Work & Volunteer with KCR

Work with KCR

Communications & Development Coordinator (Marketing)

Hours of Work/Rate of Pay: 25-35 hours per week, Monday–Friday; Base wage: $20.00-$22.00/hour depending on experience plus commission

Anticipated Start date: As soon as possible

Position Summary
The Communications and Development Coordinator will work closely with the Director of Services and other staff to promote fee for service programming, support fund development and other aspects of resource development, and communication needs.

Reporting Structure: Reports to the Director of Services

Prime Functions
Communications & Relationship Building
  • Build and maintain relationships with community partners, Not-For-Profit organizations and local employers in person, on the telephone and by email
  • Represent KCR professionally at community meetings and events
  • Create relationships with local media; advertise programs and services via a number of mediums
  • Draft media releases for review by Executive Director or Director of Services
  • Other tasks as required in order to support KCR programs

Development – Resource & Fund
  • Market sponsorship opportunities to local businesses
  • Source grant opportunities that align with KCR core competencies and mission
  • Promote fee-for-service programs including Community Service & Employment Service’s workshops and programs, translation and interpretation services, Immigration consulting, and Adoption Centre of BC to community organizations and the general public as needed
  • Create marketing materials and packages; distribute using a variety of channels
  • Track and report deliverables; maintain statistics and database of contacts

  • Education in business, marketing, non-profit management, human resources, or similar field of study
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Social media experience
  • Strong computer skills; experience developing publications, rack cards and other marketing materials
  • Experience engaging the public; customer service

To Apply
Email resume and cover letter to Katelin Mitchell, Director of Services at ac.rcknull@niletak.

Application Deadline: This position will be posted until a successful candidate is found.

Volunteer with KCR

Family Services – Crisis Line Worker
  • Offer emotional support to callers who are experiencing relational, personal, and mental health problems
  • Empower callers to explore their options and solve their problems
  • Supply callers with referrals and resources as required
  • Activate emergency crisis intervention when needed
Contact: Michelle, 250.763.8008 ext 112, or ac.rcknull@enilsisirc.

Family Services – Family Friend
This program matches volunteers as competent companions/support person to single parents who are feeling alone due to the stresses of parenting young children. Family Friends provide mentorship/friendship, practical and emotional support, and mutually agreed upon activities.
Contact: Lisa, 250.763.8008 ext 136, or ac.rcknull@dneirfylimaf.

Family Services – Central Okanagan Family HUB
Playtime: Help support families, children, and parents who visit the HUB. Help families to feel comfortable to engage in play with their children, and to ask questions, seek out community resources they may need.

Interest Session: Is there a particular skill or interest that could be shared with parents and children that could be of benefit. (ie. Wellness, yoga, etc.)

Baby Blankets: Organizing or accessing a knitting group that may be interested in donating blankets to families with young children, or for use at the HUB and then take home with them.

Lending Library: Find and introduce new toys to the HUB, keeping it fun and interesting for families.

Clean Toys: Assisting with the cleaning schedule of the HUB to ensure toys are sanitized and safe for all ages.

Set Up: Bringing fun and creative ideas to set up play spaces within the HUB that assist with age-appropriate child development, safety, and various play activates. (ie. reading, eating, tummy play, etc.)
Contact: Terri, 250.826.6264, or ac.hfocnull@irret.

Immigrant Services – Employment Mentorship Program
In the Employment Mentorship Program, you will be matched with a volunteer “mentor” who is someone currently working in your field of work that interests you. You will then meet with your “mentor” on a regular basis and you will learn about Canadian workplace culture, improving job search skills and expanding your professional networks.
Contact: Kathy, 250.763.8008 ext 139, or ac.rcknull@yhtak.

Immigrant Services – Settlement Mentorship Program
In the Settlement Mentorship Program, you or your family will be matched with another individual or family who has been living in Canada for a longer period of time. You and your mentor will connect on a weekly basis and will learn about Canadian culture and traditions, attend events in Kelowna together and meet new people together.
Contact: Marriana, 250.763.8008 ext 135, or ac.rcknull@anairram.

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