Kujenga Wellness


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Project Coordinator

Kujenga Family Wellness Project is a three-year project that provides wellness programs for Black families in Durham Region, addressing the impact of trauma, systemic racism/oppression, and family system difficulties.

The Project Coordinator is a part-time position that provides management and coordination of the project and development of its deliverables and desired outcomes. The successful candidate will work in collaboration with the Project Managers to successfully launch and manage the program for three years.

Title: Project Coordinator

Type: Part-time (24 hours per week), 3-year contract

Deadline for Applications: July 31, 2020

Project: Kujenga Family Wellness Project

Position Details:

• Undertake consultation and analysis of the community needs; develops and coordinates project implementation plans; supports the successful implementation of Family Innovation initiatives and programs.
• Network and outreach to key community stakeholders to develop the key deliverables and outcomes for the project,
• Collaborate and consult with core group members and project leads weekly
• Execute, facilitate, and host focus groups for community members; develop an advisory group and host online quarterly meetings
• Research and analyze project data, produce results, and evaluate the programs.
• Plan and develop two wellness events for the community and service providers
• Develop an online and phone navigation service for service providers
• Organize and facilitate designated number of support groups, psychoeducational workshops, and webinars
• Ensure the provision of equitable, respectful, and culturally relevant service

Required Qualifications:

• Minimum requirement of an undergraduate degree in Arts & Social Sciences
• Additional experience in project management, executive leadership, business development, and not-for-profit organizational development is an asset.
• Solid knowledge of anti-oppressive practice, systemic oppression, and Anti-Black racism.
• Ability to speak French and English is an asset
• Demonstrate excellent management, problem-solving, negotiating, decision making, planning and communication skills.
• Demonstrate excellent analytical skills to evaluate program needs and results
• Demonstrate the ability to organize and prioritize a variety of competing and urgent demands

Supplementary Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

• Knowledge of Black families and the impact of anti-oppression and anti-Black racism on Black families
• Plan, develop and implement policies/programs and project initiatives
• Maintains effective partnerships with key stakeholders, advisory group, community members, and Project Management team,
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills and confidence dealing with management
• You have demonstrated interpersonal and consultation skills to conduct stakeholder consultations and liaise with an extensive network of key organizations, committees, and management
• A reputation for resourcefulness with a strong sense of accountability and initiative
• Self-driven, independent thinker who is highly motivated and can work independently
• Ability to facilitate and manage diverse group settings
• High degree of professionalism with outstanding ability to work effectively with the community
• Demonstrated ability to apply creativity, innovation and resourcefulness to work
• Ability to handle details with a high degree of accuracy and to organize and prioritize a high volume of work to meet deadlines
• Ability to respond to individuals in a compassionate and empathetic manner
• Assist with the development of sustainability for the project beyond the timeline
• Proficient in Microsoft Office, Word Press, and Adobe Suites

To Apply:

Kindly send your cover letter, resume, and three written references to: info@kujengafamily.org by July 31, 2020.

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position; however, we will only contact those selected for an interview.
We are committed to a candidate selection process and work environment that is inclusive and barrier-free. To ensure candidates are assessed in a fair and equitable manner, accommodations will be provided to prospective employees in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and the Ontario Human Rights Code.
We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live and serve.

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