Job Posting 102374

Volunteer and Administrative Coordinator
Volunteer Strathcona
Edmonton area
Sherwood Park, Strathcona County, Alberta
closed yesterday (Mon, 22 Jul)
full time  •  $40,000-$48,000 per year (works out to $21.98-$26.37 per hour, based on a 35 hour work week)

Who we are searching for:
Volunteer Strathcona is seeking an individual who is passionate about the social well-being of our community and Strathcona County residents, and who is looking for an opportunity to use their interpersonal, technical, and administrative skills to contribute to our work supporting the voluntary sector in Strathcona County.

What we do:
Since 1976, Volunteer Strathcona has been a champion of volunteers and community organizations throughout Strathcona County.  Our mission is to connect people to their community by promoting, enhancing and growing volunteerism in Strathcona County.


Why you want to work for us:

  • You will have a frontline role in making a difference for non-profits, other community organizations and volunteers throughout Strathcona County.
  • You will be part of a small team of staff who are passionate about volunteerism and building community, and who enjoy a casual, friendly work environment.

What your role would look like:
As our Volunteer and Administrative Coordinator, you will report to our Executive Director and will be responsible for:

  • Exploring the interests and skills of volunteers to help match them with volunteer opportunities.
  • First point of contact for Strathcona County residents looking to volunteer or access services, including phone, email,  in-person, and social media contacts.
  • Overseeing applications and screening of volunteers matched with Volunteer Strathcona’s direct delivery programs; supporting our volunteers with orientation/training, scheduling, tracking hours, and mentorship in their roles.
  • Coordinating applications from Strathcona County residents seeking assistance from our direct delivery programs and supporting the development of relationships between those residents and volunteers.
  • Coordinating equipment loans to community organizations through our We Care We Share program.
  • Administration of various databases, such as Better Impact and Volunteer Connector
  • Along with the rest of the team, you will participate in community events on behalf of Volunteer Strathcona
  • Working with the rest of the team to update and review Volunteer Strathcona programs, initiatives, procedures, and documentation.
  • General administrative and office duties as required.

Note:  due to the nature of our work, we work in-office full-time

 

What you possess:

  • Post-secondary diploma in administration, volunteer management or another field related to the role.
  • At least two years of related work experience, preferably in a non-profit setting.
  • Experience in confidently and effectively communicating with members of the public, by telephone, email, social media & other written formats, as well as in-person.
  • Experience using and updating databases, and knowledge and experience in all Google Platforms; experience with CANVA and WordPress would be assets.
  • Alignment with Volunteer Strathcona’s mission and values, and with the core principles of diversity, equity, inclusion, and reconciliation.
  • Knowledge of Strathcona County community organizations.
  • Flexibility and a commitment to strong teamwork
  • *Please note that a Criminal Record check and Vulnerable Sector check will be required.

What we can offer you:

  • Annual salary range of $40,000-$48,000 (based on experience and certification, equivalent to $21.98 to $26.37/hour)
  • Full-Time / 35 Hours per week (8:30 am – 4:30 pm – Monday to Friday, with a one hour unpaid lunch break), you must have flexibility to adjust hours to assist with events/meetings during evenings and weekends
  • Comprehensive Health Benefits (commencing after 3 months of employment)
  • RRSP Contribution (commencing after 6 months of employment)

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