more than one language, especially Arabic – an asset
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications and use of Internet
  • Strong communication and inter-personal skills
  • Ability to work in a diverse multi-cultural environment
Responsibilities
  • Develop learning plans for students based in interests and needs
  • Provide basic needs assessments to plan conversation topics and lessons
  • Prepare and manage materials and resources to assist students
  • Maintain detailed records of student progress and areas of needed attention
  • Maintain statistics and prepare monthly reports
  • Provide topic specific learning and conversation circles for groups of clients
  • Assist with clients’ registrations, referrals and other administrative duties
  • Call clients to follow up with absences and update wait lists
  • Provide conversation classes for a multi-level class
Miscellaneous
  • Support and participate in The Windsor Women Working With Immigrant Women’s (WWWWIW) events in cooperation with colleagues
  • Participate in team meetings, staff meetings, organizational training sessions, and professional development workshops
  • Demonstrate adherence to organizational policies and procedures, its mission and mandate
  • Assist with promoting the program and organization in the community
  • Maintain statistics and prepare monthly reports
  • Provide topic specific learning and conversation circles for groups of clients
  • Assist with clients’ registrations, referrals and other administrative duties
  • Perform other duties as assigned
Position Term
  • July 3, 2018 to August 31, 2018
  • 15 hours per week – 3 hours per day (Monday to Friday)
How to apply
  • Resumes are to be received by no later than 5:00 pm on Friday May 25, 2018. Please send resumes and cover letters to: shelley@wwwwiw.org
  • Via mail or in person at 1368 Ouellette Ave., 2nd Floor, Suite 212, Windsor, ON N8X 1J9
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Web Designer (Volunteer position) Needed ASAP

Deadline : Until Filled

We are currently seeking a volunteer web designer for our organization.

Skills and responsibilities
  • Proficient in Web Design
  • Proficient in HTML, CSS, Javascript and PHP
  • Additional Knowledge an Assest
Additional Requirements
  • Contact Us as soon as possible
  • applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request
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