Job Posting 86698

Community Developer
Archway Community Services
Work From Home - Vancouver & Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley
closes in 6 days (Sun, 14 Aug)
part time - temporary / contract  •  $25.00

JOB POSTING #2022-76-04

Diversity Education & Abbotsford Local Immigration Partnership (DEARS)

Community Developer

Wage: $ 25 per hour

Part time: 25 hours per week, 4 days per week, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Some occasional evening work may be required , and infrequent weekend work to attend events

Temporary: up to 3 months, with possibility of extension


Strengthen Diversity Partnerships and Community Engagement

Join the DEARS team at Archway

Come Help Us Help People

Location: (Abbotsford)

Hybrid (Initial training period will require you to be onsite 3 days/week)


Job Summary:

Reporting to the DEARS Supervisor, the Community Developer leads the planning and implementation of the DEARS community engagement and education development.  Responsibilities for this position include meeting with stakeholders, networking, strategizing with other organizations, coordinating large scale events, as well as the execution of projects that further support and drive the ongoing work of the program.  This position helps strengthen relationships through mediating conflict and facilitating discussions between cross-cultural and interfaith groups, researching and enriching diversity education training content, teaching educational workshops, responding to crises and helping people talk about racism, violence, hate crime, heterosexism, religion, etc.

Your Role:

Archway’s Community Developer with the Diversity Education & Abbotsford LIP (DEARS) contributes by:

  • Leading the planning, designing and implementation of all workshops, trainings and education of the DEARS program.
  • Organizing workshops, trainings, resources and education to businesses, community organizations, school classes, youth/adult programs and individuals who have experienced discrimination.
  • Providing support to Organizing Against Racism and Hate (OARH) workshops and community projects.
  • Conducting outreach activities and meeting with diverse people on a regular basis, including at-risk youth, young parents, prisoner inmates, seniors, people from lesbian, gay, and transgender communities, people from various religious groups, survivors of violence, refugees, new immigrants, business people, educators, and government workers.
  • Supporting victims of discrimination through hearing their story, recording the incident they have experienced and making appropriate referrals (this may be over the phone or in person). And, bringing these incidents to the attention of the appropriate tables such as the Fraser Valley Human Dignity Coalition.
  • Promoting, supporting and advocating for human rights issues, individually and systemically.
  • Building constructive, friendly, professional relationships and networks of key contacts with people and colleagues.
  • Maintaining partnerships that can provide information, assistance and support.
  • Developing and using collaborative relationships to facilitate the accomplishment of work goals.

This position is a great fit for someone who is open-minded; who looks beyond the status quo when current practices are not working and develops new opportunities and solutions to address problems; who asks probing questions, conducts research and acts with a healthy dose of curiosity.   

Our Offer

  • $ 25 per hour
  • A part-time position at 25 hours per week, availability (9:00 am -3:00 pm) and evenings occasionally, and infrequent events on weekends.
  • Temporary, up to three months, starting around August 20, 2022.
  • Access to online wellness resources.
  • Great in-house training opportunities.
  • Rewarding work in a positive environment.
  • Build your experience in diversity education.

Getting an Interview – you will be considered if you have:

  • Post-secondary education in Human Services or a related field, OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • One year experience in youth or community programming and facilitation.
  • One year experience building partnerships with community groups and government agencies.
  • Experience giving presentations and facilitating meetings and conversations.
  • Experience managing volunteers.

The Job Requires you to have:

  • The ability to use Microsoft Office365.
  • The ability to use virtual meeting platforms including Microsoft Teams and Cisco WebEx.
  • Excellent relationship building and networking skills.
  • The ability to switch tasks, as you may experience frequent interruptions.
  • The ability to interact with difficult people or people in difficult situations.
  • A valid BC Driver’s License, and a personal vehicle, as the position may include some driving for work.

Closing date is August 14, 2022


No phone calls please. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Must be legally entitled to work in Canada.

Your resume may also be forwarded to other Programs for their consideration for their job vacancies.  If you do not wish for your application to be shared with other Programs, please send an e-mail to with DO NOT FORWARD TO OTHER PROGRAMS, in the subject line of the e-mail and the job reference number to which you applied, in the body of the e-mail.

Archway's goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. Equity and diversity are essential to excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

We invest in the mental health and wellbeing of our employees.

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