Communications Assistant needed at West Broadway Community Services
West Broadway Community Services is a drop-in and lunch program serving people in the West Broadway neighbourhood, many of whom have only $3.96 a day as a basic food allowance. We serve people on EIA, disability, seniors and the working poor. We pride ourselves on being a community and on living out our love for our neighbours.
This is an exciting part- time opportunity for someone who is interested in making a difference in the lives of people living on a low income. The successful candidate will work with us on our public image through our website, social media, print materials and quarterly newsletter. S/he will have ample opportunity to interact with the community and volunteers and the opportunity to try new things in an encouraging work environment.
Proficiency with Microsoft programs is required. Familiarity with both Quickbooks and Publisher would be an asset. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are a must. The successful candidate will be someone who is open to diversity and is comfortable with a variety of expressions of faith.
The job of Communications Assistant is 15 hours per week at $13-$16 per hour depending on experience. We are looking for someone who can work mornings from 9 to 12:30 on Monday, Wednesday Thursday and Friday.
Communications Assistant Job Description
Purpose: to help increase awareness about West Broadway Community Ministry within the community, with supporters and with potential donors.
1. Promotion: Use a variety of methods to promote West Broadway Community Ministry in Winnipeg and beyond, with churches and potential donors. These methods will include Website, Facebook, Twitter as well as the traditional methods such as newsletters, displays, brochures etc. As required, promotion of specific events with media releases, posters and other advertising strategies
2. Administration: Primary responsibility written correspondence particularly thank you letters, emails and cards, update email and other databases (volunteer lists, donor list), issue charitable tax receipts, order office supplies, put together Annual Report, compile yearly statistics, attend Pastoral Care Team meetings and take minutes. Other administrative duties as required.
3. Technical Support: Help the community minister, volunteers and community members with software and internet.
Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 9 - 12:30. Hours will be flexible according to need and on a mutually agreed basis. Scheduled hours are 14 hours per week but the position is for 15 hours per week. The remainder of hours will be used on an as needed basis during the month for example attending an evening meeting or a special event or to come in on a Tuesday to catch up on administrative tasks.
Deadline for applications November 30th 2016.
Start date January 2nd 2017.
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