Job Posting 89832

Zonal Outreach Coordinator
Action for Healthy Communities
Edmonton area
closes in 15 days (Fri, 16 Dec)
full time  •  Compensation: $5,200.0 – $5,687.5/month

This opportunity is for someone highly resourceful, a visionary, who values innovation and is passionate about working in dynamic and fast-paced multi-stakeholders initiatives.


Position: Zonal Outreach Project Coordinator

Sector: Newcomer Settlement & Integration/Non-profit

Terms: Regular Full Time – (Immediate start in 2022)

Location: Edmonton, Alberta
Compensation: $5,200.0 – $5,687.5/month


Position Summary

The Edmonton Newcomer Zonal Outreach (ENZO) collaborative is looking for a candidate who would bring both diversity in professional acumen and talent to the dynamic role of the Zonal Outreach Coordinator based in Edmonton. This position is suited for professionals with an innate talent for innovation and creative approaches, passionate and able to foster sustainable relationships and collaborative engagements with diverse stakeholders, and demonstrably extensive knowledge and experience in multi-sectoral, multi-stakeholder project leadership.

The incumbent will lead, facilitate, and coordinate the implementation of the (ENZO) initiative, an innovative outreach strategy stewarding outreach to connect newcomers to settlement service providers in greater Edmonton.


As the project implementation lead, the coordinator provides leadership and oversight to ensure project deliverables are achieved and monitors project engagements to ensure that the overall zonal outreach strategy addresses project goals and expected outcomes. The coordinator supports the overall coordination of the ENZO project engagements delivered by the Zonal Outreach staff across the five Edmonton zones and city-wide, oversees the collective/collaborative work with all Anglophone/Francophone Settlement Agencies and all other Community Stakeholders supporting newcomers’ settlement and integration.


In this position, you will have the opportunity to provide project-specific guidance, as well as facilitate, coordinate, monitor and administer the strategies to implement the dynamic engagements of the Edmonton Newcomer Zonal Outreach (ENZO) collaborative project, including the following key project components:

  • Zone-specific stakeholder mapping, outreach connections and ongoing relations,
  • Cross-sector and stakeholder collaborations and partnership engagements city-wide and regionally,

• Development/production of marketing and outreach resources and tools. Strategize, direct, create and execute ongoing informative and engaging social media outreach/marketing campaigns across the zones & city-wide.


Key Responsibilities:

  • ENZO project planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation strategies: lead, facilitate, and coordinate planning, preparation and development of implementation, monitoring/evaluation plans, tools and resources; lead the development/production of data/tracking tools, outreach and newcomer connections, marketing/engagement resources and tools; oversee, guide, and monitor project execution and evaluation to ensure activities are on track, and achieving anticipated impact.
  • ENZO project promotion and public awareness: promote ENZO initiative and related outreach strategies, and foster collaborative engagement approaches city-wide/regionally in Alberta to support newcomers.
  • ENZO project collaborations and partnerships: proactively facilitate the establishment of sector engagements, networking, and partnerships to support newcomers’ settlement and integration; actively recruit and engage volunteers to support outreach activities across the zones and within communities.
  • Administrative/Supervisory duties: lead the project planning, manage, and supervise overall project performance against set metrics, engage and influence project team members to achieve common goals, coordinate project logistics, procurement including sub-contractor’s services, monitor project expenses/supplies, prepare periodic reports and ongoing documentation.


Required Qualifications, Experience and Competencies:

  • University degree in Human Services, Business, Communications, Sociology, Public Health, Education or related fields, supplemented by 3+years of project management experience, preferably non-profit sector projects.
  • Experience in project development and management, leading and facilitating the deployment of cross/inter-sectoral multi-stakeholder collaborative projects. Implemented knowledge creation/sharing tools for diverse platforms and networks. Demonstrable experience in building partnerships, sector networks and other engagement groups with diverse stakeholders.
  • Experience developing and coordinating multi-disciplinary teams in a demanding, high-volume workload and fast-paced environment. Experience working with diverse stakeholders with a variety of expectations/interests.
  • Strong interpersonal Skills. Able to build strong, respectful relationships with people of all backgrounds.  Able to work independently as well as part of a multidisciplinary team.  Strong organizational skills, with attention to detail. Drives execution and fosters innovation. Strong team leadership, time management and problem-solving skills. Proven abilities in conflict resolution, advocacy, and group facilitation.
  • Highly competent in Microsoft/email applications, Tableau, print/digital/social media/other marketing and content creation tools, google suite, and commonly used business and project management applications.
  • Strong communication skills (highly competent in the English language – writing, speaking/presentation).
  • Asset: Multi-lingual (French/other languages). Experience in project management in the non-profit sector.
  • Experience in individual and community intervention, excellent people skills. Understanding and sensitivity to the issues related to poverty and other social determinants of health
  • Knowledge and understanding of newcomer/immigrant communities’ needs and experience working in partnership with diverse communities.
  • A minimum of 1 year of supervisory experience


Core Competencies Required:

Systems Thinking/Approach: Proactively seeks to understand interrelated environments range of stakeholder perspectives and uses frameworks that consider the inter-relationships to all related areas. Anticipates outcomes, evaluates and assesses potential impacts, and establishes plans with a holistic and long-term view of challenges and opportunities considering short, mid/long term impacts from broader sector trends.


Partnership and Networks Development: Understands and can relay the value of strategic collaborative multi-stakeholder engagements. Identifies strategic stakeholders, connects and proactively builds trusting relationships. Facilitates collaborative environments and ongoing engagements at all levels, internal and external to the project.  Develops multi-stakeholder partnerships/networks, communicates effectively and solves problems creatively.


Agility: Open to new, diverse ideas and takes new approaches. Proactively seeks advice and support when priorities change to assess, prioritize, and meet changing demands appropriately. Maintains resilience in times of uncertainty, effectively creates and takes advantage of opportunities for improvement, recognizes the importance of timing, anticipates obstacles and takes action when appropriate. Able to adapt to multiple dynamics/priorities.


Working Conditions
• Office Environment: In-person (occasional remote/virtual work).
• Some evening and weekend work is required.
• Class 5 Driver’s License with a clean driver’s abstract and a reliable vehicle required, as a fair amount of travel is required for project activities at various locations in the greater Edmonton region.

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