• Special Event and Volunteer Coordinator

    Job Description

    Special Events & Volunteer Coordinator
    (Full Time – 40 hours/week. Schedule varies; work hours are primarily Monday-Friday with some evening and weekend commitments)
    Are you looking for an opportunity to build highly-transferrable skills while making a difference in your community? YWCA Lethbridge & District is currently seeking an outgoing and highly organized individual to assume responsibility for coordinating events and organizing our volunteers. Responsibilities will include planning & executing the agency's special events; working with local businesses to secure event sponsorships; contributing to an engaging website and vibrant, multi-platform social media presence; and volunteer management, including recruiting, scheduling and recognition.
    • Post-secondary education in volunteer &/or event management
    • Minimum two years’ experience in one or more of the following areas of practice: fundraising, public relations, marketing, sales, event planning, volunteerism or related field.
      Skills Required:
    • Well organized, high energy ability to handle multiple priorities in a timely and efficient manner.
    • Strong working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Outlook, Publisher and Power Point.
    • Excellent organizational skills with strong attention to detail and an eye for identifying process improvements.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Solid networking skills.
    • Ability to coordinate and work effectively as part of a team.
    • Commitment to the agency's mission, philosophy and goals.
    • Commitment to embracing diversity and respecting individual differences.
    • Professional manner and appearance.
    • Private transportation, liability insurance and good driving record.
    • Working knowledge of Volunteer Reporter &/or donor software beneficial
    • Previous auction experience beneficial.
      Please direct your resume with references to:
      Mahreen Rana, Human Resources Manager
      YWCA Lethbridge & District
      604 8th Street South, Lethbridge, AB T1J 2K1
      *Only those interviewed will be contacted.
    Deadline: Position to be filled immediately.  Applications to be accepted until hiring of
    successful candidate
    Please note:  All employees of YWCA Lethbridge & District must provide a current Vulnerable Persons Check (Criminal History) and Child & Youth Intervention Module Check.
    YWCA Lethbridge & District is an equal opportunities employer.
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