JOB OPPORTUNITY: Event Coordinator (Contract)
DO YOU WANT A MEANINGFUL CAREER, HELPING OTHERS? JOIN US!
ABOUT FAMILY SERVICES OF GREATER VANCOUVER (FSGV)
We are a community-based, not-for profit organization with approximately 80 social services programs and 420 employees across Vancouver and the Lower Mainland. We provide counselling and other essential services to the most vulnerable people in our communities. For over 90 years, we’ve inspired and supported those who need help reaching their full potential. We work to ensure children are nurtured, youth find optimism, adults feel empowered, and parents make choices that build strong families.
Our values are: • Innovation • Integrity • Diversity • Optimism • Excellence
We provide a supportive workplace for our staff and professional, effective services for our clients, including counselling, therapy, advocacy, education and community services.
HERE’S WHAT WE CAN DO TOGETHER:
Working within the mission, vision, values and person-centred philosophy of the Agency, the Event Coordinator will provide support to the Fund Development Team at Family Services of Greater Vancouver. Projects will include event, administration, and other annual campaign activities.
WHAT YOU BRING:
You are a proactive go-getter, eager to gain experience in fundraising events. Your solution- and detail oriented work ethic helps to keep the team on track, and ensures that events deliver a seamless guest experience. You take pride in your day-to-day tasks, don’t mind administration, and whiz your way around a spreadsheet. You think three steps ahead in order to best support others, and are often described as a ‘people person.’ If this sounds like you, let’s work together to support our community’s families in need.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
Education, Training, Experience
YOUR KEY CONTRIBUTIONS:
WHAT WE OFFER YOU:
FSGV provides a comprehensive compensation package, with pension and generous extended health benefits for our regular staff.
FSGV supports career development and training for staff to reach their potential, offering mentorship and professional advancement in a supportive environment. We recognize the importance of work-life balance, wellness and a safe, inclusive and welcoming workplace that values diversity and respect for all.
Work Hours: Monday-Thursday, 28 hours/week (hours are flexible)
Duration: Duration: 20 weeks, beginning late June 2021
Salary: GS 4 Step 1 $1,045.52 gross bi-weekly
Location: 201-1638 E Broadway, Vancouver, with flexibility to work from office or home
(or a combination thereof)
Closing Date: Position will remain open until filled
HOW TO APPLY:
If this describes you, please submit your application through our website.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interviews. Thank you for your interest.
FSGV is committed to the principles of diversity. We encourage applications from qualified people of all genders expressions and identities, sexual orientations, visible minorities, Indigenous persons and persons with disabilities. If you require a disability-related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please email your resume and cover letter (indicating the competition number #51-21 in email subject line) outlining your interest and relevant experience to your contact information to for follow-up. **if you are an internal candidate, please indicate “Internal Candidate” in the Comments section at the bottom of the online application**
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