Program Officer

Aset Group Consulting and Counselling Services is a counselling practice located in Durham Region that provides a holistic and anti-oppressive service for adults, children/youth, families, and couples.  The organization works in collaboration with a non-profit, Ifarada: Centre for Excellence to develop programs for youth, and community members.  We are currently seeking a Program Officer to provide support with our organizations in a virtual capacity.  The program officer is responsible for building and developing the current marketing strategy and program initiatives.

Title: Program Officer

Type: Full-time (30 hours), summer experience program

Deadline for Application: June 5, 2020

Start date: June 15, 2020- August 31, 2020

Hours of work: 11 am to 7 pm, Monday to Friday

Position Details:

  • Develop and execute marketing initiatives and strategies, create monthly online newsletters and information, collect, and organize current networks and expand network through social media presence and information, and prepare organization subscribers
  • Develop and produce website content and information, edit webpages, promote website across social media platforms
  • Edit and produce webinar and online workshop videos and information websites, and develop video-based content
  • Create and design marketing tools and promotion materials, create a comprehensive media package for events and to promote community businesses
  • Support and assist the Executive Director and team with initiatives and activities
  • Attend online networking and information events to gather information and research
  • Collect research data, articles, and documents for the website and future granting applications.


  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (coursework in Advanced Placement (AP), Academic/University Course stream, and/or Media Arts courses)
  • Enrolled in an Undergraduate Degree in Arts and Science in an related discipline 
  • Recent graduate of a College or University

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of Black, South Asian, and Indigenous families and the impact of systematic oppression upon the lives of the community and families
  • Establish strategic relationship within the community, 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and confidence dealing with management 
  • A reputation for resourcefulness with a strong sense of accountability and initiative 
  • Independent thinker who is highly motivated and can work independently 
  • Degree of professionalism with outstanding ability to work effectively with a team
  • Demonstrated ability to apply creativity, innovation, and resourcefulness to work 
  • Ability to handle details with a high degree of accuracy and to organize and prioritize a high volume of work to meet deadlines 
  • Advanced computer skills and knowledge
  • Ability to use software to edit video content, such as Adobe, Microsoft Suite
  • Ability to use online program such as, Word Press, Mail Chimp
  • French language certification (an asset)
  • Access to a computer and internet access (an asset)

To Apply, send email to: info@asetgroup.ca

All applications must include:

  • Cover letter of Interest
  • Resume
  • Three written references (contact information included)
  • Valid Police Check & Vulnerable Sector Check
  • Copy of OSSD and degree (if applicable)
  • Recent unofficial transcript (if enrolled in University)

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