Membership Outreach Coordinator Job Posting

Membership Outreach Coordinator Job Posting

Closing date – Mar 29th, 2021

Vancouver Unitarians have been part of Vancouver’s religious and cultural life since 1909. Our vision: Because we envision a more compassionate world, we seek to deepen our spiritual and religious lives, grow and enrich our congregation, and advocate for love and justice. Our congregation welcomes all ages, orientations, abilities, and identities in our joyous search for meaning.

Overview

The Membership/Outreach Coordinator will engage current members and work towards expanding our community outreach and growing our membership. The position reports to the Congregational Administrator but works closely with the Minister and Director of Lifespan Learning (DLL).

Duties

Community Engagement

  • Promote programs and facilities in the wider community
  • Ensure facility and program descriptions are up to date and widely available
  • Create and manage social media strategy

Membership/Outreach

  • Monitor and reply in a timely manner to all contacts and requests (Breeze contact form, email, phone calls, etc.) for information by newcomers, visitors and members seeking to connect with programs or information about membership
    • This includes compiling data and reporting on procedures to evaluate the church’s success in connecting with newcomers and members
  • Assists the DLL with the coordination of the new member orientation classes
  • With the support of the Membership Committee, the DLL, and the Minister, works to connect, engage and integrate visitors, members and friends into the life of the congregation with a particular focus on young adults

Volunteer Coordination

  • Recruit volunteers for key membership roles
  • Support volunteer recruitment for other functions
  • Create and help sustain a method of collecting information on the interests and skills of members

Program Support

  • Assist the DLL with providing start-up support for new groups, such as setting up Zoom meetings or announcements as needed
  • Provide support to key committees (Environment, Refugee, etc.)
  • Assist in maintaining accurate member information in the church database (Breeze)
  • Assist members with the use of technology when needed

Other duties, as may be assigned by the Congregational Administrator

Qualifications

  • Ability to understand and support Unitarian Universalist Principles, and the vision and mission of the Unitarian Church of Vancouver
  • Strong ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff and volunteers
  • Proven experience in working with volunteers and volunteer committees
  • Excellent ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent oral communication and interpersonal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills, especially in an office setting
  • Experience with office software, electronic communications, and social media (MS Word, Breeze, Zoom)
  • Demonstrated experience in managing digital tools and social media platforms, such as WordPress, Google Workspace (G Suite), Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram
  • Ability to promote UCV in the wider community

Hours of Work 

  • 20 to 35 hours/week
  • Flexible hours with some Sunday and evening shifts required

Compensation

  • Salary range: $27 to $32/hour commensurate with experience
  • UCV policy is to grant annual COLA increases
  • Comprehensive medical benefits

Application deadline: March 29th 2021

Please submit both a cover letter and resume to: ca@vancouverunitarians.ca. No phone calls please. Only those chosen for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in working with Vancouver Unitarians.

This position is not open to current members of UCV.


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