Community Engagement Associate (Young Families)

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Job Title

Community Engagement Associate (Young Families)

Reporting to

Program Manager, PJ Library & Young Families

Salary Range




Job Summary

As a member of the GenMTL Team, the Community Engagement Associate (Young Families) is responsible for engaging, and maintaining interaction with families with young children for the purpose of encouraging commitment to the Jewish community. During the annual CJA Campaign, he/she is also responsible to focus on fundraising events as they relate to their respective programming.


•Engage target constituents through multiple outreach platforms with an end goal of encouraging their commitment to the Jewish community.
•Assist and support Program Manager with GenMTL Young Families Committee (Local and West Island)
•Manage sub-committees for the purpose of event planning
•Execute, attend and support GenMTL Young Families events as well as PJ Library collaborative events and events in the wider community as required (this may include evenings, weekends)
•Support Program Manager with all PJ Library and Young Families Communications including: newsletter, social media, eblasts, flyers etc to ensure compliance with policies, proper approvals and manage potential overlap of programs
•Work hand-in-hand with other GenMTL Engagement professionals as well as representatives of collaborating community organizations and agencies

Education, Knowledge and Skills

•A college degree or equivalent
•Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience within the community or a not-for-profit environment
•Experience in Program Design, Development and implementation an asset
•Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to work with volunteers and other community professionals
•Outstanding communication, writing and presentation skills, in both English and French
•High level knowledge of the MS Office suite required
•Strong work ethics, including organizational skills, strategic thinking and an ability to work in a multitask environment
•Knowledge of Montreal Jewish Community and a commitment to the values of Federation CJA.

*This position involves traveling within Montreal and therefore requires the incumbent to possess a valid driver’s license and access to a car.

Application Procedure

Interested candidates may submit their resumé along with their cover letter to [email protected], no later than April 30, 2018.




As per the recommendation of Canadian health experts, Federation CJA is advocating and practicing social distancing. Emerging research shows people can be contagious without showing symptoms, making it difficult to know who is spreading the disease. In order to \"flatten the curve\" on the pandemic and keep our community safe, we are postponing or cancelling all upcoming events until further notice. We thank you for your patience and understanding during this difficult time.
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