Community Engagement Coordinator (Immunization Partnership Fund)
Reporting to the Immunization Partnership Fund Project Manager, the Community Engagement Coordinator will manage the initiation, planning, implementation and completion of project activities and the evaluation of the project. The Community Engagement Coordinator will also provide project communications support, as well as assistance with developing and maintaining effective community engagement and build relationships to advance COVID-19 vaccine confidence and build awareness with African Nova Scotians and/or People of African Descent in Nova Scotia.
- Participate in the onboarding and orientation of the project.
- Work in conjunction with Project Manager to oversee the work of the provincial project team, manage the planning, implementation, and completion of activities and evaluation of the project, as well as working with project team and partners to ensure all project deliverables are completed and milestones are met.
- In the absence of the Project Manager, act as the primary project representative and liaison with various stakeholders.
- Assist the Project Manager with the coordination and communication of COVID-19 clinics for African Nova Scotians and/or African Descent (African, Caribbean, Black).
- In conjunction with the Project Manager, develop culturally responsive messaging, communications materials, social media campaign and presentations to stakeholders, community groups/organizations and the Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia.
- In conjunction with the Project Manager, recruit participants from the African Nova Scotian and/or African Descent (African, Caribbean, Black) community for the evaluation component of the project.
Undergraduate degree in Community Development or relevant degree. Other professional and lived experiences will be considered. Experience working with organizations and communities of African Nova Scotians and/or African Descent (African, Caribbean, Black) in Nova Scotia is required, as well as experience with the practice and understanding of equity, diversity, inclusion, anti-racism, and other related issues, including their intersectionality with other social determinants of health is required. Ability to work independently and in a team environment is required, along with excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills. Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access) is required. Fluency in a second language, particularly Arabic or French is considered an asset.