Hamilton Community Centre Community Development Coordinator Part Time in Richmond, BC

Hamilton Community Centre

Branch Richmond BC CA

Community Development Coordinator
Richmond, BC

Develop and implement a risk management protocol for special events or projects. Grade 12 graduations plus completion of a diploma in marketing and…

Job Posting – Community Development Coordinator

Reporting to Community Facility Coordinator or Recreation Leader and the Hamilton Community Association, the Community Development Coordinator plans, coordinates and produces special events, identifies and pursues funding opportunities, manages volunteers, and creates and implements a marketing and community development strategy.



  • Plan and coordinate all community event marketing materials
  • Support the Community Association Board of Directors to implement and facilitate community forums, task forces, meetings and presentations
  • Design, plan, coordinate and implement all community events (e.g. Breakfast with Santa, Earth Day, Easter Eggstravaganza, Hamilton Night Out, Lighting of the Fire hall, Movies in the Park, Halloween Fireworks etc.)
  • Recruit and assign volunteers for the Community Association programs and event


  • Recruit, train and supervise volunteers for special events and projects.

Safety/Risk Management

  • Develop and implement a risk management protocol for special events or projects
  • Fill out accident and incident report forms as required
  • Organize the appropriate insurance for special events or projects

Customer Service/Communication

  • Create and produce communications materials
  • Design internal and external advertising traditional and new media promotional pieces
  • Create and design media relations (e.g. media releases, story opportunities in the newspaper, etc.)
  • Liaise and maintain relationships with schools, businesses and other community organizations
  • Liaise with the Community Development Committee to review and make recommendations regarding special events, projects and partnerships
  • Establish and maintain regular communication with volunteers; track volunteer hours and maintain data base
  • Be familiar with the City of Richmond Volunteer Strategy
  • Promote volunteer opportunities with the Community Association


  • Prepare and maintain budgets
  • Develop, implement, evaluate and maintain all records, forms, policies and procedures
  • Create and implement a Marketing (Communication) strategy on behalf of the Community Association’s Goals and Objectives as it relates to this position
  • Identify and create funding opportunities and develop relationships
  • Write grants or partnership proposals
  • Conduct post special event or projects follow up
  • Prepare written reports
  • Create and maintain logistic plans
  • Order supplies and equipment
  • Utilize the City of Richmond Volunteer Strategy
  • Create volunteer job descriptions as per each special event or project
  • Assign volunteer responsibilities
  • Assess volunteers
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Grade 12 graduations plus completion of a diploma in marketing and communication or special event or related field and two years experience in marketing and communication, special event planning, volunteer management budgeting, and funds development; or a equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Interpersonal and conflict skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Basic computer skills (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Graphic Design
  • Criminal record check
  • Standard or emergency first aid & Police Information Check
  • B.C. Driver’s license


  • Food Safe
  • Serving It Right
  • Experience with supervision of staff and volunteer
  • Experience working with public benefit sector
  • Experience working with community boards, committees and partners
  • Proficient with Adobe Creative Suite Software


  • 10 hours/week (flexible schedule, some evening and weekend work required)
  • Wage: $22.57 – $23.95/hour (depending on experience) plus 4% in lieu of benefit

Deadline for receiving applications is 5:00pm on Friday, December 16, 2016.

The Hamilton Community Association thanks all applicants in advance for their interest.

Only those candidates under further consideration will be contacted.

Job Type: Part-time

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Employment Type: Part Time
Location: Richmond, BC, CA
Posted on: 2016-12-06
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