E4C Community Development Officer Full Time in Edmonton, AB


Branch Edmonton AB CA

Community Development Officer
Edmonton, AB

Build community through volunteer engagement in recreation and wellness, food literacy and creative arts programming….

McCauley Apartments, A Program of E4C is a hub of community growth and engagement in the McCauley neighbourhood of downtown Edmonton. The program grows community through intentional connection and relationship building, through the provision of affordable housing, through organizing free activities and neighbourhood events. McCauley Apartments provides accommodations with minimal assistance to tenants. It strives to develop an interdependent housing model.

The Community Development Officer is a Program Manager for McCauley Apartments and is a member of the E4C management team. This position reports to the Director of Housing and Mental Health Services, and provides key development of the McCauley community.

The Community Development Officer ensures the efficient and appropriate operation of the entire program. This position is a key contact for the McCauley community.

Hours: 40 hours per week, standard office hours, some evening and weekend work

Salary: Starts at $23.48 plus benefits

Why be part of the team:

  • Be a part of an innovative, passionate and committed team of individuals who genuinely care about the health and well being of Edmontonians
  • Lead staff and volunteers to coordinate exciting and interesting events and programs in McCauley
  • Build community through volunteer engagement in recreation and wellness, food literacy and creative arts programming
  • Make contacts and build professional networks in non-profits, government and business sector

In your role you will:

  • Develop and support community programming and volunteer programs
  • Act as link between CRHC (landlord), tenants and E4C
  • Conduct tenant intakes and supports tenants in building
  • Assist community members in systems navigation
  • Represent E4C on various working groups and committees in central Edmonton
  • Facilitate peer driven programs and workshops
  • Various administrative duties

A successful candidate would require:

  • Strong interpersonal, communication, team work, leadership and organizational skills.
  • Non-judgmental and empathetic attitude
  • Degree in community development or equivalent 4 years of related or direct service work experience
  • Knowledge in landlord and tenant issuesBroad knowledge base on the issues of homelessness, prostitution, addiction, abuse, aboriginal and other cultures and inner city communities

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Edmonton, AB, CA
Posted on: 2015-08-01
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