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Job Number:  37272
Programs and Events Coordinator
Job Posted: Monday, 14 August 2017
Closing Date: Saturday, 30 September 2017
(52 days ago)
SafeCare BC
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Full time
Location: Burnaby Salary: $33,000 - 38,000 annual salary based on a 37.5 hour work week (full time)

Are you passionate about making a difference? Join the SafeCare BC team and have a positive impact on health care workers across the province! SafeCare BC is a non-profit health and safety association for the continuing care sector in British Columbia. Our mandate is to reduce injuries among continuing care workers by providing education, training, and resources across the province. As a rapidly evolving organization, SafeCare BC is looking for an energetic, enthusiastic individual to coordinate, advertise, and assist in the evaluation of training workshops and events.


Plan and execute events within a given budget, including:

• Venue selection and booking • Liaising with and coordinating speakers, workshop facilitators

• Coordinating on-site logistics, including catering, AV requirements, print materials, day-of participant registration, etc.

• Coordinating with external organizational partners to plan and execute upcoming events

• Managing participant registration, including inquiries and cancellation waitlists

• Creating and analyzing event evaluation forms

• Tracking expenditures and remaining within a specified budget, unless otherwise approved


Market SafeCare BC initiatives and collaborate on communications projects, including:

• Assisting with the evaluation of the effectiveness of marketing and communications projects

• Tracking expenditures and remaining within a specified budget, unless otherwise approved

• Drafting general marketing and communications content

• Conducting outreach with SafeCare BC members, including presence at industry events and oneon-one member contact • Liaising with partner organizations and associations

• Maintaining up-to-date contact databases



• Minimum 2 years practical experience coordinating small and large-scale events

• Marketing or communications diploma / degree

• Excellent client-centred focus

• Strong written and verbal communication skills

• Experience using social media and electronic marketing tools e.g. Hootsuite, MailChimp, M365

• Competent in MS Office, Powerpoint, Illustrator, and Excel

• Experience using WordPress-powered websites

• Able to prioritize and multitask effectively

• Background in seniors care an asset

• Regular access to vehicle and valid BC drivers licence


What SafeCare BC Offers:

• Rewarding and relevant mission

• Flexible work week arrangements for maintaining work/life balance

• A great team atmosphere and contemporary work environment

• SafeCare BC employee benefits

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
In lieu of a coverletter, candidates are asked to submit a one-page essay on what actions or strategies are necessary to make an event successful and why. Interested candidates may submit their resumes and essays to with the subject line “Application for Programs and Events Coordinator Contract Position”.
Contact Details:
Saleema Dhalla
SafeCare BC
738-4710 Kingsway, Metrotower 1
Burnaby, BC, V5H4M2

www:   www.safecarebc.ca

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