Job Posting 78018

Project Officer- Francophone Immigration Network
Centre de santé communautaire Hamilton Niagara
Hamilton area
Hamilton
closes in 28 days (Fri, 31 Dec)
full time - term / contract  •  58 035 $ - 67 657 $

Temporary full-time position - 35 hours/week

Contract until March 31, 2023, with possibilities of renewal

 

General Responsibilities

Under the authority of the Director of the Réseau du Centre Sud-Ouest (CSO), the Project Officer ensures the implementation of the Network's activities in his/ her region by carrying out all tasks that allow for consultation, identification of local priorities and needs, as well as partnerships that can facilitate the reception, integration and settlement of Francophone immigrants in the cities and municipalities of the region.

 

Specific Responsibilities

  • Organize sectoral or multisectoral consultation meetings at the local level

  • Determine the needs, identify and analyze services for Francophone immigrants and the organizations serving them

  • Foster an effective networking system among the Francophone community

  • Identify best practices in the reception and integration of Francophone immigrants and share them with partner agencies and local community members

  • Contribute to the empowerment of Francophone communities through training, conferences, workshops, etc.

  • Collaborate in the identification and implementation of a management plan for specific situations (i.e. mass arrival of Francophone immigrants at a border crossing)

  • Represent the Network at the local level by participating in community events

  • Design and organize activities to raise awareness among employers about the hiring of Francophone newcomers

  • Develop a database of employers and economic actors in the region

  • Collaborate in the organization of job fairs and mobilize employers and economic actors to participate

  • Work with employability agencies to help them better serve newcomers in their job search

  • Develop and implement activities to stimulate entrepreneurship among newcomers

  • Participate in the implementation of the Network's action plan and its evaluation

  • Prepare and submit reports and recommendations on current activities in the region

     

Specific Skills and Requirements 

  • College or university degree in business administration, economic or community development, social work or project management
  • Any other relevant and proven training or experience in the community field
  • Knowledge of the region and of resources for Francophone immigrants
  • Excellent oral and written French language skills and good oral and written English language skills
  • Ability to work with tight deadlines and to communicate with diverse and multicultural audiences
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Knowledge of basic computer software and the Internet
  • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team
  • Willingness to work flexible hours to meet client needs
  • Possess a valid driver's license and have access to a motor vehicle
  • Proof of vaccination against COVID-19 (or a medical note for exemption) will be requested

 

Please send us your cover letter and resume written in French or English.

The CSC is committed to the principle of equal access to employment. Accommodations are available upon request. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

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