Waterloo Cooperative Residence Inc. - Community Engagement Assistant

Co-op / Organization: 
Waterloo Cooperative Residence Inc. (WCRI)
Location: 
Waterloo, ON Canada
Type of Organization: 
Housing
Brief Description of Organization: 
WCRI is committed to providing exceptional accommodation, and related services, to students while developing a socially, environmentally, and financially responsible community that embodies, and is governed by, co-operative values.
These values are self-help, self-responsibility, democracy, equality, equity, and solidarity. We believe in honesty, openness, social responsibility and caring for others.
Website: 
https://www.wcri.coop/
Number of Members: 
802
Number of Staff: 
14
Dress Code: 
Casual
Position Title: 
Community Engagement Assistant
Position Duties: 

MUST BE A CITIZEN OF THE US OR CANADA TO APPLY.

Applicants must possess legal eligibility to work in Canda. NASCO and our host organizations do not have the means or expertise to assist applicants with visa applications.

Assisting the Cooperative Development Manager, this position will take on new and continuing projects under the Community Engagement scope. Some examples of tasks to be completed include:
- Plan & Promote the Coop's Orientation Week, "Fresh Week"
- Assist in Re-Developing the Volunteer structure at WCRI
- Plan & Implement Community Engagement Events for WCRI members 
- Track Event Success using various data entry tools
- Educate members on voting rights and policy governance from time to time

Position Training: 

- WHMIS & Applicable Safety Training (for office environment)
- AODA (Accessibility Training in Ontario) 
- Initial training by Coop Development and Business Development Managers
- Weekly Check-ins with Coop Development Manager
- Progress Report / Mid-Term Evaluation, with emphasis on growth in the second half of the internship
- Opportunity to learn from other Managers & Staff as applicable

Skills Development & Learning: 

-Event Planning
-Event Implementation
-Program Evaluation
-Program Re-Structuring (re-developing pre-existing volunteer arrangements)
-Monitoring / Data Entry / Statistical Analysis
-Public Speaking (at events/when educating members)

Other details of working conditions: 
Shared Office Space with another Intern, possibly own desk depending on space availability, timing of hours may vary. Own computer would be helpful.
Compensation ($): 
$1250 CAD lump sum stipend
Room Included?: 
Yes
Board Included?: 
No
Relocation Stipend?: 
$250 CAD travel stipend
Working Hours: 
9:00AM to 2:00PM (Flexible Depending on Need/Event)
Total Hours of Work Per Week: 
20 – 25 hours/week