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About the Position
Position # 21988
OrganizationCity of Kitchener
Position Citizen Engagement - A City of Everyone
Location 200 King Street West,
Impact Statement To proudly provide valued services and build community and Corporate capacity by inspiring volunteers, staff, elected officials and all community members to be active contributions to Kitchener's Community Vision.
Description At the City of Kitchener, we have staff who are dedicated to building a city for everyone, and we want your help! In our development services department, staff work together with Council and public participants to grow our city thoughtfully and build community in the process. If you like giving feedback and have an interest in city planning and development, we are looking for individuals who want to give us feedback to help make our public-facing development processes and services even better. Individuals would become part of a group of volunteers who are invited to participate in a variety of engagement opportunities, all with the goal of helping the City of Kitchener better involve the public in decisions related to growth and development.
Development topics could include: Sustainability; City Planning and Development; Transportation Planning;Special Events and Arts & Culture.
Training Details Each opportunity will be explained prior to starting
Working Conditions Varies depending on the opportunity, with many opportunities being delivered virtually during the pandemic
Duration 7 - 12 months
Timing Anytime
Time Detail The time commitment will range from approximately 10 minutes to two hours, depending on what is required for the specific task. For example, completing a survey may take 15 minutes whereas participating in a focus group may be scheduled for 1.5 - 2 hours.

Some opportunities can be completed on your own time (for example, filling out a survey) and others will be scheduled for a specific date and time (for example, attending a focus group).

Volunteers will select which opportunities they want to participate in based on their availability.

Engagement opportunities will take place between now and fall 2021.
Age 18+
Ideal for An Individual
Transportation NONE Needed
Accessibility Support volunteers with special needs, Support Newcomers
Area(s) of Interest Boards/Committees, Communication/Public Relations, Leadership/Management
Skill(s) Written Communication, Verbal Communication, Community Knowledge/Awareness, Problem Solving, Respect
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Contact Margaret Love
Phone 519-741-2200 Ext. 7042
Address 200 King Street West, Kitchener, N2G 4G7
Volunteer Action Centre
1454 King Street East, Unit 3
Kitchener ON N2G 2N7

Phone: 519 742 8610
Fax: 519 742 0559

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9 am - 4 pm
Friday: 9 am - 12 pm
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