Social Enterprise Project Coordinator (1-Year Internship)
The Cochrane District Social Planning Council - Timmins, ON
Internship

The Cochrane District Social Planning Council (CDSPC) is a regional planning body with representation from municipalities across the far northeast. The CDSPC promotes a supportive and inclusive environment that enables all residents of the Cochrane District to reach their full social potential. Toward this vision, the CDSPC is coordinating a variety of initiatives and requires a highly motivated and skilled individual to advance our goals. This one year paid (18$/hr) intern position is funded by a grant from the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation.

Responsibilities: Under the supervision of the Regional Coordinator, the Project coordinator will assist with the following:

  • Deliver CDSPC services - consultation, referral, non-profit capacity building, social enterprise consultation, etc.
  • Develop business management processes and protocols; Information management systems for business enterprises; co-coordinate risk management assessments for business activities
  • Work with community partners to develop/deliver social enterprise projects
  • Draft a 5 year sustainable business plan
  • Apply for relevant funding for project development
  • Provide planning/project group support.
  • Develop and implement Social media marketing plan.

Job requirements (Note: NO age restriction):

  • Northern Ontario secondary school graduate
  • Graduated within the last three years with a relevant degree or diploma from an accredited college or university
  • Have not been previously employed under NOHFC Youth Internship funding agreement
  • Legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Public speaking, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Organizational and negotiating skills required
  • Knowledgeable in computers and computer software
  • Must have valid drivers licence and access to a vehicle
  • Bilingualism preferred.

Please send resume and cover letter by August 31, 2014 to:
Rod Ryner, Regional Coordinator
Cochrane District Social Planning Council
For more information contact us at 705-363-6442.


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