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    Job Summary

    The Community Engagement Coordinator reports to the Lead Principal and works in partnership with the Director of Donor Relations and the administration office.  The role has the responsibility to develop and nurture deep connections within the school community (including parents/guardians, grandparents, alumni, and alumni parents).   The Community Engagement Coordinator is to be an ambassador for the organization, advancing the vision of Maple Ridge Christian School with the school community and broader community and inviting engagement and participation in our mission.

     

    Job Specifications

    • part-time position for 20-24 hours per week for 40 weeks (school year) plus three weeks in July or August
    • flexible work schedule including the opportunity to work remotely for some of the hours
    • hourly rate $32.50 – 42.50/hr depending on experience and qualifications

     

    Responsibilities

    • Embrace and promote the mission, vision and core values of MRCS
    • Collaborate with the leadership team and the Development Coordinator to:
      • Create, implement, and measure the success of the overall marketing and communication strategy to enhance the image and position of MRCS within the school and external community as directed by the Lead Principal
      • Manage and motivate a team of volunteers to engage in community school activities
      • Oversee integration of new families, including communications and new parent orientation
      • Support engagement of MRCS families within the school by through various events such as: Welcome Back, concerts, Grandfriends Day, year-end celebration, etc. [full list of events available upon request]
      • Coordinate the MRCS web presence in consultation with the IT Coordinator and website manager to ensure that new and consistent information is posted regularly (social media, articles, stories, videos, etc.)
      • Ensure ongoing connection and visibility with local churches, community organizations and local media
      • Oversee and direct the MRCS brand identity, ensuring the articulation of the MRCS brand identity, its connection to the core mission, vision, and values, and its consistent communication
      • Collaborate with the graphic designer to prepare and distribute print and digital publications that align with the MRCS brand
      • Develop short and long term plans and budgets for the marketing and communications program

     

    Qualifications

    • A college degree with an emphasis on communications, events training, marketing, public relations or business administration
    • Strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
    • Proven competence and enjoyment of creating events that engage communities
    • Proven high levels of integrity and confidentiality
    • Proven ability to prioritize and work under pressure with minimal guidance
    • Advanced computer skills in word processing, spreadsheets and database applications
    • Work experience in an educational or non-profit organization
    • Growing as a leader who is Christ-like in character, full of faith and has a growing relationship with Jesus
    • Must be willing to adhere and sign the Maple Ridge Christian School Community Standards Agreement

    This position is available beginning summer 2024.  Please include the following documents:

    • A current résumé and cover letter
    • A statement of faith
    • References upon request

     

    Applications can be emailed to: y.cramer@mrcs.ca

    Attention:
    Mrs. Yvonne Cramer
    Executive Assistant