Backpack Campaign Coordinator posting

Backpack Campaign Coordinator

Job Description


The United Way is looking for an outgoing college or university marketing or communication student to plan and organize its annual Backpack Program and support other fundraising initiatives.

The student would be responsible for seeking donations of both funds and product to support the program, work with volunteers, network with area agencies and donors.




  • Support United Way fundraising events
  • Soliciting funds and supplies from the community
  • Coordinate client database with United Way staff and local service agencies
  • Maintain inventory of supplies donated and purchased
  • Media and public relations
  • General office duties
  • Community outreach and donor solicitation
  • Fundraising
  • Special events
  • Distribution of inventory


Significant physical activity is an expectation of this position


Student needs access to a vehicle and valid drivers license.

Start Date: June 11th 2018 (to be confirmed)

End Date: August 31st 2018

Hours: 35 hours per week, some weekend commitments required

Applicant must be a student who was in school in 2018 and is returning to school in 2018

Apply in person at the United Way of Bruce Grey 380 9th Street East Owen Sound, office Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 4:00 pm.

By email       fax 519 376 5458

Applications should include a cover letter.

Posting closes April 18th 2018