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Outreach Coordinator – Summer Student

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, people of colour, 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

 

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