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Summer Intern: Fundraising/Resource Development

Location: Nanaimo office
 
Part-time, temporary: 30 hours/week (June 4 - August 17, 2018)
 
Pay: $13.35/hour

Are you looking for an opportunity to strengthen your business and communications skills while helping address pressing social challenges on Vancouver Island? Are you interested in supporting a hard-working team that raises funds and invests grants to address homelessness, child poverty and other key social issues? United Way Central & Northern Vancouver Island (UWCNVI) seeks a student intern to be based out of our Nanaimo office for 11 weeks.

The summer Intern assists with: cultivating and stewarding businesses that host United Way campaigns, planning & executing special events, developing & distributing materials, and performing research to help build donor and workplace accounts. Additional duties may include, but are not limited to, updating the donor database, attending planning meetings and visiting donors.

Required Qualifications and Experience: Candidates must be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of employment, be registered as a full-time student during the preceding academic year and engaged in applicable fields of study. Intend to return to school on a full-time basis during the next academic year, be a Canadian Citizen, Permanent Resident or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Act and be legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations.

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication (oral and written) skills; confident in meeting people
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word)
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to take initiative, resolve problems, follow through and manage multiple priorities
  • Valid driver’s license with access to a vehicle for possible light travel
  • Physical activity may include lifting of boxes with materials, setting up equipment, etc.

You should have an interest in social issues, not-for-profit organizations, fundraising and/or business communications.

Please send your cover letter and resume to info@uwcnvi.ca to the attention of: Patti Mertz, Manager, Resource Development. No phone calls please. For more information visit www.uwcnvi.ca.

Closing date: Wednesday, May 9, 2017.

Summer Intern: Marketing/Communications

Location: Nanaimo office

Part-time, temporary: 30 hours/week (June 4 - August 17, 2018)
 
Pay: $13.35/hour

Are you looking for an opportunity to work toward your career goals while strengthening your local community? Are you interested in building your portfolio and professional resume? Are you super organized, detail- and team-oriented with strong communication skills? Interested in supporting a hard-working team that raises funds and invests grants to address homelessness, child poverty and other key social issues? United Way Central & Northern Vancouver Island (UWCNVI) seeks a personable problem solver that is able to efficiently and effectively provide marketing and communications support to our Communications Officer in our Nanaimo office.

The summer Intern monitors and documents media coverage, helps promote the UWCNVI brand, and prepares “donor-centric” materials for our fundraising campaign, including newsletters, press releases, an annual report, and e-blasts. Additional duties include photography and writing content for blogs and social media.

Required Qualifications and Experience: Candidates must be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of employment, be registered as a full-time student during the preceding academic year and engaged in applicable fields of study. Intend to return to school on a full-time basis during the next academic year, be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Act, and be legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations.

  • Excellent interpersonal communication (oral and written) skills
  • Social media experience (including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn)
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, PowerPointandWord)
  • Graphic Design and Adobe Suite experience an asset but not required
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to take initiative, resolve problems, follow through and manage multiple priorities
  • Valid driver’s license with access to a vehicle for possible light travel

UWCNVI has been strengthening individuals and our Island communities since 1958. As part of the strong Canada-wide United Way network, UWCNVI taps into solutions and successes from other parts of the country to implement locally.

Please send your cover letter and resume to Jamie Moore, Communications Officer at info@uwcnvi.ca. No phone calls please. For more information visit www.uwcnvi.ca.

Closing date: Wednesday, May 9, 2017.


Impact Coordinator

Location: Nanaimo office

Part-time: 20-25 hours/week

Are you organized, great at multi-tasking,detail and team-oriented and have strong administrative and customer service skills? Are you interested in supporting a hard-working team that carries out community development work and invests United Way grants, Success By 6 and Homeless Partnering Strategy (HPS) funds into programs and services that improve people’s lives? United Way Central & Northern Vancouver Island (UWCNVI) seeks an Impact Coordinator with superior organizational and people skills to support the Impact team in calls for proposals, grant management processes, communication with funded agencies, collecting data and stories on the impact of funding and reporting to government and other funders.

This is a great opportunity for a candidate able to set up and maintain strong administrative systems, support staff working out of several locations, able to work in a fast-paced environment, sometimes under pressure, remaining flexible, proactive, resourceful and efficient.

Qualifications and Experience required: Post secondary education preferred, demonstrated experience providing administrative support in a busy office is essential. Knowledge of social issues and non-profit sector an asset. Must be skilled in Microsoft Office programs including MS Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, & Excel. Social media experience is an asset. UWCNVI is implementing a new grant management software system in 2018. Experience with databases an asset. Knowledge of business English, punctuation and effective business communications.

Please send a letter of interest along with your resume to Signy Madden, Executive Director, CFRE. Please state your expected hourly wage. No phone calls please. For more information about UWCNVI see www.uwcnvi.ca.

Closing date for this posting is Friday, May 3, 2018.

Experience: 1 year at a nonprofit (Preferred)

Education: Bachelor's degree (Preferred)

 

Administrative Coordinator

Location: Nanaimo office

Part-time: 22.5 hours/week

Pay: $18 - $20/hour

Are you super organized, great at multi-tasking, detail- and team-oriented, and have strong administrative skills? Interested in supporting a hard-working team that mobilizes the caring power of our community to tackle social issues through effective local strategies? United Way Central & Northern Vancouver Island (UWCNVI) seeks an Executive Assistant with superior organizational and people skills to provide executive support to the Executive Director, Board of Directors/Board Committees and oversee the administrative needs of the organization.

This is an exciting opportunity for a candidate able to handle a wide range of administrative and executive support tasks and work independently in a professional manner with staff, volunteers and donors in a fast-paced environment, sometimes under pressure, remaining flexible, proactive, resourceful and efficient.

Qualifications and Experience required: Post secondary education preferred, demonstrated experience providing administrative support in a busy office is essential. Ideal candidate will have some experience supporting senior executive/board of directors (managing schedules, taking minutes, executive correspondence, creating presentation materials). Must be skilled in Microsoft Office programs including MS Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, & Excel. Knowledge of business English, punctuation and effective business communications.

This position works out of UWCNVI’s Nanaimo location. There is flexibility as to days of the week worked. Some evening work required for Board and Committee meetings.

Please send a letter of interest indicating your wage expectations along with your resume to Signy Madden, Executive Director. No phone calls please. For more information about UWCNVI see www.uwcnvi.ca.

Closing date for this posting is Friday, May 4, 2018.

Experience: 1 year administrative (Required) and 1 year nonprofit (Preferred)

Education: Bachelor's degree (Preferred)

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