Spark Communications and Recruitment Coordinator

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The Spark Service of the Canadian CED Network is seeking a part-time term Communications and Recruitment Coordinator for our Winnipeg office.


The successful candidate will be responsible for communications and promotion of the Spark program. You will work to build and maintain our online presence, connecting with our national communications team and other program staff to support Spark’s communications. You are a strong communicator that can contribute to good relationships and the provision of clear and accessible information about our activities.

In addition, you will help the Spark team to build the capacity and impact of community development initiatives, by recruiting a broad base of volunteers with specialized skills such as facilitators, business planners, consultants, lawyers, architects, and designers to volunteer with local community organizations on specific short-term projects.


Spark is the Canadian CED Network’s capacity building service for community organizations engaged in community renewal, poverty alleviation and social change in Winnipeg, using a community development or CED approach. Spark staff work with organizations to define their skill and capacity gaps, and then connect them to relevant resources. The centrepiece of the service is arranging matches between organizations and volunteers with specialized skills (from a wide variety of professions) to provide time-limited but crucial technical assistance.

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Send resume and cover letter by 11:59pm on May 26, 2019 to with “Spark Communications and Recruitment Coordinator” in the subject line. Please be prepared to share writing samples to demonstrate communications skills.

The Canadian CED Network is an equal opportunity employer and strives for a fair, cooperative, respectful and safe environment that protects and promotes the human rights and affirms the dignity of all persons. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply and self-identify in their application.

Start Date: 
Thu, 06/27/2019
26 May 2019
Spark Service of the Canadian CED Network
580 Main St.
Winnipeg  Manitoba
Community Capacity Building
Local economy
Partnership Building