Social Development Project Agent

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Employment Opportunity: Social Development Project Agent


Reference Number: 20121217

Location:  Grosse Ile, Quebec
Terms of Employment:  Temporary 18 weeks (40 hours per week) to begin January 14, 2012
Salary Scale:   $12.50 per hour


CEDEC is hiring a Social Economy Development Project Agent to work in its Grosse Ile office to perform tasks related to learning, planning and implementation of social economy initiatives.



  • Organize and prepare all meetings related to social economy
  • Assist with the planning and preparation of  learning sessions
  • Carry out research required to advance the social economy initiative
  • Assist the social economy working committee with the expansion, finalization and refinement of the development plan(s)
  • Assist the social economy working committee with the implementation of the development plan(s) and securing of necessary resources



The requirements for this position are as follows:

  • College/University level studies, ideally in the area of business management or social sciences
  • Strong English language writing and communications skills
  • Experience with event organization and meeting/workshop facilitation
  • Sound knowledge of the English-speaking community of the Magdalen Islands 
  • Excellent people skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to communicate verbally in French
  • Candidates must be eligible within Emploi-Quebec’s program criteria and have a file with the Centre local d’emploi


  • Willingness to travel as required to various areas of the Islands
  • Access to a vehicle
  • Willingness to work, should be prepared to work on a flexible schedule

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.


CEDEC is a leading partner and driving force for community economic development and employability. A volunteer driven organization, CEDEC sparks economic innovation in building forward-looking, prosperous and confident communities across Quebec through sharing expertise, knowledge and building partnerships.


For more information about CEDEC, visit


Resumes should be sent to and include Reference Number: 20121217 in the subject line.  Deadline to apply is December 31, 2012 at 4:00 pm.


CEDEC is funded by the Government of Canada’s Enabling Fund.


Start Date: 
Mon, 01/14/2013
31 Dec 2012
Huntingdon  Quebec