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The Community Development Coordinator will work closely with the Hospice Coordinator to enhance and strengthen Huron Shores Hospice's community outreach, educational programs, fundraising and marketing. The Community Development Coordinator will have the opportunity to take the lead on outreach projects, such as creating marketing and informational materials for the hospice, coordinating workshops and training series for Death & Dying Education, promoting end-of-life giving and provide direct support to the organization's Fundraising committee for major giving campaigns and events. The Community Development Coordinator will also have the opportunity to assist the hospice in becoming a more resilient organization by adapting our community programming to suit multiple delivery methods - including digital outreach. The Community Development Coordinator, with the support of the Hospice Coordinator, will have the opportunity to deliver various community programs, conduct workshops and training series and represent the hospice at public events when appropriate. The Community Development Coordinator will provide administrative support to the Hospice Coordinator as required, helping to ensure that both our community programming and our residential hospice services are of exceptional quality. The Community Development Coordinator may be asked to prepare speeches, reports, presentations, social media content and draft media releases. Responsibilities may also include database management, survey analysis, research and administrative support for program related committees.
SKILLS AND APTITUDES:
Understanding of the organization’s mission.
Excellent oral and written communication skills, good organizational skills, flexibility, effective interpersonal skills, good attention to detail and be able to work independently from home if required by COVID restrictions.
Computer literacy (Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) and familiarity with social media platforms.
Experience with Publisher or similar software as well as database management would be an advantage.
LOCATION: Tiverton, ON (work from home due to COVID 19)
ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA: Must be between 15 and 30 years of age at start of employment; must be a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident or person to whom refugee status has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act; must be legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations.