Make a difference
Do you want all persons in Toronto to have the opportunity to thrive? If working in a collaborative environment and feeling like you contribute to the greater good is where you see yourself, you may want to consider working with Toronto Community Housing!
Toronto Community Housing’s Second Career Internship Program was created to test experiences, to allow Interns to meet professionals in different fields, and develop experience for adults seeking entry into a new career avenue.
Internships and training opportunities provided by Toronto Community Housing will enable Interns to develop skills and interests through meaningful opportunities that may lead to careers providing financial stability and ongoing professional development.
Are you interested in joining a team that is responsible for Recruitment, supporting the business needs of Canada’s largest social housing provider?
If so, Toronto Community Housing is the place for you! As the Intern on the Talent Acquisition team you’ll have the chance to assist the Recruitment Specialists and Coordinators in providing recruitment services to the hiring managers of TCHC.
In addition, the Intern will gain hands on experience with all parts of the full recruitment cycle, including consultation, administration, and other support services (i.
e. creating job requisitions, screening applications, interview / assessment creation, interview / assessment scheduling, interviewing, reference check, employee on-boarding, filing and other administrative tasks).
What you’ll do
Liaise with other divisions within the organization and potentially external partners helping to coordinate data management, administration, outreach / community materials, events, and local initiatives
Support the planning and coordination of events, implementation and promotion of programs or initiatives, trainings or meetings
Develop and distribute promotional materials
Liaise with relevant business units, community partners, agencies, stakeholders or clients of assigned business unit
Support teams to monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of programs or projects
Collect and complete administrative forms, reports, evaluation tools and statistical information, as necessary
Perform administrative duties including data entry, creating correspondence, taking notes, etc. as required
Conduct outreach activities to establish contact with tenants or stakeholders for relevant business unit activities
Complete progress reports bi-weekly and a final report at the end of the work term
Other related duties as assigned
What you’ll need
Ontario Secondary School Diploma (or equivalent) or College, University degree (within the last year)
Demonstrated knowledge, experience and / or academic background in working with TCH tenants
Experience with program planning, implementation, evaluation and / or project management
Strong interpersonal skills
Be proactive and ready to lead initiatives where requested
Show a demonstrated commitment or interest in social housing, or effecting positive change in TCHC’s communities across the city
Strong written, verbal communication and organizational skills
Independent research skills
Developed understanding of local and provincial housing policies considered an asset
Strong organizational and strategic thinking skills
Capable of taking responsibility and showing initiative in a fast-paced environment
Strong presentation skills
Experience with Microsoft Office Suite