We're Looking for a Summer Student to Join Our Team!

 Job Title:  Community Engagement Officer – Student Position

 Reports To:  Marketing and Engagement Coordinator


United Way of Prince Edward Island

The United Way of PEI is working to create vibrant healthy and inclusive communities across PEI. We do this by ensuring access to a broad range of programs and services for everyone, close to home and building connections to help people work together, developing solutions to local issues that affect them.

Overview of Position

The role of the Community Engagement Officer is to increase awareness of UWPEI at the community level and to promote opportunities for collaboration and the fostering partnerships between donors and the United Way.

This is a 10 week student position.

Key Responsibilities

·   Coordination of United by Song – a key event of United Way of PEI - including the identification and engagement of sponsors, project planning and logistics, engagement of stakeholders, and assisting in the development of marketing and promotions.


·   Develop communication materials that showcase UWPEI’s strategic priorities and focus areas in a way that engages and resonates with youth across PEI.


·    Identify existing online resources effectively engaging public/stakeholders on impact of poverty.


·   Represent UWPEI at community events and fundraising initiatives.


·   Develop and deliver presentations on behalf of the UWPEI at events.


·   Conducting online research monitoring data and response to engagement activities.

·   Identify and develop special events and activities to engage Islanders, specifically Youth.

Additional Responsibilities

          ·        Managing and/or participating in special projects as requested.

          ·        Ability to be flexible and comfortable with continuous change.

          ·         Performing any other duties as assigned.


     ·           Experience in developing and delivering presentations to diverse groups.

     ·           Experience in planning and coordination events and/or projects.

     ·           Ability to lead projects and work independently.

     ·           Capability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously with high attention to detail.

     ·           Ability to engage stakeholders, build relationships and partnerships.

     ·           Strong research, analytical and writing skills.

     ·           Ability to think critically and creatively.

     ·           A team-player and with a positive attitude.

     ·           Demonstrated excellence in verbal and written communication.

     ·           Ability to manage, prioritize activities as assigned.

     ·           Proficient in Microsoft Office applications.


This position is funded thanks to the support of Canada Summer Jobs and to be eligible, participants must:

  • Be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment;
  • Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment; and,
  • Have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations.
  • International students are not eligible participants. International students include anyone who is temporarily in Canada for studies and who is not a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person who has been granted refugee status in Canada.

Application Deadline: May 10th, 2018

Please submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@peiunitedway.com 


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For all general inquiries, please contact:
United Way of Prince Edward Island
180 Kent Street, 2nd Floor
PO Box 247
Charlottetown, PEI
C1A 7K4

Toll Free: 1-877-902-4438
Phone: 902-894-8202
Fax: 902-894-9643

Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00AM - 4:00PM

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