Coordinator, Events & Communications
Location: Granville Office
Reporting to: Officer, Events & Sponsorship
Job status: Full-time, permanent 1.0 FTE (75 hours bi-weekly)
Canuck Place Children’s Hospice (CPCH) is British Columbia’s recognized pediatric palliative care provider. For over two decades, through the many programs and services we provide, we have made a significant difference in the lives of children with life-threatening illnesses and the families who love them. Be part of a talented and innovative team that takes pride in supporting and providing the highest quality pediatric palliative care.
HERE’S WHY IT’S SO GREAT TO WORK WITH US. Aside from being surrounded by a friendly, inclusive, dedicated team, Canuck Place offers employees up to 20 days’ vacation (pro-rated to their full-time equivalency), an 100% employer-paid benefits package, Municipal Pension Plan (MPP), a Health Spending account that provides up to $500 annually to provide additional coverage for health and wellness activities/services, weekly onsite massage therapy, informative lunch n’ learns, as well as various learning opportunities. Canuck Place Children’s Hospice also has a ‘Care For the Caregiver’ committee who provides ongoing, creative activities to connect us with one another as a reminder that it’s ‘this’ moment that really counts.
The Canuck Place Events team is responsible for the planning and execution of CPCH’s signature fundraising events with an overall gross revenue goal of over $2.3 million in the 2022-23 fiscal year. This team is also responsible for working closely with the Canuck Place Development teams to deliver three stewardship events throughout the year that demonstrate the crucial impact donors have on Canuck Place’s ability to deliver care to children and families.
The Coordinator, Events & Communications is an essential and active member this high-performing team. Working closely with internal and external stakeholders, the Coordinator will lead and deliver our gala silent auction programs, manage CPCH’s involvement in two charity running events, develop and execute email communication plans, coordinate volunteers, and maintain strict accuracy in our databases.
The successful candidate will be a forward-thinking team player who thrives in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. They will be self-aware, professional, and innovative with a passion for achieving results while doing meaningful work.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
What you bring to the role:
Note: Flexibility is necessary, as this position will require occasional weekend and evening work and travel within the Lower Mainland.
Canuck Place Children’s Hospice hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equality and diversity within its community and to a welcoming and inclusive workplace. We especially welcome applications from Indigenous persons, visible minority group members, persons with disabilities, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities.
Please submit your cover letter and your resume at https://www.canuckplace.org/about-us/careers/ by June 5, 2022. We recognize the importance of a diversified workforce, and we encourage First Nations, Inuit and Metis candidates, members of visible minorities and persons with disabilities to apply.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates who have been short-listed will be contacted.
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