Job Title: Communications & Community Developer
Summary: Kiwassa Neighbourhood House, a multi-service community agency working in East Vancouver, with a mission to cultivate opportunities with people and partners to build a socially just, resilient, and connected community. We are seeking a tech savvy community developer who is excited take on the challenge of community building in our current highly virtual context. The Communications & Community Developer (CCD) will focus on a community-building campaign which aims to strengthen social inclusion, increase equity and confront and counter racism in our neighbourhood. This person will be responsible for researching, gathering and organizing community “activations” in the neighbourhood - arts-based and skill building activities, educational dialogues and community building workshops – all centred on building an inclusive, just and resilient community. The CCD will lead the campaign communications via our website/social media, and will work with community members, staff and partners to amplify impact of the campaign. This role will work alongside Kiwassa staff and an external consultant, and will report to Kiwassa’s Community Engagement and Learning Coordinator.
This job is partly funded by Federal Government’s Canada Summer Jobs program and therefore applicants must meet the following criteria:
This is a part-time, temporary position of 16-20 hours per week at $20/hr.
Anticipated term: August 31 – December 31st
We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only short-listed applicants will be contacted.
Kiwassa grows a welcoming and inclusive community in the vibrant Hastings-Sunrise and Grandview-Woodlands neighbourhoods of East Vancouver, located on the traditional, unceded and occupied territories of the Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh), and xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam) Nations.
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