Community Resource Internship

  • Full Time
  • Remote
  • July 8, 2022
  • Salary/Pay: TBD

211 Northern Region (Lakehead Social Planning Council)
125 Syndicate Ave S

The Community Resource Intern works as part of a team and closely with the Team Lead that updates social service listings for the 211 Northern Region’s database of human services. They are also responsible for identifying and creating listings for new services available in Northern Ontario.


  • Communicate with social service providers across Northern Ontario including contacts with First Nations and designated Francophone communities, to update, verify and validate information contained in the agency/service listing
  • Process updates and verifications provided by the agency and/or service provider
  • Seek out and identify new program initiatives for the resource database, verify information, and create listings accordingly
  • Collect and maintain information about pandemic (COVID-19), seasonal and other time-limited programs/services
  • Ensure listings are in adherence with Ontario 211 Provincial Data Standards and those of the Alliance of Information and Referral Systems (AIRS)


  • Must reside within Northern Ontario
  • Post-secondary education, or equivalent experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to summarize, and organize information, giving exact attention to detail
  • Ability to deal tactfully and effectively with the public and community agencies and to maintain good public relations
  • Working knowledge of computer and Microsoft Office programs
  • Facility in French is an asset, but not a requirement

Workplace Setting:

Work closely with the team in a remote setting. This includes virtual training, support and team meetings. Equipment provided, including tech support; reliable internet connection required.

Additional Information:

  • Internship to start as soon as possible, duration 1 year
  • Possible full-time contract upon successful completion of Internship
  • $19.25 per hour
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