BC Schizophrenia Society
Communications Coordinator, Kids and Teens in Control
BC Schizophrenia Society (BCSS) has a vision where those affected by schizophrenia and psychosis receive excellent treatment and services, and are accepted and included in their communities. Our mission is to improve the quality of life for those affected by schizophrenia and psychosis through education, support, public policy, and research. Founded in 1982, BCSS is a charitable society with a head office in Vancouver, BC.
BC Schizophrenia Society’s Kids in Control and Teens in Control programs provide education and support for children and youth ages 8 to 18 years old who have a family member with mental illness (e.g. schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, major depression, etc.). The programs are prevention-focused and aim to foster resilience. They provide children and youth with opportunities to practice healthy coping strategies, learn about mental illness, and connect with peers who share similar experiences.
Communications Coordinator Position
The Communications Coordinator works closely with the Kids and Teens in Control Manager and Communications & Marketing Manager to support the growth and evolution of the Kids and Teens in Control programs by engaging with current program participants and contacts, and ensuring Kids and Teens in Control messaging reaches new audiences. The Communications Coordinator’s primary role is to coordinate and publish content on a variety of outlets (including online forums, social media platforms, web, and email channels), and to monitor and engage with audiences on social media channels and public forums.
Position reports to: Kids and Teens in Control Manager
Social Media and Community Engagement:
Marketing & Administration:
Education and Experience:
Job Type: Part-time (18-20 hrs/week), until March 31, 2021 with possibility of extension
Salary: $23 per hour
Conditions: Most work will be done remotely, however some duties will require the successful applicant to work in the office occasionally (to be coordinated with Manager)
Rachel Phillips , Kids and Teens in Control Manager
British Columbia Schizophrenia Society
1100-1200 W. 73rd Avenue
Vancouver, BC V6P 6G5
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