The Project Coordinator is responsible for providing support and coordination for initiatives related to Hamilton is Home.
- Prepare workplans and provide regular updates regarding work completion, challenges, opportunities and provide advice on ways to ensure work plan items are completed on time.
- Conduct strategic and operational evaluation of Coalition in a consistent manner to ensure work plans are on track and individual members are properly engaged.
- Disseminate information pertaining to Hamilton is Home, monitor trends and ensure members are kept updated.
- Foster relationships with key sectors and expand partnerships to other community organizations as necessary.
- Monitor activities to ensure they are in alignment with Hamilton is Home’s direction and work plan.
- Maintains knowledge and research emerging trends relating to affordable housing.
- Develops communications materials for web and print consistent with the visions and goals of Hamilton is Home.
- Liaises with communication experts to ensure information is relevant and accurate.
- Builds, fosters, and maintains community partnerships with individuals and organizations that have a stake in improving affordable housing
- Responsible for the co-ordination and monitoring of program budget for area of responsibility.
- Implement, coordinate, or follow up with any action items arising from Coalition’s meetings.
- Perform other duties as assigned which are directly related to the responsibilities of the position.
- A University Degree or Community College Diploma in Social Sciences, Community Engagement, Project Management, and / or equivalent combination of related qualifications and related work experience.
- Experience working with diverse stakeholders, including not-for profit social organizations, community groups, businesses, education, and other community stakeholders.
- Previous experience working independently and efficiently
- Strong organizational and time management skills including the ability to work with tight deadlines and competing priorities.
- Highly effective communication and interpersonal skills.
- Demonstrated ability to deal effectively with management and staff.
- Knowledge of housing policies, legislation, and applicable planning and development documents/bylaws.
- Knowledge of the non—profit housing sector and a familiarity with the City of Hamilton
- Applicant must be a team player, open to learning new things and have a track record of working well with both internal and external stakeholders.
- Knowledge of software and applications to create documents, reports, newsletters, event coordination
- Must be able to work evenings and weekends
Application Deadline: October 13th
Compensation: Up to $50,000/year
Hours: 35 hours/week