September 23rd, 2014

Events Coordinator

Part Time

Contract Position (17.5 hours per week)

This position is responsible to work in concert with other members of the Community Team and other program staff, in either a leadership or support function when organizing events. In some cases this position is responsible for all aspects of putting a special event together for the organization.

The preferred candidate will have a post secondary degree/diploma in a relevant area, i.e., Communications, Marketing, Community Development/Outreach, Event Management or equivalent and/or related experience.  Human service experience will be an asset.  Ideally, the candidate will have excellent interpersonal  and communication skills and be able to communicate to people at all levels, within and outside the organization and  be able to develop positive connections and relationships with community organizations and with diverse communities.  Must have excellent organization and attention to detail skills and be able to work independently and as part of a team in an often hectic work environment.  Must be innovative and creative and have a working knowledge and experience in computer applications and automated networks.

We are an anti-oppression organization.

A reliable vehicle is required for this position.  Salary commensurate with experience.

Please mail, fax or email a covering letter and resume to be received not later than 12:00 Noon September 30, 2014.  Candidates can apply for either or both positions separately  or combined as one position with Communications Coordinator.  Please indicate your preference in your cover letter.  Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Please send to: 

C/O Bev Lalonde, Human Resources Manager,

Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region

91 Moore Avenue

Kitchener, ON N2H3S4

E-mail: blalonde@eafwr.on.ca

Fax: 519-741-0392