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posted 13 May 2003 04:08 PM      Profile for scrabble     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Posting - Young Workers’ Advocate

Temporary position: June 9 to August 15, 2003 inclusive.

Tasks and Responsibilities
 Identification of businesses and industries that hire predominately or a large number of young workers.
 Inform, educate, and generally promote awareness among young workers of their statutory rights in the workplace; human rights laws that prohibit discrimination and sexual harassment, worker rights under employment standards and labour legislation, workplace health and safety regulations.
 Communicate with young workers by providing written materials, meeting with individuals and groups of workers, telephone, and by internet. Liaise with representative bodies such as student organizations.
 Become knowledgeable of workplace rights, respond to queries and requests for information and assistance. Identify problems and refer individuals or groups to the appropriate authorities or organization for assistance.
 Maintain a record of results, responses, and course of action taken to assist young workers with workplace rights.

Qualifications and Skills
 Applicants must be between the age of 16 and 30 years old, have been enrolled in full time studies and are going back to full time studies in the Fall.
 Enrolled in college or university. Prefer: first, second, or third year student with an interest in civil or labour law, social sciences, political science, or labour studies.
 Good literacy skills, ability to speak in public, and communicate with young workers. Friendly disposition and ability to get along with others.
 Committed to the philosophy and ideals of the labour movement, desire to assist others with their democratic and legal rights, and to help young workers improve their workplace environment.
 Responsible, conscientious, dedicated, and able to produce results with limited supervision.
 Computer and keyboarding.

Work Area: Greater Vancouver – bus pass provided.

Pay and Benefits:
$16.00 per hour based on 32 hours per week – normally Monday to Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., but flexible hours may be required.

Please send your resume to: Attention: Roberta McCann
The Communications, Energy and Paperworkers’ Union
540-1199 West Pender Street, Vancouver, BC V6E 2R1

Deadline for applications is Wednesday, May 21, 2003.

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posted 13 May 2003 05:14 PM      Profile for DrConway     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Agh! If only I hadn't decided to be a lab assistant instead...
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