Are you bilingual in French and English? Do you have a desire to work collaboratively with community stakeholders and various ministries to promote community capacity building? If so, consider this challenging opportunity.What can I expect to do in this role?You will: • provide consultative advice, information and resource support to local and regional communities regarding programs and services• provide specialized consultation in areas such as coalition building, sector partnerships, training and educationHow do I qualify?Mandatory requirements:• proficiency in English as well as oral and written proficiency in French at the advanced level• valid Ontario class G driver's license or equivalent as recognized by the Province of Ontario• ability to travel throughout an assigned territoryTechnical knowledge:• Knowledge and understanding of the theories, principles and practices of community/economic/cultural and social development programs and services offered by the province, other levels of government and not-for-profit organizations• Knowledge of the history, structure, dynamics and key issues of geographic, social, cultural, and economic communities in the assigned area• Knowledge of strategic, business and operational planning and management principles• Knowledge of financial analysis and management, accounting and budgeting, performance measurement and risk assessment/management principlesAnalytical skills:• Ability to assess project proposals and financial assistance submissions against financial, economic, strategic and legal considerations and audit standards and determine the viability of existing and potential initiatives• Ability to identify program needs and make recommendations regarding funding, the development of appropriate community strategies as well as operational strategies to enhance operationsInterpersonal skills:• Ability to establish and foster strong relationships with a wide variety of stakeholders to facilitate collaboration on community economic development• Ability to provide consultation and advice to clients on ministry programs and services, legislation, regulations, grant programs and strategies for community economic development and organizational developmentCommunication skills:• Ability to develop and deliver training programs, workshops and represent the ministry at events • Ability to prepare training resource materials as well as issue papers, briefing materials, tour/event profiles and correspondence for use by senior executivesProject Management skills:• Ability to plan and coordinate project teams, networks, forums and working groups • Ability to develop and monitor performance indicators related to contractual agreements and funded projects
Job advertisements for positions that have been designated bilingual will be provided in both English and French on the website. Positions that are not designated bilingual are not translated and are displayed in English only on both the English and French versions of the website.
Les annonces d'emploi pour les postes désignés bilingues sont publiées en anglais et en français sur le site Web. Les annonces pour les postes qui ne sont pas désignés bilingues ne sont pas traduites et elles figurent en anglais seulement, tant dans la version française que dans la version anglaise du site.
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