Homelessness / Housing

OVERNIGHT RESIDENTIAL WORKER (AWAKE)

Employer: 
Griffin Centre
Pay Type: 
Position type: 
Full-time
Application deadline: 
Friday, October 09, 2015
Contact name: 
Email: 

please see attached for full job posting

YMCA Youth Job Connection

Date(s): 
Thu, 10/01/2015 - 09:00
Contact name: 
Youth Job Connection

Starting in October 2015, the Etobicoke Albion Road YMCA Youth Job Connection Program will provide youth between 15 and 29 who are not in work, school or training with:

·         a minimum 60 hours of paid training to prepare them for the workplace

·         job matching and paid work placements of up to six months, with support and incentives for employers

·         mentorship, coaching and help with school and work transitions after the program ends.

On my own: Youth checklist

Source: 

On my own: Youth checklist

One of the legal health checks provided by the Canadian Bar
Association, this checklist has quick information on these topics
especially of interest to youth, and ways to find out more:

Weave Info Session (SKETCH Program)

Date(s): 
Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Sep 08 2015.
Thu, 09/03/2015 - 18:00 to 21:00
Tue, 09/08/2015 - 18:00 to 21:00

SKETCH Fall program Weave is looking for LGBTQ and ally youth who have an interest or experience in fibre arts or interested in making art in the community.

Are you a young artist wanting to learn more about facilitation and fibre arts?  

Join weave for an opportunity to connect with other young LGBTQ artists and gain facilitation skills! Learn more about fibre arts such as; weaving, felting and hair braiding while gaining entrepreneurship and facilitation skills. 

The 360 Project: Addressing Racism in Toronto

Source: 
Urban Alliance on Race Relations

Addressing the Discrimination Experienced by Somali Canadians and Racialized LGBTQ Homeless Youth in Toronto is a study that focused on two highly vulnerable and marginalized groups in Toronto: the Somali Canadian community and racialized LGBTQ persons who are homeless. The study was conducted by the Urban Alliance on Race Relations (UARR) in collaboration with the Diversity Institute at Ryerson University from July, 2013 to July, 2014. This project was generously supported with funding from Mitacs Accelerate.

JOURNEYS TO SUCCESS: MEN'S EDITION

Date(s): 
Sun, 07/26/2015 - 16:30

Hello All:

Please share with residents and interested partners. Toronto Community Housing is hosting its first Journeys to Success Celebration dinner for men. This annual event is about educating, inspiring and empowering men to be leaders and positive agents of change in their communities.

Question: My apartment is too hot. Do I have a legal right to air conditioning?

Source: 
Your Legal Rights

 

Answer: 
Keeping cool at home can become a challenge at least on some days and in some parts of Ontario. Excessive heat is not just a matter of comfort but can be a danger to people's health and even their lives.

Follow the link to find out more about some of the legal issues that tenants can face when trying to stay cool.

 

Income Security /Health Promoter

Employer: 
St. Michael’s Family Health Team
Pay Type: 
Position type: 
Full-time
Application deadline: 
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Contact name: 
Email: 

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