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The Salvation Army Greater Boston Events Coordinator in Canton, Massachusetts


The Salvation Army’s Divisional Headquarters located in Canton, MA is hiring aGreater Boston Events Coordinatorand offers excellent benefit package to eligible employees including:

  • Generous paid time off every year that includes: holidays, up to 3 personal days, vacation time and sick time.

  • Employer funded Pension Plan (company contributions begin after 1 year of employment)

  • Comprehensive health care coverage with low-cost employee premiums, co-pays and deductibles

  • Eligibility for supplemental insurance plans including Short Term Disability, AFLAC and Voluntary Term Life

  • Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Eligibility for the Federal Government’s Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program

  • Most importantly – a job with a good purpose!

    Location : Canton, MA

    Pay Range : $23 to $27 per hour depending upon experience and qualifications

    The Greater Boston Events Coordinator is responsible for events such as Back to School, Angel Tree, Thanksgiving and Christmas Distribution, and scheduling, and training of staff/volunteers for these events and other programs as needed. They will work in conjunction with the Advancement team and local Salvation Army Corps Officers (Pastors/local Business Manager) with coordination for Divisional activities and other events and promotions as needed. The Greater Boston Events Coordinator will participate in project needs, discern work priorities, and meet deadlines. Work with vendors, event attendees, and be capable of building strong and positive relationships with donors, partners, and other key stakeholders. Manage clerical, operational, and other aspects of multiple simultaneous major events with special emphasis on Corps/Client relations. Events include fundraising and awareness events; major social ministries distribution events which provide toys, clothes, backpacks, food, and other items in support of those in need.

    Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related field (i.e. Hospitality, Project Management)

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in events planning

  • Experience supervising and working with professionals/volunteers

  • Must have experience managing multiple projects at one time

  • Must have experience training others (volunteers, staff, partners, etc)

  • Must understand the mission of The Salvation Army

  • Must be able to exercise confidentiality, discretion, and judgment

  • Must have excellent organizational skills

  • Must be culturally sensitive and have knowledge of community resources

  • Computer expertise in Microsoft Applications and other specific software

  • Multi-faceted communication skills

  • Must be able to work independently and as a team member

  • Ability to multi-task and still provide high quality, detailed work

  • Must be willing to work weekends and evenings as needed

Job LocationsUS-MA-Canton

Job ID 2024-12720

Category Social Services

Type Regular Full-Time