Heart and Stroke Foundation Person to Person Campaign Coordinator Part Time in Victoria, BC

Heart and Stroke Foundation

Branch Victoria BC CA

Person to Person Campaign Coordinator
Victoria, BC

Valid Driver’s License and access to a vehicle. Help prepare all required paperwork and details for Big Bike events logistics….

Job Title: Person to Person Campaign Coordinator
Location: Vancouver Island, BC
Reports to: Area Manager
Status: Temporary, Part-time (22 hours per week)

Our team at the Heart and Stroke Foundation is growing and changing and we want you to be part of the team.

When the employees of the Heart and Stroke Foundation put their hearts into it — they get real results that change lives. We are a volunteer based, health charity dedicated to fighting cardiovascular disease and stroke. We do so by raising funds to support critical research, and by helping people reduce their risk of heart disease and stroke through risk factor awareness and by promoting healthy lifestyles. Our vision is Healthy lives free of heart disease and stroke. Together we will make it happen. We are united by five core values: Passion for Health, Embracing Diversity, Being Extraordinary Together, Learning Every Day, and Making a Difference.

We are seeking a flexible and outgoing individual to join the Vancouver Island team for the role of Person to Person Campaign Coordinator. You will report to an Area Manager who is responsible for all community fund raising initiatives. In this leadership role, you will raise funds in the mid to north Vancouver Island region to support critical research, promote healthy lifestyles and reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke through risk factor awareness. This will be accomplished through your leadership in working with a volunteer network who will deliver our Person to Person campaign in a targeted geographic area. You will recruit, train, motivate and coach a large network of volunteers who will raise funds in their local communities. Support functions include Big Bike Events Support, where you will help coordinate event day logistics for 8 event days and provide administration support. In addition, this role increases the profile of the Foundation as the authoritative voice on heart disease and stroke, develops, maintains and enhances strong community relationships, and develops and maintains strong volunteer partnerships.

Key Accountabilities:

Planning and Organizing

  • Prepare all program materials and ensure timely delivery to volunteers
  • Work with the Area Manager to develop the Person to Person fundraising activity plan
  • Provide ongoing updates on action plan deliverables, issues and/or changes
  • Identify and assess opportunities to increase fundraising revenues
  • Complete a detailed post campaign analysis including tele-recruiting reports
  • Identify promotional activities and partnerships in target areas to expand program reach and recruitment
  • Develop a tele-recruiting plan and or schedule to maximize tele-recruiting opportunities in order to meet canvasser requirements per community for targeted geographic area
  • Help prepare all required paperwork and details for Big Bike events logistics

Customer Service

  • Proactively identify new opportunities through personal visits, phone calls, and presentations
  • Deepen relationships by providing consistent and prompt response
  • Provide exceptional friendly service to both internal and external customers

Teamwork and Coaching Others

  • Recruit, retain, recognize, and train all campaign volunteers and tele-recruiting staff
  • Motivate and coach volunteers with a view to building long term volunteer relationships
  • Assist in answering phones, taking donation calls, and interfacing with the public
  • Participate in training sessions, conference calls, and weekly meetings
  • Recruit, retain, recognize, and train key volunteers for each designated event and site

Detail and Accuracy

  • Maintain accurate records for all campaign activities and inventory, ensuring an effective tracking system is in place for all kits and canvassers
  • Prepare weekly and monthly status reports
  • Ensure all revenue is collected from volunteers, recorded, and banked, according to policy guidelines
  • Oversee and manage revenue and associated reports for online fund raising


  • Experience in a related field (sales/marketing/fund development)
  • Excellent sales skills with the ability to promote and sell ideas and programs
  • Exceptional communication, interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated ability in engaging stakeholders across a variety of communication platforms
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision
  • Ability to contribute effectively in a team environment
  • Experience in coaching and leading teams
  • Strong community connections
  • Valid Driver’s License and access to a vehicle
  • Ability to travel
  • Ability to work some weekends and evenings as required
  • Proficient in MS Office (Outlook/Word/Excel)
  • Experience using database and content management systems

This is a contract, part-time (approximately 22 hours per week) position from September to July, based out of Nanaimo, BC, with the possibility of extension. Overall responsibility is to meet revenue, leadership and canvasser/volunteer goals for the Person to Person campaign by creating and sustaining a volunteer network confident in approaching new and returning households for funds, and supporting the Community Development Coordinator in retaining and growing Big Bike teams, and helping to organize the Big Bike events.

We offer a comprehensive compensation package, a professional working environment, and an opportunity to grow with an organization that is on its way to being the employer of choice in the not-for-profit sector.

If you have these skills, and wish to work for a trusted organization of committed volunteers and a dynamic team of employees to increase awareness of heart disease and stroke, then please email your cover letter and resume to Janice Krall, Area Manager, Vancouver Island /Gulf Islands/Powell River, at [email protected] by August 11th, 2015.

Please include the job title in the subject line of your email, and let us know where you viewed this opportunity in your cover letter.

Website: www.heartandstroke.bc.ca


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Employment Type: Part Time
Location: Victoria, BC, CA
Posted on: 2015-08-01
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