Current Job Opportunities at CIS:​

The Cowichan Intercultural Society is a Canadian registered charitable organization that has been operating in the Cowichan Valley Region since 1981. The Cowichan Intercultural Society provides services and support to newcomers to Canada settling in the Cowichan Valley, and activities to create a more inclusive and equitable community.

IT Specialist (Canada Summer Jobs)

The IT Specialist will be part of a team developing and researching software technology solutions to real time problems. The IT Specialist will provide digital learning support, helping newcomers and staff (if needed) to develop and practice digital skills.

The ideal candidate will have:
• A passion for technology and knowledge of IT systems.
• Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously with attention to detail
• Proficiency in major social media platforms and knowledge of best practices
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
• Fluency in at least one language other than English
• Excellent interpersonal skills, as well as verbal and written communication skills
• Demonstrated success in relationship-building
• Ability to share our vision and mission and engage others in support of newcomers to the region.

This position is funded by Employment and Social Development Canada for 8 weeks, working 36 hours per week at $18.00 per hour. The opportunity is for young people aged, between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive) at the start of employment to help them in acquiring employment and/or career related skills.

The opportunity is for:
– Young people between the age of 15 and 30 years old (inclusive) at the start of the internship, legally entitled to work in Canada and Canadian citizen, permanent resident or person who has been granted refugee status in Canada
– Young people not receiving any employment benefits (EI/CERB) during the internship.


The successful candidate must provide a criminal record check if over 18. This position will start as soon as possible. Covid prevention measures are in place to ensure a safe workplace. This role could have some remote components but is expected to be in-person.
We thank all applicants; however, only those shortlisted will be contacted for an interview.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 4:00 pm, Monday, May 23rd, 2022.
Interested candidates should provide resume and cover letter in PDF format to: Amanda Vance, Executive Director at career@cis-iwc.org

Task and responsibilities (95%):
• Learn about CIS information systems, hardware, software, network and platforms, and help with repairs to old computers and plans to upgrade office technology
• Respond and resolve staff and client inquiries
• Support the Communications Coordinator and other staff with communications material and content for campaigns and social media platforms
• Help to develop and update the digital online library for an anti-racism project
• Support CIS staff in establishing a Cyberbuddies program
• Guide clients and teams in system troubleshooting and selection of tools and technology to deliver projects successfully
• Organize and conduct computer trainings/workshops, including for seniors in Golden Connections
• Design computer training manuals, submitting initial versions for review; revising and editing final copy

Reporting and Accountability (5%):
– Use of reporting & client management databases, including maintaining appropriate case notes
– Regular reporting to team members and operations manager
– Keep current on emerging, promising and best practices in the sector
– Keep current on system requirements and security & privacy requirements
– Attend staff meetings and team meetings

Youth Worker (Canada Summer Job)

The Youth Worker summer job will work closely with the full-time, permanent Youth Worker on the delivery of summer programming, including a summer camp. The Youth Worker will also work with other
service delivery staff as part of the Immigrant Resource and Support Services team, and reports to the Youth and Family Worker.

The ideal candidate will have:
• A sensitivity for intercultural and inclusive communities, including an understanding of the unique challenges newcomers experience and/or lived experience as a newcomer to Canada
• Respectful curiosity around culture, identity, expression and service best practices
• Be undertaking related post-secondary education in social work, social sciences or child & youth preferred
• Experience with, and passion for, working with youth and families
• Excellence in verbal and written English and interpersonal communications
• Knowledge of trauma-informed practice
• Ability to demonstrate well-boundaried practice
• A valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle
• Ability to work flexible hours in-person (covid-prevention measures in place), including after-school hours and some evenings/weekends
• Ability to work independently as well as demonstrated teamwork and team building skills
• Fluency in a language other than English
• Ability to share vision and mission and engage others in support of CIS
• Knowledge of services and needs in the Community
• Excellent group facilitation skills
• Excellent time and resources management skills

This position is funded by Employment and Social Development Canada for 8 weeks, working 36 hours per week at $18.00 per hour. The opportunity is for young people aged, between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive) at the start of employment to help them in acquiring employment and/or career related skills.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 4:00 pm, Monday, May 23rd, 2022.
Interested candidates please provide resume and cover letter in PDF format to: Laura Paez, Youth and Family Worker at laurap@cis-iwc.org.

