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Work @ Calumet & Stong Colleges

Vision: Inspiring learning, leadership and citizenship.

Mission: A college community committed to an engaged student experience through high-quality and collaborative academic support, leadership development and recognition of achievement.

Values: Student-centric, Collaborative, Mentorship, Engagement, Bold

Calumet and Stong Colleges' Strategic Plan: https://www.yorku.ca/colleges/ccsc/calumet-stong-colleges-strategic-plan/

Calumet and Stong Colleges are hiring students for 2022-2023!

Positions are available for Summer (May-August) and Fall/Winter (September – April) academic terms

Thank you for joining us for the Calumet and Stong Colleges Job Fair.

If you have questions about available CCSC Work/Study positions please contact scchelp@yorku.ca

  • Current undergraduate York student (we encourage applicants from diverse programs of study)
  • Experience and familiarity with York (Keele) campus life
  • Student must be in good academic standing
  • Preference will be given to students with experience and involvement with the specific Student Success program
  • Meets eligibility criteria for a Work Study (WS) position (https://sfs.yorku.ca/work-study-programs
  • Preference will be given to students who have completed Calumet & Stong Colleges’ Foundational Peer Leadership Training (FPLT)
  • Preference will be given to students who are actively engaged in the Calumet & Stong Colleges’ community

Student employees will have opportunities to develop and enhance specific skills in the following competencies:

  1. Communication
  2. Interpersonal Connections
  3. Personal Success
  4. Social Responsibility and Community Engagement
  5. Knowledge Acquisition and Application
  6. Critical Thinking & Problem Solving

As part of your work study experience, you will be asked to participate in Becoming YU – a program designed to support students in creating meaningful goals and objectives, recognize the value of your experiences, identify the leadership and career competencies you gain through these experiences and confidently articulate your skills and experiences, whether it’s for a future job or further education opportunity.  Throughout your Work Study experience you will have the opportunity to meet regularly with your coach to set goals and objectives, report and reflect on your progress and receive valuable feedback.

Orientation and Training and Ongoing Professional Development:

Students receive mandatory training (WHMIS & AODA), along with an office orientation and thorough review of the Calumet & Stong Colleges’ Work Study Handbook

Feedback, Ongoing Support and Reflection:

  • Student employees will have regular contact with their supervisor through one-on-one instruction and discussion in person and by email
  • All student employees will be asked to participate in a self-assessment and performance review process with their supervisor each term. In addition, the supervisor provides feedback during regularly scheduled meetings as challenges and successes arise

Networking and Mentorship Opportunities:

  • Opportunity to work alongside professional staff of the Calumet & Stong Colleges’ Offices and  the Faculty of Health Office of Student Academic Services (HH/OSAS)
  • Opportunity to work with a vibrant, diverse and engaged team of York students, staff and faculty, and with leaders/activists in the community
  • Opportunity to establish lasting relationships with student leaders and student groups across York University
  • Opportunity to learn about, participate, and volunteer in other York activities and events

Personal and Professional Development, Classroom and Workplace Competencies:

  • Exposure to and experience within a professional office environment
  • Experience working with the York community and developing self-reflection, goal-setting, interpersonal, communication, public speaking, and presentation skills
  • Enhanced academic success skills to complement classroom learning (e.g. improved ability to deliver classroom presentations and communicate academic ideas in a thoughtful and eloquent manner while providing articulate and carefully considered responses to difficult questions).
  • Enhanced intercultural communication skills and awareness
  • Enhanced leadership and collaboration skills
  • Increased knowledge of campus resources
  • Further development of effective time and workflow management skills
  • Development of comprehensive skills in event planning and management, including project planning, communicating with partners, developing and meeting timelines, respecting deadlines, promotions, communicating with participants, and providing onsite supervision and trouble-shooting during events
  • Developing the ability to identify and articulate one’s own learning, through reflections, feedback and meetings with team and supervisor
  • Further development of independence and self-reliance, including problem-solving

All applications are due by Thursday, February 17, 2022 at 11:59pm

(PLEASE NOTE: PASS Leaders are invited to submit their applications and this deadline does not apply.)

The selection and interview process for SU22 positions will run concurrently with the selection process for FW22 positions, however offers for FW22 positions will be made later in the summer. 

Only successful candidates will be invited to interview. Interviews will be scheduled in mid to late February, 2022.

To apply for a CCSC Work/Study position please visit https://tinyurl.com/CCSCWS22 to access the online application form.  Please include the following in your application in ONE pdf file in the following order:

  1. Cover letter explaining your interest in this position(s) you are applying for (you can apply for more than one position), and addressing the following points (maximum 500 words; font Calibri 12 pt):
    • What skills/strengths/traits you have to make you an ideal Work/Study student
    • Why your strengths would make you a suitable candidate for the role
    • What you anticipate to gain from being a Work/Study student
  2. Resume (Maximum TWO pages, font Calibri 12 pt)
  3. List two of your references (font Calibri 12 pt). Please include the following for each of your referees:
    • Name
    • Surname
    • Organization
    • Relationship to you
    • Phone Number
    • Email Address
  4. Chart of Involvement with Calumet and/or Stong Colleges. This is a list of your activities with the Colleges and dates

PLEASE NOTE: For Coordinator, Design, Communications, & Marketing applicants ONLY - you MUST also submit a portfolio.

  • The Student Financial Profile is currently not open for the 2022 Summer term.  Please visit the following website frequently sfs.yorku.ca/aid/sfp and fill out the form once it is available. 
  • Foundational Peer Leadership Training (FPLT), if not already completed - upcoming dates TBA
  • Summer 2022 Work Study Orientation – late April/early May 2022, date TBA
  • Summer Work Hours Begin – May 2022, date TBA
  • The Student Financial Profile is currently not open for the 2022 FW term. Please visit the following website frequently sfs.yorku.ca/aid/sfp and fill out the form once it is available. 
  • Foundational Peer Leadership Training (FPLT), if not already completed - upcoming dates TBA
  • Fall/Winter 2022 Work Study Orientation – late August/early September, date TBA
  • Fall/Winter Work Hours Begin – September 2022, date TBA

SUMMER 2022 - Student Employment Opportunities

FALL/WINTER 2022-2023 - Student Employment Opportunities

Please note all positions are pending approval!

For information about the Work/Study program at York University please visit: https://sfs.yorku.ca/work-study-programs

For information regarding COVID-19 please visit: https://www.yorku.ca/bettertogether/

For information about developing your interviewing skills visit: https://careers.yorku.ca/student_topic/develop-your-interview-skills

Websites: yorku.ca/colleges/calumet OR yorku.ca/colleges/stong

Questions, please email: scchelp@yorku.ca