Job Posting 83704

Summer Community Engagement Assistant
Burnaby Neighbourhood House
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
BNH South House, Burnaby, BC
closes in 6 days (Fri, 3 Jun)
full time - temp / contract  •  The wage is $19.24/hr. 4% holiday pay will be added.


Job Description:
The position of the Community Engagement Assistant requires a positive, energetic, and experienced person interested in addressing social isolation through the development of programs and events. The Assistant is responsible for working with the team to plan, implement and support a wide range of community engagement activities for a diverse community. This role involves: planning and implementing weekly activities, supporting volunteers, and providing a safe and welcoming atmosphere for participants to engage in activities.
General Duties and Responsibilities:
 Promotes BNH program philosophy by ensuring programs have the opportunities to interconnect and achieve participant integration across program areas.
 In consultation with the BNH team, plans activities/events/opportunities for community members to increase their engagement.
 Plans, implements and evaluates a series of summer outdoor events, including BBQ’s and other community engagement activities.
 Works with staff team to recruit volunteers for events; supports volunteers to provide leadership at community events
 Works within budget limits.
 Participates in regular staff meetings and training sessions.
 Develops positive relationships with participants and acts as a role model and mentor.
 Assists with front reception and information referral.
 Performs other duties as required.
 Must be at least 19 years of age.
 Knowledge and awareness of issues surrounding diversity and multiculturalism.
 Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills.
 1-2 years’ experience event planning.
 Advanced computer skills
 Current Basic 1st Aid certification.
 Current criminal record search.
 Second language (an asset).
 Level 1 Foodsafe certificate (an asset).
 Class 4 Driver’s License (an asset).
 Valid vaccination passport
 This is a federal grant, which requires the applicant to be between 19 and 29 years of age.
Hours of Work & Rate of Pay:
The Event Assistant must work 35 hours a week. The wage is $19.24/hr. 4% holiday pay will be
added. This position starts June 6th and ends August 19thth with no time off during contract
dates. (Includes some evenings and weekends)

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