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Upcoming Events

May/June

Quilts 2014 Exhibition from Friday, May 2 to Sunday, June 8 at Homer Watson House & Gallery. For more info contact Patricia at 519-748-4377, ext 233 or exhibitions@homerwatson.on.ca.

Monday, May 26

"Energy Medicine, The Future of Health, Conscientiousness, the Foundation for Responsibility," presented by Dr. Norm Shealy, MD, PhD, at Dublin Street United Church, 68 Suffolk Street, Guelph from 7 to 9 p.m. For more info 519-824-6344.

Sunday, June 8

Walk to fight arthritis at the Kitchener Aud, 400 East Avenue, Kitchener from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. We invite you and your family and friends to join the Walk to Fight Arthritis. Register or donate to walktofightarthritis.ca or 519-743-2820, ext 1104.

Sunday, June 15

Calling all artists to submit their exhibition proposal submissions by June 15 to Homer Watson House & Gallery, which will showcase the artwork in 2015. For more info exhibitions@homerwatson.on.ca or 519-748-4377, ext 233.

Ongoing Events

MONDAYS

BA? MA? MBA? If you’re so smart, why waste time and money? G.A.! Gamblers Anonymous meetings every Monday at 7 p.m., St. Marks Church, 825 King Street, W., Kitchener (basement).

TUESDAYS

Scottish Country Dancing — try something completely different this summer! Tuesday evenings from 8 to 10 p.m. at Historic St. Paul’s Church, 137 Queen Street S., Kitchener. No partner required. Traditional jigs, reels and strathspreysin group dancing. For more info www.rscds.kitchener.on.ca.

Announcements

ATTENTION, ladies! FASTBALL players WANTED! KW -based recreational women’s league is looking for players for the 2014 season. Part-time players welcome! Visit www.kwladiesfastball.com for league and contact info.

C.L.O.U.D. Projects at UW — get involved in a sustainable development project in developing communities around the world! Join The New World Community and travel to Kenya, Haiti, or the Dominican Republic. Visit www.thenwc.com/cloud_projects/cloud_on_campus or email Waterloo@thenwc.com for more details!

Are you interested in putting your UX skills into practice? Join us for an unforgettable experience and a chance to win awards totalling $20,000. For more info and to register visit UWaterloo Stratford campus home page.

Church of Scientology of Cambridge presents a free public information centre with over 500 films, such as effective study skills, communication in social life and business, and more. Open Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 1305 Bishop Street, N., Cambridge.

University green guide was released this past September! Available in the SLC and Waterloo Residences’ Front Desks, online on the SEED website and likely soon on the UW Sustainability website. SEED: https://uwaterloo.ca/school-environment-enterprise-development/.

Volunteering

The Meals on Wheels program has found a new home, and is looking for the community’s support to make the dream of operating their own kitchen a reality. If you are interested in helping CSC build its new kitchen whether through volunteering your time and skills, or by making a financial contribution, please contact Rosalind at 519-772-8787 x 225 or rosalindh@communitysupportconnections.org.

Centre for Career Action Workshops

Sign up is required for all workshops. Chart info at https://uwaterloo.ca/careeraction/workshop-prerequisite-chart

May 20 

Career Interest Assessment (Strong Interest Inventory) — TC 1214 from 2:30 to 4 p.m.

Attend this session to find out how your interests relate to specific career opportunities. Note: there is a materials charge of $10.00 payable at the Centre for Career Action prior to the session. Once you have registered and paid, you will be given information on how to complete the Strong Interest Inventory online. The online assessment must be completed at least two business days prior to the workshop.

May 21

Interview Skills: Preparing for Questions — TC 1208 from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

May 27

Business Etiquette and Professionalism — TC 1208 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Make Networking Count — TC 1208 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. — During this two-session workshop, learn how to apply successful networking strategies in your daily life in order to enhance your career opportunities. Part 2 is on June 3rd.

Exploring Your Personality Type (MBTI) Part 1 — TC 1214 from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. — (Myers-Briggs Type Indicator) Part I  (Part 2 is on June 3rd) Two-session workshop. Note: there is a materials charge of $10.00 payable at the Centre for Career Action prior to the session. Once you have registered and paid, you will be given information on how to complete the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) online. The online assessment must be completed at least two (2) business days prior to the workshop.

May 28

Interview Skills: Proving Your Skills — TC 1208 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. In order to receive that job offer, you must prove your skills in the interview. 

How to Start Your Own Business — TC 2218 from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Beth Esenbergs, Business Advisor with the Waterloo Region Small Business Centre, will explain best strategies and tips on how to successfully start your own business. Bring your great ideas and questions.

May 29

TC 1112, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. — It’s All About Your Skills — knowing your skills and abilities, and being able to clearly and confidently convey them to employers, is critical to your success in the employment process. Learn how to identify and articulate your strengths and discover potential areas of growth. You will also devise a plan to enhance these skills.

Classifieds – Help Wanted

Weekend councillors and relief staff to work in homes for individuals with developmental challenges. Minimum eight-month commitment. Paid positions. Send resume to Human Resources, KW Habilitation Services, 108 Sydney Street, Kitchener, ON N2G 3V2.

Excellent student work opportunity! The Survey Research Centre (SRC) here at UW is currently seeking both part-time bilingual and English-speaking telephone interviewers for the spring term. Bilingual interviewers must be able to converse in French as well as English. The SRC is an on-campus research centre that offers a variety of survey services. Telephone interviewers are responsible for conducting quality-oriented interviews and performing other administrative tasks. Must be in second year, have a clear, strong speaking voice and excellent communication skills. Experience in telephone work, data entry, or customer service is helpful but not required. 12 to 15 hours per week required, mainly evenings and weekends. Starting wage is $11.50/hour. Please apply before May 23, 2014 by sending your resume to Lindsey Webster, lwebster@uwaterloo.ca. For more info, email or call 519-888-4567, ext 36689.

Looking for a summer job? Imprint has a job for you!

Two work-study positions for the spring 2014 semester.  Must be full-time students; OSAP eligible.

Systems Administrator

Responsibilities include maintaining and strengthening Imprint’s office network system, troubleshooting and liaising with Imprint’s server administration contractors. 

The ideal candidate will have webmail server administration experience, as well as familiarty with medium-scale Linux network administration, SAMBA file management, Windows XP and Mac OS workstations, LDAP authentication and Apache admin.

Email your resume to editor@imprint.uwaterloo.ca or bring it to SLC room 1116.

*Candidates must first apply to Student Award and Financial Aid Office for approval. If approved, candidates are required to bring Declaration of Student’s Eligibility/Hiring Form to Imprint interview.

Sales Assistant

Responsibilities include assisting the Advertising/Production Manager with marketing sales in Cambridge, Kitchener, Waterloo and Stratford for print advertisements in Imprint ; design and layout of advertisements and updating databases. 

Familiarity with Salesforce is an asset.  Must have excellent people and organization skills and self motivation.

Email your resume to ads@imprint.uwaterloo.ca or bring it to SLC room 1116.

*Candidates must first apply to Student Award and Financial Aid Office for approval. If approved, candidates are required to bring Declaration of Student’s Eligibility/Hiring Form to Imprint interview.

Canada Summer Jobs – 2014

Frosh Editorial Assistant

Sales Assistant

Full time – temporary employment

Go to www.jobbank.gc.ca for all info