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Cornwall Is Growing with New Edible Landscape Initiative

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Imagine a future where residents could walk across Cornwall, picking fresh fruit, vegetables, and herbs to use at home for free.  If this idea excites you, the Social Development Council of Cornwall and Area invite you to attend the upcoming public meeting to brainstorm ideas for edible landscaping in Cornwall.  The meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 from 5:30pm – 7:00pm at the Benson Centre. Edible landscaping refers to the use of food-producing plants in the landscape design and generally combines fruit and nut trees, berry bushes, vegetables, herbs, edible flowers, along with ornamental plants into aesthetically pleasing…

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PART-TIME PROJECT COORDINATOR (COMMUNITY ACTION NETWORK AGAINST ABUSE and SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL)

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The Community Action Network Against Abuse (CANAA) is comprised of organizations and agencies in Stormont, Dundas, Glengarry and Akwesasne that have a vision of a community taking action against abuse through networking and community organizing. The Social Development Council of Cornwall and Area’s mission is to collaborate with partners to incubate, connect and strengthen social development enterprises in Cornwall, Stormont, Dundas, Glengarry and Akwesasne. The part-time Coordinator is a contract position (average of 14 to 21 hours per week) for the 2018-2019 fiscal year with the possibility of renewal pending on-going funding. Qualifications:  Bilingualism –Excellent skills in English and…

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NOW CLOSED – Summer Student Position – Data Entry/Data Analyst

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Summer Student Position Data Entry/Data Analyst – Social Development Council Cornwall, Ontario Position Overview: Over the past several months, the SDC has been developing a GIS data mapping project through ArcGIS software which combines several existing data sets into one easy to understand digital map. This project will help us to identify key community assets and potential gaps in community services. The project is still in its early stages but has already shown positive reactions and is being used for planning purposes.The map provides a visual of existing datasets made available from Community Partner Agencies and StatsCanada in order to…

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NOW CLOSED – Summer Student Position – Event Planning Assistant

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Summer Student Position Event Planning Assistant – Social Development Council Cornwall, Ontario Position Overview: The Social Development Council of Cornwall and Area, is looking for a highly motivated, dynamic, creative, organized, and passionate summer student to help plan and market events. Position Details: The Event Planning Assistant’s main responsibilities will include: Working in collaboration with the Social Development Council’s working group to assist in the execution of various event. Creating and implementing event communications and marketing plans including but not limited to developing and administering e-mail messages and social media posts. Promoting the events in the region Supporting event participants…

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We Are Looking for a New Executive Director

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The Social Development Council of Cornwall and Area is looking for a new Executive Director. If you are interested in working to make your community a vibrant place,  maybe this is the role for you.  See below for details: Job Title Executive Director of the Social Development Council(SDC) of Cornwall and Area Job Summary: • Provide strategic continuity to the SDC organization and its Board of Directors, to ensure that the long-term goals of the Board of Directors (the Board) are carried out regardless of changes in SDC’s Executive Committee and/or Board membership over time. • Provide overall management and…

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Basic Income Forum — April 25th @ OPG (9am until noon)

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What is it?  Will it make a difference?  Join us for the discussion! Guest speakers: Rob Rainer:  Rob will speak to the meaning of basic income, to key principles for a truly progressive basic income in Canada, to options for funding a decent basic income, and to responding to key objections to basic income. John Stapleton:  John will review the current income system and some of the problems it faces along with a profile of who is poor in Canada. Richard Shillington:  Richard will highlight the arguments for a Basic Income as well as highlight the problems/hurdles one faces in…

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Vibrant Community Rountable – February 7th @ OPG (1-3pm)

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We will host the inaugural Vibrant Community Roundtable on February 7, 2018 at the Ontario Power Generation Visitor Centre. Community leaders from business and non-profit sectors, as well as civic representatives from Akwesasne, Cornwall and the United Counties of Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry have been invited to participate in the session designed to address complex societal issues like poverty and community livability, build a constituency working towards change and encourage collaborative ways of working. Liz Weaver, Co-CEO of the Tamarack Institute, a Waterloo-based organization that facilitates positive community change, will lead the session and deliver a keynote on building community vibrancy….

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