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Social Impact Specialist

Effective Date

February 2023

Reports To

Program Manager, Strategic Impact


The Social Impact Specialist will help advance social responsibility at CREA and within our membership. The Specialist will engage with leading changemakers within our membership across Canada and help tell their inspiring stories of community impact. The Specialist will also help plan and execute transformative and skills-based volunteering opportunities for CREA staff and volunteer leadership.

12 months contract

The Social Impact Specialist will help advance social responsibility at CREA and within our membership.

Core Competencies:

  • Project and volunteer coordination
  • Relationship building and collaboration
  • Communication and storytelling
  • Organizational skills

Position Accountabilities:

  • Lead the creation of engaging multimedia profiles of REALTORS® taking action to create change in their communities. This work will involve outreach to the subjects and charity/community group representatives, collaboration with photographers and/or videographers, the planning and execution of in-person, on-location video interviews, and the crafting of narratives and messaging for videos, web copy, and social media content.
  • Help facilitate CREA’s participation in Volunteer Canada’s Skills Exchange for Good skills-based volunteering program.
  • Work closely with internal and external partners to plan and execute transformative volunteering activities for CREA staff and volunteer leadership.
  • Provide project coordination support for REALTORS Care® Week planning and execution.
  • Coordinate with CREA’s Communications department to arrange for stories of impact by CREA and our members to be shared via CREA’s communications channels when appropriate.
  • Attend internal and external meetings as required.
  • Special projects and other duties as assigned.


  • A combination of a bachelor’s degree or relevant diploma AND minimum three (3) years of experience working on social impact-related issues.
  • Experience in the coordination of social responsibility/impact initiatives and working for or in partnership with non-profit organizations.
  • Proven ability to speak confidently and engage effectively with individuals and groups, including colleagues, leaders, and partners, through leading activities and discussions.
  • Proven ability to develop written and verbal content that clearly communicates key messages in an engaging and inspiring manner, a consistent voice and reflecting good judgement.
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple projects at once.
  • Proactive self‐starter, effective working independently and collaboratively.
  • Deep understanding of social issues and inequality; and passion for driving positive change.
  • Definite assets include:
    • Professional experience in volunteer coordination/management;
    • Personal volunteering experience;
    • Event planning experience;
    • Bilingualism (English and French).

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We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those under consideration for the role will be contacted.

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At CREA, we are committed to fostering an inclusive, barrier-free and accessible environment. Part of this commitment includes arranging accommodations to ensure an equitable opportunity to participate in the recruitment and selection process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.