Partnerships and Outreach Coordinator

(CNIB, Durham Region, Vision Loss Rehabilitation Ontario)

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Position ID: V-OSH1281 Last Modified: 01 Oct 2019 Last Full Update: 01 Oct 2019
Opportunity Details
ContactFilomena DiRuscio, Team Lead, Volunteer Engagement & Program, CNIB Foundation; Phone: 437-996-8487; Email:
DutiesWork with advocacy team members to coordinate Ambassador and outreach campaigns across the GTA, build relationships and help reach people with sight loss in all areas of the region 
Represent CNIB by attending health fairs, expos, and other related community events * build relationships with community organizations who have shared goals with CNIB * provide support to participants and volunteers involved in CNIB's community advocacy and outreach work * participate as a fully integrated member of the GTA Foundation team with regular travel within the GTA * assist with the creation of an outreach strategy that will include areas currently underserved by CNIB * assist with recruitment and on-boarding of CNIB Ambassador and Advocate volunteers * track volunteer activity including capturing program statistics
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BenefitsMake a difference for Canadians who are blind or partially sighted * develop or use experience and skills in event management, partnership development and volunteer management * be part of a dedicated and passionate staff and volunteer team working to further CNIB’s mission * an opportunity to build your community involvement
Ages16 year(s) - 60 year(s)
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAnyone ; Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Men ; Women
Areas of InterestCommunity Outreach
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills - Well-developed interpersonal skills when dealing with individuals, groups, partners and organizations ; Confidentiality ; Creativity - Creative and innovative problem-solving skills ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; General Computer Skills ; Planning & Organizing - Detail-oriented, highly organized with excellent multi-project and time management skills * capable of working with tight deadlines ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work ; Web & IT - Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office software ; Writing & Editing - Excellent written and oral communications skills
Commitment LengthLong Term (Minimum of 6 months)
Dates and TimesMonday: Morning, Afternoon 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon 
2 to 3 days per week, or hours as required under guidelines of school placement program
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible
LocationAbilities Centre, 55 Gordon St, Suite 207 A, Whitby
Number of PositionsDurham Region 
1 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training is required ; Scheduled training ; Training on the job ; Training on-going ; CNIB will provide orientation about CNIB,the people we help, vision loss, and volunteering at CNIB
TransportationNear public transit
Application Deadline14 Jun 2019
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsLong application form and interview, orientation, two character references, police record check with vulnerable sector check * agree 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
Agency Details
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Organization NameCNIB, Durham Region, Vision Loss Rehabilitation Ontario
Office Phone905-430-7611
Toll Free Phone1-800-563-0887
Address & Map
Abilities Centre
55 Gordon St, Suite 207A
Whitby, ON L1N 0J2
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