Community Coordinator - Connection NB
in Moncton Parish, NB

Moncton Parish, NB
Full-time - Permanent
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Competition Number: 10821
Company Website: http://www.redcross.ca
Title: Community Coordinator - Connection New Brunswick
Location: Moncton, NB
Type of Contract: Temporary Full-Time until March 31, 2024
Salary: $37,476 - $46,845/year
An iconic brand and one of the most inspirational not-for-profit organization on this planet - The Canadian Red Cross (CRC), is seeking a Community Coordinator to join our team in New Brunswick Connection project.
We are guided by our Fundamental Principles of humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity, and universality. We help people and communities in Canada and around the world in times of need and support them in strengthening their resilience.
Starting with the hiring process, we are committed to having an accessible, diverse, inclusive, and barrier-free work environment where everyone can reach their full potential. We encourage all qualified persons who share our values and want to contribute to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace to apply.
The incumbent will work for the Connection NB Project in Miramichi, NB. This pilot project is aimed at reducing social isolation and improving well-being in older adults in various communities in New Brunswick. When we say that you'll make a difference, it's not just a slogan - what you will do will have a direct impact on communities in New Brunswick where you will be an integral part of a team to support providing aid to those who are most in need. If this sounds like you, we invite you to keep on reading and apply!
In collaboration with the Project Manager, Connection NB, the Community Coordinator will be required to engage with various stakeholders in the community, and will be responsible for recruiting, onboarding, and supervising volunteers in the Connection NB program as well as receiving referrals and registering participating older adults.
As a Community Coordinator you will:
  • Promote volunteer recruitment initiatives to achieve set targets within the province;
  • Develop and lead volunteer teams through training, coaching and performance management, engagement opportunities and recognition;
  • Coordinate volunteer scheduling with participating older adults and ensure that the volunteer has proper systems and tools for their visits with participants;
  • Manage program referrals and register older adults in the program; monitor progress throughout the program;
  • Engage with community members and local stakeholders to build knowledge of local programming;
  • Build trusting relationships between Red Cross, partners, and the community;
  • Support other Red Cross initiatives, as needed, to provide for a coordinated team effort to meet the needs of the most vulnerable in the community.

We are looking for:
  • A post-secondary education in a related field plus three years of job-related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral, in English and French are required.
  • Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills, including handling interactions with the stakeholders, participants, volunteers and colleagues;
  • Strong demonstrated computer proficiency using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), various databases, as well as mobile devices (i.e: tablets);
  • Exceptional accuracy and attention to detail skills;
  • Previous experience working with volunteers and the ability to supervise is considered an asset.
  • Valid driver's license with willingness to travel within province. Ability to provide a satisfactory driver's abstract. Access to a vehicle is mandatory.

Work conditions:
  • This is a full time position until 31-Mar-2024. Possibility of contract renewal;
  • Hybrid position with combination of home-based, in-office and community-based work.
  • Travel to other locations in New Brunswick is also expected;
  • Full vaccination against COVID-19 is mandatory for this position and operation (the CRC will however adhere to its duty to accommodate those who are unable to be fully vaccinated for a reason related to a human right protected ground).
  • Eligibility to work in Canada: At this time, we welcome applications from candidates eligible to work in Canada. If you are not a citizen or permanent resident of Canada, we encourage you to carefully review your visa to find out whether you are eligible to work in the job you are considering applying for. Refer to our FAQ for more information.
  • If you are selected for this role, you will be required to complete a successful pre-employment screening process which includes a satisfactory Enhanced Police Information Check (E-PIC).

If you require accommodation measures during any phase of the hiring process, please notify us as soon as possible. All information received in relation to accommodation requests will be kept confidential.
Salary Band:
$37,476 - $46,845
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