KWIC Resource Centre Assistant

(Kawartha World Issues Centre)

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Position ID: V-PET0027 Last Modified: 24 Mar 2015 Last Full Update: 16 Mar 2015
Opportunity Details
ContactJulie Cosgrove, Executive Director, Kawartha World Issues Centre; Phone: 705-748-1680; Email:
DutiesWorking with a dynamic small staff and volunteer team, you will have many opportunities to be involved with the Centre, from database management to promotion to planning special events for the centre, depending on your skills and interests.
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BenefitsA great space with opportunities to meet interesting people, discuss pertinent global issues, participate in ongoing workshops and events if desired, while gaining valuable volunteer experience with a local not-for-profit organization.
ClientsCommunity members and students interested in community development, world issues and their local connections.
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Areas of InterestCommunity Outreach ; Event Coordination & Support ; Library Services ; Marketing & Promotions ; Office Administration ; Program Coordination / Support ; Research / Evaluation
Skills/ExperiencePunctual and personable with an eye for detail, and an ability to work independently.  
Knowledge of Library cataloguing systems and/or Internet search skills helpful for cataloguing. Training provided. 
Event planning and promotion experience helpful if interested in special events and helping to raise awareness about the Centre, but not essential!
Commitment LengthShort or Long Term: flexible
Interaction LevelOne-on-one - with opportunities for small group organizing and training and to participate in KWIC education programs and activities.
Minimum Hours3 / Month
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon 
Flexible times during normal office hours, weekdays. Some cataloguing can be done from a home work station.
SeasonsSeptember to June.
Number of PositionsPeterborough: 3 individual(s) 
3 individual(s) needed in total.
CostFree. Opportunity to become a member.
Police CheckNot Required
Additional RequirementsParking costs if needed (Trent visitor parking: $1/hour).
Liability InsuranceAvailable
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Organization NameKawartha World Issues Centre
Office Phone705-748-1680
Address & Map
Trent University
1600 West Bank Dr, Environmental Sciences Centre, Room B101, East Bank
Peterborough, ON K9J 7B8
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Mailing AddressPO Box 895 
Peterborough, ON K9J 7A2