Wednesday, May 4
Bereaved Families of Ontario-Midwest Region presents “Living with Loss” group session at 7 p.m. at 36A Birmingham Street, E. Mount Forest. Sessions are in Kitchener the first and third Tuesday of each month from 7 to 9 p.m. For more info 519-603-0196 or email@example.com.
Wednesday, May 22
4th Annual Crusin’ UpTown Waterloo from 7 to 10 p.m. For more info visit www.uptownwaterloo.ca.
June to September — Thursday Nights UpTown from 5 to 8 p.m. For more info www.uptownwaterloo.ca.
July 15 to 17
SunLife Financial UpTown Waterloo Jazz Festival. For more info www.uptownwaterloo.ca.
August 25 to 28
Sun Life Financial Waterloo Busker Carnival. For more info www.uptownwaterloo.ca.
Female fastball players WANTED! KW based women’s recreational league seeking players for the 2016 season. Part-time players welcome, pitchers needed. Visit us at www.kwladiesfastball.com or on Facebook for more information.
Creative job seekers 15-30 are invited to learn about placements and opportunities in STEM and digital media. Work with an employment counsellor and job development team to secure placements shaped around your interests, strengths and skills. Visit theworkingcentre.org.
Career For Centre & Action Career Workshops:
Sign-up is required for all workshops. Chart info at https://uwaterloo.ca/careeraction/workshop-prerequisite-chart.
Thursday, May 12
Resume Tips: Thinking Like an Employer — TC 1208 — 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Note: there is a prerequisite for this workshop. Please see chart info on website.
Wednesday, May 18
Exploring Your Personality Type (Myers-Briggs Type Indicator). This is a two session workshop — TC 1214 — 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and session two Wednesday, May 25, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Interviews: Preparing for Questions — TC 1208 — 2:30 to 4 p.m. Note: there is a prerequisite for this workshop. Please see chart on website for details.
Thursday, May 19
Interviews: Proving Your Skills — 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Note: there is a prerequisite for this workshop. Please see chart on website for details.
Considering International Work Term Opportunities for Cop-op Students — TC 1208 — 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Thinking About an International Experience? 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Editorial assistant, volunteer co-ordinator, and sales assistant are part-time work study positions. You must meet the eligibility requirements seen at this link: https://uwaterloo.ca/student-awards-financial-aid/work-programs/work-study-plan/who-eligible.
Orientation editor and sales associate are full-time, temporary positions and are still waiting on funding approval from Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ). Requirements are as follows: between 15 and 30 years old, registered as full-time student in previous academic year and intend to return to school on a full-time basis in next academic year, Canadian citizen or permanent resident, legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with legislation.
Sales and Marketing Assistant (Open):
Assist the advertising/production manager with cold-call sales/marketing in Kitchener, Cambridge, and Stratford for newspaper advertisements in Imprint. Update/create client database(s), design and layout. Excellent people and organization skills, self-starter, able to work with minimal supervision, sales/marketing experience, computer savvy, desktop publishing with Adobe and Microsoft, PC and Mac friendly.
Editorial Assistant NEW (Work Study):
Responsibilities include transcribing, research, data collection, finding ledes, scheduling, etc. Qualified candidates will have some editorial experience, can type quickly, and have strong research, data collection, and analysis skills. Successful candidates will also have excellent organizational, time-management, and creative thinking skills, and the ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
Volunteer Co-ordinator (Work Study):
Responsibilities include recruiting and welcoming new volunteers to work at Imprint, planning social functions, tracking accomplishments of volunteers, maintaining a volunteer contact database, 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, and the ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
Sales Assistant (Work Study):
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.
Orientation Editor (CSJ):
Assist in all stages of production of orientation issue, which welcomes first-year students to UW. Plan, co-ordinate, edit, design/layout the newspaper. Duties include writing, photography, organizing story lists for volunteers. Creative, detail-oriented, and strong communication skills mandatory. Start date and pay pending funding.
Sales Associate (CSJ):
Assist the advertising/production manager with cold-call sales/marketing in Kitchener, Cambridge, and Stratford for newspaper advertisements in Imprint. Update/create client database(s), design and layout. Must have valid license and reliable vehicle. Excellent people and organization skills, self-starter, able to work with minimal supervision, sales/marketing experience, computer savvy, desktop publishing with Adobe and Microsoft, PC and Mac friendly. Start date and pay pending funding.