Employment Opportunities

Coordinator, Campaigns, Volunteers and Admin

Full-time
(Full-time, 35 hours a week)

  • Location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, S7K 0R3
  • Contact: Lisa Smith

Description:

Canada has one of the highest rates of multiple sclerosis in the world, making MS Canada’s disease. The MS Society of Canada is the country’s leading MS advocate, funding leading research in MS and programs & services that help people live well with the disease.

Reporting to the Director, Development, the Coordinator will be responsible for the planning, implementation and evaluation of new and existing Multiple Sclerosis Society fundraising events and activities, in Saskatchewan, in conjunction with other Development Staff.The purpose of which is to raise funds and awareness of the MS Society to realize its commitment to persons with MS.

The Coordinator, Campaigns, Volunteers and Admin is responsible for all activities relative to the growth, development and stewardship of the National Partnership and IChallenge fundraising, volunteer engagement for Northern MS Walk/Bike and Northern Administrative functions.

This position is a position of trust. The incumbent will be required to complete the screening process including completion of appropriate background checks in compliance with the National Screening Measures Policy.

Responsibilities:

National Partnership and IChallenge Fundraising Events

  • Ensures A&W’s Burgers to Beat MS and Mr Lube Founders Day activities are supported in Saskatoon and northern rural areas.
  • Ensures strong participant relationships for all northern Saskatchewan IChallenge events are developed and supported.
  • Provides content for social media, newsletter, website inclusion and/or promotion of events
  • Creates and ensures a stewardship plan for northern Saskatchewan National Partnership and IChallenge events is developed and executed
  • Assists in the development of budgets for each event and monitors budgets appropriately
  • Evaluates events and provides recommendations for continued improvement

Signature Event Support MS WALK/Bike

  • Manages Northern Community Walks in Battlefords, Prince Albert and Melfort.
  • Coordinates volunteers for signature events including database set up and volunteer registration.This includes but is not limited to Saskatoon MS Walk and Waskesiu MS Bike.
  • Responsible for poster distribution for signature events to be executed by volunteers whenever possible.
  • Assists with fundraising activities by registering Walk and Bike Tour participants, manages and updates fundraising databases, updates files, assist with mailing out registration packages and prizes.
  • Proactively connects with event participants, particularly those new to events to ensure a positive event fundraising experience.

Other

  • Creates and manages opportunities within Better Impact for volunteer opportunities.
  • Works within the Society’s volunteer database to maximize reporting and enhance the volunteer experience including volunteer recognition.
  • Provides reception duties including responding to incoming calls and office visitors in a professional and supportive manner, and provides accurate information concerning the activities of the Society.
  • Responsible for office administrative duties such as utility/service payments, photocopier maintenance and reports, ordering office supplies etc
  • Responsible for northern Saskatchewan deposits, reports, processing in memory gifts and re-issuing tax receipts
  • Participant processing, individual giving and Salesforce data entry for northern Saskatchewan
  • Assists with investigating other development opportunities for the MS Society
  • Works closely with other development staff and volunteer project teams that assist the Society in meeting its mission
  • Attends MS Bike Tours, Saskatoon and a Community MS Walk
  • Performs other duties as required

Qualifications:

  • College diploma in the office assistance and or special events filed with at least 1-2 years related experience or the equivalent education and experience.
  • A valid Driver’s License and access to a reliable vehicle is required.
  • Experience working with event volunteer committees, within a non-profit fundraising environment is an asset
  • Strong customer service skills, effective oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective filing systems
  • Proficient in work processing and database management
  • Ability to take initiative in assigned tasks and work independently
  • Ability to work in a team environment with staff and volunteers
  • Ability to keep up to date about the activities of the Society, and to assist in providing accurate and relevant information in response to inquiries.
  • Ability to deal sensitively, professionally and confidentially with a variety of people, including those with MS.
  • Familiar with accounting processes and general accounting tasks (eg invoices, coding etc)

Special Considerations:

  • Office setting
  • Some pre-determined and approved evening and weekend work will be required
  • Travel primarily within the province
  • Physical demands of special events including packing, lifting, carrying and loading
  • Ability to lift 25 pounds and carry 50 feet
  • Constraints of weather elements at sites during special events

Additional Notes:

Location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

We are working on a world free of MS, where improving people’s quality of life is a part of our everyday life. If you too are passionate about our mission, we invite your expression of interest and resume submission to:

Lisa Smith

Director, Development

MS Society of Canada

Email: Lisa.Smith@mssociety.ca

Application Deadline: July 22, 2019

Please note:

  • Applicants must include a cover letter and state salary expectations within their application in order to be considered
  • Applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada to be considered for this position

The MS Society has a bold vision for the future. We have a team of dedicated professionals who share a common goal to end MS and to improve the lives of those affected by MS. We strive to be an employer of choice and provide a working environment that values diversity, team work, and professional development.

The MS Society of Canada embraces diversity and encourages all qualified applicants to apply. We appreciate your interest and will contact you if a meeting is required.

More information about the MS Society is available at www.mssociety.ca.

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