Job Description: Volunteer Event Coordinator

Job purpose:
Working in collaboration with a fundraising committee, CEO, and Resource Development Officer, a Volunteer Event Coordinator will provide leadership in planning, coordinating, and executing fundraising events and will be the principal conduit through which all event planning communications are handled.


-Coordinating fundraising events that involve decision-making input on external resources, managing event processes, coordinating meetings, managing event budgets

-Development of media, marketing materials, announcements, photo opportunities, and social media marketing for special events

-Maintaining, organizing, and managing existing events from concept to completion, ensuring they operate smoothly, and efficiently and generate maximum revenue and exposure

-Working alongside event-related committees as required

-Coordinating guest lists, food service arrangements, d├ęcor planning, staffing of volunteers, and all necessary preparations for each event


-Post-secondary diploma required, preference for a post-secondary degree in a related field. (marketing, public relations, event planning)

-Personable and able to develop a positive rapport with individuals while maintaining a strong sense of professionalism

-Demonstrate a high level of flexibility coupled with sound judgment; discreet and able to maintain confidential information

-Ability to set priorities and manage workloads with minimal supervision; work independently on several projects concurrently

-Excellent written and oral interpersonal communication skills; media relations experience is an asset. The ability to attract Sponsorships is an asset.

-Excellent project management, prioritizing, problem-solving and organizational skills

-Experience in planning and implementing events with attention to detail

-Strong computer skills are a must; proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Publisher is required.

-Must be a team player and have the ability to work with a diverse group of individuals (ranging from SSSBC management, corporate leaders, staff, and volunteers) and be self-motivated


Working conditions:

-Must be available to supervise and attend special events during evening and/or weekends

-Must be able to work in a busy, at times hectic environment with distractions

-Must be comfortable in an office environment and able to work with several people at once

**Please send ALL the following documents to be considered as a candidate:

1) Resume/CV
2) Cover letter explaining how you meet each of the qualifications,
3) a 3-4 paragraph statement explaining your understanding of vulnerable older adults as it relates to this community.

To: Nipa Bhalla, Resource Development Officer
or email (pdf please) to:

Or apply here.