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, promoting 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, both virtually and in person.
Works with staff team to identify gaps in services and recruit volunteers to address the needs
Plans, implements, promotes via Social Media, Websites and posters, evaluates programs and events
Works within budget limits.
Works with and provides leadership to volunteers.
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.
Advanced skills and experience with Microsoft office, Social Media, Word Press, Zoom.
Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills.
1-2 years’ experience event planning.
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 vaccine passport
This is a federal grant, which requires the applicant to be between 19 and 30 years of age.
Hours of Work & Rate of Pay:
The Summer Community Engagement Assistant must work 30 hours a week (including some evenings and weekends).
The wage is $19.24/hr. 4% holiday pay will be added. This position starts asap and 30 hours weekly period ends after 14-15 weeks with no time off during contract dates.
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