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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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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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Caring Dads Program – Next Group Session

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  CARING DADS: CORNWALL & AREA HELPING FATHERS REBUILD HEALTHY RELATIONSHIPS WITH THEIR CHILDREN WHEN? Tuesday Evenings Beginning: September 12th 5:30pm-7:30pm For more info click here:  NEW Caring Dads Poster – September 2017 NEW 2017 Caring Dads Cornwall SDGA – Pamphlet NEW 2017 Caring Dads – Referral Form (fillable) CARING DADS EVALUATION click here:  Caring Dads Project Evaluation Report . PDF

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SDG & Cornwall Community Garden Network – Logo Competition

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The new SDG & Cornwall Community Garden Network is looking for a youth or child to submit ideas for their new logo. All applications must be submitted by mail or email before September 1st, 2017. The Community Garden Network members will judge and decide on a winner of the competition. If you are the winner, we will call you by mid-September, and reward you with a garden related prize worth $50. You may access the application form here. If you have any question, please contact Kat Rendek at (613)935-4017 or growsdgc@gmail.com.  

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Next Event

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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Job Fair 2017

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Join us for the Cornwall and Area Job Fair on September 13th Looking For A Job? The Cornwall and Area Job Fair returns this fall to help employers and job seekers connect before the busy holiday season. Last year’s event hosted 26 major employers from across the region and over 200 available jobs. Make sure to have your resume ready because this year’s event is gearing up to offer even more. Looking to Volunteer? Frontline FYI is an information exchange fair featuring local community agencies.  We intend for participating agencies to use this event to recruit clients or new volunteers,…

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Basic Income Forum on June 9th in Winchester

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Learn about basic income at June 9 forum in Winchester By Todd Hambleton, Cornwall Standard-Freeholder Monday, May 29, 2017 4:35:14 EDT PM Ron Perrin, with gardening assistant and North Dundas intermediate student Deanna Madore, at a recent Lunch and Learn event at The House of Lazarus, in Mountain, near Winchester. Its outreach initiative Linking Hands is hosting a Basic Income Forum on June 9.   WINCHESTER – An upcoming forum in Dundas County has the goal of shedding light on basic income. Linking Hands, which calls itself a voice for poverty reduction in Dundas County and is an outreach initiative of The…

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