Job Posting 100369

Project & Volunteer Manager
Burnaby Neighbourhood House
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
Burnaby, BC
closed 15 days ago (Fri, 5 Apr)
full time  •  $26.53 - $28.99 per hour

The Burnaby Neighbourhood House is a volunteer-driven community-based social service agency located in Burnaby, BC and dedicated to addressing identified community needs through a variety of programs and services.


Overview of Functions of the Position:

The Project & Volunteer Manager works within the BNH staff team to support projects, programs, volunteers, community members, and organizational administration.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage projects for marketing and resources materials and guides for major publications as required
  • Managing projects and ongoing registrations  ie Camping Bureau, Recreational Credits, Burnaby Christmas Bureau, Coldest Night of the Year
  • Overall responsibility of the planning and execution of operations for the Christmas Bureau
  • Responsible for volunteers and schedules throughout the Christmas Bureau project  
  • Responsible to maintain confidential information and Financial Management
  • Managing staff and co-op students on various projects and publications as required
  • Organize and maintain detailed records, and meet deadlines
  • Responsible for recruitment strategies of new volunteers
  • Manage and responsible for central intake of volunteers; i.e. screening, interviewing, criminal record checks, documentation management and identification of strengths for placement
  • Oversee general orientation and training of new volunteers
  • Management of volunteer records; i.e. application forms, references, checks, stats. data bases
  • Provide support and be a resource to other staff who are working with volunteers
  • Manage existing external relationships and build strong partnerships within the Burnaby Community
  • Administrative Support: general administrative tasks to support operations


Direct Reports: Yes




  • Degree or diploma and/or accreditation in business administration/accounting/ Human Resources or equivalent work/education experience
  • Volunteer recruitment and/or community development experience
  • Project Management designation and/or relevant experience
  • Proven experience leading teams and volunteers through project planning and execution
  • Working knowledge of organizational policies, and procedures
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills to facilitate positive interactions with all levels of the organization
  • Excellent public speaking and presentation skills
  • High proficiency with Microsoft Office Applications including: Word, Excel, Outlook, OneDrive, Forms, and SharePoint


In addition to bringing a commitment to Burnaby Neighbourhood House vision and values, the candidate should possess the following competencies:

  • Evolve in Professional Capability – Commit to being better
  • Achieve Excellence and Authenticity – Show up with the best version of you
  • Leading Others • Develop the Potential in Others – Help people grow and lead
  • Create a Culture of Connection – Build bridges between people and partners
  • Make an Intentional Impact – Advance the strength and causeof BNH

Other Details:   

  • BIPOC and 2SLGBTQIA+ candidates are encouraged to apply.
    • Vaccines up to date

Hours of Work:                 35 Hours per week   


Accountability:                 This position reports to the Director of Operations


Hours & Pay rate:    $26.53– $28.99 (dependent on experience) 

Extended Health benefit package (after 3 months) 3% matching group RSP (after one year) 


Deadline:   April 5, 2024

Start Date: Negotiable


Thank you for your interest in this position, however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.   


No phone calls please 


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