Social Entrepreneur Employment Opportunities
Tewatohnhi’saktha is Kahnawà:ke’s Economic Development Commission, and we are implementing a new project to develop social enterprises and social entrepreneurs in Kahnawà:ke. We are now looking to hire a dynamic TEAM of Social Entrepreneurs. (10 to 14 positions)
JOB SUMMARY: The Achieving Concrete Essentials Project is seeking enthusiastic, creative, and motivated individuals to join the Achieving Concrete Essentials (ACE) team. This project will enable the youth of Kahnawà:ke to gain valuable lifelong work and other essential skills to research, plan, and implement Social Enterprises. The Social Entrepreneur will experience essential skill development via customized course modules, and professional support followed by micro business start-ups.
KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES: (include but not limited to) the Social Entrepreneur must offer the willingness to be guided, advised, and directed in learning and planning social enterprises, and in implementing a social enterprise start-up. Must be willing to be a team player.
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: (include but not limited to) Learning and practicing skills related to business planning and operations, Microsoft Office, personal and financial organization. Learning and practicing good teamwork, oral and written communication, and customer service. Conducting research and developing microbusinesses to support social enterprise in Kahnawà:ke. Working in a social enterprise (requirements will vary.)
Duration: July 2, 2019 – December 13, 2019 (24 weeks with a possibility of extension)
Salary: Entry level is $12.50 per hour ($468.75 per week)
Work schedule: A normal work week is 37.5 hours; possibility of work in evenings and on weekends
Deadline: 4:00 pm on Friday May 31, 2019
Education and High School and/or Post-Secondary Diploma
Experience Candidates may also be considered with one (1) to two (2) years work experience.
Requirements: To apply, applicants must be 18+ yrs.
To apply for this position, please provide a complete Application Package which includes:
- A completed Application Checklist Form (available at Tewatohnhi’saktha)
- An up-to-date Résumé and Letter of Intent
- A completed Consent and Privacy Waiver (available at Tewatohnhi’sáktha – bring one valid photo I.D. to be copied and attached to the waiver)
- A Signed Confidentiality Agreement
- The telephone contact information of two professional references
Pick up application package at Tewatohnhi’saktha or request one at firstname.lastname@example.org
Application documents can be dropped off at Tewatohnhi’saktha addressed to Charles Taylor, ACE Program Administrative and Financial Assistant or emailed to email@example.com.
For any inquiries regarding this position, please contact Cheryl Lahache, ACE Program Facilitator at (450) 638-4280 extension 258.
A copy of the job description is available on our website at www.tewa.ca/jobs
This position is made possible through a partnership between Tewatohnhi’saktha, Employment and Service Development Canada, and the Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke.