New Job Community Development Coordinator (1-Year Term) In Alberta

Community Development Coordinator (1-Year Term)
Community Development Coordinator (1-Year Term)

Community Development Coordinator (1-Year Term)

Company : Jobssummary / Indeed
Salary : $79,053–$97,296 a year
Location : Alberta

Full Description

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As Alberta's 'Botanical Arts City', St. Albert is a community renowned for its botanical arts, its commitment to a green lifestyle and the cultivation of activities that provide for a well-rounded quality of life. Our employees provide over 70,000 residents with high-quality programs and services and are proud to contribute to making St. Albert one of the best places to live in Canada.
The Opportunity
Reporting to the Manager, FCSS Community Strategies, Community Services the Community Development Coordinator focusing on Neighbourhood Development will be responsible for the Neighbourhood Development portfolio. This includes:
  • Supporting resident-led neighbourhood organizing and planning toward creating a sense of community, connection, belonging and safety. This may include one-to-one mentoring, helping with the development of neighbourhood groups, group facilitation and meeting support, volunteer recruitment/engagement and supporting a variety of neighbourhood projects.
  • Overseeing, developing, promoting, and evaluating all Neighbourhood Development programs including Block Parties, Play Streets, Little Free Libraries, Neighbourhood Connectors, and the Neighbourhood Network. This includes supervising summer staff.
  • Working with the FCSS Strategies team to address current and emerging social issues using a neighbourhood development lens.
  • Assisting residents in achieving their community and neighbourhood building goals by helping them navigate City services and policies. This may include collaborating with other City departments and staff to find solutions or alternatives to serve residents.
  • Working with social agencies, the RCMP, community partners and other groups toward mutually beneficial outcomes within the neighbourhood development framework
  • Developing and implementing a new neighbourhood small grant
  • Providing leadership and vision to help the Neighbourhood Development portfolio grow.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in the Social Sciences or related field; (a combination of education & experience may also be considered)
  • Experience in Community Development on a neighbourhood scale
  • Strong oral and verbal communication skills combined with the ability to build consensus, resolve conflict, mediate and problem solve
  • Proven ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
Hours of Work
This position works a compressed schedule of 72 hours bi-weekly (Monday - Friday, 8:00 – 5:00 with a regular day off every two weeks). There will be requirements for extra and evening hours, and travel to attend local and regional meetings.
$79,053 - $97,296 per annum. In addition, the City of St. Albert offers a generous and comprehensive benefit package.

Mid July 2023-July 26, 2024. This term position is a result of a leave, and therefore subject to early return of the employee on leave.
Application Information

  • Please upload a cover letter and a resume when applying for this opportunity. These will need to be uploaded as two separate documents.
  • Applications will only be accepted to 10:00 p.m. MST on the closing date.
  • Please note that the City conducts most interviews via video conference and will provide a link and instructions to applicants selected for an interview.
  • The successful applicant will be required to obtain a satisfactory police information check.
  • The successful candidate will be required to provide proof of educational and professional credentials.
  • Valid Class 5 Drivers License and a personal vehicle for work use are required.
Closing Statement
We wish to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position. However, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. The City of St. Albert will no longer accept applications in person, via fax, email or by post.