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Community Engagement Coordinator

This position is responsible for managing and coordinating multiple supporters’ and stakeholders’ events, including corporations, small, medium, and large businesses, employee groups, schools, and other peer-to-peer fundraising, that support the Calgary Food Bank through the donation of food and/or funds

 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Working both independently and collaboratively, this position will envision, create, and manage both signature and third-party events that support the Calgary Food Bank.
  • Maintain and grow fundraising events through productive working relationships with volunteers, donors, media, society members, public, and other organizations.
  • Plan and run or support events and ensure compliance with internal and external policies and procedures such as chain of custody, Canadian Revenue Agency, provincial and financial guidelines.
  • Ensure all fundraising staff and volunteers are trained and in compliance with all policies and procedures.
  • Determine which food/fundraising events will and will not align with the philosophy, ethics, priorities, and culture of the Calgary Food Bank.
  • Analyze results with a goal to improve or delete events as it relates to return on investment.
  • Working with the Communications team, develop clear internal/external communications as it relates to a signature or third-party event.
  • Steward contributors, supporters, volunteers, and other stakeholders to ensure on-going engagement and continued participation with a view to increasing donations of food and funds.
  • Active role in representing the Calgary Food Bank in the community (e.g., public speaking, speaking to media, event presence).

 

Decision Making and Leadership Capabilities:

  • Demonstrate keen initiative toward supporting organizational needs as they relate to how the Calgary Food Bank serves its community of clients, donors, and supporters.
  • Ability to see the big picture and assist supervisors and managers in achieving overarching strategic and tactical goals.
  • Determine the human and physical resources required to plan and execute events from small to very large and successfully merge the event into a successful win for our clients, donors and the Calgary Food Bank.
  • Determine communication needs in relation to third-party and in-house events. Work together with internal or external communications staff to ensure best results.
  • Assessment, individual focus, team collaboration and execution of position objectives in support of department and organizational objectives.
  • Prioritize own schedule to meet position and department objectives.

 

Skills and Capabilities

  • Resourceful and creative, skilled decision making and project management abilities.

  • Clear, proven ability to develop, coach, and train other team members and volunteers.

  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills and manners with both external and internal stakeholders.

  • Understand the nature and function of charitable organizations in Canada. Strong knowledge of Canada Revenue Agency guidelines.

  • Strong computing skills (Microsoft 365 tools including SharePoint, Excel, Word) and an ability to learn new programs.

  • Experience with establishing, maintaining, and developing of community relationships.

  • Keen ability to achieve objectives, work under pressure and within deadlines.

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Apply Today

Want to apply? Interested applicants can email their resume, including a covering letter detailing your experience.

Application Deadline

Please submit your application before Friday, September 30, 2022.

We thank all applicants for their interest; suitable applicants will be contacted for further discussion and/or interview.

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Working Conditions

Working conditions are normal for an office environment and may require occasional visits to the warehouse. Must be able to be on feet for extended periods of time, lift and carry items and do some walking in preparation for events.

This is a regular, full-time position working 37.5 hours per week. The qualified candidate must be open to working outside of normal business hours and on weekends.

Education and Experience

An undergraduate degree or a diploma in event management, communications, or marketing. We will consider a combination of skills, education, and relevant experience.

Advanced knowledge of the non-profit sector.

Must have a valid driver’s license and own vehicle.

Experience in Salesforce will be considered an asset.

Experience with Canada Helps will be considered an asset.

Quantitative researcher

This position is responsible for conducting quantitative research concerning food insecurity, analyzing trends, and creating forecasts that contribute to the Calgary Food Bank’s mission and vision. This position contributes to solidifying the Calgary Food Bank’s position as a trusted advisor and information provider in the community.

 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Using an in-depth knowledge of quantitative research design and demonstrated expertise with a wide range of methodologies, the position is responsible for contributing to research projects that inform programming, organization, community, and public policy through the Calgary Food Bank lens.
  • Participate in brainstorming sessions and contributing ideas on research approaches to abstract problem statements.
  • Assist in communicating technical issues, processes and solutions related to research activities.
  • Assist in meeting internal and external information needs through careful data extraction and knowledge translation methods depending on the audience needs. This includes preparing information to be shared with staff, volunteers, and other community stakeholders.
  • Contribute to planning and coordination of response to external data queries to support transparency (e.g., Charity Intelligence) and research (e.g., HungerCount, Enough for All) purposes.
  • Assist in designing and implementation of appropriate data collection tools for the evaluation of programs (e.g., designing and analyzing operational data variables, survey questionnaires).
  • Contribute to program evaluation by identifying KPIs and make recommendations for measuring progress towards achieving program goals.
  • Ensure data privacy by following protocols for safe data collection, storage, handling and sharing.

 

Tasks Performed:

  • Maintain detailed and organized project documentation. Perform accurate and efficient data entry as the impact for error is high.
  • Develop, modify, optimize, test, and implement real time quantitative models and strategies and generate new indicator ideas.
  • Synthesize complex information into customized reports and presentations ensuring detailed and accurate documentation.
  • Prioritize and perform multiple research tasks using judgment, proactive communication, and time management.
  • Contribute to report writing and project management related to research projects including coordination and liaising with team members.

 

Skills and Capabilities

  • Critical Thinking: Ability to uncover and synthesize connections that are not always clear. Ability to use data to find answers to questions.
  • Data visualization: being able to tell a compelling story using data visualization.
  • Strong computing skills including advanced knowledge of software programs including Microsoft 365 applications and ability to learn new applications quickly.

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Apply Today

Want to apply? Interested applicants can email their resume, including a covering letter detailing your experience.

Application Deadline

Please submit your application before Friday, October 14, 2022.

We thank all applicants for their interest; suitable applicants will be contacted for further discussion and/or interview.

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Working Conditions

Working conditions are normal for an office environment and may require occasional visits to the warehouse. This is a regular, full-time position working 37.5 hours per week.

Education and Experience

University degree or diploma in statistics, data analytics, data science or information studies and 2 years of relevant experience. A relevant combination of education and experience will be considered.

Expertise in SQL to work with Big Data and database management.

Experience with R or Python statistical programming language.

Expertise in Machine Learning and predictive modeling.

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In the spirit of reconciliation, the Calgary Food Bank acknowledges that we live, work and play on the traditional territories of the Blackfoot Confederacy (Siksika, Kainai, Piikani), the Tsuut’ina, the Îyâxe Nakoda Nations, the Métis Nation (Region 3), and all people who make their homes in the Treaty 7 region of Southern Alberta.

Calgary Food Bank
MAIN LOCATION (WAREHOUSE)

5000 11 Street SE
Calgary, AB T2H 2Y5

FOOD LINK

By appointment only
Monday to Friday: 8:00 am – 11:00 am

Donation Centre, Door 7

Monday to Thursday: 8:00 am – 7:30 pm
Friday and Saturday: 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

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Friday: 8:15 am – 4:00 pm

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Monday to Thursday:
8:00 am – 10:30 am, 11:00 am – 1:30 pm,
2:00 pm – 4:30 pm, 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Friday:
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Saturday:
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Administration
ANNEX HOURS

Monday to Thursday: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Friday: 8:30 am – 4:00 pm

ANNEX LOCATION

5020 12A Street SE
Calgary, AB T2G 5K9

CONTACT

Main line: 403-253-2059
Fax: 403-259-4240
info@calgaryfoodbank.com

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