Our employees are dedicated professionals, committed to serving others and supporting our communities. If you are considering a career with us, we offer the following:
- Competitive Salaries
- Training and development opportunities
- Comprehensive Group Benefits Package upon hire*
- Registered Retirement Savings Plan after one year of service*
- Support for professional development*
* If eligible.
Indus Community Services is committed to supporting the development of post-secondary students by providing meaningful placement opportunities. Students play a vital role within Indus Community Services and placements are an opportunity for growth, both for Indus and the students. Students complete their placement responsibilities under the direct supervision of an experienced member of Indus’s professional staff.
Our programs offer three to eight month placement opportunities for students enrolled at an accredited post-secondary educational institution in:
Social Service Worker
Early Childhood Education/Studies
Personal Support Worker
Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL Ontario only)
In order to help you select the program or service you may be interested in, please visit the Program & Services section of our website and read the position descriptions listed below to ensure that your study program meets the eligibility requirements for the position.
To be considered for a placement, candidates need to:
1. Submit an Application Package which should include the following documents (incomplete &/or late applications will not be considered):
Student Placement Application
Letter from your Academic Contact requesting a placement as part of your academic program. The letter must provide contact information for your Academic Contact.
2. Participate in an interview.
NOTE: Due to the large volume of applications and a limited number of placement positions, we will only contact those candidates who have been selected for an interview.
We require approximately three months to arrange for a placement. This allows us time to match your educational interests with the needs of our programs. Application Packages must be received as listed below.
For placements beginning in September – by May 31.
For placements beginning in January – by September 30.
For placements beginning in May – by January 31.
A placement at Indus depends on whether the candidate’s skills and learning requirements are a good fit with our programs. Confirmation of placement is dependent upon a satisfactory interview and a clear Police Background Check*. If you are accepted in our placement program, you will need to do the following:
Attend a mandatory Student Placement Orientation prior to the start of your placement.
Complete all required paperwork/documentation and training’s.
1. Criminal Records Search with Vulnerable Screening*
2. Proof of Worker’s Compensation Insurance/Liability insurance coverage for the duration of the placement
3. Up-to-date Immunization & TB Skin Test Documentation***
4. Current First Aid & CPR-C certificates ***
5.Complete the post-placement placement evaluation.
* Waived for TESL Ontario placements
*** Applicable to Early Childhood placements only
Indus Community Services is fortunate to have many students complete their educational placements with us every year. We continuously strive to improve our placement program and encourage our students to tell us about their experience at Indus and give us their suggestions and recommendations.
Participation in the Post-Placement Evaluation is voluntary and the survey will take approximately 10 minutes to complete. Results of this survey are confidential. In order to ensure anonymity, you are not asked to provide your name on the survey, and your IP addresses will not be collected. We will compile the responses and a summary report will be shared with the Management Team and Placement Supervisors. Upon completion of your placement, you will receive an email inviting you to complete the Post-Placement Evaluation survey.
Welcome to Indus Community Services Summer Student Employment Opportunities – 2019 information page.
All summer student employment opportunities are contract positions, ranging from 6 – 16 weeks during the summer months (May to August) and are contingent on funding approval from the Canada Summer Jobs program. Start dates for positions will vary (between May to July) and all positions will end on August 30, 2019. Interviews will only be conducted after funding approval has been received.
Due to the anticipated high volume of resumes we may receive, we will not be able to give status updates on individual applications.
When to Apply
**Closed for Summer 2019**
Who Can Apply)
To be eligible to apply for a summer student position, you must meet the following criteria:
Are between 18 and 30 years of age (inclusive
Are a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act
Are legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations
Meet the additional job specific qualifications and skills listed in each job posting
Police & Medical Checks
Some positions require the successful applicant to provide TB test and up-to-date immunization documentation and a Criminal Records Search & Vulnerable Screening at their own expense. This condition of employment will be noted on the position summary which can be found below. The successful candidate will be notified to obtain the appropriate check and need to provide the documentation at the mandatory orientation session.
How to Apply
For this recruitment, we are accepting applications via email only. A cover letter and resumes (submitted in a single document) must be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Subject line of email must clearly state the position being applied for. If you are applying for multiple positions, please list all the positions you are applying for in the cover letter.