Community Outreach Coordinator

Website The West End Cultural Centre

deadline: August 16, 2019 at 4:30pm

Organization Summary

The West End Cultural Centre is a dynamic and innovative not-for-profit charity that focus’ on bringing artists and audiences together to share in the creative experience.

Position Summary

As a member of the artistic programming team, the Community Coordinator is responsible for the planning, delivery, supervision, and evaluation of West End Cultural Centre programs for the target audience of children and youth 16 years under, their families, school classes, and other community groups and organizations. The Community Coordinator also oversees a number of special events, our Annual Holiday dinner and the Ellice Street Festival. The Community Coordinator works in cooperation with other venue staff to ensure all artists, patrons and participants have a positive experience.

Reports to: Artistic Director

Hours:  Part-time salaried position. The successful candidate will be expected to work evenings, weekends and overtime when required.

Responsibilities

  • Scheduling, Co-ordination, management of youth arts programs
  • Initiate and co-ordinate arts events with other community groups
  • Co-ordinate the Ellice Street Festival
  • Co-ordinate the annual community holiday dinner and concert
  • Ensure public and green room areas are clean and presentable for rental use
  • Other duties as required

Education

  • Completed post-secondary education.

Experience

  • Minimum one year of experience in a supervisory role
  • Minimum one year of experience in planning, developing, coordinating, and delivering children’s programs
  • Experience in customer service
  • Experience in a non-traditional educational setting
  • Experience working with communities with diverse needs

Skills Required

  • Ability to effectively communicate in an enthusiastic and engaging manner with children and adults in a non-traditional educational environment
  • Creative approaches to problem-solving
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment with staff and volunteers
  • Public speaking skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Well-developed organizational skills and strategies
  • Cultural awareness and sensitivity to working with staff, volunteers and other stakeholders with a wide variety of needs

Skills Desired

  • An understanding of the complex challenges faced by members of the west end community
  • An ability to network, make new connections and build on already established relationships
  • First aid and CPR
  • non-violent intervention training

To Apply

Forward resume and cover letter outlining suitability for this position to Jason Hooper, Executive Director, at thewestendculturalcentre@gmail.com. Applicant must demonstrate acceptable results on a Police Information/Vulnerable Sector Check and a Child Abuse Registry Check. Checks must be received in advance of the start date.

Deadline:  August 16, 2019 at 4:30pm
Interviews may be conducted as suitable applications are received.

To apply for this job email your details to thewestendculturalcentre@gmail.com.