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Does taking meaningful action inspire you?  Are you looking for an opportunity to make an impact in the daily life of a child?  Are you passionate about creating social change, engaging with and having an impact on your community?  Are you looking to take ownership of your career in an organization that values people, action and trust?  Brown Bagging for Calgary’s Kids (BB4CK) has an opportunity for a dynamic individual to join our dedicated team.

 

Who we are:  Brown Bagging for Calgary’s Kids (BB4CK) is a mission-focused grassroots organization, working to build and strengthen communities that ensure every child has enough to eat at school. Our team is small, working together in our areas of strength to ensure we can have broad impact in our community.

Brown Bagging for Calgary’s Kids has increased the number of hungry kids fed daily through its programs by almost 70% since 2015. To accomplish this increased impact, BB4CK has broadened its program delivery through community partnerships and a focus on encouraging and supporting people in Calgary to act in meaningful ways to feed kids. Today, BB4CK continues to grow and transition in order to achieve our goal of no hungry kids. This is an exciting and challenging time in our organizational life, as we continue to meet the growing need in our community, while also focusing our efforts on strengthening our systems and processes to support our growing organization.

Our vision:  Communities that make sure all kids are fed.
Our mission: Connect and inspire people to take meaningful action to feed and care for kids.

Working cohesively with the Director of Programming, the Community Connector is a facilitator of connection, activation and program delivery for volunteer groups working all over our city to feed and care for hungry kids. The Community Connector takes the lead in inspiring and giving tools to people to make a difference in their communities and neighborhoods. It is an integral and essential part of the BB4CK team.

The role of Community Connector will include the following key responsibilities:

Strategy: Lead the creation, implementation and evaluation of strategy for to engage groups of volunteers in making lunches all over our city.
Leadership and Coordination: Create systems that provide a structure for groups of volunteers to operate their own programs to feed kids.
Inspire and Motivate: Engage people with the joy of connecting with others and caring for people in their communities.
Storytelling: Share the story of BB4CK with a wide variety of people.

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This opportunity might be for you if you:

  • • Are a dynamic and engaging leader, demonstrating our core values to positively influence others
    • Have the ability to achieve results that are in the best interests of both the organization and community
    • Find joy in building relationships and engaging people to make a difference
    • Are flexible and adaptable to changing situations
    • Have a working knowledge of technology

Qualifications:

  • 1-3 years experience in a volunteer role
  • 3+ years working closely in a team
  • Experience thinking “on your feet” problem solving and building both short- and long-term solutions

BB4CK offers a competitive compensation package along with professional development opportunities for innovation and professional growth.  Salary will be commensurate with level of experience.

If you are looking for a purpose driven and compelling place to work, please email your cover letter and resume to jan@bb4ck.org by September 3, 2019.

This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.  We thank all applicants for their interest in BB4CK, however only those under consideration will be contacted.

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