New Job Community Connector In Ontario

Community Connector
Community Connector

Community Connector

Company : Jobssummary / Indeed
Salary : $19–$21 an hour
Location : Ontario

Full Description

Summary of Duties

We are looking to hire a Black Community Connector with knowledge of the Black communities’ experiences, histories, and cultures. Under the direction of the Manager, Neighbourhood Development and Support, Community Connectors will help to improve outreach and engagement efforts with communities historically underrepresented in the civic process and decisions that impact their community. Community Connectors will be part of a team that supports the development and implementation of the Neighbourhood Decision Making program and other projects across the Corporation of City of London.

Work Performed

  • Support City staff in designing and undertaking comprehensive and effective outreach and marketing, including in person and virtual engagement strategies
  • Engage in two-way conversations with residents that will increase awareness of City projects and gather important feedback and concerns that will help inform and shape City initiatives
  • Provide support with translation as required or appropriate
  • Prepare presentations, speaking and briefing notes, and develop other related materials as requested
  • Make presentations to residents and community groups
  • Attend evening and weekend functions/events, as required
  • Perform other related duties as assigned


Proficient knowledge and experience in the following areas:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to seek and form new relationships
  • Experience with community engagement and outreach
  • Knowledge of issues impacting equity seeking populations (including anti-oppression, anti-discrimination, decolonization, anti-racism, xenophobia, ableism, etc.)
  • Fosters an environment where people feel welcomed and included
  • Preference for people who live in London and have existing community connections
  • Familiarity with London and its neighbourhoods
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Strong effective verbal, written, interpersonal, communication, facilitation, and presentation skills
  • Motivated self-starter and willing to take initiative
  • Creative, confident, positive, and enthusiastic

Personal Characteristics:

  • Committed to inclusion, empowerment, and transparency
  • Creative, confident, and enthusiastic
  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision and make independent judgments based on a variety of situations

Compensation and Other Information

Rate of Pay: $19.00-$21.00 commensurate with experience

Commitment: Contract begins beginning of March 2023 until March 2024, with possibility of extension

Hours: This is a part-time, contract position for up to 24 hours per week, Monday through Sunday

  • Compensation for phone and internet expenses provided
  • Ability to travel to community locations throughout London
  • Mix of remote and in-person working environments
  • Successful candidate must provide a Vulnerable Sector Screening prior to starting work
  • Access to personal technology to assist with job functions (i.e. smart phone, computer, tablet)

Our hiring process is in accordance with the Mandatory Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination Administrative Policy

As an inclusive employer, we are committed to providing a fully accessible recruitment process. Please contact us at any time during the recruitment process and let us know what accessible supports you may need.




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