Community Engagement Coordinator
The Salvation Army B.C. Divisional Headquarters
Burnaby, Canada
5d ago
source : The Salvation Army


  • Full Time 37.5 hours per week
  • Responsibilities

    Key Responsibilities :

  • In concert with the Divisional Marketing and Communications Manager and Divisional Secretary, Public Relations responsible for developing & implementing an annual community engagement plan.
  • Liaise with educational institutions, community groups, social clubs, business improvement agencies and volunteer bureaus to solidify partnerships and community engagement initiatives with The Salvation Army in the Lower Mainland
  • Recruit, train and supervise volunteers and support staff to assist with internal special events and other activities aligning with opportunities for volunteer engagement : Including developing, reviewing, and maintaining our Volunteer Handbook and Volunteer Job descriptions.
  • In concert with the Divisional Marketing and Communications Manager participate in the implementation of the communications plans for events
  • Participates in the development of the departmental budget, operates within the approved budget for financial control and ensures optimum utilization of resources.
  • Develops and maintains an appropriate record keeping system.
  • Public speaking and presentations
  • Communication support such as stakeholder correspondence
  • Social media engagement
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Qualifications

    The successful job applicant will have a background in one or all of the following areas : project management, communications, event and volunteer management, along with :

  • Completion of two or more years of community college in a related field.
  • Three years of related experience, including experience coordinating multiple programs.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Demonstrated knowledge of social media principles and tactics
  • Flexibility with schedules because this role may be required to work various shifts (including evenings / weekends)
  • Self-starter who can work independently
  • Successful candidates, prior to hiring, may be required to provide :

  • Background check consent
  • A clear vulnerable sector screening
  • A clean drivers abstract
  • Completion of our online Armatus Abuse Training and required Health and Safety training
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