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CultureLink / Bike Union Job Opportunity

A new job posting for a full time Newcomer Cycling Outreach Coordinator has been posted:

[via the Bike Union]

We are very excited to announce that the Partnership for Integration and Sustainable Transportation, a joint project of CultureLink and the Toronto Cyclists Union which was recently granted funding by the Ontario Trillium Foundation, is seeking just the right person to take on the full time role of Newcomer Cycling Outreach Coordinator.

The Full job posting can be viewed here – http://www.charityvillage.com/cvnet/viewlisting.aspx?id=205631

Newcomer Cycling Outreach Coordinator
• Full-Time (35-hour week), 36-month Contract

CultureLink is a non-profit, community-based organization committed to the settlement and integration of newcomers in the South-West area of Toronto. The Toronto Cyclists Union is a city-wide, membership-based cycling organization working together with citizens, community groups, bike shops an d the City towards the common goals of ensuring that cycling is a legitimate, accessible, and safe means of transportation.

We are currently seeking a Cycling Outreach Coordinator for 35 hours per week for up to 36 months for our collaborative Partnership for Integration and Sustainable Transportation, funded by the Ontario Trillium Foundation, with a target start date of Mid-January/February 2010. This position will report to the Program Manager of CultureLink, as well as to the Project Steering Committee.

The primary goals of the Partnership project are:
• To promote cycling as a healthy, convenient, economical and legitimate means of transportation among newcomer communities in Toronto
• To promote sustainable green living habits among newcomers as part of green settlement service delivery strategy CultureLink works within an anti-oppression framework and is committed to equity.

The ideal candidate demonstrates a commitment t o the values guiding the work of the project: sustainability, empowerment, equity, inclusion, cultural competence, health and social justice.

This position is remunerated between $23.77 – $25.71 per hour along with comprehensive benefits after 3 months of successful completion of employment.

The deadline for external applicants is Tuesday December 15, 2009 5:00 p.m.

Applications should be addressed electronically to: The Hiring Committee at jobs@culturelink.net

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