MBC Webinar - January - Managing the Winter Blahs

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R e g i s t e r   T o d a y !

 

Sunday, January 21st, 2018 - 8:00 - 9:00pm

Put the kids to bed, put on your fuzzy slippers, pour yourself a glass of wine or a  mug of hot chocolate and joins us for the inaugural session of the ongoing MBC webinar series.

This month we've got Laurel Crossley speaking on Managing the Post Holiday Stress in Your Kids and Family as We Move into the Season of Winter Blahs

And guess what else will help you get over the winter blahs . . . the fact that we're opening this webinar up for free for both members and non-members of MBC!  Subsequent webinars will be provided at no cost for members only.

Register here:  http://mbcjanuary.eventbrite.ca

Posted by Elaine Mayea on January 14, 2018

Job Posting - Office Manager

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MULIPLE BIRTHS CANADA OFFICE MANAGER

Multiple Births Canada is seeking an experienced candidate for the part-time position of Office Manager, to start as soon as possible. See the Job Posting below for details. For more information please contact MBC's HR Committee at hr@multiplebirthscanada.org   Help fulfill MBC's mission to improve the quality of life for multiple-birth individuals and their families in Canada!

Printable Job Posting - click here
Printable Job Description- click here

Background

Multiple Births Canada (MBC) is a Registered Charity whose mission is to improve the quality of life for multiple-birth individuals and their families in Canada. We fulfill our mission by providing support, education, research, and advocacy, locally, nationally and internationally to individuals, families, Affiliate Chapters, and organizations that have a personal or professional interest in multiple-birth issues. MBC is seeking an experienced candidate for the part-time position of Office Manager.

Reporting to the Board of Directors, and working closely with volunteers across Canada, the Office Manager will manage the day to day operations of MBC. He/she will adhere to MBC's long-term strategic plan; abide by the bylaws, policies and procedures that MBC has in place; work with volunteers to develop new resources; while helping the organization to grow and providing support for Canadian multiple-birth families. 

This is a diverse and demanding position that requires the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, and involves a wide range of skills including administration, writing, communications, public relations, social media, and community engagement. The Office Manager will have the ability to build and maintain positive, collaborative and productive working relationships with a wide range of members, volunteers, supporters and community partners.
  
Qualifications

  • excellent organizational and time management skills;
  • good IT skills, including knowledge of a range of software packages;
  • the capacity to prioritize tasks;
  • ability to liaise well with others and delegate tasks;
  • excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • ability to work on your own initiative;
  • attention to detail;
  • flexibility and adaptability to changing workloads;
  • knowledge of the issues facing multiple-birth families, and has a direct relationship to multiples or an interest in promoting multiple-birth issues; and
  • knowledge in Quickbooks & Mass Mailing program an asset
  • a Business Administration/Business Management Degree/Certificate in a field that transfers to the management of an organization in the not-for-profit or charitable sector or equivalent;
  • English written, spoken and reading are essential. Bilingualism is an asset.

Responsibilities  

  • work from a home-based office as an Independent Contractor;
  • using a range of office software, including email, spreadsheets and databases;
  • recording office expenditure and managing the budget;
  • work with the Director of Finance to ensure tax returns and annual Charity Returns are filed in a timely manner;
  • coordinating work with volunteers;
  • responding to membership enquiries;
  • take minutes at monthly board meetings and follow up on tasks that require action;
  • attending conferences and training; and
  • management of various social media sites (Facebook, Twitter, Blog).

Remuneration

Remuneration is on a part-time contract basis with weekly hours still to be determined. Some evening and weekend work is required.

Closing Date:  January 31,2018.

Qualified applicants should submit their resumes, cover letter and three references electronically to the MBC Hiring Committee at hr@multiplebirthscanada.org.

We thank all applicants for their interest in the Office Manager position for Multiple Births Canada. However, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No telephone calls please.

We thank all applicants for their interest in the Office Manager position for Multiple Births Canada. However, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No telephone calls please.

Posted by Elaine Mayea on January 08, 2018

Thank You, Theresa Sanders

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The Board of Directors of Multiple Births Canada would like to thank Theresa Sanders for her service as Office Manager as she has recently decided to move on from this position. Over the past 2 years plus, she has been a valuable asset to the organization in many ways, always willing to go above and beyond with every job, making sure our membership was taken care of in the best way possible.  Her passion and skills will be missed and the Board wishes Theresa well in all her future endeavors.

 

While we look to fill this position, please be aware that the Board will be covering all aspects of the office and we appreciate your help and understanding during this transition time. We will be posting the Office Manager position shortly on the MBC website at www.multiplebirthscanada.org. If you have any questions, please email hr@multiplebirthscanada.org.

Posted by Elaine Mayea on January 06, 2018

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Toll Free in Canada: 1-866-228-8824
Email: office@multiplebirthscanada.org

Multiple Births Canada is a charitable organization (charity number 895390110 RR0001). Donations are tax-deductible as allowed by Canadian law.

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