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School & Community Integrationist

This exciting role is responsible for building our School Program (enhancing the experiences and understanding of homelessness), as well as the coordination of our re-engineered Tours Program. These programs will blaze a trail of kindness, hope, and progress toward stronger communities, togetherness, and compassion. The program will be built in collaboration with professionals within our great agency, school principals, teachers, parents, and countless partners from the community.

Providing Calgarians with the opportunity to see how our agency runs, and how our clients are cared for – together with the hardships, trauma, love and kindness they experience, has proven to be helpful in our work as advocates. Calgarians of all ages will be changed, and will be even more supportive of our work and our clients, when they have had an opportunity to share an experience within our walls.

The Job

School Program

  • Perform interactive presentations to groups, including children, parents, and community stakeholders
  • Build trusting relationships with stakeholders, partners, and supporters
  • Research, collaborate, teach, and learn
  • Create sustainable systems, structures, and documentation for future generations
  • Work with content marketers to create impactful and memorable written and visual documentation using several digital and print mediums

Tours Program

  • Designing & building new world class tour program which will include:
    • Incorporate various technologies.
    • Provide opportunities for donations
      • Selecting and training new groups of tour hosts.
    • Managing a feedback mechanism for tours
  • Scheduling tours
  • Booking tour hosts
  • Conducting tours
  • Data collection for tours
  • Conversing and liaising with various tour program stakeholders within the Calgary Drop-In community
  • Providing opportunities outside of the main building for community members to experience online/virtual tour opportunities

Qualifications/Experience

  • Completion of a college or university program in any discipline is preferred
  • Experience with planning/coordination
  • Experience working with children/youth in any capacity
  • Enjoys/values school and learning
  • Experience teaching/instructing will be considered an asset
  • Customer service experience

Essential Skills

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Competency and experience with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Administration skills (planning/organizing)
  • Public relations/customer service skills, in person and on the phone
  • Public speaking / presentations
  • Research abilities
  • Strong grammar and written proficiency

What We Offer
“The DI” is an employer of choice in our industry, offering an excellent benefits package including 100% medical and dental, a RSP matching program, paid training programs, and annual paid vacation.

We provide an opportunity to help make a real difference in our community, and more importantly in the lives of less privileged people.  We take great care in hiring the right people who fit, and who share our outlook on the value of people.

If you are looking for a challenging position in a dynamic team and growing business, then this position is right for you!

We thank all interested applicants; however, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

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