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Community First Associate (1-Year Contract)

April 22 2021
Industries Public administration
Categories Project Management, Business Analysis, Public Sector, Community, Social Services, Nonprofit, Project management, Business analysis, Govt., NPO, Social & Community work, Govt., NPO, Social & Community Work
Innisfil, ON

In all we do, we have the freedom to be our best self, belong, excel…

Why Innisfil?

Join a community-focused team that thrives on doing things differently to better serve our residents. We are an award-winning municipality applying two hundred years of small-town independence and collaboration toward a future of innovation and prosperity. Located on the shores of Lake Simcoe, Innisfil is centrally located and combines big city access with small-town feel.

We focus on helping our employees effect change with nimble decision making, taking risks, real time learning and through professional development.  Across our affiliated organizations, we collaborate to ignite meaningful change in how we offer municipal and essential services. We operate with a 'One Town, One Team, One Customer' philosophy.  Our teams have the freedom to propose, test and pilot creative solutions which has led to Innisfil being the first community in the world to develop a public transit system powered by ride-sharing, and the second to accept cryptocurrency for property tax payments. Our newest project, The Orbit, is a cutting-edge, dense community of up to 150,000 people, centred around a new GO Rail Station that will blend the best of urban and rural lifestyles: "Rural Reimagined!"

Why You?

We are looking for a dynamic and forward-thinking self-starter who wants to make an impact on our organization and community. The Community First Associate will collaborate with key stakeholders and establish and promote high-quality opportunities that align with the five pillars of the Town's COVID-19 Community Needs Assessment (CNA): mental health, access to information, economic security, employment and community building.

With a 'community first' approach to planning, leading and evaluating the CNA strategy, you will be responsible for:

  • Developing and implementing an action plan aligned with the community-recommended actions in response to recovery from COVID-19
  • Leading community programming and educational sessions related to the 5 CNA pillars, including content development
  • Seeking partnerships with key stakeholders and across our 'One Town, One Team' to collaborate on shared outcomes
  • Ensuring offerings are equitable, accessible and in line with community needs, participant feedback, and target audiences
  • Integrating high-quality research evidence and trends into innovative solutions that meet community needs
  • Developing, measuring and reporting on performance metrics to identify the reach, effectiveness and efficiency of programs and outreach activities

 

The preferred candidate holds:

  • A post-secondary education in an area related to community and social services
  • A minimum of one (1) to three (3) years of experience developing, implementing, facilitating and evaluating programming and project management.
  • Knowledge of poverty reduction initiatives, social determinants of health, and community building.
  • A valid Class "G" driver's license in good standing is required as is a reliable vehicle to use on corporate business.

To learn more about the Town of Innisfil and to apply, please visit employment.innisfil.ca  

Closing date is May 5, 2021.

The Town of Innisfil is committed to diversity and inclusion in our workplaces. We are passionate about attracting and retaining individuals who represent the diversity in our own community and beyond, as we work together to best serve our residents. We inspire one another in an inclusive environment where all individuals belong and are valued, respected and uplifted.

We thank all applicants and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Personal information will be used to determine eligibility for potential employment and is pursuant to the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Accommodations for persons with disabilities will be provided, on request, to support candidate participation in all aspects of the recruitment process. To request accommodation, please contact People & Talent.

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