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Retail Associate at Broxburn Market (Temporary)

Sunday’s only:

July 5th,12th, 19th, 26th August 2, 9th only

8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Rate of pay: $13/hour

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Social Services Research- Summer Student

Client Services

Calgary Food Bank

May 2015 - August 2015

 

Position Summary

 

Utilizing the assumption that “immigrants become more vulnerable and by default are eligible Food Bank clients”; this position is responsible for the researching, collecting, analyzing, organizing and presenting facts and/or opinions to validate this theory.

 

 

Scope of Responsibilities

  • liaising with the Food Bank to receive instructions about the nature of the research to be carried out;
  • defining and refining research objectives;
  • using an appropriate and creative methodology to design and manage a research project, which may involve the use of quantitative and/or qualitative methods and may include both pilot and development of work;
  • applying a variety of research techniques to gather relevant information, including document analysis, surveys, case studies and interviews (face-to-face, telephone and online);
  • developing and testing theories;
  • advising external bodies on social policy;
  • conducting information and data retrieval searches using electronic databases;
  • analysing and evaluating research and interpreting data, making sure that key issues are identified;
  • gathering information by directing or carrying out fieldwork;
  • preparing results;
  • presenting and disseminating results, both orally and in writing;
  • offering research-based briefings and advice, which may involve writing action plans;

·     investigate the views of population samples on specific issues.

Decision Making & Autonomy

 

  • Ability to prioritize own schedule in order to meet position and department objectives

 

Knowledge & Skill

 

  • Working towards completion of a post secondary program in marketing, business, social work or another relevant program
  • Interest in not for profits
  • Capable of research
  • Clear and effective writing skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Able to work as part of a team or independently
  • Able to navigate computer programs and computers with ease

 

Note: This is a Canada Summer jobs paid position that is contingent upon student employment grant funding from the Service Canada Summer Student program. To be eligible for this position you must:

  • Be between the ages of 15 and 30 years at the start of employment
  • Have been registered as a full time student in the previous academic year and intent to return to school on a full-time basis in the next academic year
  • Be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident
  • Be legally entitled to work in Canada

 

Warehouse Logistics Assistant (Production) - Summer Student

Department: Operations

Reports to: Production Supervisor                                  

Work Term:  May – August 2015

 

Position Summary

 

  • Reporting to the Production Supervisor, the Warehouse and Logistics Assistant will support the Calgary Inter-faith Food Bank operations with management of food donations flow to the warehouse and integrating Supply Chain Management skills and knowledge for optimum distribution.

 

 

Scope of Responsibilities

  • Evaluating existing channels with a view to maximizing efficiency
  • Determining optimum inventory control strategies
  • Skill building through logistics management
  • Ensuring safe food handling procedures are followed
  • Participation in safety training and certification as required, including WHMIS, forklift operation and procedural guidelines

Duties Include

  • Supervise volunteers and community service workers
  • Pallet movement within the warehouse using power equipment
  • Record and track inventory within the warehouse
  • Assist in the creation of food hampers
  • Assist in receiving and recording donations
  • Any other duties as required

Qualifications

 

  • You possess a professional manner and excellent communication skills to interact with all levels within the organization.  Strong organizational skills, the ability to work independently, solid computer skills, and the initiative to succeed in a busy and productive environment are required.  You must be able to lift a minimum of 50lbs. Power equipment experience is considered an asset.

 

Note: This is a Canada Summer jobs paid position that is contingent upon student employment grant funding from the Service Canada Summer Student program. To be eligible for this position you must:

  • Be between the ages of 15 and 30 years at the start of employment
  • Have been registered as a full time student in the previous academic year and intent to return to school on a full-time basis in the next academic year
  • Be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident
  • Be legally entitled to work in Canada