Outreach Coordinator - Summer Student

Roles
The Coordinator has the responsibility to assist people who are experiencing poverty.
• Be an ambassador for Red Bear Healing Home
• Develop and maintain community relationships | networks
• Build a sense of trust in our communities

Qualifications, Skills and Education

  • Honest, reliable, patient, non-judgmental and friendly
  • Post-secondary education or equivalent with experience working in the voluntary sector or with people who are experiencing poverty an asset
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written; a good listener
  • Detail oriented
  • Motivated | self-starter
  • Maintain confidentiality

Requirements

  • Agree to Red Bear Healing Homes principles and mandate
  • Knowledge of or interested in learning about services available to people experiencing poverty
  • Drug and alcohol free
  • Be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment
  • Have been registered as full-time students in the previous academic year and intend to return to school on a full-time basis in September 2018
  • Be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations
  • Access to the internet and a cell phone is a required/asset – this is mainly a work at home position
  • Must be able to work 35 hours per week including occasional weekends and evenings
  • First Nations, women and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply and to disclose when applying

Responsibilities

  • Update database of contacts, do mail merges and email posters
  • Must develop a presence at food banks, shelters, soup kitchens and community events; some street outreach with youth
  • Develop reports
  • Access sponsors and donors
  • Develop a newsletter of events, resource and information, inspirational messages for voice mail participants
  • Postering
  • Develop a press release and a list of media contacts
  • Maintain daily contact with executive director
  • Other duties as requested

Wage $11 per hour
Term 9 weeks (approx.)
Start Date May 2018
We appreciate the time and effort of all applicants, however, we will only be able to respond to those selected for an interview.

Application Process
Email a letter of interest and resume to: Carla Conrod, Founder | Executive Director, Red Bear Healing Home. Email info@redbearhealinghome.ca