Ronald McDonald House BC and Yukon Events Assistant – Temporary Temporary in British Columbia

Ronald McDonald House BC and Yukon

Branch BC CA

Events Assistant – Temporary
British Columbia

Cleaning up after events and organizing event storage space,. Administrative support for event committees and Development Directors….

Ronald McDonald House BC and Yukon cares for families of children whose health needs take them far from home and keeps families together in a home away from home, providing comfort compassion, and a sense of community when they need it most.

In June 2014, Ronald McDonald House BC and Yukon moved to a new 74,000 sq. ft. House which accommodates 73 families per night right on the grounds of BC Children’s Hospital. Every year, up to 2,000 families can stay and participate in our programs including Music and Art Therapy, Science Workshops and Nutrition and Cooking Sessions.

Event Assistant

We are seeking an Events Assistant who will work with our Development and Communications team under the direction of the Signature Events Director and Community Development Director to assist with the planning and organization of signature and third-party fundraising events, including follow up from the Vancouver Invitational Golf Tournament and the Vancouver Island Golf Tournament, and preparation for A Night to Dream Gala. This is a temporary, full-time position starting in August and continuing until the end of October.

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Coordination and setup of events at the House and around the Lower Mainland,
  • Assisting with the management and support of volunteers,
  • Liaising professionally and respectfully with guests, sponsors, donors, vendors and other stakeholders.
  • Administrative support for event committees and Development Directors.
  • Auction coordination and marketing, including writing copy for auction prizes, sourcing photos and showcasing items via online auction software.
  • Sponsorship support, including preparing impact reports, proposals and recognition pieces.
  • Handling cash and other donations,
  • Packing and unpacking of vehicles,
  • Cleaning up after events and organizing event storage space,
  • Assisting with other projects related to events
  • Other duties as required.

The ideal candidate:

  • Possesses strong written and verbal communication skills,
  • Is flexible to work on a variety of projects concurrently,
  • Is able to multi-task in a busy environment,
  • Can work independently and as part of our team,
  • Must be available to work evenings and weekends.
  • A valid Class 5 drivers licence and access to your own vehicle would be an asset.
  • Please submit your resume and cover letter by Friday, August 3, 2018.

Please apply with resume and cover letter to [email protected]

For more information on Ronald McDonald House BC and Yukon, visit our website at www.rmhbc.ca.

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Employment Type: Temporary
Location: , BC, CA
Posted on: 2018-09-11
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