Posting #: P-2021-0146D
Position #: 1770
COMMUNITY ORGANIZER (1551) CMC – PERMANENT FULL-TIME
DEPARTMENT: Social Services (656123)
WORK LOCATION: Whapmagoostui
STATUS: 1 Permanent Full-Time
HOURLY SALARY: Min.(1) $25.25 – Max. (18) $45.22
SUMMARY OF THE POSITION
Person who does the identification and analysis of the needs of the population with concerned groups. She/he designs, coordinates and updates community organization programs to meet the needs of the community and promote its development. She/he acts as a resource person for the groups.
- Develop a portrait of the community – its strengths and assets, including a list of all of the services offered to families and share it with the partners to improve their knowledge of the services in place in the community;
- Find ways to reach out to families to collect information on their needs but also to explain to the community what are the services and programs offered in collaboration with the CMC team;
- Inform colleagues within the CMC of family-oriented activities in the community;
- Meet with representatives of organizations and services in the community to develop a committee to work on improving services for families;
- Agree with the partners on a mandate, goals, ways to operate and commitment level expected from them, as members of the team;
- Develop an action plan to meet the needs expressed by families;
- Coordinate the actions in the plan, and work with partners to evaluate and review the plan regularly;
- Keep partners involved and informed throughout the phases of the action plan, even in periods that are less active, in order to sustain their interest.
- Encourage colleagues from the CMC and community partners (representatives of community organizations and services) to sit together in order to improve services for families in the community;
- If partners decide to formalize their existence by creating a non-profit organization to work on family issues in the community, support the process of incorporation;
- Invite partners to take part in training activities offered within the CMC when applicable;
- Act as leader in meetings of the committee and prepare minutes and reports;
- Participate actively in meetings of the CMC team and collaborate regularly to take their input;
Carries out other tasks usually assigned to a Community Organizer upon the request of her/his supervisor.
- Bachelor degree in human or social sciences such as social work, psychoeducation or psychology.
In the absence of candidates matching the above-mentioned requirement, the following may be considered:
- College diploma in human or social sciences;
- One (1) year of experience in project coordination achieved in partnership or in community organization;
- Work experience with community concertation tables and group monitoring (an asset).
Knowledge and Abilities
- Knowledge of community-based services related to families and their children living in a vulnerable context;
- Knowledge of social/health issues and impacts of historic events in Eeyou Istchee;
- Knowledge of group care
- Understanding of families and human relations
- Knowledge of Eenou/Eeyou Pimaatsiiun healing practices and paradigms is an asset;
- Demonstrated teamwork and leadership skills;
- Excellent critical thinking, synthesis, organizational and decision-making skills;
- Excellent interpersonal and listening communication skills
- Autonomous, flexible and flexible discrete and empathetic
- Oral, written and interpersonal communication and listening skills;
- Sense of creativity, solution-oriented and dynamism.
- Fluent in English and Cree;
- French is an asset.
POSTING START/END DATE: 2020-11-30/2020-12-14
POSITIONS AVAILABLE: 1
HOUSING PROVIDED: No
SHIFT TYPE: DAY
HOURS PRE DAY/WEEK: 7/35
HOW TO APPLY
To apply, please forward your resume to:
Cree Board of Health & Social Services of James Bay
Tel 514-861-5955 Fax 514-989-7495
With your application, please make sure to specify the Posting # and the Job title on which you wish to apply.
WE THANK ALL CANDIDATES WHO APPLY; HOWEVER ONLY THOSE SELECTED
FOR AN INTERVIEW WILL BE CONTACTED.
In accordance with various Sections of the James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement (JBNQA), the organization has the objective of staffing all of its positions with qualified and competent beneficiaries of the JBNQA.