The opportunity is for:
• Young people between the age of 15 and 30 years old (inclusive) at the start of the internship
• Be legally entitled to work in Canada
• Must not be in receipt of employment benefits (EI/CERB).

The successful candidate must provide a criminal record check. This position will start in the first week of July. We thank all applicants; however, only those shortlisted will be contacted for an interview.

ACCOUNTABILITIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Direct Client Service (95%):
– Disseminate timely and relevant information to youth and family clients on programs, including one-to-one or group sessions (plan, organise and facilitate)
– Collaborate with Youth and Family Worker to plan, and put on, summer programming, including a camp. This may involve budgeting, seeking quotes and insurance, and working directly with clients
– Work with Youth and Family Worker to support clients in settlement plans, developing a rapport with youth in programs
– Connect with and support the CIS Settlement Worker in School (SWIS)
– Coordinate regular recreational and educational events, fostering a sense of belonging, inclusion and culturally safe expression
– Establish and maintain working relationships with other service providers
– Provide culturally relevant problem-solving assistance to clients, from a client-empowerment lens
(for example, using techniques like motivational interviewing)
– Work sensitively, with an understanding of intercultural family dynamics and generational settlement issues
– Work with empathy, using crisis intervention skills and an ability to work with individuals and families who may be experiencing discrimination, racism and culture shock
– Work effectively with an interpreter when necessary
– Be a positive part of the experience of community for newcomer youth and families

Reporting and Accountability (5%):
– Support Youth and Family Worker in reporting & client management databases, including maintaining appropriate case notes
– Regular reporting to team members and Team Lead
– Reach or exceed required targets
– Attend staff meetings and team meetings

Early Childcare Educator Assistant (ECEA)

Cowichan Intercultural Society’s Child Care Program offers childcare for eligible newcomer children, ensures that parents can access our other programs & services, secure in the knowledge that their children are on-site, safe & engaged.

This position involves supporting the activities of the Child Care Centre under the direct supervision of the Child Care Coordinator. The Early Childcare Educator Assistant is responsible for assisting with the operation of the licensed Child Care Program. This is a part time and temporary role covering for a person on maternity leave who is expected to return by September 2023.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience working in a Licensed Child Care Program
  • A valid ECEA Certificate, First Aid and CPR Certificate
  • A proven understanding of intercultural and inclusive community
  • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communications
  • Preferably be fluent in a second language
  • Computer literacy
  • Ability to problem-solve, seek solutions, work independently and as part of team
  • Ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions, and sufficient mobility to engage in floor based play
  • Outgoing and energetic personality
  • Ability to provide a safe and healthy environment

This temporary position begins as part time 15 -18.75 hours per week.  The hourly wage is $18 – $20/hour and includes holiday pay, sick leave, health benefits, and RRSP.

(The program follows the School District Schedule, and the role may be expanded according to funder parameters). This position will start the first week of September.

The successful candidate must provide a criminal record check. Covid prevention measures are in place to ensure a safe workplace.

We thank all applicants; however, only those shortlisted will be contacted for an interview.

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 4:00 pm, Friday, May 13th, 2022.  Interested candidates should provide resume and cover letter in PDF format to: Doris Reich, Childcare Coordinator, at doris@cis-iwc.org  

 

ACCOUNTABILITIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist with the delivery of safe, healthy, and enjoyable full-time care for children ages 0 months-5 years
  • Work in collaboration with the ECE to plan, organize and deliver the licensed Child Care program that promotes, stimulates, and develops children’s intellectual, physical and emotional growth in a nurturing play-based learning environment
  • Promote social experiences, respect for others and self-sufficiency, and provide experiences and play materials that actively promote positive interactions, communications, and diversity
  • Assist in the promotion and enhancement of creative ideas in all program areas including arts & crafts, dramatic play, music appreciation, science and nature, sports, and outdoor play
  • Ensure toys and all equipment is maintained with respect to safety standards and sanitary standards
  • Assist with the set up and take down of the activity area, assist children with daily routines including toileting, dressing, eating, and sleeping if needed
  • Always ensures the safety and general well-being of the children
  • Follows all policies, procedures, and standards of the Child Care Centre.

