• (204) 669-0750
  • info@chalmersrenewal.org
  • 180 Poplar Avenue, Winnipeg MB R2L 2C3


Job Title: Community Connector 

Job type: Full-time  

Hours: 40 hours a week  

Schedule: Must be available Monday to Friday, 9:00-5:00, some evenings and weekends for special events  

Work remotely: No  

Starting date: March 1, 2024   


Job Summary:   

The Community Connector will build up and expand our outreach in the Elmwood community through facilitating our safety patrol, canvassing door to door, and utilizing a variety of social media platforms to showcase Chalmers Neighbourhood Renewal’s programs. This position requires good communication skills, willingness to learn and listen, friendliness, professionalism in all areas, positive problem-solving skills, and the ability to work independently as well as on a team.    


Qualifications and Requirements:  

  • Bachelor’s degree or any related experience 
  • 1-3 years experience in a non-profit setting, preferably working with at-risk persons 
  • Willingness and capability to walk outside in all weather, for extended periods  


Role 1: Community Safety Facilitator 

  • The Community Connector will enhance safety and cultivate community relationships by overseeing all aspects of our safety patrol initiative, the Elmwood Unity Walk. This role entails a willingness and capability to venture outdoors in all weather conditions while maintaining positive interactions with all individuals encountered. 

Key duties: 

  • Coordinating volunteers 
  • Planning and preparation 
  • Guiding the walk, including responsible collection and disposal of hazardous items (such as drug paraphernalia and weapons), and distribution of snacks, water, and other essential resources. 

Role 2: Neighborhood Awareness Advocate 

  • The Community Connector will bolster awareness of ongoing programs through targeted outreach within the local vicinity. 

Key duties involve: 

  • Conducting door-to-door canvassing 
  • Promoting programs via social media, events, and activities 

Role 3: Social Media Engagement Specialist 

  • Collaborating with our social media team, the Community Connector will actively engage the community through our various social media platforms. 

Key duties: 

  • Capturing images of daily programs at 180 Poplar Ave 
  • Regularly updating social media stories with news and updates 
  • Sharing relevant posts from community partners for the betterment of the Elmwood neighborhood. 

Role 4: Front Desk Administration   

  • The Community Connector will create a warm and welcoming atmosphere for all who walk through the door, and reach out to us. 

Key duties: 

  • Answer the phone and direct calls  
  • Assist with programs as needed- set up and take down, EK Lunches and Brunches, special events, etc. 
  • Run the EEKALC Facebook and Instagram accounts, sharing relevant information, and connecting with the community 

Knowledge and Experience:  

•   Experience working within a large and diverse team in a dynamic environment.  

•   Significant experience in working with a non-profit organization is an asset.  

•   Experiences in assisting community programs are an asset.  


Skills and Attributes:  

•   Must have organizational and communication skills.  

•   Ability to work independently and as part of a team.  

•   Must have excellent time management skills.  

•   Excellent and creative problem-solving skills.   

•   Must be willing to contribute develop and deliver services to community members. 



Resumes can be sent to: cnrcea@chalmersrenewal.org with the subject head as Community Connector Job Posting – your first and last name. If you have any further questions or concerns, please contact (204) 669-0750.



Process of selection: Given this program has many responsibilities, we recognize the best candidate may not meet all the listed criteria above. However, we encourage all interested applicants with relevant experience to apply even if they do not match the job description perfectly.   


We thank all applicants for their interest in Chalmers Neighbourhood Renewal Corporation; However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  


Application closing date: When the position is filled.