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Job Number:  42142
Event Assistant II
Job Posted: Thursday, 22 February 2018
Closing Date: Saturday, 24 March 2018
(in 7 days)
BC Children's Hospital Foundation
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Contract - Full time
Location: Vancouver Salary: (not entered)


BC Children’s Hospital is one of the most recognized and highly regarded institutions in the province and has been rated the top brand in BC through research conducted by Insights West.


BC Children’s Hospital Foundation serves to support the tremendous efforts of the Hospital – its amazing medical care and outstanding research.


Our vision is ambitious:  Every child is healthy and able to fulfill their hopes and dreams. Our mission:  Be a catalyst for transformative child health through excellence in philanthropy, collaboration and advocacy. The Foundation is looking for people who share our passion to better the lives of children and their families and join us in our quest and successfully advance our vision and mission. 



BC Children’s Hospital Foundation (BCCHF) is seeking an energetic Event Assistant who is inspired by our cause, demonstrates a high level of motivation, is willing to accept new challenges, and has the ability to balance diverse workloads to meet deadlines despite pressure and periodic interruptions.  Reporting to the Event Manager, the Event Assistant will assist with the administrative and logistical elements for BCCHF’s annual telethon, Miracle Weekend (MW).


As an Event Assistant II, you will:


  • Provide administrative support to the Event Coordinator.
  • Coordinate on-site event logistics with volunteers.
  • Coordinate and prepare the schedule of Miracle Weekend cheque presentations with internal BCCHF teams.
  • Attend monthly committee meetings, prepare and circulate agendas, take minutes for committee meetings.
  • Liaise with volunteer committee on recruitment and scheduling progress.
  • Coordinate post-event thank-you correspondence.




We are looking for a professional, flexible, and dynamic individual who demonstrates a high level of motivation and has the ability to balance diverse workloads. You ideally possess an understanding of event logistics, fundraising principles, marketing and communications and/or have experience working with a wide variety of stakeholders such as volunteers, donors, and corporate sponsors. You have solid organizational and communication skills and attention to detail. You are analytical, methodical, results-oriented, and innovative, and have the ability to work within a team environment but also work autonomously.

In addition, you have:

  • Some post-secondary courses in marketing, sales, events, or business administration.
  • Some related experience in special events planning; ideally working with a volunteer event organizing committee
  • Familiarity with accounting as it relates to monitoring budgets and expenses
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint)
  • Experience using databases; Raiser’s Edge 7 is an asset
  • Experience in a not-for-profit environment is an asset
  • Sponsorship experience (acquisition and fulfillment) is an asset
  • A valid BC Driver’s License and a means of reliable transportation to get to and from meetings and event venues.
  • Flexibility with work schedules to accommodate committee meetings and event day.



Miracle Weekend is a two-day celebration, broadcast live on Global BC, that showcases the best of Children’s Hospital and celebrates the fundraising efforts undertaken throughout the year. In 2018, MW will be held June 2nd and 3rd.



This is a full-time temporary opportunity from February to June 2018.



Apply online at www.bcchf.ca/careers  by March 1, 2018.

How to Apply:
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Apply online at www.bcchf.ca/careers by March 1, 2018.
Contact Details:
BC Children's Hospital Foundation
938 West 28th Ave
Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4H4
www:   www.bcchf.ca/careers

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