Part Time

Refugee Application Support Student

JIAS (Jewish Immigrant Aid Services) Toronto 4600 Bathurst Street, Toronto ON

JIAS Toronto is a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to helping immigrants with resettlement in the Greater Toronto Area. JIAS Toronto assists lawfully admitted immigrants and refugees in meeting basic financial, social, legal and other requirements of immigration. We work to advance the well-being and social integration of newcomers by providing a full range of outreach, support, counseling, training and referral resources.  

Job Status:           

Contract Employee(s)

Posting Date:

October 13, 2020

Salary Range: 


Start Date:

October 2020

Refugee Application Support Student will be a part-time contract position for up to 246.5 hours. This position will be responsible for communicating with refugee applicants and family members, compiling data into structure of the refugee application forms, and confirming accuracy of data research. They will be required to conduct interviews with clients, collect data, complete forms and documents, and perform research for the program. This position is part of the Ontario Summer Experience Program and requires the incumbent be between the 15 and 30 years of age at the start of employment, Currently enrolled in a secondary or post-secondary institution or within six months of graduation, preferably in the area of Social Science, Office-Administrative or similar and must be resident of Ontario. The incumbent will be proficient in Microsoft Office, have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, strong writing and research skills, and attention to detail. This position will be working remotely and may be required to work within our offices from time to time.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your cover letter and résumé to:

At JIAS Toronto, we welcome, support and integrate immigrants today to build a strong Canada and a strong Jewish Community of tomorrow. JIAS Toronto is committed to the principle of equal opportunity employment. Accommodations during all phases of the hire process will be made wherever possible. Please advise us if any accommodations are required.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

To learn more about JIAS Toronto, please visit: