Opportunities

Creating innovative, holistic and wellness programs for families requires a strong team. Consider joining us.

Learn more about opportunities with Ifarada: Centre for Excellence

Youth Outreach Counsellor

Ifarada: Centre for Excellence is an innovative organization that is Black-led and operated. The organization is committed to providing programs and services for children, youth, adults, and families.

We are looking for talented and driven staff team member to support the development of youth-related outreach programs. This part-time program is geared to support our team to develop and facilitate youth programs, to organize workshops, and to provide mentorship to youth.

The ideal candidate possesses a diploma or degree in social services or child/youth, and have experience working with Black, Indigenous and racialized youth. Successful criminal reference check, and three professional references.

Key competencies: ability to use the computer, website development, working with children and youth, understanding families, anti-oppressive practice, program development, working collaboratively with a multi-disciplinary team, and strong interpersonal skills.

Benefits: competitive remuneration, flexible hours, and the ability to work with a talented team.

Social Media/ Marketing Consultant

Ifarada provides anti-oppressive, holistic and trauma-informed care. We recognize and understand how systemic issues can impact our families and ensure to use a culturally-informed approach.

Looking for extra income? Join our team as social media consultant and administrator. Our team is seeking an administrative support program initiatives, staff, and the community.

Position Details:

Develop social media presence for a youth engagement program, promote youth advocacy and awareness, and mentorship. Prepare weekly blog posts and special interest items Organize and arrange workshops spaces and locations. Prepare monthly statistics on referrals, media analytics, and engagement in workshops and online. Support staff as needed. Ensure the provision of equitable, respectful, and culturally relevant service

Contract length: 36 months. Expected start date: 2021-09-01Job Types: Contract, Casual; Salary: $14.25-$20.00 per hour

Program Development Staff

We are looking for talented and driven staff team members, registered in school or in students for May to September 2021. This full-time, summer experience program is geared to support our team to develop and facilitate youth programs, to enhance and review our social media and marketing, to contribute to our resource library, and similar activities.

The ideal candidate is a graduate with an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), or enrolled in a College or University program in September 2021. Successful criminal reference check, and three professional references.

Key competencies: ability to use the computer, website development, working with children and youth, understanding families, anti-oppressive practice, program development, working collaboratively with a multi-disciplinary team, and strong interpersonal skills.

Benefits: ability to work from home for 75% of the placement, competitive compensation: $15/hr-$20/hr, webcam and microphone.

Research Development Staff

Ifarada: Centre for Excellence is an innovative organization that is Black-led and operated. Through innovation, we are seeking to emerge as the leader in equity and inclusive practice within our region.

We are looking for talented and driven staff team members, registered in school or in students for May to September 2021. This full-time, summer experience program is geared to support our team to develop online learning courses, to enhance and review our social media and marketing, to contribute to our resource library, and develop a funding profile.

The ideal candidate is a second year or recent graduate enrolled in a College or University program in September 2021. Successful criminal reference check, and three professional references.

Key competencies: ability to use the computer, website development, working with children and youth, understanding families, anti-oppressive practice, program development, working collaboratively with a multi-disciplinary team, and strong interpersonal skills.

Benefits: ability to work from home for 100% of the placement, competitive compensation: $15/hr-$20/hr, webcam and microphone.

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Ongoing Volunteer and Placement Opportunities

College Placements

Looking for a placement for your diploma program? Our placement program is individualized, and geared to meet your learning goals. We accept 5 placements per term.

University Placement

University undergrad, post graduate and graduate placement students are welcomed to apply for a client-focused, treatment and culturally informed placement with Ifarada.

Board Members

We are always seeking Board Members to join our team on a volunteer basis. Board meetings occur annually, with regular updates. Board members can choose to become actively involved in activities.

Contact Us

208-157 Harwood Avenue North
Ajax, ON L1Z 0B8
CANADA
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