CNIB Foundation is looking for a Specialist, Community Engagement and Outreach to execute the business-to-consumer initiatives of the Phone It Forward program. Phone It Forward is a CNIB program that works to unlock the life-changing potential of mobile technology for people who are blind or partially sighted.
The Specialist, Community Engagement and Outreach will ensure that all activities are coordinated and meet the program's objectives of maximizing the CNIB Foundation's impact in changing what it is to be blind, particularly in the area of accessible technology.
This newly created position is responsible for securing the locations, administration and logistics for community Phone Drives, the volunteer recruitment, training and management of Team Captains, supporting the identification of local opportunities, providing ongoing progress reports and ensuring best in class customer and stakeholder relations.
Your impact at CNIB
- You will drive the program's success through engaging the community and the acquisition of donations.
- You will work closely with community leaders and build relationships.
- You will manage the recruitment, training and engagement of Volunteer Captains and volunteers.
- You'll collaborate with a team that works in partnership with other departments, staff and volunteers, to ensure excellent customer service and best practices.
Who you are
- You are a team player and you love collaborating to accomplish goals.
- You have a positive approach focused on total company success.
- You possess a strong combination of work ethic, passion and an entrepreneurial spirit.
We want to hear from you if you have:
- Excellent communication, time management and organizational skill.
- Strong attention to detail.
- Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite and Donor Management Systems.
- Experience managing and working with volunteers.
- Professional attitude and flexibility.
- Experience in the not-for-profit and community services sectors.
- Post-secondary education with a minimum of 3 years relevant work experience.
- Bilingualism is an asset.
If this sounds like the role for you, send your application to us at elizabeth.hanna @cnib.ca, indicating the position title in the subject line. Be sure to include a resume, cover letter, and mention how you heard about this opportunity. We're excited to review your application!
To learn more about Phone It Forward, check out www.phoneitforward.ca.
Closing date: September 20, 2019
Please note: while we invite and encourage applications from all interested and qualified applicants, we are unable to follow-up with every applicant.
Life is a beautiful, wonderful, crazy thing. Life with vision loss should be no different. At CNIB, we're on a mission to change what it means to be blind, and we're not slowing down. We think big, take risks, embrace change, and ask questions. We're inviting you to be part of the conversation.
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