JOB APPLICATION DEADLINE: Special Events Program Planner
Full Job Details
Internal Deadline: 5:00 pm on Friday, June 19, 2020
External Deadline:5:00 pm on Friday, June 26, 2020
LAMP Community Health Centre is a multi-service, community based charitable organization that provides a wide range of programs and services to improve a person’s health. LAMP uses a co-ordinated approach to connect people to medical services and other programs that build personal resources. By providing services that improve physical, emotional, social and economic well-being, people can better control their health and environment.
The summer position will provide the youth with valuable practical experience and knowledge and skill development relevant to work in the social services sector. These variety of skills will include: practical skills in working with participants (ex. participant risk and behaviour management, conflict resolution, problem solving); community relations skills (special event planning with community members, organizational skills, outreach and publicity skills); appropriate program referrals; working within an anti-oppression framework; administrative skills (ex. recording stats and developing program resources such as information brochures for participants); professionalism skills (ex. professional boundaries, balancing personal and work life, confidentiality, decisionmaking skills); and, teamwork and interpersonal skills. This position will also provide youth with the opportunity to gain valuable experience in relating to and working with disadvantaged groups.