Job Posting 101304

Volunteer Coordinator for Seniors' Programs
Burnaby Neighbourhood House
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
Burnaby, BC
closes in 10 days (Wed, 5 Jun)
part time - temporary / contract  •  $24.52/hour

Contract Position until March 2025 with a possibility of extension

Job Description:

The primary role of the Seniors’ Volunteer Coordinator is to work with a coalition of Community Based Seniors Services (CBSS) agencies in Burnaby to recruit, train and support volunteers to work within local seniors’ programs.

General Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To develop a marketing plan to recruit volunteers based on the needs of local community organizations.
  • To create an intake system that allows initial assessment of volunteer skills and interests
  • To develop a system to track intake and transfer of volunteers to agency partners
  • To develop an understanding of volunteer systems of local CBSS agencies and ensure the smooth transition of volunteers into these systems.
  • To assess training needs of volunteers within shared projects and provide opportunities for volunteers to participate in these trainings.
  • To develop 2 ‘Shared Learning” sessions for volunteers that allow them to add additional training and share experiences of working in the community
  • To develop and implement recognition events for volunteers
  • To create a system that welcomes seniors of diverse backgrounds and abilities


  1. Degree or diploma in social service, business administration, non-profit management, community development or equivalent work/education experience
  2. Knowledge and awareness of issues surrounding diversity and multiculturalism.
  3. Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills.
  4. 1-2 years administrative experience.
  5. Demonstrated experience recruiting and supporting volunteers
  6. Demonstrated experience with technology including database management and experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint).
  7. 1-2 years event planning/coordination experience.
  8. Current criminal record search.
  9. Second language (an asset).
  10. May include evening and weekend work

Other Details: BIPOC and 2SLGBTQIA+ candidates are encouraged to apply

Hours of Work & Rate of Pay: 25 hours a week. The wage is $24.52

Accountability: The Volunteer Coordinator reports to and is supported by the CBSS volunteer working group

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