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Community Engagement Officer (Hillel McGill)

Federation CJA

Federation CJA

Montreal, QC, Canada · Canada
Posted on Friday, May 26, 2023

Posting Date


Job Title

Reporting to

Director, Hillel Montreal and Student Engagement

Salary Range




Job Summary

The Community Engagement Officer is responsible for the coordination and execution of assigned programs in order to attract and encourage involvement in diverse community initiatives aiming to create meaningful connections and engagement to Judaism, Israel, FCJA and the Montreal Jewish Community.


• Establish, develop, and cultivate relationships with assigned groups to facilitate community engagement with a focus on McGill University students
• Implement strategies to attract, recruit and engage participants
• Act as the resource-person for assigned constituents
• Ensure a high level of customer service by responding in a timely manner to inquiries from multiple organizations, professionals and clients
• Identify and engage potential volunteers and leaders within their assigned group age
• Ensure that volunteers and program participants are properly pipelined to the appropriate GenMTL programs
• Initiate ideas for various outreach events and work closely with GenMTL’s operations on all matters relating to logistics, data collection, and event planning
• Collaborate with the Director of Hillel Montreal and Student Engagement to implement and manage the integration of programs within the overall GenMTL structure
• Liaise and work closely with other departments of Federation CJA, affiliated agencies and other communal organizations.
• Develop, coordinate, and steward committees with volunteers and lay leaders
• Work with immediate supervisor and GenMTL Management Team to implement the annual Combined Jewish Appeal Campaign

Education, Knowledge and Skills

• A University Degree in a relevant field.
• Experience in program design, development and implementation
• Creative thinker and a self-starter who can work with minimum supervision or general guidance and instructions
• Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with other professionals, and volunteer committees
• Experience establishing, developing, and maintaining key relationships with multiple stakeholders
• Outstanding written and oral communication skills in both official languages
• Must possess strong leadership skills and have the ability to lead people and get results
• Strong knowledge of Montreal Jewish Community and commitment to Federation CJA values
• Strong work ethic, organizational skills and ability to work in a multitasking environment.
• Knowledge of the MS Office suite

Application Procedure


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