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Independent Living Centre of Waterloo Region Consumer Engagement Coordinator Contract in Kitchener, ON

Independent Living Centre of Waterloo Region

Branch Kitchener ON CA

Position:
Consumer Engagement Coordinator
Location:
Kitchener, ON

Good interpersonal and communication skills Understanding of and commitment to the Independent Living Philosophy Previous experience and education in Community…

The Independent Living Centre of Waterloo Region helps people with disabilities achieve independence through offering a full suite of consumer directed services. Guided by our values of justice, dignity and team work, our organization is proudly committed to the removal of barriers for persons with disabilities, and the promotion of full community participation. ILCWR values and supports continuous learning in a dynamic and welcoming work environment.

We are currently looking for a Contract Part Time Consumer Engagement Coordinator

This position will engage with the consumers of the Independent Living Centre of Waterloo Region to assess their needs and desires for service from our agency. To work with community partners to develop programming to meet these needs. Also to work with the Access & Awareness team as required.

We strongly encourage individuals with disabilities to apply

This position is 16 hours per week until March 31 2018

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct consumer needs assessments
  • Develop partnerships with community agencies to meet the needs of our consumers
  • Research and develop best practices for this engagement
  • Maintain ongoing communication streams with consumers and stakeholders
  • Work with established committees to further the strategic directions
  • Assist the Access and Awareness Team in event planning, organizing and implementation
  • Any other duties as described

Qualifications:

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Understanding of and commitment to the Independent Living Philosophy
  • Previous experience and education in Community Development and Engagement
  • Good organizational and meeting planning skills
  • Excellent research skills
  • Solid knowledge of MSWord, Excel, Power Point, Outlook and social media platforms
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a member of a team.
  • Access to reliable transportation

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Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Kitchener, ON, CA
Posted on: 2017-01-23
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