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Canada Summer Jobs - SCAN Community Animator Scarborough-Centre

Job Type: 
Part Time
Pay Rate: 
Application Deadline: 
Thursday 23 May 2019



Canada Summer Jobs - 2019

Scarborough Civic Action Network (SCAN) Community Animator Scarborough-Centre

Position Type: Contract 12 weeks, 31 hours a week (Monday-Friday)

Pay rate: $14.00/hr

Positions to be filled: 1

Application Deadline: May 23, 2019

Contract: June 10 – August 31, 2019

Reports to Civic Projects & SCAN Coordinator



Agincourt Community Services Association (ACSA) is a non-profit, multi-service agency addressing the needs and empowering underserved communities in Scarborough to build a better tomorrow. Trusteed by ACSA, the Scarborough Civic Action Network (SCAN) is a non-partisan, community-driven network whose aim is to help mobilize a civic voice for Scarborough, one that is inclusive of marginalized and underrepresented communities and reflective of the diversity of community members who live here. SCAN is comprised of community-serving agencies across Scarborough along with neighbourhood groups and resident leaders. SCAN is governed by its issue-focused action mandate which is shaped by broad community input.


SCAN is seeking to hire 1 Community Assistant to support community civic engagement in neighbourhoods across Scarborough and to carry out its community summit survey and enlist community members.



  • Assist with development and implementation of effective community outreach strategies and support building connections with diverse communities and stakeholders throughout Scarborough in order to conduct community summit survey and sign people up for SCAN membership
  • Report regularly to SCAN Coordinator
  • Other duties as required by project goals


To be eligible, participants must:

  • be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment;
  • be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment; and,
  • have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations.



  • Experience working or volunteering at a community-based organization in Scarborough
  • Working knowledge of good community engagement practices
  • General knowledge of best practices for civic engagement in Scarborough 
  • Reliable, adaptive and good at building relationships with diverse communities
  • Ability to translate spoken and written English to Tamil, Arabic, Chinese, Bengali, Urdu, Farsi, Tagalog or Gujarati an asset
  • Basic computer literacy


Interested applicants are requested to quote SCAN Community Assistant (Sc-Centre) in the subject line of their email.


Closing date: May 23, 2019


Apply to


No phone calls please.


ACSA is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and/or persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression.


We thank all applicants for their interest in the position. However, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for an interview. 


If you are contacted by ACSA regarding a job opportunity and need accommodation throughout a hiring process, please contact Yelena Galochkina, HR Generalist at This address is for accommodation inquiries ONLY. Job applications sent to it will not be considered.


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