Community Development Coordinator

Board of Health Newmarket York Regional Health Service Department
Department: Community and Health Services Department
Branch: Housing Branch
Status: Temporary Full-Time
Length of Assignment: Approx. 6 months
Location: Newmarket / Ontario
Date Posted: September 13, 2018
Date Closing: September 26, 2018
Number Of Positions: 1

Progressive. Collaborative. Accountable. Draw on your passion. Shape our community. Progressive and collaborative, with a clear, long-term vision. We value employees’ contributions and inspire excellence. We are driven by a desire to help shape and serve the growing community in which we live and work.

Position Purpose

Reporting to the Manager, Community Partnerships and Support Services, is responsible for assisting in the delivery of a Branch wide Community Health Strategy and implementation of initiatives and programs that enhance the Branches goal of creating healthy communities both within social housing and interconnected with the broader community.


•Successful completion of a University Degree in Social Sciences, Urban Studies, Business Administration or related field or equivalent approved combination of education and experience.
•Minimum three (3) years demonstrated experience in the social housing field such as program administration or property management services or program and community development.
•Experience in conducting community needs assessments, joint planning, initiating projects and initiatives.
•Valid Ontario Class “G” driver’s license and reliable vehicle for use on corporate business.
•Knowledge of and demonstrated ability in corporate core competencies including customer service, communication, team work, initiative/self-management.
•Demonstration of Departmental competencies, including flexibility and adaptability, accountability, strategic thinking, innovation and creativity, and collaboration.
•Knowledge of social housing programs, policies and related legislation.
•Excellent interpersonal, organizational, project/time management, presentation and communication skills, including oral, written and report writing skills.
•Demonstrated ability to foster cooperative and collaborative working relationships and work effectively in a team environment.
•Well-developed analytical and problem solving skills and ability to assist in the development of strategic and creative solutions.
•Computer literacy utilizing MS Office software applications, as well as proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, scheduling and presentation software.
•Ability to work outside regular business hours as required.

Scheduled Hours


Scheduled Shifts

0830 - 1630

How to Apply

Please apply on-line by September 26, 2018, quoting competition #22902. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted via email or by telephone.


$39.90 - $43.37 per hour. This is a Union position.

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