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<u><strong>Upcoming Events</strong></u>

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.

Saturday, May 3

Headshots from the Heart, a Borderlands 2 charity gaming marathon that raises money for Child’s Play. The third annual event will take at Kwartzlab in Kitchener, when community-minded players will rack up headshots for 24 hours, (May 3 at 1 p.m. to May 4 at 1 p.m.) with the goal of raising cash to put fun and games into the hands of hospital bound kids. For more info contact Jim Tigwell, 519-502-5498 or jtigwell@gmail.com.

Immerse yourself in art at “Paint with Jazz” featuring the New Vibes Jazz Quartet at Homer Watson House & Gallery from 7:30 to 10 p.m. For more info contact Dayna at 519-748-4377, ext 224 or development@homerwatson.on.ca.

Thursday, May 8

Lunchtime lecture by Dave Schultz on “The Past and Future of the Grand River Watershed” from 12 to 1 p.m. at Homer Watson & Gallery. For more info contact Dayna at 519-748-4377, ext 224 or development@homerwatson.on.ca.

Friday, May 9

Canadian Diabetes Association presents Denim & Diamonds Dance for Diabetes at Steckle Heritage Farm, 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. This 19+ dance features today’s country hits; a mechanical bull and food from Smokin’ Tony’s. Proceeds help send a child with diabetes to camp. Visit diabetes.ca/diamonds to purchase tickets or call 519-742-1481.

Saturday, May 10

Get off the couch and on the Trail! Challenge your friends to ride in the Cycle Challenge. Participants, volunteers and corporate partners are always needed. For more info: info@springonthetrail.ca.

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.

 

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.

 

Annoucements

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 1

Mitacs: Essentials of Productive Teams — TC 2218 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. — Grad Students and Post-Docs only. Mitacs Step teaches you essential skills required to succeed in your future career. Note: please register at www.mitacs.ca for this workshop by clicking on ‘seminars & workshops’.

May 8

Work Search Strategies — TC 1208 from 2:30 to 4 p.m.

May 13

Careers 601 — TC 1208 from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. — Post-Docs only.

May 14

Writing CV’s and Cover letters — TC 1208 from 1:30 to 3 p.m. — Grad students and Post-Docs only.

Project Management as a Career Option — TC 2218 from 5 to 7 p.m. — Grad students and Post-Docs only.

May 15

General Application for Professional and Grad Programs — TC 1208 from 1:30 to 3 p.m.

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 2 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.

 

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.

 

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

Three work-study positions for the spring 2014 semester. Must be full-time students; OSAP eligible. All jobs pending financing approval.

Volunteer Co-ordinator 

Responsibilities include recruiting and welcoming new volunteers to work at Imprint, planning social functions, tracking accomplishments of volunteers, maintaining a volunteer contact database, participating with the Promotions Committee for newspaper promotions, and brainstorming creative ways to draw and retain new talent. 

 

The ideal candidate will have previous volunteer management experience, excellent organizational, time-management and creative thinking skills, the ability to work independently with minimal supervision, and experience using word processing programs (Microsoft Office). Previous experience in reporting an asset.

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

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.

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.on for all info 

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