Office & Communications Coordinator

The Office Coordinator will report to the Director of Operations, with guidance and direction from the Executive Director. This position is critical in supporting newcomers and enhancing community relationships. This is a part time and temporary role covering for a person on maternity leave who is expected to return by September 2023.

Purpose: Welcome newcomers and community members to our office/classroom and obtain and process required information (Client Intake) while promoting CIS programs and activities.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A sensitivity for intercultural and inclusive communities
  • Excellence in verbal, written and interpersonal communications
  • Demonstrated success in relationship building
  • Knowledge and understanding of cross-cultural relationships, immigration and settlement issues
  • The ability to stay focused (with a positive attitude) in a fast-paced office environment
  • Experience working with volunteers
  • Outstanding organizational and computer skills (Microsoft office suite)
  • Ability to exercise discretion and operate within ethical standards
  • Ability to share vision and mission and engage others in support of CIS
  • Proven experience as an office assistant, or in another relevant administrative role
  • Good understanding of computer systems and other tech products
  • Good understanding of social media platforms, Adobe and other communications platforms

This position is a minimum of 22.5 hours per week and requires flexibility of scheduling.  The hourly wage is $18.00 – 20.00/hour and includes holiday pay, sick leave, health benefits, and RRSP.

The successful candidate must provide a criminal record check.  This position will start as soon as possible. COVID-19 prevention measures are in place to ensure a safe workplace.

We thank all applicants; however, only those shortlisted will be contacted for an interview.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 4:00 pm, Friday, May 13th, 2022. Interested candidates please provide resume and cover letter in PDF format to: Amanda Vance, Executive Director at career@cis-iwc.org

 

ACCOUNTABILITIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Reception /Admin – Estimated time 85%

  • Welcome people and receive calls
  • Operate and troubleshoot telephone and email system
  • Direct visitors to the appropriate person and office
  • Provide basic and accurate information in-person and via phone/email
  • Ensure reception area is tidy and presentable, with all necessary stationery and materials (e.g. pens, forms and brochures)
  • Obtain and process information required to provide services
  • Adhere to recording procedures for CIS Services
  • Perform clerical duties, such as filing, sorting, mailing, and data entry
  • Assist in managing the registration of participants for workshops/seminars/trainings
  • Responsible for office space and equipment
  • Provide clerical support for CIS projects and programs
  • Adhere to PIPA and FOIPPA standards of confidentiality
  • Organize office and assist staff in ways that optimize procedures
  • Sort and distribute communications in a timely manner
  • Schedule and plan meetings and appointments
  • Monitor level of supplies and handle shortages
  • Maintain trusting relationships with suppliers, customers and colleagues
  • Help troubleshoot equipment challenges & software queries

Communication- Estimated Time 15%

  • Help guide the implementation of communications strategies
  • Provide communication support to programs and internal teams
  • Draft and edit communications copy (e.g., press releases, posters, social media posts)
  • Maintain the web content and execute social media strategies
  • Update databases and media lists
  • Track projects and media exposure
  • Facilitate effective internal communications
  • Maintain calendars and appointments
  • Process Memberships & advertise Community Changemaker Program (individuals and businesses) 

Part-Time, LINC Instructor (Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada)

The LINC program, offering free language classes to eligible adult newcomers, is one of the foundational pillars of the Cowichan Intercultural Society. It is essential to our work ensuring that newcomers feel welcomed, can develop their full potentials, and flourish in our community. We also seek to support our community in embracing diversity and enhancing intercultural awareness.

We currently have a few positions open including both daytime and evening hours. We are seeking instructors to teach both in-person and online classes. Content, using the LINC curriculum guidelines, should focus on developing linguistic competence, as well as cultural understanding (work environments, Canadian customs, etc.).

We are seeking local applicants. Candidates with technological know-how are preferred, in addition to in-person teaching skills, such as familiarity with online platforms, learning management systems, and resources (i.e., Zoom, Moodle, EduLink, EdModo, ESL Library, etc.) or the technical savvy to learn quickly, as needed.

