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Job Number:  38693
Program & Volunteer Coordinator
Job Posted: Thursday, 5 October 2017
Closing Date: Sunday, 22 October 2017
(53 days ago)
Chebucto Links
Region: Central / Halifax area Type: Full time
Location: Halifax Salary: $32,000 - $34,000

Chebucto Links, a non-profit, community outreach association in Halifax, Nova Scotia seeks a Program & Volunteer Coordinator. We endeavour to provide programs and services that enable older persons to live independently, safely and maintain the quality of life they desire in their community. Chebucto Links works in partnership with other organizations and government to respond to requests and concerns from and about seniors. 



Under the direction of the Executive Director, the Program & Volunteer Coordinator is responsible for program management, development and evaluation, and for the recruitment, placement and retention of volunteers. Programs offered by Chebucto Links are designed to proactively support older adults to sustain their health and wellbeing, as well as maintain their social connectedness to their community.


Key responsibilities

Coordinate, develop, promote and expand existing Chebucto Links’ programs.

Develop ideas/suggestions for new programs and work towards their implementation.

Maintain statistical and financial records for programs.

Evaluate the programs annually.

Develop partnerships and engage community stakeholders.

Coordinate or assist in the coordination of fundraising for programs and special events.

Recruit, mentor, and supervise volunteers and students.

Provide resource information or assist seniors in need.

Support the Executive Director with daily office operations as required.

Other related duties as assigned/required.


Qualifications and Requirements

Undergraduate degree or 2-years Diploma in Recreation, or Health Promotion, with a minimum of two years of experience in the required field.

Program management, supervisory skills and community development experience.

A working knowledge of health and social programs available, and agencies that provide services to seniors.

An awareness of seniors issues e.g. housing, transportation, and health care issues.

Excellent organizational skills.

Strong oral and written communication skills, and administrative skills.

A high level of computer literacy and social media marketing experience.

Must have access to a reliable vehicle.

A criminal record and vulnerable sector checks will be required.


Compensation: $32,000 - $34,000/yr plus 3 weeks vacation

Hours: Typically 35 hours/week

Office Location: 6670 Bayers Road, Halifax, B3L 2B5

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Qualified candidates are invited to apply with resume and cover letter, clearly demonstrating how you meet the requirements of the position.
Please apply via email only to Jan Boswell, Executive Director at .
Contact Details:
Jan Boswell
Executive Director
Chebucto Links

www:   www.chebuctolinks.ca

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