African Nova Scotian Community Engagement Coordinator

Job Deadline

Friday, October 2, 2020






Association of Black Social Workers


Position Description

Title: African Nova Scotian Community Engagement Coordinator
Job Type: Full-time- for Four Year Term
Location: 1018 Main St. Dartmouth
Hours of Work Per Week: 35 (This position requires flexibility to work some evenings & weekends as necessary).
The Organization:
The Association of Black Social Workers is a volunteer charitable organization consisting of Black Social Workers and Social Service Workers throughout the province, whose objective is to provide courses, seminars, and workshops about social work-related projects and programs geared towards persons of African descent. The ABSW also offers services such as counselling and advocacy to individuals as well as the community. The ABSW seeks to educate the public through conferences and workshops on matters affecting the Black family and community throughout the province. The Position: Under the direction of the ABSW Executive, or designate, the ABSW Creating Communities of Care (CCC) Community Engagement Coordinator has the responsibility to conduct research to develop a culturally based framework for the development of best practice navigation and support techniques, and interventions for working with African Nova Scotian survivors of gender-based violence and their families.
In This Role You Must Have:
● Post-secondary education in Social work or related fields. Masters of social work considered an asset
● Project Management and/or Community Engagement experience
● Experience in group facilitation
● Willingness to work flexible hours and travel throughout HRM
● Complete and clear criminal records, Child Abuse Registry and vulnerable sector check certificate prior to start date
● Current and valid Nova Scotia Driver’s License
● Access to a reliable vehicle.
Position Responsibilities:
The successful applicant will be required to provide a Criminal Records Check and Child Abuse Registry Check.
Please provide three references if selected for an interview. References will only be contacted for successful candidates to collaborate suitability for position.
Please send your cover letter and resume to:
Salary Range: $60,000- $63,000
Closing Date: October 2nd, 2020.
This position is designated to members of the African Nova Scotian/ African Canadian community.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.