In this role, you will support United Way at various events, volunteer opportunities and other engagement activities by facilitating a positive volunteer experience. This includes attending volunteer & speaker events, delivering the United Way message to groups, and providing stewardship/follow-up post volunteer activities. This work includes taking photos, sharing information on social media, conducting surveys and providing feedback to the United Way Community Engagement team. You will also support planning, scheduling and implementing various communications and social media objectives.
Qualifications include experience or education in the field of communications, human services and/or volunteer management. You have solid experience working with digital technology and all social media platforms. You are a self-starter, flexible, open to public speaking and enjoy working with people. Basic Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint skills are essential. A valid driver’s license and vehicle are required as travel is involved in Edmonton and surrounding areas. The ability to lift up to 25 lbs is also necessary to transport volunteer and related event materials.
This position is part of the Sponsored Campaign Representative program and reports to the Director of Engagement Marketing. The position also works closely with the Manager of Digital Media, the Resource Development team, the Community Engagement team and external volunteers.
This is a full time temporary position commencing August 20th to mid December, 2018. Comprehensive training on United Way, fundraising strategies and public speaking is provided.
Please submit your cover letter and resume in confidence to: firstname.lastname@example.org
For decades, Edmonton and area’s corporate and public sector have generously supported the annual United Way Campaign by providing funds or secondments to sponsor the Campaign Representative Program. Successful Sponsored Campaign Representatives have been at multiple career stages (early, transitional and later).