New Job Summer Community Development Support Coordinator In Nova Scotia

Summer Community Development Support Coordinator
Summer Community Development Support Coordinator

Summer Community Development Support Coordinator

Company : Halifax Regional Municipality
Salary : $19.50 an hour
Location : Nova Scotia

Full Description

Job Posting

Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) is inviting applications for the casual position of Summer Community Development Support Coordinator in Parks & Recreation. Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) is committed to reflecting the community it serves and recognizing Diversity and Inclusion as one of the Municipality’s core values. We have an Employment Equity Policy, and we welcome applications from African Nova Scotians and Other Racially Visible Persons, Women in occupations or positions where they are underrepresented in the workforce, Indigenous/Aboriginal People, Persons with Disabilities and 2SLGBTQ+ Persons. Applicants are encouraged to self-identify on their electronic application.


The Summer Community Development Support Coordinator will work with community development staff to collect and analyze data, conduct and compile research, and execute community engagement projects as they relate to the ongoing programs and services offered by the Neighbourhood & Volunteer Services, and Community Developer team. They will help design, coordinate, and teach training for community groups and non-profit organizations in collaboration with area Community Developers. They will support Neighbourhood Placemaking projects and logistical support and project planning. The position may be responsible for supervising volunteers during event days. The Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating and executing set up and take down of equipment and transportation of supplies for events and programs. The position will be based out of the George Dixon Centre, but will rotate through working at the Findlay Community Centre, North Preston Community Centre, Chocolate Lake Centre, and Lebrun Recreation Centre.

Education and Experience

  • Post-secondary education in Community Development, Recreation, Urban Planning, Education or another related field.
  • Must have one year/summer experiencing planning and implementing community development projects or events.
  • Must have good organizational skills
  • Must have experience conducting and compiling research
  • Must have a valid NS driver’s license and access to a vehicle
  • Experience with promotion using social media considered an asset
  • Non-profit board related experience an asset
  • Familiarity with Place-making an asset

Technical / Job Specific Knowledge and Abilities
  • Current certification in Emergency First Aid and Level C CPR (CSA Basic) is an asset
  • Successful completion of all-in house-training requirements (Including High Five and WHMIS) prior to start date

Security Clearance Requirements: Applicants may be required to complete an employment security screening check.

Please note – Testing may be conducted as a component of the selection process to assess technical and job specific knowledge. Candidates, who are selected for testing, may be tested in a group setting, scheduled at the employer’s discretion.

COMPETENCIES: Analytic Thinking, Communication, Customer Service, Decision Making, Developing Others, Networking/Relationships Building, Organization and Planning, Risk Management, Teamwork and Cooperation, Valuing Diversity, Initiative, Decision Making

WORK STATUS: Casual/Seasonal - ending August 25th, 2023

HOURS OF WORK: Monday to Friday 8:30am-4:30pm. Must be willing to work a flexible work schedule; some evenings and weekends may be required.

SALARY: Non-Union; $19.50 per hour (plus 4% vacation pay)

WORK LOCATION: Various locations across Halifax Regional Municipality (primary office - George Dixon Community Centre)

CLOSING DATE: Applications will be received until 11:59pm on Sunday, March 19, 2023.

Please note: We thank all applicants for their interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for interview/testing will be contacted.

During the recruitment process, applicants have the right to request an accommodation. Applicants invited to participate in an assessment process (such as an interview or testing) and who require accommodation, should discuss their needs with the Recruiter when invited to the assessment process.