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Building Parks Together

Community Engagement

City of Kitchener


   About the Position

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
The City of Kitchener is working to improve some of our parks and open spaces so that they better meet the needs of the community. We are looking for a diverse group of individuals who want to provide feedback and share ideas and information about Kitchener parks and open spaces, including:
•how they are used and how residents want to use them,
•how it feels to be in these spaces and how residents want to feel when using them,
•what improvements can be made, and
•what kinds of amenities are desired.

Having representation from diverse groups who bring a variety of lived experiences and perspectives is key for the success of these projects; community members who have been historically under-represented or excluded from these processes are encouraged to apply.


Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual, A Group
Age: 18+


Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: •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 interests and availability.
Working Conditions: At this time all opportunities will occur virtually. Engagement opportunities may be tailored to your schedule during the day or in the evening and will take place anytime from now until the end of 2022.
Accessibility: Support volunteers with special needs, Support Newcomers


Time Commitment

Duration: 3 months or less
Anytime
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.



Other Information
Area(s) of Interest: Boards/Committees, Environment, Library/Research
Skill(s): Collaboration, Written Communication, Verbal Communication, Community Knowledge/Awareness, Respect
Transportation: NONE Needed

   Contact Information
http://www.kitchener.ca
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Rebecca Roy
519-741-2200 Ext. 4151
131 Goodrich Drive Kitchener, N2C 1J3
Kitchener,Virtual
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