Community Connections Coordinator

  • Full Time
  • GTA



Community Connections Coordinator

Full time position

As an intake recruiter, you will represent DANI’s VILA project in the Greater Toronto Area. VILA (Virtual Inclusive Learning Academy) is the online campus of Developing and Nurturing Independence (DANI), an organization that for over 15 years has been providing person-centred educational and vocational programs and training to adults with developmental disabilities. VILA participants will benefit from an online platform that provides life skills and academic support for job training and work opportunities. These individuals typically face systemic barriers, both economically and socially, and this virtual hub offers a comprehensive and robust venue to create opportunities for them.

The main responsibility of the Intake Recruiter will be to actively source, build and maintain a network of placeable clients for the VILA. The recruiter will be responsible for all steps associated with sourcing and referring qualified candidates directly to the internal intake team.

Work will be in collaboration with VILA’s Director of Operation and the marketing team.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Utilize recruiting resources to attract adults with developmental disabilities interested in vocational training
  • Maintain an ongoing relationship with agencies and organizations that provide residential and day program services to adults with special needs
  • Solicit referrals and follow up with potential clients and agencies
  • Attend and participate in networking events relevant to the field
  • Book and arrange interviews
  • Collaborate with team members to set quarterly targets
  • Collaborate with marketing team on needed materials for recruitment
  • Have prior experience and exposure to community networking
  • Currently has a well developed professional network, which will be further developed to facilitate more opportunities
  • Demonstrate a willingness to work in a time-sensitive environment
  • Demonstrate strong time management and organizational skills to meet the intake deadline
  • Strong ability to advocate for DANI and VILA’s purpose
  • Work collaboratively in a dynamic work environment
  • Ability to commute to offsite meetings independently
Additional Comments:

*Compensation in line of experience

  • We thank all applicants for their interest in advance. To apply please forward your CV together with a cover letter outlining the reason for your interest in this opportunity to Anna Gruzman at [email protected]

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