Posted On: 2019-11-19
Closing On: 2019-12-20
Location: Toronto, ON
Effective:
Website: wellspring.ca
Employment Type: Full-Time

Job Description

Wellspring is network of cancer support centres that provide a comprehensive range of professionally-led support and coping skills programs to men, women, and children who are living with cancer.  Wellspring is seeking an Event and Volunteer Coordinator to coordinate a variety of fundraising events and volunteers, and to be the team lead for one special event.

Responsibilities:

  • Support all special events including, Well Dressed for Spring, Nine, Wine and Dine, The Wellspring Peloton Challenge, Wellspring Henderson Hoedown as well as other events and third party events
  • Prepare, track and update critical path for events
  • Ensure accurate tracking of event day logistics, post-event reporting and stewardship
  • Help manage event auctions including, solicitation, event day organization and post event stewardship
  • Assist with the solicitation, cultivation and stewardship of event sponsors and donors
  • Recruit, train, support and ensure appropriate recognition for event volunteers
  • Liase with vendors, suppliers, sponsors, donors and volunteers as needed
  • Support volunteer event committees
  • Work collaboratively with marketing team to prepare event marketing materials  
  • Other duties as required

Qualifications

  • A minimum of 2-3 year of fundraising experience which includes event coordination and volunteer management
  • The successful completion of a University Degree
  • The successful completion of a College Degree in event management, fundraising or related field considered an asset  
  • A valid driver’s license with access to a car
  • Exceptional written and verbal communications skills with excellet interpersonal skills
  • Proven track record of teamwork and team-building
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Proactive approach and soluntions oriented
  • Professional demeanour
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong leadership skills

The Event and Volunteer Coordinator role requires frequent travel around the Greater Toronto Area.  Flexible work hours and access to a car are sometimes required in order to accommodate event requirements.

Application Procedure

Please apply in writing to Humanresources@wellspring.ca with “Event and Volunteer Coordinator” in the subject line.