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CONTRACT Communications Coordinator (Job ID: 221115)


KW Habilitation is a local not-for-profit organization that provides a wide range of individualized services and supports to children with any special need and adults with developmental disabilities. We support individuals to live a fulfilling life which is fostered through preschool and early learning supports, respite services, residential services, community participation and employment supports. Our Vision Statement guides our work: “A community where everyone belongs and participates”

Communications Coordinator (CONTRACT)
LOCATION: Kitchener, ON

The Communications Coordinator will involve the provision of supports in all services provided within the context of the mission, values and policies and procedures of KW Habilitation. In addition, the Communications Coordinator will provide support in; development and implementation of internal and external communication strategies (including written material, social media and e-News bulletins); website content management; develop communication plans for programs and projects; promote organizational goals; lead, develop and coordinate key messages; and other related duties as assigned.


  • Post-secondary education in communications, fundraising or related field
  • Proficiency with Computer Skills using software such as Microsoft Office, publishing software, WordPress, and social media (e.g., Twitter, Facebook, Instagram etc.)
  • Ability to read, interpret and summarize newsletters, journals, manuals, reports, and legislation
  • Communication and presentation skills to respond to inquiries and requests
  • Analytical, research, organizational skills; the ability to work independently on a team, completing projects being creative and detail oriented
  • Ability to travel to locations within, and occasionally outside the Waterloo Region
  • Ability to track and update statistics and analytics related to communications
  • Project management skills
  • Photography and Video editing skills an asset
  • Current Standard First Aid an asset


Schedule: 40 hours per week (some flexibility required)
Start Date: December 1, 2022 (approximately 37 weeks contract)

To Apply Online Please Visit Our Job Application Page HERE

Applicants must submit a resume and cover letter with a summary of relevant qualifications and their reason for interest by Tuesday, November 15, 2022:

KW Habilitation
ATTN: Kristy Heimpel – Manager of Early Learning, Child Care and Family Resources
99 Ottawa Street South
Kitchener, ON. N2G 3S8
Job ID: 221115

KW Habilitation is committed to employment equity.  We encourage applications from all qualified candidates including, 2SLGBTQ+ identified persons, persons with disabilities, First Nations, Inuit and Métis Individuals, and members of Black and other racialized communities, and individuals for whom English is not their first language. We seek to provide accessibility for all applicants with our accessibility policies and the AODA. Please let us know if you require an accommodation and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs.  We thank all applicants; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.