Recruiting for A Summer Student

May 4, 2017

Call for applications for one Summer Student position.

Location: Burnaby

Position: Summer Student Posting for Homeless – Outreach Resource Centre and Event Support

Tasks and Responsibilities:

Weekly coordination of donations for distribution to persons homeless or living in extreme poverty

(donations will be distributed at the Outreach Resource Centre)

Assisting at the Outreach Resource Centre one morning per week

Organize special events including:

  • Summer BBQ, ( including games, activities, food, distribution of donations)
  • Event Displays ( including collection and sorting of giveaways, working with a committee to create an educational game and theme related artistic displays  e.: Canada Day, City Fair)                                             


The successful student will report directly to the Society Coordinator – In person/email/weekly meetings. Position also involves teamwork with volunteers and committees working within established goals and timelines. Mentorship is via Supervisor/ Society expertise re homelessness, communication, collaboration, problem solving, and strategic approaches to moving towards solutions.

Qualifications Required:

  • This position is career related work experience for a post-secondary student and is relevant to a variety of Education fields including: Psychology, Social Work, Communications
  • Applicant will demonstrate interest/experience working with homeless or at risk populations
  • Valid BC driver’s license and regular access to a vehicle is mandatory
  • Applicant will demonstrate commitment to collaborative teamwork, transparent communication and time management

Hours:  35 Hours per week

Salary: $11.10 per hour

Duration:  9 Weeks – Start date May 15- July 14, 2017

Interested applicants please email your resume and cover letter to or mail to:

Wanda Mulholland Society Coordinator

The Society To End Homelessness In Burnaby

PO Box 54662

Highgate PO,

Burnaby, British Columbia

V5E 4J6

Phone 604 317-8114

Deadline for applications is 4:00 pm on Thursday May 4, 2017