Community Engagement Assistant
Location: Abbotsford/ Work-from-Home
Reporting to: Associate Director, Development; with additional Leadership from Development Officers based out of Dave Lede House
Job status: Full-time 37.5 Hours per week
16 week term – July - October
Note: This position is funded by the Government of Canada – Canada Summer Jobs program. There are three eligibility requirements for applicants:
(a) is between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive) at the start of employment;
(b) is a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act*; and
(c) is legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial / territorial legislation and regulations.
*International students are not eligible. Recent immigrants are eligible if they are Canadian Citizens or permanent residents.
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.
The Community and Volunteer Engagement Assistant will support the Development team to raise the profile of Canuck Place in Fraser Valley Communities. They will engage in the community to ensure that Canuck Place is accessible and attractive to diverse populations with a focus on the South Asian community. A high degree of professionalism, compassion and ability to act as a positive ambassador for the organization is crucial. This role will also provide administrative support to the Volunteer Services and Development teams, and will likely include direct exposure to children and families.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Sales or campaign planning experience an asset.
What you bring to the role:
Please submit your cover letter and your resume at https://www.jobbank.gc.ca/youth. This position will remain open until filled. 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.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates who have been short-listed will be contacted.
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