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Community Outreach Coordinator

Overview


In accordance with the mission, vision, and values of The Toronto Commandery Hospice (TTCH), Toronto Commandery Hospice Outreach Program Co-Ordinator establishes relationships with

various community partners to ensure people who would benefit from any hospice service in Toronto area are connected with our program.  

We are searching for a talented and professional community outreach coordinator to maintain all  community outreach activities.You will represent the Hospice and work with the Executive  Director and the Grief and Bereavement Consultant to develop and implement initiatives that  increase The Toronto Commandery Hospice’s visibility within the surrounding community. 

 

You need to be self-motivated, enthusiastic, have excellent communication, interpersonal and  organizational skills as well as be community-driven to take on this exciting role. This position  requires someone equipped with a positive attitude and readiness to be a team

Job Description

 

Primary duties and responsibilities:

 

  1. Makes and maintains regular, in-person connections with professionals and the community  at large for the purpose of increasing the visibility of TTCH and to improve knowledge  about what hospice is and does.  

  2. Provides education about TTCH’s hospice programs
    • Develops a clear understanding of all hospice programs and their purpose 
    • Arranges speaking engagements with community groups  
    • Participates in media presentations (e.g., radio spots, videos, etc.)  
    • Ensures that hospice brochures and posters are available in strategic locations 
    • Promotes hospice social media and the hospice website  

  3. Organizes and participates as TTCH’s representative with community events that highlight  hospice work and services, e.g., Hospice Month, Death Cafes, city or mall markets,  fundraising initiatives, etc. 

  4. Generates ideas to increase hospice awareness in the community 

  5. Handles public relations, such as developing strategic relationships, conducting informational presentations at health agencies, service clubs, faith groups  

  6. Develops press releases, brochures, and other marketing devices 

  7. Maintains and continues to develop TTCH’s website. 

  8. Organizes outreach events and promotes the services of the organization

  9. Maintains a calendar of outreach activities, including community events, workshops,  appearances, and other communication opportunities. 

  10. Schedules regular outreach exhibitions in the community  

  11. Provides written monthly reports to the Executive Director  

  12. Other related duties as negotiated with the Executive Director

Preferred Qualifications:

 

  • Post-secondary education 

  • Previous experience working with non-profit organizations  

  • Ability to engage with a variety of people and organizations  

  • Ability to work independently and set focused work goals  

  • Demonstration of good time management and job prioritization 

  • Effective, clear communication – oral and written 

  • Ability to work as part of a team as well as function independently with minimal  supervision 

  • Comfort with computers for research, document development and presentations • Physical ability to conduct job requirements 

  • Willingness to get all recommended vaccinations 

  • Valid Class 5 driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle

 

Job Type:

  • Part-time 

  • Hours: 15 - 20 HRS. per week


Benefits:

  • Flexible schedule & time 

  • Work from home

 

COVID-19 considerations: 

  • Willingness to get recommended vaccinations. 

  • Masking as required 

Please send your resume to:  Beth Ellis, Executive Director beth@ttch.org