Job Posting 87574

Community Engagement Coordinator
SafeLink Alberta
Work From Home - Southern Alberta
Medicine Hat, AB
closing tomorrow (Wed, 28 Sep)
full time  •  $46,574 to $53,928

At SafeLink Alberta, we have a clear vision: to be the place where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, stay and do their best work. SafeLink Alberta’s dedication to promoting diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion is clearly reflected in all that we do. Diversity is more than a commitment at SafeLink Alberta - it is the foundation of what we do. We are fully focused on equality and believe deeply in diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin, and any other difference that makes us all unique.

 

We are seeking a Community Engagement Coordinator who will be responsible for coordinating and managing SafeLink Alberta fundraising events, 3rd party fundraising events, and building and cultivating relationships with a diverse group of community stakeholders.

 

The Community Engagement Coordinator will be a member of the Community Relations team and works collaboratively with employees, donors, volunteers, and community to develop and nurture relationships and to facilitate the achievement of our strategic plan and fund development plan goals.

 

This is a full-time position (35 hours per week),based out of the SafeLink Alberta operational site in Medicine Hat, however ability to work from a home office 3-4 days/week and travel across Southeastern Alberta will be required. The position will report directly to the Director, Community Relations.

 

Key Accountabilities 

 

Event Coordination

  • Facilitates the successful execution of fundraising and general awareness events in Medicine Hat.
  • Develops critical paths, milestones, and timelines for event execution.
  • Leads the implementation of local third-party fundraising and awareness events.
  • Secures event locations, manages event timelines and details, and acts as day of event contact.
  • With the support of the Community Relations Administrator, coordinates with outside vendors such as venue management, rental companies, catering company and others.
  • Retains and cultivates existing partnerships for events.
  • Develops and works within event budgets.
  • Works with Community Relations Specialist to ensure events are promoted and marketed in a timely manner.
  • Coordinates with Community Relations Administrator on all required receipting and event paperwork.
  • Develops and coordinates donor recognition event(s).
  • Supports the organization in the strategic planning and logistics of public outreach events targeting key populations.

 

Community and Donor Relations

  • Ensures consistent and aligned messaging, and communicates SafeLink Alberta’s mission, vision, values, and strategic goals.
  • Ensures stakeholders are kept informed on a regular basis through appropriate channels (blogs, social media, newsletters, etc), in collaboration with the Community Relations Specialist.
  • Builds relationships with key external stakeholder groups, community partners and potential community alliances including donors, volunteers, and funders.
  • Participates on committees working on issues that align with the organization’s goals.
  • Introduces prospective major donors and corporate donors to Director, Community Relations.

 

Volunteer Coordination

  • Provides strategic direction for the volunteer program.
  • Develops and implements volunteer recognition programs to ensure volunteers are rewarded and recognized.
  • Works with SafeLink Alberta’s employees to identify their volunteer requirements and opportunities.
  • Performs regular evaluation of the volunteer program to ensure it meets the strategic goals of the organization.

Qualifications /Key Competencies                                                                                                                                       

  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in Events, Fundraising, Communications, Marketing, or related field.
  • Three or more years of nonprofit fund development experience and a proven track record of outstanding results.
  • Experience in the non-profit sector or healthcare setting preferred.
  • Ability to work in office two days per week and from a home office on other days, and to be able to stay motivated and on task in a home office environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop strong collaborative working relationships and stewardships both internally and externally with a diverse group of stakeholders.
  • Ability to coordinate multiple long and short-term projects simultaneously.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills, both individually and in public speaking capacities
  • Provision of a criminal record check with vulnerable sector search is required. A positive criminal record check will not necessarily preclude a candidate from being hired - decisions will be made on an individual basis and all information will be kept confidential.
  • Access to reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license is required.
  • The successful candidate may be required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination prior to start date.

 

Compensation

The salary range for this position is $46,574 to $53,928 based on education and experience.

 

SafeLink Alberta offers a comprehensive health and dental benefits package, including access to EAP services and an RRSP matching program. Employees start at 3 weeks’ vacation per year, plus a complimentary week off between Christmas and New Year’s, and receive additional days off including personal days, sick days, and birthday. 

 

Application Details

 We especially encourage applications from communities that are under-represented among our staff, such as people living with HIV, visible minorities, those with lived/living experience, and persons with culturally diverse backgrounds. We value your lived experience, and we encourage you to self-identify in your application should you feel comfortable doing so.

 

This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. Please send your cover letter, resume, and any other relevant material to support your application via email quoting job reference SLA – 170.

 

You must be available for in-person/online interviews. No phone calls please. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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