Career Opportunities

Program Assistant 

Tasks and Responsibilities 

We are looking to hire two individuals to: 

  1. Work with managers and teachers to support our seniors program by: 

  1. helping to create activities which engage our senior population in the community, 

  1. helping build connections between our program and other community supports, 

  1. helping to create new and innovative activities to support our senior population stay active during periods of isolation and inclement weather, 

  1. helping build meaningful relationships with community members to support long lasting friendships and successful integration, 

  1. helping to create new and innovative activities which enable seniors to share their experience and skills with the community. 

  1. Work with managers and administrative staff to design and deliver one cultural event showcasing our clients’ experiences and history. 


Successful applicants will have a strong desire to improve their skills in the following areas: 

  • Client service 

  • Teamwork 

  • Communication 

  • Digital skills 

  • Leadership 

  • Working with diverse cultures 

  • Available to start immediately 


Language required for job 

Intermediate English 


Hours and Pay 

This is a temporary 8-week position. 

30 hours/week 



This position is subsidized by the Canada Summer Job Grant as such applicants must meet the following criteria: 


  1. Is between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive) at the start of employment; 

  1. Is a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act*; and 

  1. Is legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial / territorial legislation and regulations. 


*International students are not eligible. Recent immigrants are eligible if they are Canadian Citizens or permanent residents 



Continuing Opportunities

Maple Leaf Academy accepts and welcomes practicum students who wish to teach adult students English proficiency using Portfolio-Based Language Assessment (PBLA) protocol and grading in Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB).

We charge a minimal fee.

For this opportunity, please send your resume to attn: Program Manager – Practicum Student.

All resumes must be sent to with the job title in the subject line.