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New Haven City Plan Department Hiring for Community Navigators for the Vision 2034 Comprehensive Plan

The New Haven City Plan Department is recruiting for Community Navigators, who will be helping to lead engagement for the Vision 2034 Comprehensive Plan. These are part-time, paid positions for New Haven residents. We are accepting applications through early February, and they can be accessed here:




It is critical to the success of the plan that these engagement leaders be geographically, linguistically, and culturally representative of our city, with a variety of deep connections to communities within New Haven, particularly those often excluded by traditional methods of outreach. We are counting on community partners to help us identify residents who are passionate about their community, have strong interpersonal skills, and are really good listeners to apply for this position!


Thank you for helping get the word out to your constituents, and please do not hesitate to reach out to Assistant Director of Comprehensive Planning Esther Rose-Wilen ( or Director Laura Brown ( with questions or to connect us directly with interested residents. At the bottom of this post, there is a short blurb and flyer designed for circulation.

Other upcoming events and opportunities for participation will be up on our website soon:


Paid Community Navigator position:

The City Plan Department is accepting applications to serve as a ‘Community Navigator’ engagement leader for Vision 2034, New Haven’s Comprehensive Plan.

This is a part-time, temporary position. Community Navigators will be involved in engagement across all plan topics, strategizing on how to reach populations often excluded by traditional outreach methods, acting as liaison to those groups/individuals, and trained to host and facilitate public input meetings using a facilitation toolkit. 

More information on the role and the application can be found here:


Puesto de navegador comunitario remunerado:

El Departamento de Planeación de la Ciudad está aceptando solicitudes para servir como un 'Navegador Comunitario' (líder de participación pública) para Visión 2034, el Plan Integral de New Haven.

Este es un puesto temporal a tiempo parcial. Los Navegadores Comunitarios apoyarán a la participación en todos los temas del plan, elaborarán estrategias sobre cómo llegar a las poblaciones a menudo excluidas por los métodos de extensión tradicionales, actuarán como enlace con esos grupos/individuos y estarán capacitados para organizar y facilitar reuniones de aportes públicos utilizando un conjunto de herramientas de facilitación.

Mas información sobre este papel, y la solicitud aquí:



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