Monteregie East Partnership for the English-Speaking Community
Published
May 27, 2024
Location
106-551, Boul. Sir-Wilfrid-Laurier, beloeil, Canada
Job Type

Description

Monteregie East Partnership for the English-speaking Community (MEPEC) is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to serve the interests of the English-speaking community of the Montérégie East. At MEPEC, we’re committed to making a difference in the lives of those around us, whether it’s our employees, members, or the greater community. We believe that our diverse English-speaking community contributes to the Montérégie-Est region as active, vibrant, engaged and thriving members. We therefore work every day in building an inclusive, supportive, collaborative, educational and friendly environment.

MEPEC is currently recruiting a Community Outreach and Liaison Coordinator to be responsible for coordinating community initiatives in the sectors of health and social services, employment, and education. The Community Outreach and Liaison Coordinator will have to provide support and education about the organization and the services available, and create links with community resources for the English-speaking community of the Montérégie-Est. We expect the Community Outreach and Liaison Coordinator to be a relationship builder and to provide services in a non-judgmental and culturally appropriate manner, helping English speakers to build new skills and achieve their goals.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Project Coordination

  • Plan, coordinate and supervise community events and activities under the Networking Partnership Initiative (NPI), Canadian Heritage Program and Project (PCH), McGill Retention Program, Employment Strategy (ES) and other projects funding, as assigned by the Program Manager.

Networking, Partnership and Representation

  • Attend meetings with community and public partners to ensure that the needs of the English-speaking community are taken into account by decision makers and service providers and track the meetings.
  • Establish, develop, and maintain harmonious collaboration and relationships with various community, public and/or private organizations throughout the region and utilize those relationships to strategically enhance MEPEC’s mission.
  • Represent MEPEC on consultative bodies and committees or at relevant events (e.g., conferences, symposiums, etc.).

Knowledge Development

  • Participate in the production, dissemination and updating of information and awareness tools on services available in English in the region.
  • Attend retreat and information sessions provided by Community Health and Social Services Network (CHSSN) and other partners, workshops, seminars and/or training sessions as required.
  • Keep a record of all actions of support and information provided to the public and all requests for information and referrals, prepare reports, and manage administrative tasks.

Outreach and Promotion

  • Help and assist English-speakers to get access or navigate services in the employment, health and social services, and education sectors by locating and utilizing available community resources.
  • Collaborate in the promotion of MEPEC’s visibility as a resource centre for the English-speaking community and partners.
  • Create promotional materials in collaboration with the Communication Agent.

Other Tasks

  • Participate in team meetings and in the development and execution of organizational events or initiatives.
  • Any other related task as assigned by the Program Manager or the Executive Director.

PROFESSIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Theoretical knowledge equivalent to a college diploma (DEC or 3-year technical diploma) in one of the following fields of study: human sciences, arts, literature and communication, history and civilization and/or social research techniques, data management or social work.
  • Great experience in community outreach and coordinating projects or related fields are considered in lieu of the required academic diploma.
  • From one (1) year to less than three (3) years of previous experience, including the time required to familiarize with the tasks, in community development and project management.
  • Access to a car.
  • Experience and proficiency of relevant software (Microsoft Office 365, AirTable and Canva).
  • Demonstrate excellent English and French language (written and spoken).

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Awareness of current issues facing the target population
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong professional autonomy and ability to work independently as well as part of an interdisciplinary team
  • Strong public speaking skills
  • Open-minded, adaptable and cooperative
  • Flexible

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

  • This position is based on a 32 hours per week work schedule, during the week Monday to Thursday 9 pm to 4:30 p.m. and Friday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Starting date: as soon as possible.
  • The hourly salary is 25,30$ (46 050$ per year).
  • Work benefits:
    • 3-week vacation after 1 year
    • 1-week paid vacation at Christmas
    • 13 holidays
    • Frequent company activities
    • Tuition reimbursement or training
    • Teleworking on Fridays during the summer (July to August)
    • In-person 3 days a week and 2 days in teleworking (September to June)
    • Flexible hours
    • Complete group insurance plan, after 3 months
    • RRSP with 3% employer contributions, after 3 months

Joining our team as a Community Outreach & Liaison Coordinator offers the opportunity to make a meaningful impact in the English-speaking community while developing valuable skills in communication, project management, and leadership.

Interested candidates must submit their application with their Cover Letter and Resume to [email protected].

We thank all candidates for applying, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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