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Job Title: Community Engagement Coordinator

Position Type: Full-time (35 hours per week)

Reports to: Executive Director


Education /Experience Requirements:

Post-secondary diploma or degree in Event Planning, Fundraising & Promotion (or equivalent) and a minimum of 3 years’ experience promoting and hosting successful fundraising activities. Experience in generating revenue for a non-profit charitable organization.


Position Requirements:

  • Experience in promotion of a non-profit charitable organization

  • Experience in marketing

  • Skills in Graphic design 

  • Coordination and implementation of special events

  • Grant writing skills

  • Effective public speaker

  • Computer savvy with working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, donor management software, and social media platforms

  • Experience in Website design and maintenance

  • Access to reliable transportation

  • Ability to have a flexible work schedule to accommodate special events

  • Police Record Check – vulnerable sector

  • Fully vaccinated against Covid-19 virus


Job Responsibilities: 


  • Coordinate, implement and develop opportunities for growth of current fundraising initiatives

  • Keep Donors informed of their financial contributions

  • Input donations into Basic Funder Premier

  • Execute thank you letters and annual tax receipt mailing to donors

  • Develop and implement new fundraising strategies and initiatives

  • Expand donor base through the marketing and promotion strategies

  • Maintain event participation database

  • Write grant requests for funding of various agency programs

  • Complete grant reports as required by funder

  • Seek out corporate partners and make presentation with the support of agency staff



  • Ongoing promotion of all WCS programs and services to increase community awareness

  • Maintain a strong online organizational presence by actively maintaining WCS’s website, Facebook page, Twitter account and other social media sites

  • Create databases that will be relevant for donor and fundraising communication

  • Maintain and update the rolling signboard, promotional TV’s located at WCS and at the Woolwich Thrift Shop

  • Coordinate with co-workers the design of an agency calendar and information sharing avenues

  • Complete email blasts to volunteers, partners and donors about upcoming programs and events

  • Create marketing materials for the agency (i.e posters, signage etc.)

  • Provide accurate information on WCS programs and services to community members and other organizations

  • Respond to inquiries from external agencies, business and community members providing information and support to meet their requests

Community Engagement/Events

  • Provide the opportunities for social, educational and recreational programs for all ages: families, adults, children and youth at the Community Hub and community spaces.

  • To provide a safe and positive environment that residents can contribute to and grow from

  • To work cooperatively with other facility user groups and community providers to create community led programming for all ages

  • To plan and implement WCS program opportunities

  • Coordinate with/supervise/train/support Child & Youth Coordinator, Program Volunteers

  • Create facilty user guidelines and expectations, schedule use of room, provide accessible up to date monthly activity calendar

  • Collect daily attendance and summary of activities, statistical information from community user groups

  • Promote  the Community Hub throughout the community

  • To maintain a clean, well supplied and organized “Hub” and ensure all equipment/electronics are in working order

  • To communicate effectively with the community partners and “Hub” participants with any new or changed information, and/or gaps in services

General Responsibilities:

  • Comply with the mission, vision and values of  the WCS

  • Comply with all WCS policies and procedures

  • Participate fully in staff meetings and agency functions

  • Be adequately trained and apply the principals of Trauma-sensitive practice

  • Participate in professional development opportunities as they become available

  • Complete all program statistics and reports as required

  • Create and update a “how to” job task manual

  • Train, support, schedule and celebrate program volunteers

  • Obtain and keep current all certification requirements for position          

  • Other duties as assigned

Wages are $24.13/hr 2 weeks vacation, paid sick days, mileage paid, benefits after 3 months and RRSP matching plan after 1 year

Applicants will only be considered if they include a cover letter and resume that clearly demonstrates how their previous skills and experience correspond with the above requirements. Applications are due by noon on Monday, December 19th , to Kelly Christie, Executive Director, 5 Memorial Ave, Elmira, ON N3B 2P8; fax 519-669-4210; or by email to


Woolwich Community Services (WCS) has a unique full-time career opportunity for a well-rounded community focused individual. This opportunity will champion the initiatives of our community agency in providing for residents living in Woolwich Township and immediate surrounding area. WCS offers a supportive, positive work environment that encourages impactful work assisting people where they are in their lives.  Staff enjoy having input in program development and professional development opportunities, while having their work-life balance respected.  WCS offers a benefit package that includes an RRSP matching plan. If this excites you come join our team!

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