Recruitment Event: Government & Nonprofit

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Event Format

Date: Sep 17, 2021 (Friday)
Time: 11am - 1pm EST
Location: Online (Zoom meeting)

Agenda
11:00 a.m. Opening remarks and employer presentations
11:40 a.m. Networking in breakout rooms
12:57 p.m. Closing remarks

The event will begin with 3-minute introductory presentations from each employer in the main room.
During networking, each organization will be assigned their own breakout room. You may join as many different breakout rooms as you'd like.

 


Why Attend

  • Connect with 10 employers in a small group setting.
  • Explore a range of available full-time jobs, part-time jobs, summer jobs, internships, and volunteer opportunities offered by government and nonprofit organizations.
  • Have your questions answered by recruiters and hiring managers.
  • Develop your networking skills and build relationships.
  • Receive a preparation guide simply by registering.
  • Opportunity to WIN prizes!

 


Who Can Attend

Open to University of Toronto students and recent graduates from all years and programs of study. Registration is required to receive access link and preparation guide.

 


Participating Employers


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1. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Peel

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Organization Description: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Peel is a mentoring organization for children and youth. Our Mission is to enable life-changing mentoring relationships to ignite the power and potential of young people. Our Vision – All young people realize their full potential. We provide 14 mentoring programs in the community and schools in Peel for children and youth ages 6-17. We recruit, screen, train and match volunteer mentors with youth facing adversity in their lives.

Types of Opportunities: Volunteer

Hiring for: 

  • BIGS on Campus Mentor
    Type of opportunity: Volunteer (remote)
    Duration: Oct-Jun
    Education level: Current student
    Number of positions: 6

  • Black Youth Mentoring Program Mentor
    Type of opportunity: Volunteer (remote)
    Duration: Oct-Apr
    Education level: Current student
    Number of positions: 4-6

  • In-School Mentor
    Type of opportunity: Volunteer (remote)
    Duration: Oct-Apr
    Education level: Current student
    Number of positions: 4

  • Go Girls Mentor
    Type of opportunity: Volunteer (remote)
    Duration: Jan-Apr
    Education level: Current student
    Number of positions: 2

 


 

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2. Community Living Mississauga

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Organization Description: Community Living Mississauga provides a variety of supports and services to people who have an intellectual disability, including residential, employment resources, community engagement, supported independent living, respite, and day programs. Our mission is to provide support to people who have an intellectual disability to ensure their quality of life in the community is meaningfully improved.

Types of Opportunities: Part-Time

Hiring for: 

  • Part-Time Support Assistant
     

  • Part-Time Support Assistant – Respite
     

  • Part-Time Support Assistant – Futures Program
     

  • Part-Time Support Assistant – Community Engagement Resource Initiative
     

 


 

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3. Halton Region

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Organization Description: Halton Region serves more than 595,000 residents throughout Burlington, Halton Hills, Milton and Oakville. We are committed to delivering high-quality programs and services that make Halton a great place to live and work.

Joining Halton Region opens the door to a fulfilling career. Our comprehensive compensation, great benefits and employee recognition program are a few reasons why we are one of the GTA’s Top Employers.

We engage great people who contribute to meaningful work that makes a positive difference in our community. As an employee, you will be part of a progressive, service focused and award-winning employer with a diverse and inclusive work environment. At Halton, you are encouraged to grow and succeed in your career and are recognized for your accomplishments and contributions.

Types of Opportunities: Internship, Full-Time, Summer

Hiring for: 

  • Communications Student
    Type of opportunity: Summer
    Education level: Current student

  • Finance Intern
    Type of opportunity: Internship
    Education level: Current student

  • Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Student
    Type of opportunity: Summer; Internship
    Education level: Current student

  • Indigenous Relations Research Intern
    Type of opportunity: Summer
    Education level: Current student

  • Indigenous Relations Intern
    Type of opportunity: Internship
    Education level: Current student

  • Development Engineering Student
    Type of opportunity: Summer
    Education level: Current student

  • Program Assistant
    Type of opportunity: Full-Time
    Education level: Recent graduate

  • Permit Coordinator
    Type of opportunity: Full-Time
    Education level: Recent graduate (Applied Science or related)


 

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4. Infrastructure Canada

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Organization Description: The key to building Canada for the 21st century is a strategic and collaborative long-term infrastructure plan that builds economically vibrant, strategically planned, sustainable and inclusive communities. Infrastructure Canada works closely with all orders of government and other partners to enable investments in social, green, public transit and other core public infrastructure, as well as trade and transportation infrastructure.

Infrastructure Canada is a Government of Canada department that: provides long-term, predictable support to help Canadians benefit from world-class, modern public infrastructure; makes investments, builds partnerships, develops policies, delivers programs, and fosters knowledge about public infrastructure in Canada; and helps address complex challenges that Canadians face every day—ranging from the rapid growth of our cities, to climate change, and environmental threats to our water and land.