Classes begin in September and run through June, although there may be summer hours available as well.

The ideal candidate must have:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree
  • TESL Canada teaching Certification
  • minimum of 1-year teaching experience in adult ESL settings
  • demonstrated familiarity with Portfolio Based Language Assessment (PBLA) and the Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) is a plus and/or the willingness to complete the free PBLA training and implement in the classroom
  • competency using technology in the classroom (including basic instructional equipment, such as printer and projector) and online teaching experience (familiar with online platforms such as Zoom)
  • a sensitivity and respect for intercultural and inclusive communities and diversity
  • excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communications
  • demonstrated success in relationship building
  • the ability to adapt to changing class demographics (with ongoing enrollment throughout the year), and think on your feet
  • outstanding organizational skills
  • the ability to work independently and collaborate with a team
  • healthy boundaries and understanding of one’s capacities and limitations
  • a connection with our vision and mission, and the desire to engage others in support of Cowichan Intercultural Society

Our available LINC Instructor positions are all part-time varying from 7.5 – 18 hours per week each, plus meetings (up to 3.5 hours monthly for team meetings), and approved trainings.

Instructional hours will take place 3 days (mornings or afternoons) or evenings per week.

The starting hourly wage is $25-26 per hour and includes holiday pay, sick leave, health benefits, and RRSP.

Job Description – Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC) Instructor

ACCOUNTABILITIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

In-Classroom/Online – Estimated time 75%

  • Provide direct language support and guidance to students, as per LINC curriculum guidelines.
  • Design and apply professional, appropriate and innovative lesson plans consistent with best-practice teaching methods and the level-appropriate needs of students.
  • Develop and maintain an inclusive & equitable classroom atmosphere where participants are welcomed and engaged in learning.
  • Plan appropriate activities/outings/presenters to complement curriculum activities, in cooperation with the LINC coordinator.
  • Assist in developing methodology and tools to effectively support student success, including curricula, which promote civic engagement & human rights learning outcomes.
  • Ensure high level of student attendance (80%+) and active participation.
  • Work with, utilize and guide classroom assistants and volunteers, when applicable.
  • Provide direct support to students regarding online learning.
  • Provide PBLA Assessments in class
  • Hold Learner Conferences at the end of December, when applicable, and June when students are progressing in a skill(s)

Other Responsibilities – Estimated 25%

  • Participate in team meetings and activities (monthly LINC Team and PBLA Meetings).
  • Photocopy, file, and prepare materials as required.
  • Receive training in, and implement, Portfolio-Based Language Assessment (PBLA).
  • Work closely with the LINC coordinator and the Settlement (Immigrant Resource and Support Services, IRSS) Team.
  • Ensure compliance with agency policies and protocols.
  • Assist in the integration and cross promotion of other CIS programs.

We thank all applicants; however, only those shortlisted will be contacted for an interview.

Job posting open until Fri, May 13th at 4pm

Interested candidates should provide a resume and cover letter in PDF format to Arin Weiss, LINC Coordinator, at arin@cis-iwc.org

Executive Director (CLOSED)

Are you passionate about diversity and community? We are too – come join us! The Cowichan Intercultural Society’s Board of Directors is currently seeking a self-motivated and experienced Executive Director to strategically lead the organization.

About Us
The Cowichan Intercultural Society builds inclusive communities by helping newcomers to Canada successfully integrate into the Cowichan Valley, providing services and supports. We have been doing this since 1981. We initiate and support activities to create a more inclusive and equitable community.

For more information about us, please visit https://cowichanintercultural.org/

What we offer
This is a regular full-time position (37.5 hours per week) that requires a consistent in-person presence (COVID-19 prevention protocols are in place). The minimum starting salary is $62,500/year. For candidates with extensive experience, we will consider compensation beyond this. Benefits include a modest personal health spending account, Professional Development funding, 2 cultural leave days per year, and 3 weeks paid vacation. This position will require some evening and weekend work.

Core Responsibilities
– Accountable for achieving organizational outcomes in alignment with our strategic plan, policies and priorities.
– Oversee the operations of the organization mindful of client and community needs, alongside provincial and national trends.
– Lead liaison and negotiator for Provincial and Federal contracts, including submitting funding proposals.
– Establishes an effective organizational structure that is focused on delivering the mission of CIS, reflective of operational needs and directed towards accomplishing the strategic objectives and service delivery focus of the organization.

