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CEDEC is hiring a Coordinator to work in its Greater Montreal Area office.


  • Planning, developing and administering the CEDEC Action Plan (Appendix A) in light of the CEDEC objectives and the CEDEC Strategic Plan (Appendix B)

  • Engaging, inspiring and collaborating with volunteers and stakeholders

  • Ensuring  the realization of the anticipated results defined in the action plans for geographic community(ies) and/or community(ies) of interest

  • Mobilizing and engaging stakeholders in support of achieving the anticipated results in the action plans

  • Assembling, advising and supporting  local action groups with goals and objectives that support and are complementary to the goals and objectives outlined in the CEDEC Strategic Plan

  • Organizing, facilitating and supporting the implementation of community planning processes

  • Conducting research and sharing findings with CEDEC members and other stakeholders

  • Generating and coordinating community economic development initiatives and community capacity building processes

  • Creating and maintaining strategic partnerships in communities that support the objectives of CEDEC

  • Participating in policy development related to the goals and objectives of CEDEC

  • Dynamically representing CEDEC for the purpose of government liaison and community relations

  • Assuming any other related duties compatible with experience and qualifications as assigned by the Operations Manager and/or Executive Director

Terms of Employment: Permanent Full-time (37.5 hours per week)

Salary Scale:  $44,500 – $51,514 (according to experience)



The requirements for this position are as follows:

  • A University Degree or post-secondary qualification/certification and/or relevant work experience which would include community economic development knowledge and interests

  • Bilingual: English and French (spoken and written)

  • Strong computer literacy with experience using Microsoft Office

  • Ability to work in a flexible structure

  • Willingness to work overtime with short notice

  • Ability to travel as required


  • Experience as a volunteer or experience working with volunteers

  • Capacity to work independently and take initiative

  • Entrepreneurial

  • Capacity to develop and maintain a network of community economic development partners

  • Strong teamwork and leadership skills

  • Ability to manage projects

  • Discretion and reliability

Application Process

Deadline to apply is December 10, 2010 at 5 pm. CEDEC is funded by the Government of Canada’s Enabling Fund.

 In addition, CEDEC seeks a person of integrity with the ability to inspire and engage others in Community Economic Development and Employability activities that will generate positive results. In communities across Quebec, CEDEC shares its experience in planning and developing partnerships with the aim to strengthen local economies and employability of the English-speaking and broader community.

$44,500 – $51,514 (according to experience)
10 Dec 2010
Greater Montreal Area office
1001 rue Lenoir B-331
Montreal  Quebec  H4C 2Z6