Job Posting 78654

WeareHUH Program Coordinator
Options Community Services Society
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
Surrey, BC
closes in 31 days (Mon, 28 Feb)
full time  •  Competitive Wage

Community Connections provides immigrant and refugee newcomers in Surrey and Delta with tools and knowledge necessary to establish themselves in Canada. WeareHUH is a platform that offers resources for people to start and run accessible activities that connect people together, break down stereotypes, and create & strengthen intercultural communities.

 

This position manages all aspects of the day-to-day operation on all WeareHUH activities. The Program Coordinator will reach out to different service providers across Canada to adopt and customize WeareHUH activities.

 

HIGHLIGHTS OF KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintaining the WeareHUH (www.wearehuh.com) website tools and resources; Maintenance includes adjusting copy, adding pages and media resources as applicable.
  • Reaching out to different service providers across Canada to adopt and customize WeareHUH activities. Creating and adapting peer-to-peer networking in many different programs such as employment (Career Mentorship, Job Fairs), Community Connections (Intergenerational Activities, volunteer engagement), or Settlement (Information and Orientation workshops discussion).
  • Provide demonstrations and technical support at the Culture Café to service providers.
  • Plan and implement WeareHUH network email updates and meetings as applicable.
  • Implement the evaluation process outlined in the Culture Café Evaluation Guide for network participants’ activities as applicable.
  • Work closely with SDI Project Lead to provide feedback for research, design, and continuous improvement on services to respond to emergent client needs.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education, Training, and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing and/or Communications and office administration training; equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in a related position.
  • Experience working with newcomers, vulnerable populations and/or volunteers.
  • Class 5 Driver’s License and reliable vehicle an asset.
  • Second language is an asset.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent Interpersonal Communications skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills.
  • Understanding of Social Service programming and resources, Multiculturalism and Immigrant/Refugee issues.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal/relationship-building intercultural competency, as well as crisis intervention, conflict resolution, critical thinking and problem solving skills/techniques.
  • Basic Research and Information Sourcing skills.
  • Strong desktop publishing skills (MS Publisher, Adobe Creative Suite).
  • Up-to-date knowledge of Social Media and Multicultural Media.
  • Comfort with website updates (e.g. Wordpress).
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, multicultural and diverse environment.
  • Ability to work independently, set priorities, manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Flexibility and willingness to work outside of regular work hours.
  • Good team work and strong work ethics.
  • Must be sensitive to and respectful of cultural and lifestyle diversity.
  • Represent the Society in a positive and professional manner when in contact with out-side agencies, professionals or community.
  • Ability to work effectively with program staff, volunteers, and non-profit or publicly funded groups, agencies and organizations.
  • Ability to identify sensitive issues and maintain confidentiality.
  • No relevant criminal history. Verified good character and sufficient reference history to verify this requirement.
  • Must be sensitive to and respectful of cultural and lifestyle diversity.

Successful candidates will be required to provide a current and satisfactory Criminal Reference Check/Vulnerable Sector Search preceding your start date.

 

Applicants with lived experience are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

Applicants may be requested to provide proof of Covid-19 vaccination.

 

Closing date:

Resumes will be reviewed starting December 14, 2021 but the posting will remain open until filled and will close without notice.

 

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