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Job Number:  46191
Volunteer & Special Events Facilitator - Calgary
Job Posted: Wednesday, 11 July 2018
Closing Date: Saturday, 28 July 2018
(57 days ago)
Hope Mission
Region: Calgary area Type: Full time
Location: Calgary (South East and Camp Gardner) Salary: (not entered)

Volunteer & Special Events Facilitator - Calgary

Hope Mission


Title                   : Volunteer & Special Events Facilitator

Reports to        : The Volunteer & Special Events Facilitator is accountable to the Program Manager of Hope Mission’s Hubulta Centre to recruit, coordinate and support volunteers for Hope Mission programs and to organize special events.

Based at           : Hope Mission Hubulta Centre

Hours of work  : 10am to 6pm, Monday-Friday.


As we provide programming and services in the after-school hours, all staff must be available to work evenings and Saturdays for special events as needed. Must also be available to serve at our summer camp, Camp Hope, as needed.






Hope Mission has a vision that men, women, youth and children who come to our doors

would come to know Jesus Christ as their personal Lord and Saviour.

This vision can be fulfilled only if all staff is diligent

in serving, strengthening and uplifting people in the name of Jesus Christ.



Job Summary:


Hope Mission Calgary provides programs, meals, and care to children and families in the Forest Lawn community through the Hubalta Centre as well as serves children and youth at our summer camp, Camp Hope. The Volunteer & Special Events Facilitator supports the Program Manager and team to provide caring volunteers to support programs, perform service projects, and  coordinates special events including semi-weekly meals (Hubalta) and holiday activities.   


Key Attributes:

  • Leadership: Lead through serving.
  • Communication: Excellent communication and organization skills. Gifted in public speaking.
  • Team Work: Attend staff meetings and functions. Serve, strengthen, and uplift other team members.
  • Faithful, Available, and Teachable: Serve with faithfulness and excellence. Be consistent in work and willing to grow in character and skill. Be willing and ready to serve, strengthen, and uplift people in the name of Jesus Christ.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Volunteer Recruitment: Actively develop and build a network of volunteer recruitment with strategic partners (churches, colleges, universities). Coordinate with the Community Engagement Staff.
  • Volunteer Screening: Ensure volunteers have gone through appropriate screening steps before volunteering with children and youth.
  • Database Management: Maintain volunteer records in the Volgistics database and through secure paper files.
  • Volunteer Training: Coordinate volunteer training and orientation in collaboration with the Program Manager, Outreach Supervisor, and Kitchen Supervisor. Provide volunteers with a role description and necessary training for working with vulnerable children, youth, and families.
  • Volunteer Support: Provide ongoing support and check-ins for volunteers throughout their time as a volunteer.
  • Communication: Provide ongoing communication between teams, volunteers, Program Manager, and Community Engagement. Actively communicate volunteer needs through recruitment networks.
  • Coordination: Plan special events and meals in collaboration with Program Manager and Community Engagement Staff.
  • Outreach Ministry: Support the ministry team as they run programs to children and families. Develop relationships with the children and families who come to Hope Mission programs. Be available to join in program on occasion when there are staff away.
  • Perform other relevant duties as assigned by the Calgary Program Manager. 


Minimum Qualifications & Skills:

  • Ministry Experience: Relevant experience in ministry involving administration & coordination of volunteers, leadership, children, youth, and outreach. Understanding of various challenges of those “at risk” and able to handle relevant reports.
  • Administrative Experience: Training or experience in managing volunteers. Experience with Office Programs (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Media).
  • Self-Starter, Team Player, Multi-tasking, Flexible: Able to manage competing priorities and multiple activities, events, and situations. Works well under pressure and requires minimal supervision.
  • Education: Completion of high school. Degree in Ministry an asset.


Other Requirements:

  • Being a Christian Organization we require our employees to be in agreement and sign the Hope Mission Statement of Faith.


  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada on a full-time basis.
  • Able to provide Criminal Record Check with a Vulnerable Sector Search and a Child Intervention Record Check
  • A letter of reference from a ministry or church is an asset
  • Adherence to Hope Mission’s Policies and Procedures






1. Resume,

2. Reference list,


3. Cover letter stating why you would like to work in a Christian Ministry


TO:     People and Culture, Hope Mission




How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.

1. Resume,
2. Reference list,
3. Cover letter stating why you would like to work in a Christian Ministry

TO: People and Culture, Hope Mission
Contact Details:
Human Resources
Hope Mission
9908 106 Avenue NW
Edmonton, AB, T5J 2L8

Tel: (780) 422-2018
Fax: (780) 453-1455
www:   www.hopemission.com

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