Job Posting 73221

Volunteer Coordinator
Zebra Child Protection Centre
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
Edmonton
closes in 3 days (Mon, 2 Aug)
full time  •  $51,000 - $56,000

Timelines:

Posting closes – Monday, August 2nd, 2021

Pre-screen interviews – Wednesday, August 4th, 2021 & Thursday, August 5th, 2021

Panel interview – Tuesday, August 10th, 2021

Volunteer Training - the successful candidate (if external) will be required to attend the Zebra Centre Volunteer Training sessions on the following days/times:

                Tuesday, August 17: 5:00pm – 9:00pm

                Thursday, August 19: 5:00pm – 9:00pm

                Sunday, August 22: 10:00am – 5:00pm

                Tuesday, August 24: 10:00am – 5:00pm

                Thursday, August 26: 5:00pm – 9:00pm

                Sunday, August 29: 10:00am – 5:00pm

                Tuesday, August 31: 5:00pm – 9:00pm

                Thursday, September 2: 5:00pm – 9:00pm

Please note that due to a high volume of interested applicants, only successful candidates will be contacted.

 

Position Overview:

The Volunteer Coordinator oversees and implements the unique and comprehensive Volunteer Program at the Zebra Child Protection Centre, which involves over 100 active and engaged volunteers filling a variety of roles to support children, youth and families. 

 

The Volunteer Coordinator performs a variety of duties including (but not limited to) recruitment, training, program planning and implementation as well as ensuring volunteers are engaged and supported.  

 

Qualifications:

The successful Volunteer Coordinator will possess the following skills and experiences:

  • Minimum two years of relevant experience managing and supervising volunteers/employees (in a non-profit environment is an asset)
  • Experience in engaging, assigning and supporting volunteers to enhance programs and services within a non-profit organization is an asset.
  • A self-starter who is curious, willing to accept direction and feedback.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Flexibility and the ability to adapt quickly to change.
  • Strong time-management skills and an ability to work to deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. The incumbent must demonstrate the ability to communicate clearly and concisely and while maintaining confidentiality and handling sensitive information.
  • Strong inter-personal skills and the ability to work collaboratively with all members of the organization.
  • Experience and confidence in speaking publicly to various audiences.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook).
  • Awareness of and sensitivity towards diversity.
  • Clearance of an Edmonton Police Service Enhanced Police Information Check and a Children’s Services Vulnerable Sector Check.
  • Personal volunteer experience is an asset
  • Prior victim services/advocacy experience is an asset.

Details:

This position works within a flexible, full-time (36.25hrs) schedule (primarily during Monday – Friday, 9:45am – 6:00pm), with some evening and weekends as needed.   Please note we work with accredited facility dogs on-site.

 

Compensation and Benefits:

This is a salary non-management position with a competitive not-for-profit compensation in the range of $51,000 - $56,000. In addition to a comprehensive health, dental and life benefits package, the Zebra Child Protection Centre offers an employee RRSP program, underground heated parking, three weeks’ annual vacation and two additional mental wellness days per year. Communication tools (cellular telephone, iPad and other tools) provided. Compensation commensurate with experience.

 

The Zebra Child Protection Centre is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building a

culturally diverse facility. We strongly encourage all qualified applicants to apply. We encourage

First Nations, Metis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities;

persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression to apply.

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