Brain Care Centre is a non-profit organization stemming from the merger of NABIS (Northern Alberta Brain Injury Society) and EBIRS (Edmonton Brain Injury Relearning Society). Brain Care Centre offers programs and services at no cost to adults (18+) who have sustained an acquired brain injury and their families. Services are offered from Edmonton and area to the communities along Highway 16 from Stony Plain all the way to Jasper with offices in Edmonton and Edson. Through service coordination, counselling, occupational therapy, electronic device training, and volunteer programs Brain Care Centre strives to empower others to Defy Limitations!

Brain Care Centre Edmonton, AB, Canada
Apr 05, 2018
Student
Communications and Events Assistant Closing Date: April 27, 2018 Communications and Events Assistant 35 hours per week, Monday through Friday; some evening work may be required Timeline: May 14, 2018 to August 31, 2018 $13.60/hour DESCRIPTION The Communications and Events Assistant will be a key member of the administrative team at Brain Care Centre – Edmonton Region. Reporting directly to the Communications, Events, and Volunteer Coordinator, the Communications and Events Assistant will be involved in a wide range of activities that will help to support the annual Brain Injury Awareness Month Kick-off Breakfast and Conference, The Brain Matters Charity Golf Tournament, Brain Injury Awareness Month Campaign, and general administrative duties. The successful applicant will gain a comprehensive background of the not-for-profit sector which will include special events planning and communications, marketing, working with volunteers, and administrative functions. DUTIES 27th Annual Brain Injury Awareness Month Kick-off Breakfast and Conference: Help organize the BIAM Kick-off Breakfast with the Event Committee Track and report on ticket sales Manage social media postings Assist in general administrative duties as required 6th Annual Brain Matters Charity Golf Tournament: Coordinate volunteers for the golf tournament Solicit individual and team prizes Liaise with Golf Course staff as required Attend all Golf Committee meetings Develop press releases to recruit sponsors and golfers Track sponsorships, registrations, and donations Communicate with golfers, sponsors, and prize donors Arrange for sponsor and prize donor recognition Prepare tournament materials Manage social media postings Assist in general administrative duties as required Communications & Research Coordination: Post messages and photos to the Brain Care Centre Social Media sites Provide administrative and programming support Conduct Viability Research for upcoming events Prepare and mail out invitations and materials required Maintain and update documentation related upcoming events Respond to needs and requests of participants Conduct research on best practices Other: Assist with coordination of other events as required (including Brain Injury Awareness Month Interagency Events) LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES Develop an understanding of the not-for-profit sector Develop skills in fund raising development and volunteer management Develop skills in marketing, communications, and special events planning Develop skills in working in a multi-disciplinary team Develop skills in administrative procedures Develop skills in working with the public QUALIFICATIONS Must have been enrolled in post-secondary this last year Must be returning to post-secondary in Fall 2018 Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal skills – good communication skills Able to work effectively in a team environment Strong organizational and time management skills Good attention to detail Outgoing and professional Drivers License with vehicle A Police Information Check with Vulnerable Sector Search must be completed To apply, submit cover letter and resume to Christine Hirschi, Communications, Events, and Volunteer Coordinator:   christine@braincarecentre.com