Location/Lieu: Vancouver, BC
Position/Poste: Coordinator, Volunteer Engagement
Reporting to the Regional Manager, Community Programs & After Stroke, the Coordinator, Volunteer Engagement is responsible for managing, developing, implementing and evaluating volunteer-led programming offered across Canada, that exist within the CPAS portfolio. In this role, the Coordinator will oversee a comprehensive volunteer and resource program within a specific region, while supervising and actively championing volunteer-driven activities across the CPAS portfolio.
The Coordinator will work collaboratively with the Coordinator, After Stroke and the Coordinator, Community Programs within their respective region to ensure suitable volunteers are integrated into program delivery. The Coordinator will also work closely with other Coordinators, Volunteer Engagement and the Senior Manager, Volunteer Engagement to ensure consistent practices are applied across the CPAS portfolio. In this role, the Coordinator will oversee a comprehensive volunteer and resource program within a specific region, while supervising and actively championing volunteer-driven activities across the CPAS portfolio.
The Coordinator, Volunteer Engagement will work with the Regional Manager to ensure that CPAS departmental volunteer policies, procedures and practices are up to date and meet organizational requirements. The coordinator will provide oversight for the identification of new volunteer opportunities within regional CPAS programs, development of appropriate volunteer assignments, recruitment, screening and selection of volunteers, including placements for students and interns. The incumbent will ensure that CPAS staff assigned to work with volunteers and the volunteers are appropriately trained.
The Coordinator, Volunteer Engagement is responsible for creating and executing annual program plans, establishing objectives and key performance indicators that are aligned with the broader CPAS goals. The role will also be responsible for contributing to the promotion of a culture of volunteer appreciation and recognition within the organization with the goal of guaranteeing a positive and meaningful experience for all CPAS volunteers.
- Post-secondary degree or diploma in health promotion, education, social services, volunteer development, community development or related area.
- 3-5 years working experience in a volunteer coordination capacity
- Experience working with the disability community, knowledge of disability issues and/or lived experience of disability will be considered strong assets
- Experience of providing person centred support to vulnerable people
- Experience of working with health and social care professionals in a variety of settings
- Experience with group facilitation
- Proven expertise in volunteer resources development and volunteer management
- Experience and comfort using Microsoft Office products and volunteer management programs
- Demonstrated leadership abilities
- Excellent interpersonal communication skills
- Demonstrated program planning, implementation and evaluation skills
- Strong written and verbal skills with the ability to communicate effectively and efficiently
- Proven ability to supervise, motivate, train and monitor the performance of a team of volunteers
- Strong organizational skills, ability to prioritize multiple tasks and deadlines
- Works effectively with, and demonstrates respect for others
- Self-motivated to achieve results
- Demonstrated flexibility to changing demands of the job and multiple tasks and deadlines; results-oriented
- Demonstrates willingness and ability to apply new methods and techniques
- Driver’s license essential
- French an asset
Salary Range/Échelle des salaires: Commensurate with experience
Applications accepted until/Candidatures acceptées jusqu’au (mm/dd/yyyy): 01/18/2021
Send application and resume to/Adressez votre demande d’emploi et curriculum vitae à:
Name: Jill Jukes
Position: Regional Manager
Address (#, street/rue, suite, city/ville, province, postal code): 301 – 1212 W Broadway, Vancouver BC V6H 3V1
March of Dimes Canada is committed to a workforce that is reflective of the diverse populations that we serve. We welcome applications from qualified individuals from all backgrounds. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), and accessibility standards across Canada, March of Dimes Canada will provide accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require any accommodations, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs. We are committed to a selection process and work environment that is inclusive, equitable and accessible.