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Job Opportunity - PAID INTERNSHIP - Youth and Mentorship Coordinator (Job 2016-3)

Contract: 1 year with opportunity for renewal (PENDING FUNDING APPROVAL)

The Business Centre Nipissing Parry Sound assists in the start-up and expansion of new and existing businesses in the Districts of Nipissing and Parry Sound. TBC provides business consulting services; information concerning market research, business planning, management, marketing, technology and financing; entrepreneurship development workshops; and youth programming.

The position:
The Youth & Mentorship Coordinator in an integral part of The Business Centre team. Youth Programs: The Coordinator is active in the region’s high schools and post-secondary institutions promoting programs that encourage entrepreneurship as a future career. Regular activities include classroom presentations, planning and delivery of youth events and coordination of the Summer Company program. Mentorship Program: The Coordinator recruits and trains mentors and promotes programming throughout the region.

Do you have what it takes?
Solid communications skills – oral and written
The ability to confidently deliver presentations
Wizardly skills in MS Office, including Publisher
The ability to effectively manage your time and coordinate multiple projects
A strong desire to learn
Possess a valid Ontario Driver’s License
Bilingualism considered an asset
Satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Criminal Police Check

Qualifications:
You must have graduated within the last three years from an accredited college or university and hold a post-secondary degree or diploma from a business program
The position must be your first full-time employment in your field of study
You must be legally entitled to work in Canada

What we offer:
Sow the seeds of entrepreneurial dreams
Network with the business community
Be part of a supportive team in a collaborative culture
Grow your credentials – we pay tuition, travel and accommodation costs for you to participate in Year 1 of the EDAC Certification Program at the University of Waterloo
Earnings of $35,000/year

Application Instructions:
Applications will be accepted until 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, December 15, 2016.
Forward your confidential resume, along with a covering letter quoting job number 2016-3, to:

The Business Centre Nipissing Parry Sound Inc.
200 McIntyre Street East, P.O. Box 360, North Bay, ON P1B 8H8
Email: denise.sherritt@thebusinesscentre-nps.com

While we appreciate the interest of all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Exploring Entrepreneurship for Women

North Bay starts February 14, 2017
Contact Jennifer Nickerson:
Jennifer.nickerson@thebusinesscentre-nps.com or 1-800-465-1882 x 2523
For more information on this program please see "Programs" under the "About" tab.

Exploring Entrepreneurship for Women supports low income women who are seeking to start their own business with:
- Business Skills Development
- Financial Literacy Training
- Entrepreneurial Mentorship
- Access to Funding

Parry Sound District News & Events

Time is Money - Digital Solutions for Streamlining Day-to-Day Operations

Keynote Speaker - Jade Nighbor of 9 Lives Design
December 6th, 2016
9:00am to 3:00pm
at the Canadore Collage West Parry Sound Campus
$15 for Chamber Members, $20 for Non-Members
(Includes Breakfast & Lunch)

Will include:
- Workshops
- Peer Expert Panel

For more details and to register:
parrysoundchamber.ca or 705-746-4213

Exploring Entrepreneurship for Women

Program intake starts January 16th, 2017
Contact Henning Golle:
henning.golle@thebusinesscentre-nps.com or 705-746-5892 / 1-800-465-1882 x2523
For more information on this program please see "Programs" under the "About" tab.

Exploring Entrepreneurship for Women supports low income women who are seeking to start their own business with:
- Business Skills Development
- Financial Literacy Training
- Entrepreneurial Mentorship
- Access to Funding

Client Events

Mentorship Program - growing business together