January 2015 E-Bulletin

COCo Picks: News, Tools, and Tips from the COCo Team!

COCo seeking new members for the Board of Directors!

The Centre for Community Organizations (COCo) is looking for new members for our Board of Directors! We will be electing several new Board Members at our Annual General Meeting in March and we are currently accepting nominations.  If you or someone you know may be interested in running for the COCo Board, please express your interest to us by email to info@coco-net.org for further instructions.

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COCo Membership Application Form

Fill out this bilingual online form to sign-up to be a COCo Member group!

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Concordia Movement Building One-day Teach-In: Call-out for Workshop Proposals

Concordia Movement Building One-day Teach-In (last week-end of January 2015)
Call-out for Workshop Proposals (Deadline: January 12)

Concordia is full of incredibly talented and skilled activists and organizers. This January, Solidarity Concordia is hosting an event that will create a space to learn, share and build with/from each other, including individuals, groups of friends, grassroots groups, unions and others.

This is a call-out for workshop proposals for a Teach-In that would take place the last week-end of January! Please send us all your proposals before January 12 to solidarity2015concordia@gmail.com

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Community Events

If you have enabled images for this email then you will see a listing of community events below.  Click on the calendar image below or click here to browse events on the Community Calendar on COCo’s website.


Job Offers

If you have enabled images for this email then you will see a listing of job postings below.  Note that the job postings are presented according to their application deadline, however YOU MUST view the full postings on the COCo website to ensure that you meet the application deadline.


Other Community Postings

Call-out for projects for 2nd edition of Transforme ta ville!

Do you dream of transforming your city? Do you want to leave a positive mark on your neighborhood while getting to know your neighbors? Do you know of underused public spaces in the city? Send us a project proposal to Transforme ta ville by February 15, 2015 and the MUEC will help you make it a reality. The Montreal Urban Ecology Centre (MUEC) is inviting citizens to create a city for people, rich and dynamic, in the image of its residents. We believe that what truly makes a city is its people.

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YWVA Mothers Work Integration Program

The Y des femmes de Montréal presents its Mothers Work Integration Program. This bilingual service is offered over 19 weeks ths winter and includes group workshops and counselling, filmed interviews, a group exploration of career options, introductory computer and language courses (French or English), and an internship in your field of interest.

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Tel-Aide is in urgent need of volunteer listeners

Tel-Aide callers come from all walks of life and all age groups. What they appreciate the most is finding, at the other end of the phone line, a person that will listen to them with empathy and compassion. Become a listener with Tel-Aide and see how your presence will make a difference! The art of listening can be learned. Tel-Aide will show you the ropes of empathetic listening so you can help people who need someone to talk to.

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Youth Employment Services (YES) launches it programming for Winter/Spring 2015

As one of the largest English-language non-profit employment organizations in Montreal, Youth Employment Services offers FREE services and resources to job seekers, artists, entrepreneurs and women in technology. Get all the information about YES services, workshops, and events by downloading the Winter / Spring 2015 Program Book.

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