The Role
As a future-orientated leader and strategic thinker, the successful candidate will demonstrate their proven record of strong leadership skills with an ability to work effectively and collaboratively using a community development lens with staff, a volunteer Board of Directors, as well as funders, community partners and local groups.
The ED must be an effective communicator, relationship builder, and collaborative decision maker. Core qualities we seek include integrity, compassion, lateral thinking, collaboration and the ability to advocate.

Key Responsibilities
Organizational Leadership
– Aligns and coordinates programs to reflect our Vision, Mission and Values
– Monitors and reports on strategic planning implementation
– Identifies priority areas of need and develops operational strategies to address them
– Addresses short-term, mid-term and long-term planning around services and sustainability
– Oversees the operations of the organization in a way that centres client needs, alongside community needs, and provincial and national trends
– Advocates within the public and private sectors for issues relevant to CIS, its services and constituencies
– Acts as a resource to Board members in Board development, recruitment and orientation
– Works closely with community partners and other stakeholders to develop and implement collaborative opportunities to optimize program service delivery
– Oversees adherence to relevant regulations and legislation including privacy legislation and the principles of the Earth Charter 

Financial Oversight and Leadership
– Lead liaison and negotiator for Provincial and Federal contracts, including submitting funding proposals
– Identifies broader potential financial opportunities
– Oversees financial operations, budgeting and planning
– With the Finance Committee, completes year-end financial review
– With Board Treasurer and financial team, ensures that sound bookkeeping and accounting procedures are followed
– Ensures Development Team sources and applies for grants and other contributions

Team Leadership
– Establishes an effective organizational structure that is focused on delivering the mission of CIS, reflective of operational needs and directed towards accomplishing the strategic objectives and service delivery focus of the organization
– Provides strong, effective and visible leadership
– Oversees HR functions, including recruitment; these activities may be delegated to leadership within the team structure
– Ensures all team members are motivated to contribute fully to the organization to the realization of the mission, vision, goals and objectives defined in the strategic plan
– Fosters the development of a strong culture that focuses on teamwork, innovation, continuous improvement and service excellence
– Involves and recognizes team members for identifying innovative approaches to enhance organizational performance
– Supports the implementation of the annual performance review process
– Supports training and development that motivates team members and ensures they have the necessary skills and abilities to fulfill their duties
– Ensures the existence of an effective succession planning process
– Ensures team members are focused on the organizational priorities and their delivery, in accordance with the organization’s Mission, Vision and Values
– Ensures compliance with relevant workplace regulations and legislation
– Fosters an environment of continuous improvement and appreciation
– Maintain an equity-forward environment through a trauma-informed, gender+-based, decolonisation framework Qualifications & education of the ideal candidate:
– A minimum of three years of senior level management/leadership experience, ideally in a not for-profit environment.
– Relevant undergraduate degree or higher; an equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
– Strong strategic planning and implementation skills; must be able to connect vision, mission and strategic goals and develop work plans to achieve them.
– Strong leadership and organizational development skills, broad knowledge and experience in community development initiatives and programs/services that promote integration and inclusion.
– Outstanding verbal and written communication skills; the ability to write coherent proposals and reports; and the ability to articulate, reframe and present complex ideas and messages.
– Experience in leading grant proposals and fund development.
– Knowledge of additional languages and cultures will be considered a great asset, including understanding the complexities of the migration journey.
– Must provide a criminal record check.

 

How to Apply:
Please apply via email and send your cover letter, resume, and names of 3 professional references in PDF format to career@cis-iwc.org. In the subject line of your email please type “Your Name – Executive Director”. Your cover letter should include a description of why you feel you are a good fit for the position.

Deadline to Apply: November 7, 2021 at 9am.
We thank all applicants for their interest and will contact applicants if considered for an interview.

Operations and Finance Coordinator (CLOSED)

Job Summary: The Operations and Finance Coordinator ensures that the programs and services offered by the organization run effectively, with maximum impact for our clients and efficient use of resources.
The Operations and Finance Manager will report to the Executive Director. This position is critical in supporting our programs and services, and the smooth functioning of the organisation overall.
 
