Community Engagement Assistant
Golden Horseshoe Green Tech - Hamilton, ON

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Organization: Golden Horseshoe Green Tech
Opening Date: Immediately
Closing Date: April 22, 2013
Location: Eva Rothwell Resource Centre, Robert Land Community Association
460 Wentworth Street North, Hamilton
Position Type: Temporary
Duration: Maximum 20 week contract
Hour per Week: 35 hours per week
Schedule: Monday – Friday; 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Flexibility in schedule is necessary, as occasional evening and weekend work may be required.
Salary: $12.00 per hour
Date Staff Required: Immediately
Education Level: Post-Secondary
Career Level: Experienced
Mandatory Requirement: Candidates must be unemployed, and either be on an active EI claim, have had a claim that ended within the past 36 months, OR have started a maternity/parental claim within the last 60 months

Golden Horseshoe Green Tech (GHGT) is a registered not-for-profit community organization located in Eva Rothwell Resource Centre, Robert Land Community Association on Wentworth Street in Hamilton. GHGT serves the economically disadvantaged youth in this area of our city. We provide this community with a new not-for-profit enterprise (E-waste collection). Our mission is to promote self-reliance, education and environment stewardship.

Job Duties:

  • Identify business, education, civil society, social enterprise, and community leaders
  • Maintain records and organize computer and hard copy files, including development and maintenance of a database
  • Investigate and recommend resources
  • Create a virtual library of materials
  • Create letters of introduction, marketing materials, and presentations.
  • Distribute marketing materials
  • Answer inquiries about the project and make appointments for visits and phone conversations
  • Attend visits with interested parties and complete summary reports
  • Develop, distribute and analyze questionnaires
  • Complete facsimile, photocopying, scanning, e-mailing and other administrative support processes
  • Provide ideas, input, and feedback in the development of initiatives
  • Update and maintain information on website.


The successful candidate will have a post-secondary education in IT,
business, education, social services, or environmental studies; knowledge
of the local neighbourhood; initiative, creativity, flexibility, and
problem solving skills; education/training and/or community development;
strong written and verbal communication skills; experience creating and
editing documents; the ability to work independently or as part of a team;
commitment to ensuring quality and timely results; skill and experience in
database management and data analysis are considered highly desirable as
is high proficiency with MS Office suite.

Local travel is required; therefore, the successful candidate must possess a valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle, or be comfortable using the Hamilton public transit system.

Living in the local neighbourhood, and proven experience in planning and implementing events are considered strong assets
How to Apply:

Interested applicants may submit a resume and cover letter by email with subject line: “GHGT”.
No phone calls please.

Please note that GHGT’s policy requires all employees and volunteers to pass a vulnerable persons security check.