Community Outreach Coordinator
Chebucto Connections

Salary: $24/hour
Hours of Work: Monday – Friday (8:30-4:30pm) 75 hours bi-weekly
Start Date: As soon as possible

Application Process: Please submit resume and cover letter to Please use your cover letter as an opportunity to share your personal qualities and highlights of your experience.

Position Overview: Reporting to the Executive Director, the Community Outreach Coordinator will play an integral part in providing direct support and navigation services to the community. As a Community Hub you will act as a liaison between organizations and the community by facilitating connections, promoting services and advocating on their behalf if needed. Chebucto Connections is a learning organization and is open to innovative ideas on how we share our work and serve more people.


  • Experience working with diverse populations that include those experiencing poverty.
  • Relevant combination of experience and Post-Secondary (Preferred) community development, social services or a related field.
  • Detailed oriented with excellent time management and organizational skills required.
  • Solid communication both written and verbal.
  • Computer proficiency is required, particularly Microsoft Office and comfortable working with databases.
  • Knowledge of Social Determinants of Health will be considered an asset.

Demonstrated Skills:

  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative and work independently with little supervision
  • Able to collect and analyze data to determine effectiveness of services offered
  • Ability to set priorities, manage time and workloads
  • Ability to work in a manner that preserves confidentiality, dignity and well-being
  • Detail oriented with strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Able to build positive & collaborative relationships that enhance the organizations mission.

Job Duties

  • Work one-on-one with residents providing direct support & navigation services
  • Create client drop in service opportunities that address barriers or gaps in services
  • Collect information on local demographics, trends and needs
  • Maintain outreach database which details contacts, partnerships and outreach activities
  • Advocate for clients when required
  • Work collaboratively with all team members and partnering agencies to achieve excellent service and outcomes
  • Organize and facilitate monthly round table meetings
  • Maintain program documents and write reports to funders
  • Assist Executive Director with annual report on outreach programs

What we offer:

  • Dental Care & Extended Health Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Wellness and Sick Time
  • Casual Dress
  • 3 Weeks Paid Vacation
  • Paid Holiday Break

Working Conditions
Chebucto Connetions strives to be an employer that supports all employees with a conviction to place employee’s health and happiness along with their family first. To that end we endeavor to provide a clean, safe and secure workplace with various support mechanisms and operational flexibility. The following list includes specific assumptions about the organization’s working conditions:

  • Flexible work schedule
  • Overtime may be required at times and will be compensated an equal amount of time off work (these hours must be pre-approved)
  • Employees are expected to multi-task with possible interruptions from colleagues, management or other persons
  • A typical work week is an 8 hour shift that includes one 30 min paid break and one 30 min unpaid break

Chebucto Connections recognizes the value of a representative workforce and is committed to the principle of employment equity. Our goal is to be a workforce that is representative of the communities we serve. Our priority groups are indigenous, Black/African Nova Scotians, Persons of Colour, Immigrants/Newcomers, Persons with Disabilities, 2SLGBTQIA+. Members of these groups are welcome to apply and self-identify.