Summer Outreach Co-ordinator

  • Volet de programme : Jeunesse Canada au travail dans les deux langues officielles
  • Titre de l'emploi : Summer Outreach Co-ordinator
  • Nom de l’organisme : Lake Winnipeg Foundation
  • Lieu de l’emploi : Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • Durée de l'emploi : 2018-05-07 à 2018-08-24 (16 semaines)
  • Salaire horaire : 15,25 $

Summer Outreach Co-ordinator

The Lake Winnipeg Foundation is hiring for the position of Summer Outreach Co-ordinator. This position is based out of Winnipeg and includes travel to various Lake Winnipeg communities. The position is 40 hours per week, $14.65/hour, from May 7 – August 24, 2018.


Reporting to the Communications Director, the primary responsibility of the Summer Outreach Co-ordinator is to assist LWF staff and volunteers in the planning, promotion and delivery of multiple outreach and fundraising events. Tasks will include:

 Co-ordinating volunteer teams and participants before and during events

 Co-ordinating audience-appropriate activities before and during events

 Preparing and distributing outreach and promotional materials

 Applying for permits and licences as required

 Assisting with media relations

 Soliciting prizes, partnerships and corporate sponsorship opportunities

 Managing and trouble-shooting on-site logistics

 Developing and maintaining multiple tracking databases

 Responding to general inquiries and providing information as required

 Representing LWF at community events and festivals to provide public education on

LWF initiatives to protect and restore the Lake Winnipeg ecosystem

 Exploring opportunities for additional LWF outreach events in 2017 and beyond

 Representing LWF in a manner consistent with its mission, vision and values

 Writing a final report on 2018 activities

 Other duties as required


The successful applicant will have:

 A combination of education/experience in a relevant field (environmental science;

education; hospitality & tourism; volunteer services management; marketing & public

relations; community services & development; recreation & physical education)

 Experience with fundraising and event planning/co-ordination

 Exceptional organizational skills and proven attention to detail

 Strong interpersonal and written communication skills

 Ability to multi-task effectively and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment

 Adaptable, resourceful, able to think on your feet

 Energetic and enthusiastic

 Ability to work well in a diverse team environment

 Experience working with children and families is an asset

 Proficiency in computer programs (Word, Excel) and social media

 Photography and/or graphic design experience is an asset

 Ability to do physical activities such as lifting boxes and climbing stairs

 Registered drivers licence and access to a vehicle

 Knowledge of Lake Winnipeg communities and issues affecting lake health is an asset

This position may be funded through the Canada Summer Jobs and/or the Young Canada Works program. Applicants must meet the following criteria to be eligible for the position:

 Between 16 and 30 years of age (inclusive) at the start of employment;

 Registered as a full-time student during the preceding academic semester;

 Intends to return to school on a full-time basis during the next academic year;

 are willing to commit to the full duration of the work assignment and will not have another full-time job (over 30 hours a week) during the work term;

 are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident, or have refugee status in Canada;

 are legally entitled to work in Canada;

 have a working knowledge of both English and French; and

 are willing to work in another region of Canada.

LWF is an equal opportunity employer. Hiring, promotion and compensation decisions are

based on assessment of employee skills, ability and experience with respect to the

requirements of the position. LWF does not discriminate based on sex, race, ethnicity, gender,sexual orientation, age, religion, marital status or any other factor unrelated to an employee’s performance.

Interested applicants should forward their resume and cover letter by email to (Subject line: Summer Outreach Co-ordinator).

Applications are due by end of day, Friday, April 6th, 2018. Thank you for your interest. Only

candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.

The Lake Winnipeg Foundation (LWF) is an environmental non-governmental organization

seeking solutions to ensure a clean, healthy Lake Winnipeg and watershed, now and for future generations.

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