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Community Resource Coordinator
Organization: City of St. Albert
Region: Alberta
End of contest: October 19, 2017 before 22:00 hrs
Type (Full time / Part time): Full Time
             
 
City of St. Albert
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Description
OPPORTUNITY
As Alberta's 'Botanical Arts City', St. Albert is a community renowned for its botanical arts, its commitment to a green lifestyle and the cultivation of activities that provide for a well-rounded quality of life. Our employees provide over 64,000 residents with high-quality programs and services and are proud to contribute to making St. Albert one of the best places to live in Canada.

The Community & Social Development department is seeking to hire a Community Resource Coordinator to support community development and collaboration with community partners in the promotion of mental health initiatives and the Social Master Plan values. Reporting to the Manager, Community & Social Development, this position is responsible for the ongoing identification of issues and needs in the community and the development of programs in response to those needs. The Coordinator will engage community partners and stakeholders in the delivery of services and programs through partnerships, collaborations and coordinated effort.

In an effort to promote the Social Master Plan values, the Coordinator will research, develop, promote, implement and evaluate school-based and community-based social programs on a number of topics such as: leadership and communication, healthy relationships, mental health, suicide awareness, conflict resolution, etc.

The individual we are looking for a through knowledge of current social issues has a comprehensive understanding of social programming including research, planning, development, implementation and evaluation skills. They will demonstrate strong leadership when working with community partners and volunteers. This role requires someone with great communication and interpersonal skills, who will develop relationships, engage with stakeholders and thrive in collaborative environment. 


HOURS OF WORK
This position works a compressed schedule of 72 hours bi-weekly. The core hours are Monday - Friday, 8:00 – 5:00 with a regular day off every two weeks, but there will be a requirement for weekend and evening hours.

Requirements
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences (Social Work, Child & Youth Care, Community Development) combined with at least two (2) years of related experience, or a diploma in a related field combined with at least five (5) years of related experience.
  • Extensive knowledge of social programming and experience working with youth.
  • The position requires an individual who has experience in facilitation and group work, working with youth, community development and program management.
  • The role requires an individual with well developed interpersonal and relationship building skills.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills are required.
  • Certification in Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training
  • First Aid/CPR Certification
  • Applicants must possess a valid class 5 driver’s license and a reliable vehicle.
  • Proficiency using the Microsoft Office suite of programs. 

The successful applicant will be required to obtain and maintain a clear vulnerable sector police information check. 

Qualified applicants are invited to submit their cover letter and resume via the City of St. Albert Employment website www.stalbert.ca/employment

Salary & Benefits

$58,508 - $71,184 per annum. In addition, the City of St. Albert offers a comprehensive benefit package.

Other relevant information
Qualified applicants are invited to submit their cover letter and resume via the City of St. Albert Employment website at www.stalbert.ca/employment

We wish to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position. However, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. ...
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