Would you like to work for a not-for-profit organization that is dedicated to maximizing the independence and community participation of people with disabilities across Canada? Would you like to play a role in advocating for inclusion and equity for all people living with disabilities?
March of Dimes Canada (MODC) is a federally registered national charity that offers a wide variety of programs and services to Canadians living with disabilities. Since 1951, starting with the polio epidemic, March of Dimes Canada has been on the forefront of the disability movement. We are focused on a bold vision of enhancing services, financing the vision, building partnerships and creating an appropriate and sustainable infrastructure. Through our Culture Code we live the values of: We Are One Team, We Are Accountable to Ourselves and Each Other, and We Adapt and Grow Together.
MODC is looking for a Coordinator, Volunteer Engagement based in Vancouver, British Columbia.
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, Program Instructors, 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.
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Please note the following:
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.
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