Community Partnerships Analyst (Halton Region)

Posting ID: 1325
Department: Social & Community Services
Division: Human Services Planning & Program Support
Pay Range: $73,896 - $$98,529
Job Type: Contract > 1 Year
Contract Duration: up to twenty four (24) months 
Hours of Work: 35 hours per week
Work Location: 1151 Bronte Road, Oakville
Employee Group: OCT
Posting Date: November 18, 2022
Application Deadline: December 2, 2022
Job Summary
Reporting to the Community Partnerships Advisor, this role is responsible for managing a wide range of human service grants to enhance the health, safety and well-being of Halton residents. This will include assessing grant applications to the Halton Region Community Investment Fund (HRCIF), developing funding agreements, monitoring grant performance and contributing to all aspects of grant administration. In addition, the Community Partnership Analyst will plan, implement, manage and evaluate community and departmental initiatives. This will include supporting activities associated with the Halton Community Safety and Well-Being model in collaboration with community partners and other human service planning activities.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Support the operations and administration of the Halton Region Community Investment Fund; this includes administering proposal calls; assessing applications for funding; developing funding agreements and managing grant performance.  
  • Develop partnerships to achieve project/grant outcomes and support community and human service planning initiatives.
  • Acquire data and provide timely and accurate analysis to support human service planning and funding decisions.
  • Prepare a wide range of documents/communications to support projects and initiatives. This includes delivering presentations to stakeholders, preparing briefing notes and developing planning documents.   
  • Plan, implement and evaluate community/strategic initiatives; this includes supporting the ongoing implementation of the Halton Community Safety and Well-Being Plan and other human service planning initiatives.   
  • Represent Halton Region in community initiatives, planning/granting tables, steering committees, and other community/public forums.   
  • Identify and monitor trends that impact non-profit/charitable organizations and the broader human services sector. 
  • Complete research such as surveys, focus groups, literature/best practice reviews and environmental scans and communicate research findings through reports, presentations and briefing notes.
  • Plan and coordinate events.
  • Support other teams within the Human Services Planning and Program Support unit to achieve objectives; this may include policy development, program reviews, research and other activities that support the delivery of human service programs within the Social and Community Services Department.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.  

Skills & Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Human Services discipline or other relevant field such as Public Administration, Political Science, or Business.
  • Three (3) to five (5) years of experience in the human services field is required such as grant administration, non-profit programming, project management or community development.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and an ability to work collaboratively with a range of stakeholders.
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills, demonstrated project management experience, an ability to analyze social data and trends and experience with grant administration.
  • Experience with research/analysis, strong organizational and event planning skills and an ability to facilitate meetings and group processes.
  • Broad understanding of the human services sector.
  • A strategic thinker with a high level of political acuity and an ability to handle sensitive situations with diplomacy.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
  • Familiarity with Halton’s non-profit/charitable sector.

Working/ Employment Conditions
Working Conditions
  • Travel will be required, incumbent must provide their own transportation.
  • Flexibility in working hours may also be required.
Employment Conditions
  • A current (obtained within the past six (6) months), original and acceptable Criminal Records Check.
  • In support of the Region’s commitment to a healthy and safe workplace and community, the Region has a vaccination requirement for all employees. The successful candidate will be made an offer of employment on the condition of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and able to provide proof of vaccination. The candidate will be asked to provide the Region with proof of full vaccination, prior to their employment start date. The requirement to be fully vaccinated is subject to the Ontario Human Rights Code. If the candidate is unable to vaccinate for a reason protected by the Code, a request for accommodation can be requested and written proof satisfactory to the Region will be required.
Important information about your application:
  • In accordance with requirements in Ontario Regulation 191/11 – Integrated Accessibility Standards and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Halton Region will accommodate the needs of individuals with disabilities throughout the recruitment process.  If you require accommodation at any stage of the recruitment process, please inform the Talent Acquisition representative of the nature of the accommodation(s) you require.  
  • Please submit your application online. We will accommodate individual needs for applicants with disabilities and others who are not able to apply online. If you experience any issues with submitting your application, please contact HR Access at 905-825-6000 extension 7700.   
  • Applications will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. on the deadline date specified on the posting.
  • We encourage applications from all qualified individuals; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.
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