Project Facilitator

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St. Thomas-Elgin Local Immigration Partnership (STELIP)
Work Type: 
Full Time
City / Location: 
St. Thomas, ON
St. Thomas/Elgin
Contact Info: 

Applicants are invited to submit their resume no later than May 30, 2019 to:

Or mail to:

Attn: Job Posting STELIP

YWCA St. Thomas-Elgin  16 Mary Street West, St. Thomas, ON N5P 2S3

Posting Date: 
Wednesday, May 8, 2019 to Saturday, June 8, 2019
Health/Human Services
Career & Employment Services Fanshawe, St. Thomas/Elgin Regional Campus

St. Thomas, Ontario (Elgin Centre)
417 Wellington Street
St. Thomas, Ontario N5R 5J5




Position Summary:

The position will be located at the YWCA St. Thomas-Elgin reporting to the STELIP Project Manager and be advised by the St. Thomas-Elgin Local Immigration Partnership Council. The Facilitator will build and foster community relationships. They will keep current on information and trends to identify and strengthen the local capacity to improve the economic, social, and civic participation for all newcomers. Through social media the facilitator will reach out to stakeholders, business, and the public to build an awareness of the value newcomers bring to Elgin County and St. Thomas.

  • Post-secondary education in Political Science, Social Justice, or Social Sciences
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Understanding of social and economic issues
  • Understanding of the issues relating to settlement in smaller, rural communities
  • Understand and appreciate cultural diversity and sensitivities
  • Knowledge of federal, provincial, and municipal social policy
  • Strong computer skills in word processing, presentation software, spreadsheets, and database management
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated history of community involvement
  • Existing familiarity with the St. Thomas-Elgin region preferred
  • Currently living within or willingness to relocate to St. Thomas or Elgin County preferred

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