Community Relations Coordinator - Autism Calgary

Apr 24, 2021
Calgary, Alberta

This diverse and highly collaborative role requires an individual with non-profit experience who is prepared to aide a burgeoning grass roots association both behind the scenes and on the front lines. 12-18 month maternity/parental leave coverage required.

Responsibilities

  1. Grants
    • Acquisition
      1. Finding grants through research and liaising with community partners, government representatives and private funders
      2. Collaboratively planning programs and projects in alignment with community and organizational need
      3. Writing grant applications
      4. Liaising and maintaining constant communication with funders and potential funders
    • Grant Reporting
      1. Project Management:
        1. Tracking and recording organizational outcomes, outputs and deliverables
        2. Tracking grant, project and program timelines and ensuring outcomes are being completed on schedule in alignment with funding agreements
      2. Writing and submitting granting reports in a timely fashion to funders
  2. Community Development
    • Coordinating all volunteers for Autism Calgary
    • Supervising specific volunteers on a weekly basis (including arranging scheduling and coordinating appropriate volunteer tasks)
    • Planning and implementing annual community events
      1. Holiday Party: Arranging and booking the venue, ordering catering, recruiting and coordinating volunteer, coordinating activities, developing online marketing and registration, promoting the event to membership
      2. Summer Party: Arranging and booking the venue, ordering catering, recruiting and coordinating volunteer, coordinating activities, developing online marketing and registration, promoting the event to membership
      3. Various Parent Panel Events: Collaboratively coordinating the event in conjunction with the Family Support Coordinator
      4. Fundraising events: Organizing in-person or online fundraising events and campaigns including all logistical preparations and promotions.
    • Obtaining and maintaining corporate event sponsors
  3. Communications
    • Updating Autism Calgary’s website as needed by colleagues
    • Collaboratively maintaining Autism Calgary’s social media pages
    • Developing and sending out monthly e-newsletters
    • Providing regular communication to donors
    • Writing and sending out annual donation campaign letter
  4. Other Duties:
    • Administrative duties where needed
    • Taking minutes in meetings where needed
    • Office maintenance where needed including cleaning, dishwashing, and shopping for supplies for the office, events or programs (this work is done collaboratively by all staff)
    • When needed, welcoming guests and clients to the office and directing them appropriately (this work is done collaboratively by all staff)

Requirements:

  • 3+ years experience in the non-profit sector (specifically with a small to medium non-profit) is required
  • Experience writing, acquiring and reporting of grants to both government and private foundations is required
  • Administrative experience is required, especially in a non-profit environment.
  • Volunteer coordination or management experience is an asset
  • Project management experience is an asset
  • Knowledge or personal connection to Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is an asset
  • Bachelors degree in social sciences, arts, business or other fields is required. Masters degree or other relevant post graduate education is an asset.

Autism Calgary will provide the right candidate a competitive salary ($48,000-$56,500) alongside a health spending account, generous vacation allowance, flexibility in schedule and a family like team environment. The position is primarily a work-from home position during the pandemic. However, it will shift to a combination of virtual and in-office work after pandemic conditions allow. Therefore, the position must be based in the Calgary area. This position is covering a 12-18 month maternity/parental leave.

Please send your cover letter and resume to hr@autismcalgary.com by Friday April 23, 2021 at 5pm MST addressed to Meghan Konditi.

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