CO-OP/ALL CBU STUDENTS – Various Summer Positions, The Elizabeth Fry Society

Requirements

The Elizabeth Fry Society is hiring for 3 positions:

  • Court Worker (Summer Student)
  • Marketing Plan Developer (Summer Student)
  • Residential Counselor (Summer Student)

See below for 3 different job positions

Responsibilities

Court Worker (Summer Student) – 14 weeks/35 hours a week
As a court worker, the student will have an overall responsibility to provide court accompaniment for women and young women being charged in the criminal court, maintain case management and to assist with fundraising for the society. Case management duties require the student to help women fill out legal aid applications, prepare court intakes, identify criminal trends, make referrals to other organizations specific to their needs, and to complete monthly statistical information.
Securing summer employment with the Elizabeth Fry Society of Cape Breton will provide a student in the social science field to gain an understanding of women’s issues in the criminal justice system. Additionally, the student will gain a greater understanding of issues that exist in solving techniques, interpersonal skills, ability to multi-task, the importance of remaining non-judgmental and adhering to the social workers code of ethics.

Marketing Plan Developer (Summer Student)– 11 Weeks/35 hours a week
The Elizabeth Fry Society Marketing Plan Developer will be in charge of writing a formal marketing plan for the Society. The individual must be a university/community college student who has taken marketing courses and/or a student who has an equivalent amount of work experience. Additionally, the individual must have an understanding of the values that the Elizabeth Fry Society is founded upon.
Securing summer employment with the Elizabeth Fry Society of Cape Breton will provide a business student to gain marketing experience and research experience for the non-profit organization. Additionally, the individual will gain knowledge of the community organization, the justice system, problem solving techniques and the importance of remaining non-judgmental and adhering to the social workers code of ethics.

Residential Counselor (Summer Student)- 14 Weeks/35 hours a week
The Elizabeth Fry Society of Cape Breton Satellite Apartment program is a residential facility, which provides 24 hour awake staff. The facility maintains a supportive living environment for women who are experiencing a transition in their lives. As a residential counselor the student will assist staff with the overall responsibility for case management, supervision of the women, program delivery, maintaining adherence to the policies and procedures and ongoing professional development. Case management will involve monitoring the progress of indivual’s goals as they pertain to their personal and correctional plans. This is maintained through case conferencing, goal setting, referrals, ongoing support counselling, advocacy and the up keep of client records and monthly reports.
Securing summer employment with the Elizabeth Fry Society will provide the experience for a student in the Social Science field to gain an understanding of solution focus and feminist behavioral approaches. The student will gain knowledge of community organizations, the referral process, the justice system, problem solving techniques, interpersonal skills, ability to multi task , to function as a team member, the ability to work independently and the importance of remaining non judgmental and adhering to the social workers code of ethics.

Application Details

If you are interested in turning any of these jobs into a Co-op work term course, contact Carly Turnbull: carly_turnbull@cbu.ca

Email All Resumes to: Anne O’Neill Manager of Operations anneoneill@eastlink.ca
Phone with Questions: (902) 539-6165
All Resumes must be submitted by: May 4th, 2018