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by Nahannee ~ August 26th, 2013. Filed under: Home.

Aboriginal eMentoring BC Project Worker (to be filled immediately)



eMentoring is a four year project funded by Canadian Institutes of Health Research. The aim is to encourage Aboriginal students to stay in school and consider choosing a path towards university/college.


Job Summary

eMentoring is recruiting a project worker to help with various tasks related to program implementation and research. Supervision will be provided by eMentoring project staff. This is a temporary part-time student position with flexible hours of up to 15 hours a week at $15.00 per hour. Some evening and weekend work may be required.  Appointees will be required to commit to a minimum of 4 months of work until December 31st, 2013. There is a possibility of ongoing work in 2014.



General Administration

  • Filing and scanning mentee and mentor applications onto the Shared-Drive
  • Enter mentee and mentor applications into Database
  • Follow up on Mentor 1 year Agreement Forms

Intake & Research

  • Follow up on missing documentation and Consent Forms
  • Assemble and  mail mentee orientation packages and mentor training packages
  • Perform screening/interview phone calls for mentees
  • Perform parent/caregiver survey phone interviews


  • Assist Intake Coordinator check-ins with “independent” mentees throughout the year

Public Relations

  • Update and enter new content on website and/or other social media platforms
  • Draft articles for newsletters
  • Update and maintain recruitment materials
  • Design and coordinate the creation of promotional materials
  • Distribute promotional flyers and invitations for Open House
  • Attend events such as Mentor Training and Open House
  • Assist with the creation of master distribution list for promotional packages
  • Print and mail promotional packages

To apply

Please email  résumé to olga.b@ubc.ca by September 9, 2013 at 5pm. We thank all applicants for their interest and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply. We especially welcome applications from Aboriginal persons, members of visible minority groups, women, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities. Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. Preference will be given to individuals with experience and/or strong working knowledge of Aboriginal health, context, and culture. A criminal record check is required.

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