Job Title: Volunteer Resources Coordinator
Position Type: Maternity Leave Replacement (One Year)- Full-time
Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm (occasional evening and weekend work required)
Closing Date: Open until a suitable candidate is found.
CMHA-Edmonton is a non-profit organization that envisions mentally healthy people in caring communities. We increase awareness and understanding of mental health, mental illness, recovery, and suicide prevention through education. We support the resilience and recovery of people in distress including those affected by mental illness or suicide by providing crisis intervention; safe, long-term and affordable housing; peer connections; suicide grief and family support; advocacy and wayfinding; and providing opportunities to improve your wellness.
Join us and make a difference in the lives of individuals and families affected by mental illness and stressful situations including abuse, violence, and suicide.
Reporting to the Manager Community Engagement Services, the Coordinator Volunteer Resources is responsible for managing volunteer resources to assist in the delivery of the agency’s programs and services. The Coordinator is responsible for full cycle volunteer management (recruitment, screening, orientation, training, recognition and evaluation). The Coordinator is also responsible for providing guidance, support, resources and tools to staff who supervise volunteers. The position works primarily, but not exclusively, with the Helplines program, ensuring that there are qualified volunteers to take on roles as Distress Line Volunteers. The Coordinator will be an active member of a Distress Line Volunteer Work Group to ensure smooth recruitment, training, recognition and evaluation of Distress Line Volunteers. The Coordinator organizes gaming events (bingos and casinos) by recruiting, training and supervising the volunteers for these events, completing required paperwork and securing necessary licensing. The Coordinator also supports the volunteer needs of other agency service areas including practicum support, fund development, peer support, administrative services as well as education and awareness. The Coordinator will be responsible for maintaining all volunteer files, compiling program statistics, developing and maintaining a comprehensive volunteer recognition program, preparing monthly program reports, and meeting the requirements of the agency communications plan.
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