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Summer Student Project Assistant

Position Project Assistant Type Summer Student Organizer ACFOLA     Job Description The Project assistant would under the supervision of the Executive Director or the Project Manager carry out the following duties:   Offer support by completing office assistance to the community outreach coordinator and to other Office personnel   In addition, the successful candidate may also be asked to undertake duties to support committees at ACFOLA, such as: Attend committee meetings and assist with planning activities. Work in collaboration with other staff at ACFOLA.   Academic Background Post-Secondary   Desirable Skills The successful candidate will have demonstrated proficiency in: Written and oral communication. Use of IT   Conditions May […]

Summer Students Community Outreach Coordinator

Position: Community Outreach Coordinator Type: Summer Student Organizer: ACFOLA       Job Description The community Outreach Coordinator would under the supervision of the Executive Director or the Project Manager carry out the following duties:   Support community members who call London, Ontario, their home to feel engaged, involved, and integrated in the development of the city. To work on current projects of ACFOLA including but not limited to Collaborative Income Generating Activities (CIGAs) to boost self-employment. And to lay the ground work for future projects   In addition, the successful candidate may also be asked to undertake duties to support committees at ACFOLA, such as: Attend committee meetings and […]

Career resources

At ACFOLA, we realize that finding employment to earn some income and support one’s self and family members, is difficult for many African Canadians, especially new immigrants. To address this concern, we at ACFOLA are committed to making job searching easier by compiling major employment resources with links to their websites. You can simply visit the websites by clicking on the links. In addition, when we receive links to specific job postings from our networks of individuals and organizations, we will post them on our website for you to view. You are therefore encouraged to visit this website every now and then to view available jobs and links.

What we do

ACFOLA’s programs and projects focus on economic development, financial security, career development and employment, small business development, healthcare, family wellbeing, African heritage, culture and social justice for underserved and underrepresented African Canadians. We provide education, mentorship, coaching and leadership skills to African Canadian communities, centres, boards, employees and others to promote excellence and cross-cultural understanding among African Canadians. We build partnerships and linkages that will stimulate public and private sector investments in the delivery of quality equitable community services to all underserved African Canadian communities. ACFOLA provides research information and advocacy on key issues affecting community-based organizations.

Our mission

To promote unity amongst Africans as we educate our communities about our cultures and values. By creating an African umbrella structure, we strive to provide services and protection for all Africans in Canada (hereafter, African Canadians) regardless of religion, political affiliation, gender or ethnicity. In addition, ACFOLA’s mission is to foster strong African Canadian communities and families and empower Africans to work collectively for the betterment for all African Canadian citizens, permanent residents and new immigrants. Our organization will provide assistance to those in need, and translate positive values into economic and social action on behalf of Africans in London, Ontario, Canada. ACFOLA works with our partners to continuously support […]

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