Coordinator – Community Canvassing Project

Job city: 
Job region: 
Greater Toronto Area
Application Deadline: 
Friday, May 27, 2022 - 4:15pm
Job terms: 
Full-time contract


Hurontario Light Rail Transit Project

The Hurontario Light Rail Transit Project (HuLRT) will transform the way people in Brampton and Mississauga live, work, and move. Rapid transit covering 18 km in a dedicated right-of-way, with 18 at-grade stops and one underground station means a greener future and more choices for transit riders, drivers, cyclists, and pedestrians.


Hiring, Training & Supervision

  • Coordinate, schedule and support the program activities in accordance with the Program guidelines/agreement
  • Along with the Manager of Employment and Newcomer Services recruit, interview and hire program staff
  • Work with Manager and funder to deliver orientation event which will include pre-employment workshops; career exploration/identification, employment preparation, life skills, employment related skills and job retention and canvassing best practices
  • Provide direct formal and informal coaching/supervision/performance management for program employees

Customer Service & Community Relations

  • Establish new and maintain existing professional collaborative relationships with key community stakeholders, including youth networks to support recruitment
  • Professionally represent the TCET with businesses, local residents, community organizations and networks
  • Respond to program inquiries by phone, email and in-person in a friendly and welcoming manner
  • Act as contact person to resolve escalated customer service issues

Contract Management & Final Reporting

  • Ensure all contract expectations and program targets are achieved
  • Work with the Manager, Employment and Newcomer Service to establish budgets and manage site cash flow in accordance with organizational and program guidelines
  • Prepare Reports for submission to Manager, Employment and Newcomer Services
  • Ensure consistent communication with Manager, Employment and Newcomer Services with regards to the program performance
  • Monitor, manage and track expenditure of employee wages, and other program expenses in accordance with budget allocations. Liaise with HR and Finance teams to coordinate.
  • Generate final report to funder
  • Travel throughout Brampton/Mississauga required
  • Other duties, as required


  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in business or social services or extensive related work experience
  • Several years previous experience working directly with youth, including those that are newcomers, from low income families or visible minorities providing community services, facilitating workshops and one to one counselling
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast paced environment that meets outcomes while juggling multiple priorities to get results
  • Specific experience delivering workshops on life skills, employability/essential skills, and leadership development
  • Demonstrated knowledge and ability in providing coaching to those facing barriers and motivating them with developing a plan of action
  • Ability to organize and lead group workshops and co-ordinate activities
  • Ability to communicate effectively with staff and community partners
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Volunteer placement coordination and event management experience would be considered an asset
  • Experience motivating and supervising staff
  • Must have own vehicle and be willing to travel throughout the Peel Region

How to apply:

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Achev embraces inclusivity and diversity in the workplace. We are committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you are invited to an interview and require an accommodation at any stage in the process, please notify the Hiring Manager. While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected for an interview will be contacted by the Hiring Manager. Any information obtained during the course of recruitment will be used for recruitment purposes only.

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