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Two Wheel View depends on the hard work of volunteers and staff to help us change kids’ lives from the seat of a bike. We have many opportunities to get involved. 

Job Opportunities

Communications and Development Coordinator

Position Overview

 

The Communications and Development Coordinator works with and reports to the Executive Director. This position will play an integral role in the growth and development of one of Calgary’s fastest growing not-for-profit organizations. The Communications and Development Coordinator will have the opportunity to tell the story of Two Wheel View to the community, stakeholders and existing and new donors. Community building will be a big part of this role and the incumbent will be responsible for engaging new audiences and securing financial support from new donors to the organization. The successful candidate needs to love people and making a difference in the community through their work.

Job Details

 

Location: Calgary, Alberta (various locations)

Position type:.8 FTE /32 hours a week

Work-hours: varied; evenings and some weekend work as required;

 

 

Duties and Responsibilities

 

Communications (40%):

  • Work in consultation with the Executive Director to develop, implement and evaluate internal and external communications plans

  • Lead the generation of content for social media, websites, blogs, newsletters, press releases and other distribution channels

  • Coordinate website administration and manage social media platforms

  • Support external communications with media, community partners, stakeholder groups and donors

  • Work with designers and printers to develop a swag line that supports the TWV brand

  • Evaluate marketing and communications strategies

  • Create and attend community building events that help promote the TWV brand and values

 

 

Fund Development (60%):

  • Build and foster relationships with existing and potential donors

  • Support the achievement of operational fundraising goals

  • Ability to produce compelling communication tools for use in development, including cases for support, gift proposals, presentations and collateral materials. 

  • Identify and research prospective donors to the organization

  • Qualify and cultivate prospective donors to the organization

  • Solicit and close major gifts in the range of $10,000+  

  • Write major gift proposals and grant proposals

  • Plan and execute strategic special events to expand awareness of the organization in the community, engage new audiences and advance fund development goals 

  • Support, attend and build tools for third-party events

  • Deliver on the TWV Donor Stewardship plan

  • Support the development of the Two Wheel View social enterprise

 

Organizational Reputation, Health and Safety:

  • Protect organization's value by keeping information confidential following TWV and Government Regulations

  • Maintain professional standards

  • Build company image by collaborating with stakeholders

  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, benchmarking professional standards, reviewing professional publications, and establishing personal networks

  • Understands and complies with the requirements of the organization’s Occupational Health and Safety Policy.

 

 

Mandatory Qualifications

 

  • Undergraduate degree preferably in communication or related discipline

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, collaborative, and organizational skills

  • 3 years of experience in a role requiring externally facing communications

  • 3-5 years of experience working in fund development with an understanding of moves management, pipeline development, solicitation strategies, donor relations, and stewardship

  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Word and Excel

  • Comfortable working with a wide variety of community stakeholders

  • Committed to supporting and enhancing organizational culture and values

  • Ability to stay focused and work independently in a fast moving and diverse work environment

  • Professional, thorough, dependable, flexible and acts with integrity

  • Clear Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Search

  • Clear Intervention Record Check

 

To Apply

 

Send your cover letter and resume to Laura Istead at info@twowheelview.org by January 31, 2020. 

 

Volunteer Positions
Volunteer Mechanics Night

Our Volunteer Mechanics Nights happen on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month* from 5:30pm-8:30pm at the Two Wheel View Workshop. There are jobs for all skill levels and volunteers get a chance to practice their skills and earn time in our workshop for their own bikes. Volunteers help keep our shop in working order, fix bikes for youth or for sale in the shop to support our programs.

 

There is no need to pre-register or call to sign-up for a shift but we ask that you complete a registration/waiver form the first time you arrive. 

Volunteer Mechanic Days occur on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month from 1pm-4pm. 

Special Event Volunteers

Special event volunteers are always appreciated at our special events and fundraisers that we run throughout the year. These opportunities occur throughout the year and call-outs for volunteers happen monthly as needed. It's a great way to meet new people, support Two Wheel View and strengthen your community. 

For information about volunteering with Two Wheel View or to receive a registration form, please contact info@twowheelview.org. To be added to our monthly newsletter and volunteer news, sign up for the TWV E-News in the footer bar below.

Volunteer Schedule 2020
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Two Wheel View - CALGARY

#101 1725 10th Ave SW

Calgary, Alberta 

T3C 0K1

CANADA

p: +1 (403) 744-5443

e: info@twowheelview.org

Please note: We accept bike donations from Monday-Friday 10am-5pm. We ask a suggested donation of $5 per bike to help with parts and fixing up the bikes.  

We are closed weekends and holidays. For updates on donation hours please check our instagram.

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CANADA: Registered Canada Charity Number: 81886 9547 RR0001