Program Assistant for the Languages at Work Program (ENG/FR) (UBC)

The University of British Columbia’s English Language Institute (ELI) is seeking a  Program Assistant for the Languages at Work Program (LAW).

The LAW Program is a joint initiative with the ELI and Young Canada Works that finds and oversees work placements for students enrolled in the Explore Program. The Program Assistant must work closely with the Fédération de la Jeunesse Canadienne-Française (FJCF) to place and monitor Explore students who work in short-term summer positions in the Lower Mainland.

In addition, the selected candidate will also serve as a Residence Advisor (during the 5 weeks of Explore) and Administrative Assistant (as Languages at Work activities wind down).

The successful candidate will also be required to attend a training session in Ottawa in early May at the expense of the Young Canada Works Program. The candidate must also consent to and pass a BC Criminal Record Check.

Job length: 17 weeks, May 2-Sept 2, 2022

Hours per week: 35

Preferred Qualifications

This position is funded by the Young Canada Works (YCW) program. Therefore, the candidate must:

  • Be proficient in both French and English;
  • Be legally entitled to work in Canada;
  • Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or have refugee status in Canada;
  • Be between 19 and 30 years at the start of employment;
  • Be willing to commit to the full duration of the work assignment;

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