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Reference number: CSD08J-008969-000215

Number of Jobs Being Offered: approximately 800

Organization: Department of Human Resources and Social Development

The organization will make the majority of requests for referrals by:

Varies, but some local offices may begin requesting referrals as early as January 2009.

Job Description: Under the direction and guidance of a Service Canada Centre (SCC) Director or delegate, the Youth Services Officer (YSO): assists in the planning, implementation and operation of the Service Canada Centres for Youth (SCCY). This work includes: responding to career-related enquiries; offering information on programs and services for youth; providing personal assistance with job search, career exploration, resume preparation, and labour market information; and, providing employment-related support to local employers including job-posting services.

A community outreach component to this position includes the periodic provision of workshops designed to assist students and/or youth; assists in the planning, organizing and implementation of communication and other public information strategies and activities to help ensure the effective delivery of services of the SCCY.

Other components of the position involve the collection of data and provision of quantitative and qualitative analysis, comments and suggestions on SCCY activities.

The Lead Youth Services Officer (LYSO), in addition to the duties described in the YSO job description, may be responsible for any or all of: providing training, guidance and supervision of SCCY staff; organizing day-to-day activities of the SCCY; and, liaising with SCC management and other personnel on behalf of the SCCY.

Work location:

. Positions are available in over 300 SCCYs across Canada from May - August each year. Specific SCCY locations are listed on the "Services Where You Live" website during the regular operating season.

Hourly rates of pay: . YSOs earn $12.51/hour and LYSOs earn $14.30/hour. (Salary currently under review.)

Duration of employment: . Varies from one location to another, but generally from May - August each year. Some part-time positions may be available in some locations during the fall/winter academic terms.

Academic Level: . Post-secondary students (college/CEGEP, university). Students attending technical schools at the secondary level will also be considered.




The following skills will be applied / assessed at a later date:


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General Computer Use

General Computer Use


The following skills will be applied / assessed at a later date:


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Work with Public

Work with Public

Language Requirement:

Various language requirements and/or profiles

English essential, French essential or bilingual depending on location.

Information to be provided:
You must provide the following information when submitting your application:

Additional Information and Conditions of Employment:

Important messages

Successful completion of both an FSWEP work assignment and your educational program may lead to temporary or permanent federal public service positions for which you meet the merit criteria and conditions of employment.

We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Questions regarding travel and relocation.

The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society. As a result, it promotes employment equity and encourages candidates to indicate voluntarily on their application if they are a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group.

The Public Service of Canada is also committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. If contacted in relation to a job opportunity or testing, you should advise the Public Service Commission or the departmental official in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

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