Hiring Peer Advocates

Job Openings: Peer Advocate at the Table Community Food Centre

 Do you want to help build community and challenge inequality? Do you have experience living on a low income and/or navigating social services for yourself and others? Are you interested in helping others access information, support, referrals, entitlements and resources? If you are, and you have completed our Community Action Training (or have experience with social justice advocacy and peer supports from elsewhere) please consider applying for a position as a Peer Advocate at The Table.


Community Action Training

Community Action Training builds the capacity of community members to become effective change-makers through individual coaching and group workshops. It brings together community members to learn how to take action on issues of poverty and other social, political, environmental and economic injustices.  

Vital Signs Focus Group

You are invited to a community conversation on Monday July 10th - Join us and let us know what community leaders could do to…

§  improve quality of life for you and your family

§  improve access to affordable, healthy, local food

Dinner and a Movie - Sugar Coated

Come join us to discuss the latest information about sugar and our helath and join a conversation led by Dr. Stephanie Gauthier.

Community Action Network Drop In Returns on 1st Wednesday of the Month

The Community Action Network will be resuming it's monthly drop in meetings on the first Wednesday of the month starting on April5th.  These drop in meeetings will be discussion meetings where community members can discuss a pre picked topic of interest to participants.  The April topic will be "Community: What does it mean to you?"

Utility Help at the Table's Peer Advocacy Office

How to Get Energy Assistance/Credit Program help at the Table CFC:

I. LEAP (Low-Income Energy Assistance Program)

Emergency financial assistance program to assist low-income customers who are having difficulty paying off arrears on Hydro or Enbridge Gas Bills. The maximum grant level is $500.00 per fuel, per household, per year.  (If you live in an electrically heated home you may be eligible to receive $600.00/year.)


Start the LEAP process by calling 1-855-487-5327 and doing the phone intake procedure.

How to Recognize Domestic Violence: What supports are available?

Join us for a workshop and luncheon with two guest speakers: One from Lanark County Interval House examining domestic violence signs and one from Lanark County Housing Corporation explaining how the province wide Special Priority for victims of Domestic Violence works. Free lunch after at Noon. Gift cards for participants.

Debt and Your Rights

Have you borrowed money?

Are you in arrears & stressing over debt?

Are debt collection agencies harassing you?

Have a contract you don’t understand and/or can’t afford?

Back to School Bike Check Up


Heritage Bikes and Rentals and The Table to offer Back to School Bike Check-Ups


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