Are you a young English speaker in Quebec who has had trouble finding and maintaining employment in your region? Do you have ideas on how to improve access to employment services and retention programs for English-speakers? If yes, then we want to hear from you! CBC Quebec, Canadian Heritage and the Quebec Community Groups Network are looking for creative and dynamic participants to work with community organizations during a two-day event in November. The goal? To identify innovative employment solutions for English-speaking young people in Quebec.
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“Frustrés et inquiets pour leur avenir, la moitié des jeunes anglophones du Québec estiment que leurs relations avec les francophones sont conflictuelles, au point où certains décident de quitter la province.”
Sixty per cent of young English-speaking Quebecers say they have considered leaving Quebec according to a new poll conducted by Léger for Journal de Montreal. Nearly half said they feel like relationships with francophones are tense and one out of three respondents believe those relationships will deteriorate. English-speaking youth also believe that Bill 101 should be softened, and they would like to see more bilingual signs and be greeted in both languages.
The Journal de Montréal dedicated much of its weekend editions to news and views about Quebec’s English-speaking minority community:
Bridging the Two Solitudes:
Youth and youth retention:
Bill 101 and “Bonjour, Hi”:
Information Management Support Intern
The QCGN is looking for an Information Management Support Intern to work from May to August of 2011.
Position Summary: Under the direction of the Director of Network Development and Community Support, the Intern will be responsible for coming up with a process to organize and index QCGN documents and records.
Responsibilities will include:
- Assist in the analysis and development of a suitable and effective classifying and filing system for QCGN documents including minutes of board, executive committee and annual general meeting minutes; bylaws and governance documents; consultation and project reports; briefs, speeches and policy documents; press releases and clippings; etc.
- Assist in the implementation of new system;
- Develop a comprehensive and comprehensible user guide or manual for document indexing, filing, and retrieval;
- Provide training and support to staff on use of new system;
- Other projects and duties as appropriate
Requirements and Qualifications:
- Post-secondary studies in CEGEP/junior college in Information and Library Technologies; university level courses in Information Studies, Knowledge Management; or other relevant studies and experience;
- English is essential; bilingual (English/French) highly desirable;
- Proven analytical and problem solving abilities;
- Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment;
- Ability to work both collaboratively and autonomously;
- Flexibility and adaptability;
- Understanding of and commitment to the principles and values of the QCGN.
Candidates must qualify for Young Canada Works program.
For details, and to apply online, go to www.youngcanadaworks.ca/index-eng.