Project Coordinator – Temporary Full-Time – 1 Year

The Project Coordinator is responsible for providing support and coordination for initiatives related to Hamilton is Home.

Responsibilities:

  • 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.

Qualifications

  • 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