The Northeast Region of Canine Companions for Independence was founded in 1989 and was located on the SUNY Farmingdale Campus in Farmingdale, NY. The Northeast Region serves New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Delaware, Eastern Pennsylvania, Maryland, Washington DC, Virginia, West Virginia, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine.
In 2008, the Northeast Regional Training Center moved to a state-of-the-art facility, the Miller Family Campus located in Medford, NY. The 11-acre, 39,000 square foot Canine Care Center features 38 kennels, exercise yards, a wellness clinic and grooming facility, along with separate kennels and play yards for puppies. The Hagedorn Team Training Residence Hall has 11 spacious fully handicapped accessible dorm rooms for training participants and their families. Bogie's Bistro provides a community space with an accessible kitchen, dining room and lounge. There are five training rooms that are utilized for Team Training, professional training, puppy classes, as well as community meetings.
SUMMARYThe Community Events Coordinator is responsible for the coordination of regional special and community events including DogFest Walk ‘n Roll, galas, and other special events as assigned.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned as needed:
EXPERIENCE: Minimum 2 to 3 years of volunteer coordination and/or event planning/management experiencerequired. Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook). Databaseexperience preferred.
EDUCATION: High school graduate, GED or equivalent required; AA/AS or BA/BS in a related field preferred.
This position is currently accepting applications.