Position Type: 2-month contract in collaboration with Canada Summer Jobs with possibility of extension
Founded in 2004, Jake’s House is a Provincially and Federally funded Canadian charity with a mission to provide meaningful support to families living with autism across the country. Recognizing that more than any other single issue, families dealing with autism need a community, Jake’s House is committed to growing a strong network of people who understand and care - a family, determined to provide tangible solutions at every stage of life.
Specifically, Jake’s House supports individuals on the spectrum throughout their lifespans through four core initiatives: 1) Jake’s House Annual Holiday Parties, a 15-year tradition of bringing families together for a welcoming, fun and festive celebration; 2) Legends Mentoring Program, themed group mentoring workshops that provide youth with opportunities to learn skills, socialize and make friends; 3) Jake’s House Employment Mentoring, a program that supports the integration of young adults into the workforce; and 4) inclusive housing solutions, designed to address the growing housing gap in the autism community, giving more aging adults a place to call home.
The ideal candidate will be working with a dynamic, fast-growing organization, collaborating with a passionate, dedicated team.
Jake’s House is looking for a Digital Media Relations Coordinator responsible for managing all social media communications to attract and interact with virtual communities and network users. The successful candidate will combine marketing and social media management skills to architect and enhance our social media presence, including interacting with the community, promoting engaging content, and managing innovative email marketing campaigns. The ideal candidate is energetic, self-motivated and eager to learn and grow with a fast-paced organization.
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At Jake’s House we are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religious beliefs, colour, gender, sexual orientation, physical disability, mental disability, ancestry, place of origin, age, marital status, source of income or family status. At Jake’s House we celebrate and support differences and diversity, for the benefit of our employees, our services, and our community.
Jake’s House is committed to providing a barrier-free work environment in concert with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. As such, Jake’s House will make accommodations available to applicants with disabilities upon request during the hiring process.
Job Types: Full-time, Contract