Community Consultant,

Website City of Regina

Job Description:

Using a community development approach, this position is responsible for leading community engagement activities and providing consulting services to a variety of community-based organizations, stakeholders, and partners to identify needs and the appropriate responses.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Facilitates the development and sustainability of community-based organizations to build capacity in the delivery of programs and services through organizational development, needs assessment, strategic planning, volunteer recruitment and development, and leadership training.
  • Facilitates and negotiates the development of partnerships with community organizations in order to assist in the coordination of leisure programs, facilities and community services.
  • Develops and facilitates public engagement and input processes to help guide the development and implementation of programs and services within the mandate of the department.
  • Provides consultative services to community-based groups and internal partners pertaining to the identification of community and targeted population needs, and the planning and delivery of integrated community services to meet those needs.
  • Performs related work as required.
  • Assists in the development and management of capital and operating budgets as required.
  • Selects, supervises, recruits, trains, schedules and evaluates performance of staff as required.
  • Supports community-based organizations to develop plans to access funding and assists them to apply for City of Regina community investment programs, where appropriate.
  • Develops and implements policies and procedures as required.

Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge of, and demonstrated ability to apply project management principles and practices.
  • Ability to communicate ideas and concepts effectively in oral and written form to a variety of audiences including formal public presentations, written reports, and the development and delivery of training and resource materials.
  • Knowledge of participation processes, group facilitation, team building, and group dynamics.
  • Ability to negotiate mutually beneficial agreements and to manage change through decision-making, problem solving, and consensus building.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and to work cooperatively with staff, peers, supervisors, volunteers, elected officials, and the public.
  • Ability to research, analyze, and summarize reliable information and determine action required.
  • Ability to use various computer software programs such as Word, Excel, asset management software and scheduling software.
  • Knowledge of needs assessment and strategic planning principles and practices, with demonstrated ability to implement sound community development processes.
  • Knowledge of and experience leading community engagement and consultation processes.

Job Details:

Company: City of Regina

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Regina, Saskatchewan, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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