Métiers et professions en santé et services sociaux

Community Organizer

Community Organizer


salaire Min. 27,08 $ / h
Max. 47,98 $ / h

Description and Responsibilities

Community organizers analyze the needs of the population and act as resource persons for groups targeted. They develop, coordinate and implement community programs in order to meet the needs of the community and promote its development.

Education and Training Requirements

The training required may vary according to the nature of the institutions and the needs of the community being served.

Training programs in social work at various universities include social action or community organization components.

Required Interests, Skills and Personality Type

  • Must be a good communicator and listener
  • Must be imaginative and creative
  • Must be responsible and organized
  • Must enjoy working in a team with colleagues and other professionals
  • Must have excellent initiative and be able to work autonomously
  • Must love contact with the public

Personality Type (RIASEC)

  • S - Prefers to be in contact with people and to help them
  • I - Prefers studying, understanding and solving problems
  • A - Prefers completing creative tasks

Work Environment

Health and social services network community organizers mainly work in local community services centres (CLSCs) (in French only).

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