Community Engagement Coordinator

The Mustard Seed Calgary, AB
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Are you experienced with public speaking and passionate about supporting programs that serve the vulnerable population in our community? The Mustard Seed is seeking a Community Engagement Coordinator. The Mustard Seed’s Community Engagement team fosters a Christ-centered understanding of poverty and homelessness to transform worldviews and mobilize the community. The team facilitates experiential and educational opportunities for people of all ages to broaden their knowledge of issues surrounding poverty and homelessness. 

Reporting to the Community Engagement Manager, the Community Engagement Coordinator will support the design, development, and implementation of Community Engagement programming in Calgary, focusing on (but not limited to) school engagement experiences. Primary duties will be to create and foster relationships with schools and post-secondary institutions to advance understanding of homelessness and poverty, and to mobilize the community to be part of building hope and wellbeing for our most vulnerable citizens.   

Position Type: Full time
Schedule: Monday to Friday, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Reporting to: Community Engagement Manager
Location: Central Offices, Calgary

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Creating and fostering relationships by networking with and making presentations to a diverse range of groups including churches, educational institutions, and the wider community  
  • Planning and facilitating the SEEDschool program 
  • Supporting the Seed Serve program in the summer 
  • Executing strong administrative duties to track and evaluate programming, relationships, and student engagement   
  • Assisting the Community Engagement Manager with the development and implementation of new initiatives to increase awareness around issues of poverty, homelessness, and solutions to these issues for staff, volunteers, and the general public

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS  

  • Minimum of an undergraduate degree; studies in fields related to development and social justice considered an asset   
  • Proven ability to network and build strategic partnerships  
  • Excellent public speaking skills
  • Excellent administrative, time management and organizational skills  
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, public relations and group facilitation skills  
  • Demonstrated success in leading and managing volunteers  
  • Self-motivated and capacity to work independently  
  • Competent with Microsoft Office  
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite and/or video editing considered an asset  

WORKING CONDITIONS  

  • This is a permanent fulltime 40 hours per week position  
  • Occasional/seasonal evening and weekend work will be required  
  • A medium level of physical fitness is necessary for support various programming  
  • Access to a vehicle for frequent external meetings and presentations required  

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • An Employment Background Check is required for all positions at The Mustard Seed
  • As The Mustard Seed is a Christian ministry, we require our employees to agree to respect and not detract from The Mustard Seed’s Employment Values during their employment at The Mustard Seed.
  • Must have legal authorization to work in Canada on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer
  • This position requires the use of a personal vehicle for company use. The candidate must have a valid driver’s licence and maintain $2M Vehicle Liability insurance on the vehicle being used.

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS

  • The Mustard Seed offers a competitive compensation package including 100% employer paid extended health and dental benefits for staff and dependents, matching RRSP after one year of service, and wellness days.

NOTE

  • Your privacy is important to us. The information we collect is used solely for consideration for employment.
  • We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. The Mustard Seed reserves the right to amend job advertisements. No phone calls please.
  • Please visit our careers page to see more job opportunities.
 
 
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