Job Opportunity with the Town of Cabri

The Town of Cabri is seeking a highly motivated, dynamic professional for the position of Community Development Director. The Director will work under the leadership of the CAO as a permanent part-time employee of the Town of Cabri.

The Community Development Director will be responsible to communicate the benefits of recreation and culture and their importance to citizens and provide programming for these aspects which enriches the lives of those who live here. Also to promote the Town of Cabri to increase tourism and attract new developments.

Some of the responsibilities will include:

  • Plan, implement, and evaluate programs (recreational, cultural, social or other special events)
  • Schedule facilities required for program delivery (including scheduling for the Cabri Ice Centre year round) and ensuring programs have adequate resources to successfully operate
  • Coordinate town owned facility rentals (ball diamonds, hall, trailer court)
  • Liaison for the Herald for Cabri residents
  • Liaison between community groups, assisting in writing/searching grants
  • Sask Lottery Funding Coordinator

The following skills and qualifications will be an asset to the desirable candidate:

  • Ability to plan programs on daily, weekly, monthly and yearly basis.
  • Ability to promote self and programs/events
  • Solid organization, communication and leadership skills
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with Council and other municipal staff, community groups, volunteers and the public
  • Grant structure and proposal writing experience
  • Recreational and cultural or other program administration experience
  • History of community involvement
  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in recreation or related field an asset
  • Must be flexible, available to work evening and weekend hours as necessary to participate or coordinate events
  • Valid driver’s license and use of personal vehicle a requirement (mileage compensation available)

A full job description is available by contacting the Town Office. Additional knowledge in the area of agriculture and agri-value industries will be a definite benefit to this position. Attractive benefits and pension plan. Salary will be negotiated based on experience.

Please send resume with letter of interest by December 15, 2019 to:

Janelle Anderson, CAO

townofcabri@sasktel.net

Sask Lotteries Funding Available

The Saskatchewan Lotteries Community Grant Program is a partnership among Sask Sport Inc., SaskCulture Inc. and the Saskatchewan Parks and Recreation Association Inc. The grant program assists in the development of sport, culture and recreation programs by providing funds to non-profit community organization operated by volunteers.

The Program is guided by the following:

It provides access to sport, culture and recreation activities for all Saskatchewan people regardless of age, sex, ethnicity, economic status, physical or mental ability.

It provides funds to community non-profit volunteer organizations in support of sport, culture and recreation programs;

It allows communities to establish local priorities; and

It stipulates that all participating groups, from administration to beneficiary, are responsible for ensure complete and accurate accounting.

Applications for funding or more information is available at the Cabri Town Office.

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