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Posted: Friday, June 21, 2024
R&D Associate/R&D Assistant
 
What is the Boomerang-o-vation program?
A prestigious innovation talent development program providing a select group of college and university graduates from the Atlantic provinces the unique opportunity to develop innovation skills through paid R&D Associate/R&D Assistant externships at Tech-Access Canada's Technology Access Centres (TAC) across Canada, followed by paid internships at Atlantic SMEs.

Leading Edge - Paid Externship at a TAC
We are looking for 10 recent graduates from colleges and universities in the Atlantic region to be selected to complete a 6-12-month paid externship at a TAC as a Research Assistant or Research Associate acquiring innovation skills and participating in multiple applied research projects with SMEs from the TAC's region. You will enjoy a supporting role as part of the multi-disciplinary TAC team where you will contribute your unique expertise to approximately 20 different real-world projects.

Trailing Edge - Paid Internship at an Atlantic Region Small or Medium Sized Enterprise (SME)
After your tenure with the TAC, you'll return to your home region where you will spend an additional 6-12 months at a host company to transfer the innovation expertise acquired in the previous paid internship as a Research Assistant or Research Associate to make the SME more innovative and productive. At the SMEs, you will help support company-focused innovation challenges, lead technology adoption and R&D activities, and help increase competitiveness of the participating companies.

What is a Technology Access Centre (TAC)?
TACs are nationally recognized applied R&D centres operating exclusively at selected colleges and cégeps. TACs work with 5,000 companies each year.
 
To participate, you must agree to the terms and conditions of the program including:
  • Committing to complete both the paid externship at a TAC and a paid internship at a SME in the Atlantic region.
  • You must have completed your studies at one of the public colleges or universities in the Atlantic region colleges within the last two years.
  • You must be 45 years of age or younger as of the application deadline.
 
For complete program, eligibility & application details, please visit: https://boomerangovation.ca/
 
If you have any questions, please e-mail Laura at boomerangovation@tech-access.ca
 
Posted: Monday, June 17, 2024
Dara Counseling and Wellness is Looking for an energetic and organized person to join a small but busy counselling group practice in St. John’s.  Person must be able to work independently and as part of a team. This is a mostly hybrid position with office time occasionally. Person must be comfortable with deadlines and respect confidentiality of clients. 

Hourly rate is $22.00 

Suitable person would have experience in - 

• medical record administration
• word
• excel
• google docs. 

Preference to those who also have skill set with social media, and Canva. 

Few hours to start and could lead to more hours for the right person. Open to contract workers or becoming an employee.

Duties  include – 
• Helping with billing.
• Following up with clients as needed.
• Social media posts
• Other administrative duties as required. 
• Bookings 

For more information or to submit a resume, please contact Nancy at nancy@daracounselling.ca 
Posted: Monday, June 10, 2024
Job Posting - Building Conservation Intern $21/hr

Heritage NL is seeking a qualified individual passionate about heritage carpentry or conservation for the position of Building Conservation Intern. Work will include assisting Heritage NL staff and workshop leaders on providing technical workshops on the repair and restoration of wooden windows and other conservation skills, helping provide workshops on Standards and Guidelines, preparing a written report on the benefits of window restoration over replacement, and assisting with assessments of historic properties in the field.

Requirements: A certificate of completion, diploma, or degree in heritage conservation, heritage carpentry or masonry; or certification as an apprentice carpenter; or practical experience in building trades with an interest in heritage restoration or conservation.

Apply online through the Young Canada Works website:
https://young-canada-works.canada.ca/Opportunity/ProjectDetails?projectId=19530
Posted: Friday, June 7, 2024
Woody Island Resort

Looking for a part time student to work in our office in Mount Pearl, 20/25 hours per week.

The successful applicant will be require to answer phones, answer e mails and other sundry duties.
The salary is $ 16.25 per hour including vacation pay. The job will commence around the last week of June and go until approximately the last week of August.

Please contact info@woodyi.com for further details. 
Posted: Friday, June 7, 2024
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY 
Conservation Corps NL   
In partnership with the  
Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society
(Location: Remote) 

Internship Position: Environmental Communications Campaigner
CPAWS-NL’s mission is to promote the systematic establishment of new terrestrial and marine protected areas and to foster effective governance of existing parks, protected reserves and wilderness areas in the province. For the benefit of present and future generations, we envision the establishment of a representative system of terrestrial and marine protected areas that incorporates the ecological, social and economic values of local communities and recognizes the importance of protected areas and wilderness in ecosystems governance and planning.

The Environmental Communications campaigner will assume a pivotal role in a project aimed at heightening environmental consciousness, championing conservation efforts, that can influence environmental change and perceptions through crafted messages and techniques. The campaigner will produce press releases, articles, social media posts, and educational materials tailored to various audiences, ensuring accessibility to environmental topics. This includes but is not limited to website content, newsletters, and social media updates. Through the coordination of events, workshops, and campaigns, the campaigner will foster awareness, educate communities, and rally support for environmental endeavors, catalyzing proactive engagement. In essence, the campaigner will shape public perceptions, stimulate dialogue, and galvanize action concerning environmental matters, thereby making significant contributions to conservation and sustainability objectives.

Activities and responsibilities will include:
? Design and implement social and digital media strategies aligning with CPAWS NL priorities and goals. 
? Manage CPAWS NL social media platforms, including development of original content for Facebook, X, and Instagram. 
? Craft compelling infographics and videos/reels for social media distribution using Canva. 
? Review current website content for accuracy and consistency and identify changes. 
? Develop new content for our website. 
? Assist with planning, communications, and logistics for community events (includes travel?) 
? Support CPAWS with other duties as required

Position is for 12 weeks with tentative start date of  June 24, 2024
Rate of pay: $19.00/hr for 35 hours per week 
Minimum Qualifications
? Completed or working towards a bachelor’s degree in natural resources, biology, conservation, or communications field, or equivalent education and/or experience. 
? Computer skills that include Microsoft Office suite of programs 
? Exemplary written and oral communication skills 
? Access to own laptop and home office with internet is required
? Access to a vehicle with proper insurance is necessary for the position. Travel will be reimbursed when required to travel for work purposes.
? Ability to work independently, manage multiple projects simultaneously, and meet deadlines.
? Strong work ethic, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills
? Passion for environmental conservation and sustainability.
Desired Qualifications
? Proficiency in using WordPress to manage websites 
? Experience in web design 
? Experience using Canva 
? Experience Videography/ Photography and editing
                                                                     Application Information
PLEASE SUBMIT RESUME, COVER LETTER AND 3 REFERENCES TO ONE OF THE FOLLOWING

Email: applications@ccnl.ca
Mail: Suite 100, 10 Austin St, St. John’s, NL, A1B  4C2 
Fax: 709-729-7279 

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS: June 16, 2024

         For more information please go to www.ccnl.ca or contact Shelby Beals at sbeals@ccnl.ca 



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