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.

CACSL Membership Supports CSL in Canada
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Why be a member of CACSL

The Canadian Alliance for Community Service-Learning supports you by

  • providing  leadership for the development and enhancement of Community Service-Learning in Canada,
  • connecting with international networks, and
  • promoting the benefits of CSL to universities, students, community organizations, and government.

CACSL advocates for the value of Community Service–Learning, encourages policy change to support CSL, and works to promote and support its further development in Canada   Member involvement though volunteering and paid membership is vital to the CACSL’s success.

In 2013 your membership contribution will support the growth and development of CSL in Canada through:

  • Implementation of

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Talloires Network Announces Call for Nominations from Exceptional University Community Engagement Programs
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The Talloires Network has announced a call for nominations for the fifth annual MacJannet Prize. The Prize recognizes exceptional civic engagement initiatives based at Talloires Network member universities around the world and contributes financially to their ongoing public service efforts.

The Talloires Network, comprising 250 universities from 62 countries around the world, was established in 2005 to focus on the obligation institutions of higher education have to actively engage with their communities. The Talloires Declaration, signed by the leaders of all member institutions, states that the university “should use the processes of education and research to respond to, serve and

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Community Service-Learning Manager- University of Calgary, Closing Date December 17
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University of Calgary is now hiring for the Manager, Community Service-Learning role in the Centre for Community-Engaged Learning at the University of Calgary,  The emphasis in this position is on developing our co-curricular program, but the Manager also supports our academic service-learning program.

This role is critical in supporting our Service-Learning programs and the ideal candidate has previous experience in service-learning, higher education and/or the non-profit sector.

A full position description is now posted through the University of Calgary’s central Human Resources website.

Applicants are asked to submit applications using this centralized system by December 17. When using the

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Camousn College Announces a New Service-Learning Course
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Camouson College announces a new university transferrable course.   SOSC 203 Service Learning and Global Issues is to be offered in Jan 2013 at Camousn College, Victoria, BC.

 

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Tenure track Assistant Professor position in Community Engaged Scholarship at University of Guelph- Deadline January 2, 2013
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University of Guelph has a very exciting new position for which we are currently recruiting.  We are in the process of developing a Certificate in Community Engagement and Global Citizenship, which will be housed in the College of Social and Applied Human Sciences where students will take a foundations and capstone course, along with three other courses from existing offerings that focus on community engagement and politics, diversity and power, and world issues.  In addition, students will develop a road map of practical civic engagement that builds their capacity as global citizens through 120 engagement hours which can be logged

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A new blog on university-community engagement in Canada
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University Affairs magazine is very pleased to announce the launch of a new blog on university-community engagement, called Taking the Plunge.

The new blog is written by Margo Fryer, founding director of the University of British Columbia’s Learning Exchange. We encourage you to take a look and to comment.

http://www.universityaffairs.ca/taking-the-plunge/

 

 

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