Through the support of the Government of Canada, Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) Program, the Canada-Ukraine Foundation (CUF) will be hiring two summer staff in the General Toronto Area.

The positions will be working out of the CUF head office located at 620 Spadina Ave, Toronto, ON.  CUF adheres to all public health guidelines and directives from federal, provincial and local authorities and will apply these guidelines to the CSJ conditions of employment.  The length of the terms will be for a period of 9 weeks for 30 hours per week starting 20 June 2022. 

Your applications can be submitted using the following link CUF CSJ APPLICATIONS

The deadline for submission of applications is Friday May 27, 2022 and must include a resume and cover letter indicating why the applicant is interested in working with the Canada-Ukraine Foundation. The wage rate for our positions will be $18.00 per hour. 

CUF has two positions to be filled:

  • Administrative Assistant – Communications
  • Administrative Assistant – Fundraising/Grant preparation

Job Descriptions:

Administrative Assistant – Communications will work with CUF Executive Coordinator and designated board members to:

  • Develop and design social media content (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, etc)
  • Prepare framework for quarterly Newsletter, detailing content, format and coordinating relevant input from CUF programming committees
  • Work with webmaster to ensure that website is informative and relevant and corresponds with CUF’s strategic objectives
  • Assist in managing the Project proposal webpage – collect, review, prioritize proposals and brief Executive Committee
  • Draft news releases for CUF supported projects
  • Create annual calendar of events for weekly social media plan (all annual events, holidays, anniversaries, commemorations); this will be the static portion of the communications plan, to be augmented by the organic content from committees/programs
  • Assist in collecting information, content development and CUF’s Anniversary commemoration programming
  • Respond to requests by programming committees

Administrative Assistant – Office will work with CUF Executive Coordinator and designated board members to:

  • Input donor information in DataBase
  • Assist in donations management
  • Maintain Project and Stakeholder databases
  • Update CUF Standard Operating Procedures
  • Drafting templates for standard correspondence, establishing call forward system for insurance policies, agreements, and government reporting
  • Organization of the CUF office area, procurement of office supplies
  • Routine office duties (filing, telephone reception, etc)
  • Assisting programming and functional committees with their administrative requirements

Qualifications

  • Experience working with community organizations and individuals
  • Skilled use of digital technology
  • Excellent communication, customer service and organizational skills
  • Self-starter, works well in a team environment
  • Ability to multi-task and problem solve
  • Fluency in English and proficiency in Ukrainian essential

To be eligible, applicant must*:

  • be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment
  • be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment
  • have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations

*Please refer to the eligibility requirements detailed on the Canada Summer Jobs website.

Canada Summer Job positions are listed in the Canada Jobs Bank including those posted by Ukrainian Canadian community organizations which have received funding through the program. We encourage eligible applicants to search the Jobs Bank for available opportunities.