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About the Position
Position #: 19288
OrganizationBlock Parent Program - Waterloo Region
Position: Communications & Marketing Coordinator
Location: 134 Frederick Street, Kitchener, ON, Canada
Impact Statement: The Mission of the Waterloo Regional Block Parent Program is to provide active, healthy and safe community programs like the Sign Holder Program and, NEW!, The Walking School Bus Program; in partnership with the Canadian Cancer Society and supported by Active and Safe Routes to School Waterloo Region.
Description: Assist in marketing tasks such as, development of media communications; including social media strategies resulting in increase of WRBPP’s followers
Assist in research and analysis of like-minded organizations
Update and maintain twitter and facebook accounts
Assist Web Designer in organizing and maintaining Block Parent website
Liaise with Program Coordinators to design and produce appropriately branded marketing materials including (but not limited to): Pamphlets, Brochures, Posters, Newsletters, Notices etc. for all Block Parent Programs
Attend monthly Board of Directors meetings to discuss current progress, challenges, and action plans
Participate annually in the review and approval of the organization’s operating budget
Participate in the approval of recommendations after fair debate according to the organization’s Mission and Vision
Participate in annual and long term planning sessions
Training Details: Training and Orientation provided
Working Conditions: Flexible and individualized
Duration: More than 1 year
Timing: Weekday - Evening, Anytime
Time Detail: Must attend monthly meetings held on the last Tuesday of every month from 7-9pm
Age: 25+
Ideal for: An Individual
Transportation: On a bus route
Area(s) of Interest: Boards/Committees, Communication/Public Relations, Technology
Skill(s): Public and Media Relations, Written Communication, Verbal Communication, Community Knowledge/Awareness, Motivate Others, Creative Thinking
How to Apply
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Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Jackie Gerlofsma
Address: 425 Hespeler Road Cambridge, N1R 8J6


Volunteer Action Centre
151 Frederick Street, Suite 500
Kitchener ON N2H 2M2

Phone: 519 742 8610
Fax: 519 742 0559

Monday - Thursday
9 am - 4 pm
Friday: 9 am - 12 pm