Career & Volunteer Opportunities - Easter Seals Canada

Career & Volunteer Opportunities

Career Opportunities

Easter Seals Alberta is currently inviting applications for a “Outreach Coordinator.”  For more details on the position and application procedures, please visit the Easter Seals Alberta website.

Easter Seals Alberta is currently inviting applications for a “Virtual Program Developer”  For more details on the position and application procedures, please visit the Easter Seals Alberta website.

Easter Seals Alberta is currently inviting applications for a “Relief Support Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN).” For more details on the position and application procedures, please visit the Easter Seals Alberta website.

For more information on current job opportunities available with Easter Seals provincial organizations, please visit the websites for Easter Seals in your province.

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Position – French Translator

Location        :        Volunteer Remotely from Home (You can be based anywhere in Canada)

Website         :        www.easterseals.ca     

Start Date     :        Negotiable, minimum 6-month commitment, average 1 to 2 hours/week

Level              :        Advanced working knowledge of written and oral French language

Deadline to apply     :   Rolling deadline


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About the Organization

Easter Seals is a national charitable organization with close to 100 years of community service in Canada. We are a trusted industry leader and Canada’s largest local provider of programs, services, issues-leadership and development for the disability community. We strive to enhance the quality of life, well-being and independence of Canadians living with disabilities.

Easter Seals helps to ensure that all children, youth and adults who are living with disabilities have access to the equipment, technology, programs, services and support they need to make the most of their abilities and participate fully in society.

About the Position

Easter Seals Canada is looking for a Volunteer French Translator with a strong mastery of written and oral French (preferably Quebec French) to assist with translations of English language documents and materials into French to support our development, programming, and marketing and communication initiatives. This position is suitable for students and retirees. The Volunteer French Translator can primarily work from home/remotely in tandem with staff; and may be required to work/meet at our office from time to time.

The Volunteer French Translator will report to the Senior Manager, National Corporate Partnership, and also work with other staff as required.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work in collaboration with staff to translate English language documents into French – for print or oral publications – as required, in a timely manner.

Skills and Characteristics

The ideal candidate will have a genuine interest in working in the charity sector, and an interest in supporting those persons living with a disability.  Essential Skills include:

  • Bilingual, with outstanding English and French (preferably Quebec French) communication skills, both oral and written – at the College/University level
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Office -Word
  • Excellent organizational skills, accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Can work with limited supervision to achieve results and meet deadlines in fast pace environment.
  • Proactive, creative, technically savvy, and diplomatic.
  • Collaborative, flexible and adaptable.

Benefits of volunteering with Easter Seals

  • Be part of a friendly and dynamic team at charitable organization with a proven history and track record that provides impactful and meaningful programs and services in support of individuals and families living with disabilities
  • Help make a meaningful contribution that would make information more accessible for French-language speakers
  • Build your resume and portfolio for future opportunities

Application Requirements

Qualified and interested applicants are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter  to Easter Seals Canada via email to partnerships@easterseals.ca

We thank all applicants for their interest and will only contact those selected for interviews.

 Candidates from diverse groups are encouraged to apply. We are committed to fostering an inclusive, barrier-free and accessible environment. If you have been contacted for an interview and require an accommodation due to a disability to participate in the recruitment and selection process, please advise and we will work with you to meet your needs. 

Easter Seals Albertaa is welcoming applications for multiple volunteer opportunities.

For more information about volunteer roles, requirements and application procedures, please visit the Easter Seals Alberta website.

Easter Seals British Columbia is welcoming applications for multiple volunteer opportunities.

For more information about volunteer roles, requirements and application procedures, please visit the Easter Seals BC website.

Easter Seals Manitoba (Manitoba Possible) is welcoming applications for multiple staff/volunteer opportunities.

For more information about volunteer roles, requirements and application procedures, please visit the Easter Seals Manitoba website.

Easter Seals Newfoundland & Labrador is welcoming applications for multiple staff/volunteer opportunities.

For more information about volunteer roles, requirements and application procedures, please visit the Easter Seals Newfoundland & Labrador website.

Easter Seals New Brunswick is welcoming applications for multiple staff/volunteer opportunities.

For more information about volunteer roles, requirements and application procedures, please visit the Easter Seals New Brunswick website.

Easter Seals Ontario is welcoming applications for multiple staff/volunteer opportunities.

For more information about volunteer roles, requirements and application procedures, please visit the Easter Seals Ontario website.

Easter Seals Saskatchewan (SaskAbilities) is welcoming applications for multiple staff/volunteer opportunities.

For more information about volunteer roles, requirements and application procedures, please visit the Easter Seals Saskatchewan website.

  • Do you have a special skill or talent and interested in volunteering with Easter Seals Canada (national office)? Please contact us at info@easterseals.ca
  • For more information on current volunteer opportunities available with Easter Seals provincial organizations, please visit the websites for Easter Seals in your province.

OTHER WAYS TO GET INVOLVED

There are many other ways to get involved with Easter Seals. Support us by taking part in an Easter Seals event or campaign, or organize your own fundraising event for Easter Seals.  Click here to learn more

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