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Communications Coordinator

Block Parent Program - Waterloo Region

   About the Position

Impact Statement
Block Parents is Re-Building Community!
The focus of the Waterloo Regional Block Parent Program is to recruit, screen and train volunteers to become Block Parents. Block Parents help build engaged and connected neighbourhoods where children, and other members of the community, feel safe when they’re walking to school, playing outside with friends, and being active in their neighbourhood. Volunteering for the Block Parent Program really is Building Safer Communities, One Block at a Time!

Social Media Expertise Required! The Communications Coordinator is responsible create the Program's overall communications strategy and monitor emerging trends to find new opportunities to promote Block Parents. The Coordinator will create effective written and well-designed content for newspapers, magazines, website and local publications; will ensure consistent and engaging messaging utilizing popular social media platforms; will communicate updates via MailChimp campaigns and newsletters, and by writing media/press releases.

Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual, Student Placement
Age: 21+

Area(s) of Interest: Communication/Public Relations, Technology, Leadership/Management

Skill(s): Public and Media Relations, Written Communication, Project Management, Creating, Designing

Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: Board of Directors Orientation Provided
Working Conditions: Should be able to work independently as well as on a team at monthly (virtual and face-to-face) Board of Directors meetings to discuss current progress, challenges, and action plans.
Transportation: On a bus route

Time Commitment

Duration: 1 year or more
Weekday - Evening, Anytime
Attendance at monthly Board of Directors - 10 meetings per year on the last Tuesday of every month from 7-9pm. (except July and December) Encouraged to devote 6-8 hours per month and able to commit to one full year of involvement.

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Tara Mondou

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1454 King Street East, Unit 3
Kitchener ON N2G 2N7

Phone: 519 742 8610

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