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Position: 2668 - Partnerships & Outreach Coordinator
Organization: CNIB Foundation
Position Address: CNIB Mississauga Office: Unit 300 - 50 Burnhamthorpe Road West, Mississauga, ON, Canada
Location: Mississauga, Brampton, Caledon
Accessibility: Fully Accessible Workplace
Ideal for: Individual, Co-Op Placements, Older Adults
Responsibilities & Tasks:
● Proactive relationship building with community organizations who have shared goals with CNIB's mission
● Provide support to participants and volunteers involved in CNIB's community advocacy and outreach work
● Assist with implementing an outreach strategy to promote CNIB programs and services across all regions of the GTA, particularly those that are currently underserved by CNIB
● Represent CNIB by attending health fairs, expos, and other related community events
● Monitor and coordinate outreach events and program materials to ensure that volunteers have all the relevant resources
● Participate as a fully integrated member of the GTA Foundation team with regular travel within the GTA
● Assist in recruitment and onboarding of CNIB Ambassador and Advocate volunteers and track volunteer activity including capturing program statistics
● Other tasks as assigned

PLEASE APPLY at the earliest opportunity (by no later than January 3, 2020). If you have created a 'profile' with Volunteer MBC, you can 'click' the yellow box 'Apply Now!' to gain immediate access to the 'CNIB Volunteer Interest Form' (online application) for this and other 'positions'. Complete it and 'click' Submit. You also will be put on the CNIB list of applicants for this 'position'.

Celebrating 100 years in 2018, the CNIB Foundation is a high profile. non-profit organization driven to change what it is to be blind today.

We deliver innovative programs and powerful advocacy that empower people impacted by blindness to live their dreams and tear down barriers to inclusion. Our work as a blind foundation is powered by a network of volunteers, donors and partners from coast to coast to coast.

Our 'Partnerships & Outreach Coordinator' will be a dynamic, engaging volunteer, who works with advocacy team members to coordinate our Ambassador and outreach campaigns across the GTA, build relationships, and help us reach people with sight loss in all areas of the region.

+ Make a difference for Canadians who are blind or partially sighted
+ Develop or use experience and skills in event management, partnership development, and volunteer management (add to your resume)
+ Be part of a dedicated and passionate staff and volunteer team working to further CNIB's mission
+ A unique opportunity to 'network', build your community involvement, make connections, plus raise your personal/professional profile

Position Qualifications
● Well-developed interpersonal skills when dealing with individuals, groups, partners and organizations
● Excellent written and oral communications skills
● Self-starter who takes initiative with tasks and can work independently
● Creative and innovative problem-solving skills
● Detail-oriented, highly organized, with excellent multi-project and time management skills
● Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office software
● Capable of working under tight deadlines
● Experience working with not-for-profit organizations
● Available to attend CNIB orientation/training (incl. About CNIB, About the people we help, About vision loss, and About volunteering at CNIB)
● Commitment to abide by CNIB's Volunteer Code of Conduct, including policies and procedures concerning confidentiality, conflict of interest, and the prevention of workplace harassment and violence

*** Preliminary Screening:
- Long application form
- Orientation
- 2 character references
- Police Vulnerable Sector Check

Min Age: 19    Police Check: Yes

Time Commitment
Duration:Long Term (More than 6 months)
Due Date:2020-01-03
Start Date:2019-10-15
Monday Morning, Monday Afternoon, Tuesday Morning, Tuesday Afternoon, Wednesday Morning, Wednesday Afternoon, Thursday Morning, Thursday Afternoon, Friday Morning, Friday Afternoon
WEEKKDAYS: 2 or 3 days on the working schedule, or minimum number of hours as required under guidelines of any applicable school placement program

Orientation during latter stages of screening process
Training - see 'Position Qualifications', below

Area(s) of Interest: Education & Learning, Fundraising, Office Administration, Life Skills & Accessibility, Marketing/Promotion, Program Coordination, Senior Support, Volunteer Coordination
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