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2 job postings at ACT: Punjabi speaking Information Officer and Library Assistant

Posted May 4, 2015

Job Posting – Information Officer with Knowledge of the South Asian Community

ACT Information Officers provide information, support and referral services to families raising children with ASD. This position is based in our Burnaby office and involves developing autism awareness and outreach to the South Asian community. Strong spoken Punjabi language skills and a knowledge of autism are requirements for this position. This contract position is 30-35 hours per week to the end of 2015, with the possibility of an extension. This position is funded through a grant from Autism Speaks Canada. If you have any questions, or to request a job description, contact To apply, send your resume and cover letter with “ACT Information Officer” in the subject line, before end of day, May 19th, 2015.

Job posting for Library Assistant

The library assistant will be updating and cataloguing information and community records based on established evaluation criteria for ACT’s web-based Autism Information Database (AID). This position requires an individual with good technical and writing skills. This position would suit a full time student in a library and information studies program. Coursework in internet searching and database management would be an asset. This position is funded through HRSDC Summer Canada Works grant. Applicants must be under 30 years and returning to full time studies in September. The schedule is negotiable; up to 30 hours weekly during ACT’s office hours at the our Burnaby office for a total of 240 hours. Interested applications should send a cover letter and current resume with “Library Assistant” in the subject line. Application deadline is May 15, 2015.