Project Coordinator – Core Collaborative Learning

  • Posted:Mar 15, 2019
  • Apply by:Apr 08, 2019
  • Job Type
  • Other
  • Job Level
  • Experienced (non manager)
  • Location
  • Hamilton, ON
  • Impact Area
  • Community & Social Services
  • Impact Category
  • Nonprofit
  • Company Type
  • Nonprofit

About this position

Good Shepherd Centres Hamilton, a ministry of the Hospitaller Order of St. John of God, strives to enhance the quality of life for all who seek assistance and support in our community.  An opportunity currently exists at Good Shepherd in the role of:

Project Coordinator – Core Collaborative Learning

(1 Year Contract – Potential to be Extended)

Good Shepherd’s Core Collaborative Learning is a project funded through the federal Homelessness Partnering Strategy/Reaching Home. The Education Coordinator is responsible for developing and executing sustainable strategies to provide education and professional development to individuals employed in serving people experiencing homelessness or at significant risk of becoming homeless. The successful candidate for this position will demonstrate a deep understanding of a range of issues related to homelessness including poverty, trauma, abuse, addiction and mental illness.  Further qualifications include:

  • Experience in facilitating adult education and a demonstrated capacity to implement a web-based learning management system
  • An in-depth knowledge of Hamilton’s human services systems and current and emerging trends in the field of homelessness
  • Demonstrated ability to engage a broad range of stakeholders, including people with lived/living experience, in developing and facilitating professional educational opportunities
  • Experience and skill in developing/facilitating education and professional development opportunities within an integrated anti-racism/anti-oppression framework
  • Demonstrated ability to employ a variety of adult education techniques, and commitment to the principles of adult education
  • Demonstrated skill in planning, coordination and administration
  • Experience and skill in educational audio/video-production and editing
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including comfort with public speaking
  • Experience managing budgets will be an asset

This position requires superior communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to work with a high degree of independence in a challenging and values-based environment. The successful candidate will have a flexible schedule and be prepared to work a variety of hours.  A demonstrated commitment to Good Shepherd’s mission values of availability, flexibility, adaptability, hospitality and dignity is essential.  A post-secondary degree in adult education, community engagement, or a related field is required.  Possession of a valid Ontario’s driver’s license is also an asset.

Please reply with cover letter and resume quoting job #AD-02-19 by April 7th, 2019 to:

Katherine Kalinowski – Chief of Programs Good Shepherd Centres

Administration Office
Fax: 905-528-9614
Email: humanresources@gsch.ca

Good Shepherd is an equal opportunity employer operating within an anti-racist and anti-oppression framework. We strive to establish workplaces that reflect and are enhanced by the rich diversity of the community we serve.

Good Shepherd welcomes and encourages applications from all people with disabilities.  Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.  If you are in need of accommodations, please contact Human Resources at 905-528-5877 ex 2265 or sciardullo@gsch.ca

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