Events Coordinator

Spinal Cord Injury Alberta

Events Coordinator

Spinal Cord Injury Alberta
Description of Position / skills Required

Reports To: Regional Program Coordinator

From May 6, 2019 – August 16, 2019

Job Summary:  The Events Coordinator will help plan, organize and coordinate various special events (SCI AB Comedy Night/Golf Tournament/Diamonds and Denim)

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Meet with sponsors and organizing committees to plan event scope and format
  • Source entertainment options and activities for participants, receive and process registrations.
  • Design and implement public relations campaigns, respond to public requests for information.
  • Recruit, coordinate and train volunteers in a variety of settings, and consider risk management issues related to volunteer roles.
  • Attend meetings, arrange refreshments, record and distribute minutes
  • Maintains updated mailing lists and database records
  • Runs errands to pick up, drop off, etc. etc. (vehicle is a must)
  • Examines and updates existing planning materials for all auctions and contests
  • Takes the lead role in executing auction & contest plans and details, including acquisition of items using mail, e-mail, online applications, visits and phone calls 
  • Works closely with volunteers, provides leadership, decisions and quick answers
  • Create signage for auction items
  • Produce (or assist with production) of power point presentations

Skill Sets, Experience and Education:

  • Excellent communication, presentation, organizational, time management and problem solving skills
  • The stamina and energy required to work long hours when required
  • The ability to work effectively in a dynamic team environment with flexibility, as well as independently
  • The ability to pay close attention to details
  • The ability to work well under pressure and make responsible decisions quickly.


Key Contacts:

Internal:  Staff

External: Clients, members, general public, media, community agencies, government

Job Location
Red Deer, AB
Nature of Work
Full Time, Temporary
How to Apply

Please submit resume and cover letter including references to Please include Events Coordinator in Subject