Types of Opportunities: Part-Time, Full-Time

Hiring for: 

  • Various jobs for students and new graduates studying economics, sociology, statistics, finance, HR

 


 

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5. Katimavik

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Organization Description: Pioneering youth empowerment organisation in Canada, Katimavik offers young adults opportunities to gain life skills and work experience while contributing to community development. The word ‘Katimavik’ originates from the Inuktitut language, meaning ‘meeting place.’ Since 1977, Katimavik has brought young adults living in Canada together to learn, to exchange culture and language, and to help build stronger communities across the country. Katimavik aims to help youth become engaged, caring citizens and capable contributors and leaders for a better Canada. We do this through the development of 21st-century skills, experiential learning, and civic engagement.

Types of Opportunities: Volunteer

Hiring for: 

  • Youth Program Lead / Youth Team Faciliator / Project Leader
    Type of opportunity: Full-Time
    Start: Nov 2021
    Education level: Current student; Recent graduate
    Number of positions: 6

  • National Experience Participant
    Type of opportunity: Volunteer
    Duration: 5 months (starting Jan/Jul)
    Education level: Current student
    Number of positions: 132

 


 

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6. Royal Canadian Mounted Police

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Organization Description: The RCMP consists of over 19,000 police officers who, along with civilian employees, make up Canada's national police service. We are unique in that we provide policing services at the international, federal, provincial and municipal levels. We know that diversity in our workforce makes us stronger and we are committed to building a police service that reflects the communities we serve.

As a RCMP police officer, you will work to prevent and solve crime, enforce federal, provincial/territorial, and municipal law, build and maintain relationships with communities, and above all, keep Canadians safe.

The RCMP offers over 150 different types of career opportunities to choose from. Here are just a few of the specializations we offer: General Duty Policing, Indigenous Community Policing; Forensic Identification, Drugs and Organized Crime Investigation, Financial Crime, Emergency Response Team, Integrated Border Enforcement Team, National Security, VIP Protective Service, Police Dog Services, Marine Services, International Peace Operations, Explosives Disposal and many more.

Types of Opportunities: Full-Time

Hiring for: 

  • RCMP Police Officer
    Type of opportunity: Full-Time
    Education level: Current student; Recent graduate 
    Number of positions: 4000 over the next 3 years
    Job description

 


 

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7. Service Canada 

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Organization Description: Service Canada provides Canadians with a single point of access to a wide range of government services and benefits.

Types of Opportunities: Full-Time

Hiring for: 

  • Program Officer
    Education level: Current student; Recent graduate
    Number of positions: TBD

  • Program and Service Delivery Clerk
    Education level: Current student; Recent graduate
    Number of positions: TBD

 


 

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8. Shelter Movers

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Organization Description: Shelter Movers provides moving and storage services at no cost to women and children fleeing abuse. We are the only service of this kind in Canada, and our volunteers are no less exceptional. Every year, in collaboration with community partners, our volunteer teams contribute over 15,000 hours in support of people transitioning to lives free of violence and abuse.

Shelter Movers has been operational since April 2016 and has completed over 2700 moves to date. We are growing and looking to add caring and compassionate people to our volunteer team.

Types of Opportunities: Volunteer

Hiring for: 

  • Move Coordinator
    Type of opportunity: Volunteer (remote)
    Education level: Current student; Recent graduate
    Number of positions: 4
    Job description

  • Mover
    Type of opportunity: Volunteer (in-person)
    Education level: Current student; Recent graduate
    Number of positions: 60
    Job description

  • Driver
    Type of opportunity: Volunteer (in-person)
    Education level: Current student; Recent graduate
    Number of positions: 60
    Job description

 


 

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9. Toronto Police Service

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Organization Description: The Toronto Police Service is the fourth largest municipal police service in North America with over 5500 officers and 2200 civilian support staff.

The Service enjoys a well-earned reputation as a world leader in policing and is committed to excellence, innovation, quality leadership and provides a lifelong commitment to training and education with unlimited advancement opportunities for its members. The Service has been widely recognized as a leader in policing and is committed to providing excellence, innovation and quality leadership to the citizens of Toronto. The Toronto Police Service is able to provide a multitude of advancement opportunities for its uniform and civilian members, with over 180 uniform and over 300 different civilian job opportunities. 

Types of Opportunities: Full-Time

Hiring for: 

  • Various Civilian Roles
     
  • Police Constable

 


 

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10. Youth Challenge International

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Organization Description: For over 30 years, Youth Challenge International has supported and amplified youth-led innovation, both in Canada and around the world. Our climate action, social entrepreneurship, and international internship programs catapult young people into positions of leadership where they can truly prosper. In partnership with municipal leaders, local experts, and community partners, we transform conversations about youth and innovation into real solutions that help young people realize meaningful employment and support their communities.

Types of Opportunities: Internship, Part-Time, Summer, Volunteer

Hiring for: 

  • Innovate ME - International Youth Internship Program
    Type of opportunity: Internship (remote); Summer (remote)
    Duration: 4-months, full-time
    Education level: Current student; Recent graduate
    Job description

  • HerStart Fellowships
    Type of opportunity: Volunteer (remote or international)
    Duration: 4-months, part-time
    Education level: Current student; Recent graduate

  • Youth Climate Leadership Program
    Type of opportunity: Volunteer (remote); Part-Time
    Education level: Current student; Recent graduate
    Number of positions: 50

 


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