Community Engagement Worker - Catholic Family Services Peel- Dufferin

Jul 21, 2024
Brampton, Ontario

We are searching for a Community Engagement Worker to assist in outreach and community engagement activities related to Catholic Family Services Peel Dufferin. The Community Engagement Worker will actively create opportunities for engaging various stakeholders including clients, parishes, partner agencies, community service organizations, health and mental health providers, corporate and community volunteers and donors etc. to build awareness and promote the services of CFSPD.

Are you looking to join a fun and dynamic team hoping to make a difference in the community? We want to hear from you!

Why work with us?

We offer a comprehensive benefits package (pension plan, extended health, dental & insurance benefits), professional development opportunities, and generous leave provisions. Our organization also provides work life balance and free parking!


  • Positively and professionally represent CFSPD in the community by participating and collaborating with community partners on various projects and initiatives as requested.
  • Work with the Director of Programs to create an outreach plan for the agency that balances the needs of various programs.
  • Work with Parish communities by developing and implementing community engagement opportunities.
  • Organize the speakers bureau internally and coordinate speaking opportunities at Parishes and community events
  • Represent the agency at community fairs to promote the services of CFSPD and strengthen the profile of the agency within the community.
  • Participate in conferences, sit on community working groups and committees.
  • Engage community and corporate volunteers by articulating expectations, displaying model behaviour, maintaining open lines of communication and being clear about roles and responsibility.
  • Prepare, review and update outreach materials like flyers and promotional material on an ongoing basis
  • Develop, recommend, and ensure implementation of outreach activities and documentation of outreach efforts.
  • Support with the effective implementation of community engagement initiatives and provide input on the feasibility of new programs and services in response to emerging needs in the community.
  • Work with the CFSPD leadership team to explore opportunities to create new initiatives with new and existing partner communities and diverse funders.
  • Assisting in the implementation of the agency’s outreach and marketing strategy including the social media outreach
  • Support with grant writing and submitting project funding proposals to support new program initiatives and assists with core funding applications.
  • Support with facilitation and coordination of agency events including the AGM, staff retreats and events with support from the administrative team and staff wellness committee
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Post Secondary degree or diploma in Social Services or related field.
  • Minimum 2 years’ frontline experience in community development
  • Ability to relate to people from a wide range of backgrounds and to engage with target groups.
  • Self-starter, able to achieve results with little supervision and work independently.
  • Experience in grant writing and engaging corporate and community volunteers is an asset
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with meticulous attention to detail
  • Demonstrated tact, diplomacy, and interpersonal skills to liaise with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Strong organizational skills to determine work priorities and manage multiple projects.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and proven ability to build and maintain positive working relationships and work in a collaborative environment.
  • High level of professionalism and drive, with an enthusiasm and passion for delivering results.
  • Proven data management and analysis skills.
  • Proficient in the Microsoft office suite of products, expertise in using the internet as a resource tool.
  • Ability to work with WordPress and social media platforms is an asset.
  • Strong presentation and public speaking skills.
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