Employment Posting:
Summer Human Services Student - Kincardine ON and Walkerton ON

Employment Type:
Current Student
Closing Date:

About the County

"Bold and beautiful Bruce County... a healthy, caring community of prosperity and innovation."

Join our team powered by innovation and shared values where explorers turn obstacles into opportunities and individual challenges into shared solutions. You will discover a lifestyle that provides endless opportunity for exploration at work and after. Your adventure with Bruce County starts here.

About the Job

The County of Bruce is seeking qualified candidates for a Student position with the Human Services department, to work in their Kincardine and Walkerton locations. 

The position is 35 hours per week from May through to the end of August.

Wage: $16.00 per hour

The successful candidate will provide customer service and administrative support to clients, the public and staff. 
Duties include greeting and directing visitors and clients to appropriate service area, answering and processing telephone calls, developing and processing written documents, data entry, assisting with accounting duties, assisting with or leading special projects and providing coverage for various positions during staff vacations.  A special focus for the work of this position will include projects that focus on using technology (i.e., software and various computer applications) to automate various workflow processes. Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to multi-task are essential for success in this position.  The position will provide the successful applicant with a workplace opportunity that builds skill in knowledge in a diverse range or programs and services.


Currently enrolled in a college/university program in a related discipline
Knowledge of office and administrative procedures and applicable reading, writing, math skills

Organizational and time management skills to work independently, handle competing/changing priorities, and report information for assigned projects.
Communication and customer service skills to explain information to clients, agencies, other staff, and the public; and participate as an effective team member.
information and documents and complete follow-according to instructions
Computer skills using software such as Microsoft Office and other database applications        
Must provide an acceptable policy records check
Ability to travel within the County

Strong understanding of Human Services and related agencies
Competent with using technology to design and implement software tools to support workflow processes


Personal information contained in applications will be used for recruitment purposes and collected as per the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, R.S.O. 1990, Chapter M.56.

Additional Information

The Corporation of the County of Bruce is an equal opportunity employer committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise Human Resources if you require accommodation.

We thank all applicants in advance, but regret that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.