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About the Position
Position #: 19682
OrganizationRegional Municipality of Waterloo
Position: Communications Coordinator - Arts Fund
Location: 150 Frederick Street, Kitchener, ON, Canada
Impact Statement: The Region of Waterloo Arts Fund is seeking its first volunteer Communications Coordinator to support the Arts Fund by conveying the impact it has on artists, arts organizations and the community at large. This new volunteer position with the Arts Fund is launched as a one-year pilot. The successful candidate will participate in defining the scope of the position.
Description: Our creativity will be constantly in demand, as will your organizational skills, enthusiasm and self-motivation. The Volunteer Communications Coordinator will have expertise in all areas of communication and will provide support and coordination for key components of the Arts Fund’s communication initiatives.
He/she will report to the Chair and/or Vice Chair of the Board and will take responsibility for some or all of the following specific areas:
• Website content management,
• The use of social media to build the profile of the Arts Fund in the community,
• Communication strategy development for specific initiatives (e.g. 15/150 Grants in 2017),
• Communication planning for audience expansion.
Training Details: Training and orientation provided by the Region of Waterloo Art Fund.
Working Conditions: Will work from their own home/office.
Duration: More than 1 year
Timing: Anytime
Time Detail: • Able to serve the work of the Board for a minimum of one year,
• At the discretion of the volunteer, the Board estimates that the Communications Coordinator will spend two to four hours a week on Arts Fund Board related work.
Age: 18+
Ideal for: An Individual
Transportation: On a bus route
Area(s) of Interest: Arts/Culture, Communication/Public Relations
Skill(s): Public and Media Relations, Written Communication, Computer Skills, Creative Thinking, Self-Motivation, Creating
How to Apply
Application File:
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Terri Plummer
Phone: 519-575-4400 Ext. 4450
Address: 150 Frederick Street Kitchener, N2G 4J3


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