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MEET OUR STAFF

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From left to right Sarah Good, Program Coordinator – Domestic Violence Programming Kelly Bergeron, Director of Digital Programming – Code Heroes Alex de Wit, Executive Director – Social Development Council of Cornwall & area Kat Rendek, Coordinator – All Things Food Sylvie Kinloch, Administrative Assistant – Social Development Council of Cornwall & area Sarah Chisholm Ryder, Food and Agricultural Development Officer – All Things Food

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SDG & Cornwall Community Garden Network – Media Release

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       MEDIA RELEASE May 27, 2017 Community Garden Network Germinates with $40,000 from OTF Cornwall, ON – On Saturday, May 27th, the Social Development Council of Cornwall & Area officially launched the Cornwall and Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry Community Garden Network at the 5th Annual Incredible Edible Plant Festival in Cornwall.  Led by the All Things Food Network, a working group of the SDC, the new garden network is working to establish, support, and increase community and home gardening across the region. “We are thrilled that the Ontario Trillium Foundation and the province of Ontario are supporting the…

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Vibrant Communities Poverty Reduction Plan presentation @ Council Meeting May 8th

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Addressing poverty in Cornwall By Nick Seebruch Published on May 8, 2017 Alex de Wit, Executive Director of the Social Development Council presents the Vibrant Communities poverty reduction plan to council on Monday, May 8 (Nick Seebruch/ TC Media).   CORNWALL, Ontario – Cornwall City Council learned more about the Vibrant Communities of Canada Charter, a movement dedicated to reducing poverty in Canadian communities. The City of Cornwall signed the Charter on Dec. 12, 2016. Alex de Wit, the Executive Director of the Social Development Council (SDC), explained the charter and how the City could pursue those values. In his…

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Looking for a Part-time Administrative Assistant

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Part-time Administrative Assistant 28 hours/week at $17.50/hour Start date: Jan 27, 2017 End date: Sept 8, 2017   ROLE SUMMARY The Administrative Assistant will provide support for the Social Development Council’s various programs, including, but not limited to: Caring Dads, Code Heroes, and All Things Food. S/he will assist in daily office needs, and performing general administrative activities under the supervision of the Program Coordinator. Responsibilities include making meeting arrangements, preparing reports and invoices, maintaining appropriate filing systems, and attending events as needed. The ideal candidate should have excellent oral and written communication skills, strong attention to detail, and be…

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Local Food Challenge Communications and Event Planning Assistant

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Stormont-Dundas-Glengarry and Prescott & Russell Counties, Ontario 30 hours per week for 8 weeks, starting July 4, 2016 until August 26, 2016 Summer Student Position Position Overview: All Things Food | Bouffe 360°, in partnership with the Social Development Council of Cornwall and Area, is looking for a highly motivated, dynamic, creative, organized, and passionate summer student to help promote and administer the Local Food Challenge of Stormont, Dundas, & Glengarry (SDG), Prescott-Russell (PR), and the City of Cornwall & Area. The Local Food Challenge (LFC) is a public awareness campaign that challenges residents of SDG, PR, and the City…

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Two New Staff Members with the Social Development Council

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The SDC has hired two new staff members as part of the Domestic Violence Community Imitative. Sue Hess the new Intensive Case Manager and Sarah Good the new administrative support person for the Paths to Change Program. The program is now officially up and running and will be hoping to significantly reduce domestic violence in Cornwall.     For more information on the Paths to Change program click here.

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Contract Position – Administration Support

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Domestic ViolenceCommunity Initiative Role Description ROLE TITLE Administrative Support Personnel part time (21 hours/week) ROLE SUMMARY A Contract Position ending in June 2016 Reporting to the Executive Committee, the Administrative Support Personnel (Domestic Violence Community Initiative) shall be responsible for supporting administrative operations, receiving and screening calls, providing information to clients and community agencies with regards to the Domestic Violence Community Initiative. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Meeting Management Attend the HUB and Executive Committee meetings Prepare agenda for meetings Record and prepare minutes from meetings Track Regrets/Attendance Distribute invitations to upcoming meetings Organize focus group – as applicable Other tasks –…

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