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About the Position
Position #: 19726
OrganizationMennonite Coalition for Refugee Support
Position: Event Support - Events
Location: 675 Queen Street South, Kitchener, ON, Canada
Impact Statement: The Mennonite Coalition for Refugee Support is a community-based organization that inspires hope and helps to create a welcoming, compassionate and inclusive Waterloo Region for refugee claimants. MCRS supports refugees through their claim process, provides settlement support, builds communities of mutual support and works to educate and encourage community mobilization, helping to facilitate a positive transition for refugee claimants in the community.
Description: We run 3-4 fundraising events each year. These events are essential in raising the financial resources MCRS needs to do our work. They are also designed to grow awareness in the community of the journey and needs of refugee claimants! We are looking for a volunteer Event Coordinator who can bring leadership to these events and mobilize volunteers and partners for success!
Training Details: Must attend a general MCRS volunteer orientation. Specified training to follow.
Working Conditions: You will work in the MCRS main office- 675 Queen St. South Unit #201.
Duration: 4 - 6 months
Timing: Weekday - Daytime
Time Detail: Approximately 5-8 hours per week (dependent upon schedule of upcoming events)
Age: 14+
Ideal for: An Individual
Transportation: On a bus route
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Wheelchair accessible washroom, Designated accessible parking space, Accessible work space, Support Newcomers
Area(s) of Interest: Events/Fundraising, Leadership/Management, Newcomer Support
Skill(s): Collaboration, Event Management, Strategic Thinking, Accountability
How to Apply
Application Link:
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Volunteer Services
Phone: 519-571-1912 Ext. 103
Address: 675 Queen Street South Kitchener, N2G 0A1


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