Category Archives: Announcements

This category contains announcements and invitations for opportunities, initiatives, members’ benefits, CACSL organization news, conference invitations, calls for submissions to publications, requests for assistance, jobs and volunteer positions.

U-Links Centre for Community-Based Research, Director Position
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U-Links Centre for Community-Based Research

Do you have leadership and research skills and a passion for Haliburton County?

This could be the job for you!

 U-Links is hiring a Director. The ideal candidate will have experience in both qualitative and quantitative research, financial management, grant writing, and human resource management. A good knowledge of Haliburton County and of post-secondary education is also an asset. This is a 4 day/week, permanent position with flexible hours.

For a full job description or to apply please contact:

Human Resources Committee

U-Links Centre for Community-Based Research

Box 655, Minden, ON K0M 2K0

Phone:

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CCPH Call for Proposals Due Sept 30, 2013
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Passed along at the request of CCPH

Dear colleague,

We invite you to share your knowledge, wisdom and experience! Submit a proposal for a session or poster presentation at Community-Campus Partnerships for Health’s next conference, April 30-May 3, 2014 in Chicago, IL! The conference theme is “From Rhetoric to Reality: Achieving Authentic, Equitable & Transformative Partnerships.” Proposals are due September 30,

2013 for skill-building workshops, creative arts sessions, stories, roundtable discussions and posters that advance the conference theme and align with one or more of these conference topics:

• Communities as centers of learning, discovery and engagement • Authentically engaged

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CUExpo2013 Community Service-Learning Art Project
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Reposted from CUExpo communication:

Service-Learning is “an educational approach integrating community service with intentional learning activities, working together toward outcomes that are mutually beneficial” – CACSL

CU Expo 2013 Service Learning Project: WestRock Community Centre Mural Painting Arts-based projects can have a very positive, galvanizing effect on a community. Corner Brook artist, and Grenfell Campus Fine Arts graduate, Nancy Jacobsen will work alongside the WestRock Community Centre to create a painted mural on the wall of their multi-purpose room. All aspects of the project – from inception, planning and fine-tuning of the design, to the actual painting and clean-up –

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International Journal for Service Learning in Engineering, Humanitarian Engineering, and Social Entrepreneurship Spring Edition
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The editors of the International Journal for Service Learning in Engineering, humanitarian Engineering and Social Entrepreneurship (IJSLE) are pleased to announce publication of the Spring 2013 issue.  To view this issue of the Journal, please log on to www.ijsle.org.  We hope you enjoy this edition of the Journal.

Articles in this Issue:

Student Perceptions of Engineering Service Experiences as a Source of Learning Technical and Professional Skills Adam Robert Carberry, Hee-Sun Lee, Christopher W. Swan

Assessment of Colloidal Silver Impregnated Ceramic Bricks for Small-Scale Drinking Water Treatment Applications Daniel M. Nover, Erica R. McKenzie, Geetika Joshi, William E. Fleenor

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Job Posting: Trent Centre Projects Coordinator
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To be successful in this position, candidates will have experience in some or all of the following: community development, experiential learning, community-based research, participatory action research, community service-learning and consulting. Experience teaching, tutoring or similar education-related experience would be considered an asset, as would an interest in lifelong learning. Familiarity with communities in the City and County of Peterborough and with nearby south-central Ontario communities are a definite asset. Knowledge of the academic and administrative contexts of Trent University and area community colleges is desirable.

For a full job description, visit the TCCBE website at: http://bit.ly/14Ge0OH

As an independently incorporated

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CUExpo Attendees CACSL 2013 Reminder
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Canadian Alliance for Community Service Learning (CACSL)

in conjunction with CU-EXPO in Cornerbrook, NFLD

CACSL  2013

Evaluating Service Learning: Measuring Learning and Impact

 Where: Location: Pepsi Centre, Meeting Room 1  in conjunction CU-EXPO in Cornerbrook, NFLD

When: Wednesday, June 12, 2012 9-3

Workshop Learning goal: Participants will share and be exposed to multiple methodologies and approaches used to measure the impact of service learning on community organizations, students and institutions

 Agenda

1.     Opening presentation and discussion on Developmental Evaluation by Emma Savage, Research Associate, Dalhousie College of Sustainability

2.     Round table Discussion 1: Designing effective learning outcomes for CSL

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