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Job Number:  57559
Community Engagement Specialist -WorkBC
Job Posted: Friday, 13 September 2019
Closing Date: Friday, 27 September 2019
(in 8 days)
Pacific Community Resources
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Full time
Location: Vancouver Salary: $23.31/hour – $26.53/hour, Plus benefit package (100% employer paid)
Employment Services – Vancouver/Midtown (Job #3600 – 1912)

Regular Full Time (35 hours/week)


PCRS is a long-standing, award-winning not-for-profit that serves the most vulnerable people in the Province of B.C. We believe that helping the most marginalized individuals and families will raise the health and well-being of the communities we serve. Our vision is to see everyone thriving in strong, healthy communities, and our mission is to inspire healthy and inclusive communities through leadership and collaboration. We value advocacy, diversity and inclusion, empowerment, service excellence, stewardship, and well-being. We have been recognized for placing a high value on work-life balance. Our Employee Family Assistance Program has a full preventative health program including nutrition awareness, stress reduction, and tools to assist our staff with maintaining a work-life balance. We take care of our people who take care of the people we serve.


Position Summary:

PCRS is seeking an engaging and dynamic Community Engagement Specialist to develop and implement strategies to raise awareness of the services of the WorkBC program. This role cultivates and maintains positive relationships with service and partner organizations, local employers, government agencies and other stakeholders through integrated marketing and promotional campaigns. Coupling an educational and work experience background in marketing or public relations with a desire to help people find sustainable employment, this position allows for creative solutions to marketing challenges.  

In addition to using face to face, direct mail, presentations to groups, website and social media to market services to recruit potential new participants, the Community Engagement Specialist will plan, coordinate and execute special events at the centre or in the community. Professional level of communication and conduct is essential as the Community Engagement Specialist works in the community representing PCRS and WorkBC.  

This position requires working evenings and weekends based on operational need.


Academic and Job Experience Required:

  • Certification / Degree and experience in marketing, digital media, public relations, job development or related field.
  • Experience with graphic design software, website content management systems and social media platforms.
  • Knowledge of marketing and promotional techniques, media and public relations.
  • Event planning and coordination.

An equivalent combination of education and work experience will be considered


Basic Requirements:

  • Criminal record check including the vulnerable sector.
  • MS Office and overall computer proficiency including data administration utilizing complex data bases.

Desired Requirements:

  • Experience working with a diverse population.
  • Involvement with Not-for-profit and/or contracts.
  • Driver’s license with a clean driver’s abstract and business insurance.
  • De-Escalation/Non-Violent Intervention training.
  • Occupational first aid – Level 1.

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Manager, Employment Services    

Salary Range:     $23.31/hour – $26.53/hour, Plus benefit package (100% employer paid)
Closing Date:     September 27, 2019 at 4:30 p.m.

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PCRS fosters an environment that ensures a sense of belonging, dignity, and respect. We welcome applications from persons with diverse backgrounds and all abilities.”

How to Apply
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Please quote “Job #3600 - 1912” on your cover letter
and in the subject line of emails.
Resumes without Job # and cover letters will not be accepted.
Only those qualified for an interview will be contacted.
Contact Details
Send Cover Letter and Resume to:
www:   pcrs.ca/our-jobs/community-engagement-specialist-workbc/

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