CSCNS Is Looking For A New Team Member – Central Region Convenor

The Community Sector Council Nova Scotia is growing!

We are looking for a new team member.  

The Community Sector Council of Nova Scotia is located on the ancestral homelands of the Mi’kmaq people. The Community Sector Council of Nova Scotia (CSCNS) works to build the individual and collective capacities of non-profit organizations across the province in addressing labour force and human resource issues. The role of CSCNS is to facilitate the sector’s capacity to work collaboratively to find innovative solutions to emerging and existing social and economic issues in Nova Scotia.

The Community Sector Council works with a diversity of organizations and communities across Nova Scotia. We are committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace. We welcome and encourage applications from individuals from equity seeking groups such as racialized/visible minorities, Indigenous/Aboriginal peoples, persons with a disability, persons who identify in the LGBTQ+ community and others who reflect the diversity of our Nova Scotia communities.

The Community Sector Council’s priority is to expand the diversity of perspectives and skills of its team and priority will be given to candidates who meet the qualifications of the position and strengthen the diversity of perspectives of the Community Sector Council of Nova Scotia.

The CSCNS is seeking applicants for the following position:

Regional Convenor – Central Region (Halifax Regional Municipality)

As a Regional Convenor you will:

  • Support the capacity of CSC for regional and community outreach.
  • Assess regional needs, disseminate information, and build ongoing relationships.
  • Organize and implement programming.
  • Deliver training when assigned.
  • Serve as a conduit between CSC and the relevant region.
  • Located in regions across the province.  

You will possess:

  • Experience working in the non-profit sector in Nova Scotia
  • Strong knowledge of non-profit organizations in your region
  • Applied knowledge of community development and outreach strategies
  • Ability to effectively build relationships and interact with clients and other stakeholders.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, applicable in a variety of settings
  • Exceptional interpersonal, time management, problem-solving, and organizational skills
  • Able to work independently
  • Experience working with diversity of staff and stakeholders, demonstrating cultural competency, diversity, and social inclusion.
  • Able to contribute as a member of a team both regionally and on a provincial level
  • Flexibility and adaptability to work in an unstructured environment
  • Must have ability to travel and access to a reliable vehicle


  • Experience working with Mailchimp, Basecamp, Go To Meeting and other collaborative online platforms
  • Experience as a facilitator and/or familiar with adult education principles, community development

Working Conditions/Terms

  • This is a part-time permanent position with flexible hours that might vary from week to week, for a total of 75 hours/month. Some evenings and weekends may be required.


$20.50/hr, $500 Health Spend account (after 3 months). CSCNS recognizes all statutory and non-statutory holidays as well as accommodates a diversity of cultural holidays (negotiated upon hiring) for employees. Travel within the province may be required, and approved travel expenses will be reimbursed. The CSCNS operates as a virtual organization, the incumbent will work from a home office and be situated within the HRM area. This person reports directly to the Director, Customized Learning and Innovation.

Please apply with cover letter and resume to by 4:00pm Wednesday, August 15th, 2018 with Halifax Convenor Application in the subject line. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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