Townshippers' Association
Published
June 5, 2022
Location
Sherbrooke
Job Type
Contact Email

Description

Special Projects Coordinator, ERCC and NP

Number of positions available: 1

Place of employment: Sherbrooke

Work environment: Regular daytime schedule with occasional evening/weekend work required.
Flexible, hybrid work environment (offering remote work and office work opportunities), with an
option to work out of each of Townshippers’ Association’s offices depending on need/location
.

Language requirements: Bilingual position; fluency in both English and French required.

Salary: Up to $40,000 annually, based on experience and credentials.

Term: This is a full-time (35 hours per week) 10-month replacement contract, with funding
confirmed through to March 31, 2023.

Start Date: As soon as possible.

 

You might like this job if: You are organized, creative, detail-oriented, and enjoy planning and
carrying out activities. You like hosting meetings and activities, participating in group discussions,

getting to know people, learning new things, and sharing your knowledge with others. You work well

alone, but you also enjoy working with others. And, finally, you are looking for a flexible work

opportunity where no two days are the same!

 

Responsibilities:
The successful candidate will collaborate with community and institutional partners in the Eastern
Townships to identify and address service delivery needs for English speakers in the health and
social services sector, and to develop projects and initiatives that will increase the capacity of the
Eastern Townships’ English-speaking community. To fulfill this objective, the successful candidate
will:

  • Collaborate with the Association’s project management team on group projects aimed at
    improving access to services and enhancing community capacity;
  • Co-host and/or help prepare scripts for Townshippers’ Association’s weekly radio show,
    About Townshippers;
  • Organize and attend meetings with community and institutional partners;
  • Represent the interests of the English-speaking community on local, and sometimes
    regional, committees and tables;
  • Develop, co-host, and/or organize workshops and activities for community partners and
    community members (both virtual and in-person);
  • Develop partnerships and/or carry out projects in fields including, but not limited to, arts,
    culture, heritage, and youth;
  • Update some of the Association’s databases, tools, and files (as needed);
  • Participate in other Townshippers’ Association activities and projects as required

Requirements:

  • Excellent organizational skills with a demonstrated ability to meet deadlines;
  • Ability to work collaboratively and autonomously;
  • Strong creative abilities combined with excellent leadership and interpersonal skills;
  • Excellent English-language skills (written and spoken) and an advanced ability to communicate in French (written and spoken);
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of Microsoft Office and the ability to learn quickly and efficiently other related tools (e.g., Office 365, Canva, Zoom, Teams);
  • Able to self-organize and to effectively communicate an initiative’s goals and objectives;
  • Able to facilitate meetings, activities, and events, with/for both community partners and
    community members;
  • Innovative, dynamic, and hard-working;
  • University degree in sociology/social sciences or humanities, or equivalent experience (3-5
    years). Other combinations of relevant training and experience could be considered
    ;
  • Familiarity with regional issues, demographics, and the English-speaking community in the
    Eastern Townships region is an asset
    ;
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the English language (written and spoken) and an advanced
    ability to communicate in French (written and spoken);
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and have consistent access to a vehicle (regular travel
    within the region required)

 

To Apply:

Send an English letter of intent* and CV to the attention of:

Michelle Lepitre
Director of Programs and Communications

Townshippers’ Association

By email: job@townshippers.org

 

*We thank all candidates for applying however only those selected for an interview will be contacted; applications received without a letter of intent will not be retained. This posting will remain active until the position has been filled.

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