Community Liaison
Worker

Montréal Nord

The Community Liaison Worker works on various outreach and community activities in Saint-Léonard and Saint-Michel with the staff of Église de la Philadelphia and other partner churches. This summer staff will help write the community assessment of Montréal-Nord; this research project is the tool which will help local churches understand needs, strengths and ministry opportunities in their local neighbourhood.

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Job Posting

Time commitment 30 hours a week

Pay scale   $14.50/h

Start date   June 6th 2022

End date   July 29th, 2022

This summer job is offered in collaboration with Service Canada and is conditional to the provision of a federal grant. The applicant must be at least 15 years old and no more than 30 years old at the moment of hiring.

Responsibilities 

  • Helping Église de la Philadelphia animate activities and community outreach in the surrounding neighbourhood and assisting the pastors at Église de la Philadelphia organize youth activities. 

  • Spending volunteer hours with local organizations, supporting various community actions.  

  • Meeting and interviewing local stakeholders from community organizations, schools, youth centres and services, pastors, congregations. 

  • Creating community maps for the area, assembling lists of services and public spaces.

  • Retrieving and assembling neighbourhood data, such as population statistics, socio-economic information and heat maps.  

  • Writing and editing the community assessment for the neighbourhood under the guidance of the lead team. 

  • Attend biweekly staff check-ins and prayer meetings, Christian Direction staff meetings and other supplementary training.

  • Participate in the Urban Labs training program, a theological undergirding to urban practice.

Qualifications

  • Excellent written and spoken French

  • Enjoys volunteerism, youth and children-focused activities and community outreach

  • Enjoys research touching on urban planning, geography 

  • Willing to learn the community assessment process

  • Autonomous but works well in a group setting 

Other Responsibilities

  • Committed to Christ and who affirms the Nicene Creed.

  • Committed to a life animated by the Spirit and spiritual disciplines (i.e. community, simplicity, and witness).

  • Strong sense of vocation and integration of faith and work.

  • Team player and team builder, participating in the life and spirituality of the team. 

  • Not be more than 30 years old at the moment of hiring

Context and Organisation

Christian Direction is a Christian organisation. Its vision is to see God transform all of life in urban communities by the concerted actions of committed Christians. It fulfils its vision through partnerships with churches that are committed towards their local community and doing ministries with committed Christians. Christian Direction has several ministry sites located in five boroughs in Montréal, but is also doing ministry elsewhere in Quebec. 

Please submit your CV and cover letter to Carole Tapin.

Call 

514-878-3035

Email 

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