The GSA regularly offers a number of opportunities both within and outside of our organization. These can include paid positions as well as volunteering positions and scholarships. This page is dedicated to sharing these opportunities and relevant details with any interested members of our community.

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Employment Opportunities

GSA Finance Manager

We’re thrilled to announce that the GSA is officially looking to hire a new Finance Manager!  For a full list of responsibilities of the GSA Finance Manager, click here.

Please note that this position (like all of our staff positions!) is both permanent and union-protected.

We’re looking for someone to work part-time and from home until the university re-opens our offices, so it’s a great job for students!

Candidate Requirements:

  • Applicant with accounting, finance background will be preferred;
  • Students studying CA,CPA will also be considered;
  • Solid knowledge of QuickBooks Online is preferred. Familiarity with other online accounting systems is an asset;
  • Excellent team playing ability is needed.
  • Strong knowledge of taxation, audit and trial balance is an asset. Familiarity with Revenue Quebec and CRA is advantageous;
  • Working knowledge of budgeting and financial planning, bank reconciliation and operations is desirable;
  • Strong knowledge of community organizations, not-for-profit and student associations is highly desirable;
  • Understanding of NPO laws, Unions and board governance is an asset
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, time management and prioritizing ability is desired;
  • Must have strong work ethic and high sense of responsibility.

The requirements are not limited to those above but are important for consideration.

To Apply: 

  • Combine your cover letter, CV and unofficial transcript into a single PDF file;
  • Name your document by Name and Last name;
  • Send your application to info@gsaconcordia.ca with subject line “Finance Manager – Application”

 

Scholarship/Awards Opportunities

Scholarship opportunities for students from Southeast Asia

Description: 

Global Affairs Canada is offering short-term scholarships to students from member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) for study or research opportunities with Canadian post-secondary academic institutions.

The Canada-ASEAN Scholarships and Educational Exchanges for Development (SEED), announced by the Government of Canada in August 2017, will provide approximately 125 scholarships in 2021-2022 for study or research in fields that are aligned with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Canadian post-secondary academic institutions can now submit scholarship applications on behalf of students from eligible countries by March 4, 2021. Only applications submitted directly by Canadian post-secondary academic institutions will be considered.

Interested candidates are invited to contact their home institution’s international office to learn about institutional partnerships and collaborations with Canadian institutions. Home institutions in ASEAN member states will then provide the eligible candidates’ documentation to the Canadian institutions.

For full program and application details, visit Canada-ASEAN Scholarships and Educational Exchanges for Development (SEED) – for students.

 

The Sustainability Action Fund’s Sustainability Research Award

Description: 

The Sustainability Action Fund is partnering with the Faculty of Fine Arts and the Gina Cody School of Engineering and Computer Science to award undergraduate and graduate students from ALL faculties $800 or $1500 for taking on research in their coursework or thesis that relates to sustainability at Concordia.  Note that, unlike SAF’s other funding, this is not a grant to cover project expenses, but rather to reward students for their work.

Social, environmental, and economic sustainability research is eligible for the awards. The following sustainability themes are recognized by the SAF: community, energy, resources & technology, waste, food, education & research, social justice, and health & wellness.

To Apply: 

The application period opens February 1st and will remain open until March 1st. Students are asked to download and fill out the application form available on the SAF website. To be considered for the awards students must complete an application and send it in by March 1st. If students are conducting research with a group or team, they are more than welcome to apply as a group.

Volunteering Opportunities

President’s Excellence in Teaching Award (PETA) 2020-2021 Selection Committee – GSA Representative

Description:

The President’s Excellence in Teaching Awards recognize excellence in teaching as characterized by high academic quality, social responsibility, pedagogical innovation, outstanding student experience, and community engagement. The selection committee is currently looking for a graduate student to act as a representative of the GSA. 

What does it involve?

Each committee member will be asked to review the dossiers on his or her own, with a single meeting scheduled in late April or early May to confirm the final selection.

What’s in it for me? 

Like all other student-volunteer position, this position can be reflected on your Co-Curricular Record (CCR) as a professional learning experience. 

To Apply: 

Fill out this form.

Mentoria Student Association

Who are they & What do they do? 

Mentoria Student Association is a socio-academic association at Concordia University! They are currently looking for members from different fields to hold executive positions that reflect their respective academic fields where they gain benefit, learn and apply what they learned in the classroom in a more hands-on approach, the available positions will be listed below,

The Mentoria Student Association is about encouraging interdisciplinary learning and multidisciplinary co-mingling to try and bridge the gap of segregation between majors and helps students learn from another by engaging them in events with broad diverse topics without having to sacrifice the “fun” element.

This multidisciplinary association is seeking to get students from across all disciplines to be part of our executive team!
What Positions are Available? 

VP External

VP Internal – Management Major

VP Marketing- Marketing major

VP Communications – Communications/Languages Major

VP Events

Mentor of Media- Photography/Film/Multimedia Major

Mentor of Design – Design/Multimedia Major

Mentor of Electronics- Software/Comp Sci Major

Mentor of Academica

Mentor of Entertainment

Mentor of Fundraising-JMSB

Mentor of Sponsorship-Finance Major

Mentor of Volunteering

Mentor of Content – Journalism/Linguistics Major

What’s in it for me?

Beyond gaining enriching experience through community building, Mentoria Student Association provides professional and personal development opportunities! Also, as a Concordia University student group, any position held can be applied to an individual’s Co-Curricular Record (CCR).

How Can I Apply?

To read more about the responsibilities of each above-mentioned position as well as to apply,  click here.

C.L.A.M. (Carrefour de Liason et d’Aide Multiethnique) Volunteer

Who are they & What do they do? 

C.L.A.M. is an organization whose main mission is to develop projects and activities that promote the settlement and socio-economic integration of immigrant persons.

The organization provides assistance and support in administrative processes such as applying for permanent residence, work permits, sponsorships or citizenship. It also accompanies immigrants in their first steps of settlement (health insurance, social insurance, driver’s license, search for housing…), application for social assistance, employment insurance, travel authorization, application for loans and grants and family allowances, translation of documents in English and Spanish (e.g. birth certificate, marriage certificate, divorce certificate, criminal history, etc.).

How Can I Help?

C.L.A.M. is looking for volunteers who want to give back to their communities by helping newcomers to the city settle in. Volunteers will be able to participate in a variety of activities such as leading conversation classes (English/French) or simply lending a helping hand to newcomers.

What’s in it for me?

C.L.A.M. is also open to the possibilities of job shadowing, mentoring, and even academic & social coaching between volunteers and refugees. Working with this organization is not only a way to give back to your community, but also provides good opportunities for professional development.

 

Want more information? Visit C.L.A.M.’s website by clicking here.