Township of Woolwich

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Employment and Volunteer Opportunities

Discover the charms of the Township of Woolwich, a growing community with a bright, well-managed and well-planned future in the Region of Waterloo. The quality of life in Woolwich is superior and as an employee or volunteer of the Township, you'll play a key role in helping shape the next phase of our growth and development.

The Township of Woolwich has the following positions available:


Grand River Accessibility Advisory Committee

The purpose of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA) is to eliminate barriers for people with disabilities.  Ontario municipalities with populations of 10,000 or more are required to set up accessibility advisory committees.  At least 50% of members are to be persons with disabilities.  This ensures that the people most affected by barriers in the community are involved in the identification, removal and prevention of those barriers.  In accordance with the AODA, the Councils of the Cities of Kitchener and Waterloo, the Townships of North Dumfries, Wellesley, Wilmot, and Woolwich and the Region of Waterloo set up the Grand River Accessibility Advisory Committee (GRAAC) to provide advice on accessibility issues. 

GRAAC members are appointed by consensus of the area councils and each member serves for a 4-year term (two term maximum).  GRAAC currently meets on the fourth Thursday of each month 1:30 - 4:00 pm at the City of Kitchener office located at 200 King Street West in Kitchener.  Please review the Committee's terms of reference for additional information about purpose and membership.  The Terms of Reference is available at the Region of Waterloo.  Each member of GRAAC acts as an independent representative to GRAAC and does not represent the concerns of only one disability or group.

Please complete the Grand River Accessibility Advisory Committee application form by October 7, 2016 and return it to:

Lolita Paroski, City of Kitchener
200 King Street West
PO Box 1118
Kitchener, ON
or email lolita.paroski@kitchener.ca

Please contact Lolita Paroski if you require this application in an alternate format.


Part Time Facility Attendant - Breslau/Maryhill

The Township is seeking Part Time Facility Attendants to assist in the overall maintenance and operations of the Breslau Community Centre, Breslau Memorial Park and Maryhill Heritage Community Centre.  Hours will range between 3 - 24 hours per week, Sunday through Saturday including evenings, weekends and holidays.

Responsibilities for this position include:

  • General maintenance of facilities including vacuuming, sweeping mopping floors, walls, litter pick up and emptying of trash      containers, painting, changing burnt out light and lamps etc.
  • Working on ball diamonds and soccer pitches including diamond grooming, grass cutting, lining, weeding, general repairs, etc
  • .Assisting with set ups/tear downs in all areas of the facility
  • Weekend work as required assisting with opening and closing of park pavilion for sporting tournaments, picnic, rental groups      and events.

Rate of pay for this position is $14.00 per hour.  A detailed job description is available here.  Interested applicants are invited to submit their resume to:

Township of Woolwich
24 Church Street West, P.O. Box 158,
Elmira, ON N3B 2Z6;
Fax: (519) 669-9348
Email: shignell@woolwich.ca

Resumes are also accepted at the Breslau Community Centre - 100 Andover Drive, Breslau                         back to top
                       


VOLUNTEER FIRE FIGHTERS

The rewards of being a volunteer fire fighter are extensive. The work is exciting and challenging. Responsibilities include; fire suppression duties necessary to save life and property; combat, extinguish and/or prevent fires by rapidly and efficiently performing varied duties as required under emergency conditions; provide emergency medical response and aid; perform rescue/extrication operations where necessary to prevent loss of life or further injury; and provide service assistance with respect to the police, paramedics and the public.

Recruitment sessions take place annually in the fall however applications can be submitted throughout the year.

All applicants must be 18 years or older at time of application and have obtained their Ontario Secondary School Diploma (grade 12 OSSD) or equivalent at time of application. Applicants must have a valid G2 Ontario driver's license at time of application. Applicants must live within the "primary response area" of the station of choice, approximately 8 km and within a 5 minute drive.   Unfortunately, if you do not live within the primary response area, your application will be declined.
Volunteer Fire Fighter Application Form.

Township of Woolwich,
24 Church Street West, P.O. Box 158, Elmira, ON N3B 2Z6;
Fax: (519) 669-9348
Email: alevean@woolwich.ca                                                                                                                           back to top


The Township of Woolwich is committed to diversity and inclusion and offers an accessible workplace.  We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to meeting the needs of applicants during all phases of the hiring process.  This document is available in alternate formats or with accessible communication supports upon request.  We thank all applicants and advise that only candidates to be interviewed will be contacted. Personal information submitted is collected under the Municipal Act, 2001 and will only be used for the purposes of determining eligibility for this competition.  To view our Employee Policies click here.

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