Job Posting 63755

Communications & Community Developer
Kiwassa Neighbourhood House
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
closes in 2 days (Sun, 16 Aug)
part time


Job Posting


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.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Plan, implement and evaluate community-building campaign activities
  • Collaborate with community leaders, staff, and partners to generate campaign ideas
  • Research successful community-building activations
  • Write and publish posts to activate community on website and social media channels
  • Engage community members online through social media channels
  • Facilitate small-scale virtual and physically distanced programming linked with campaign
  • Encourage broad participation and amplify impact through existing networks of staff, community members and partners, and linking campaign to existing community initiatives and events





  • Alignment with Kiwassa mission, vision, and values including social justice, anti-racism and decolonizing work
  • Community experience with groups with diverse racial and cultural backgrounds and ages
  • Understanding of individual and community barriers to social inclusion
  • Digital communications experience, excellent social media skills
  • Strong writing skills
  • Fluency in non-English language(s) an asset
  • Organized and efficient, takes initiative
  • Creative and flexible
  • Completed Criminal Record Check


This job is partly funded by Federal Government’s Canada Summer Jobs program and therefore applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of employment;
  • Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act; and,
  • Have a valid Canadian Social Insurance Number and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations.



This is a part-time, temporary position of 16-20 hours per week at $20/hr.

Anticipated term: August 31 – December 31st


To be considered for this position, please email your resume and cover letter by Sunday, August 16th to , RE: Communications & Community Developer


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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