The ideal candidate will have:
• A sensitivity for intercultural and inclusive communities
• Excellence in verbal, written and interpersonal communications
• Demonstrated success in management and operations
• Knowledge and understanding of cross-cultural relationships, immigration and settlement issues
• Post-secondary education in a related field
• Experience with human resources and overseeing/coaching/mentoring staff and/or volunteers
• Outstanding organizational and computer skills (Microsoft Office suite)
• Ability to exercise discretion and operate within ethical standards
This position is full time and requires flexibility of scheduling. The position includes holiday pay, sick leave, wellness time, personal health spending and professional development funds.
The successful candidate must provide a criminal record check. This position starts as soon as possible, with a blend of remote and in-person hours. NB: COVID-19 prevention measures are in place to ensure a safe workplace. This position cannot be fully remote at this time.
 
We thank all applicants; however, only those shortlisted will be contacted for an interview. APPLICATION DEADLINE: 4:00 pm, Friday October 8th, 2021. Interested candidates please provide resume and cover letter in PDF format in one document to: career@cis-iwc.org

Fundraising Coordinator Request for Proposal
(CLOSED)

The Cowichan Intercultural Society is a Canadian registered charitable organization that has been operating in the Cowichan Valley region since 1981.

The Cowichan Intercultural Society (CIS/the Society) provides services and support to
newcomers to Canada settling in the Cowichan Valley, as well as offers activities to
create a more inclusive and equitable community.

CIS serves over 400 newcomers annually through a variety of programs including
information and orientation for life in Canada, employment-related services, English
language services, and specialized support groups for youth, women, men, and seniors.
CIS is a Sponsorship Agreement Holder with the Federal Government and works with
community groups to privately sponsor refugees.

To further our mission, the Cowichan Intercultural Society is requesting proposals from
qualified firms and individuals specializing in non-profit fundraising.

The Intercultural Society’s goal is to diversify revenue sources and increase fundraising efforts.
Following several years of growth, and in alignment with our strategic plan, the need to
increase and diversify funding was identified as an organizational priority. Additionally, we now have a Foundation Fund to receive major gifts and legacy funds.
Through this Request for Proposal (RFP), CIS seeks bids for a Fundraising Coordinator who can provide the services and specifications as outlined below. The Fundraising Coordinator will work with the Executive Director and the Board of Directors to build fundraising capacity, as well as develop and deliver on a fundraising strategy to diversify sources of unrestricted funds.

Required Services/Specifications
Scope of Work
1. Utilizing past documents and plans, and conducting limited interviews, assess the
Society’s current fundraising capacity, board and staff expectations, and community
context for fundraising (enviro scan).
2. Develop a multi-year fund development plan and implementation strategy to build a
fundraising program that generates unrestricted revenue and is reflective of, and in
alignment with, the Society’s mission, vision, and values.
3. Develop a framework for donor tracking, recognition, and retention.
4. Implement the plan for a minimum commitment of one year.

Proposal Requirements
• The successful proposal will demonstrate a proven track record of creative excellence in
developing fundraising plans and developing fundraising capacity for non-profit
organizations.
• The successful proposal will address how the scope of work will be accomplished,
including timeline and deliverables.
• Proposals must clearly outline the responsibilities of both CIS and the prospective
Fundraising Coordinator.
• Proposals should clearly demonstrate that the prospective coordinator has familiarity
with, and knowledge of, CIS services and programs.

 

Submission Requirements
Please include the following items in your submission package, which should not exceed 10
pages:
• Resume and Cover Letter: Please highlight your key qualifications and interest in this
project.
• Project Experience: Please provide a minimum of three (3) examples of your experience
with similar projects.
• Approach and Methodology: Please provide an overview of the process and activities
required to complete the project’s key deliverables (as outlined under the section titled
“Scope of Work”).
• Project Schedule: Please provide a timeline for the duration of the project and highlight
all relevant benchmarks.
• References: Please include the names and contact details of two (2) former clients.
• Fee Structure: Please provide an estimation of the cost of services and a fee schedule
for the scope of work.