Community Worker/Project Assistant – Park People – Vancouver

As Community Worker/Project Assistant your role will include:
Assisting in the coordination and delivery of Park People’s programs and events in Vancouver such as workshops, outdoor gatherings, and other community events, both in-person and possibly virtually
Attending community partner events and documenting through photos/blog content
Assisting with outreach for the Vancouver Park People Network
Providing administrative support and ensuring proper tracking and evaluation of summer park programs
Supporting nature-based programming for newcomers, seniors and underserved youth
Assisting with tabling at festivals and community events to increase Park People’s profile in Vancouver
Supporting the larger Park People team as needed
Working some evenings and weekends with notice

The skills and experience you bring to the role include:
Excellent verbal/written communications skills
Ability and willingness to build and maintain relationships with community members across Vancouver
Personal or professional experience working with diverse communities
Experience in a community setting and/or doing community development work
Understanding of anti-oppression and equity principles and practices
Experience working with seniors is an asset
Knowledge of Vancouver’s underserved communities and parks is an asset
Fluency in other language(s) is an asset
Experience working in a non-profit environment is an asset
Location: We will consider candidates based in the Lower Mainland, and we are open to a blend of remote and in-person days in a typical work week. Some travel may be involved; occasional evening work may be required.
Wage: $22.00/hr
Contract Dates: June 26th – Aug 18th 2023
Park People is a great place to work:
We have an amazing work culture with smart, engaged colleagues who want to learn and improve while having fun.
We work remotely with colleagues across the country and have a strong culture of collaboration that supports a hybrid in-person and remote workplace.
We value flexibility and work life balance for our team members and offer flexible work hours.
We provide you the chance to lead change and have an impact in communities across Canada.
Eligibility Criteria:
This position is funded by Canada Summer Jobs. To be eligible to apply to this position, candidates must:

Be between 15 and 30 years of age;
Be able to commit to the full term of employment;
Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment.
Please send your resume and cover letter in one electronic file in confidence by June 4th, 2023 to .