Job Posting 83782

Coordinator of Volunteers
The Winnipeg Children's Access Agency Inc.
Winnipeg area
385 River Avenue, Winnipeg, MB
closed 8 days ago (Fri, 20 May)
part time  •  $18.00/hour

Description

The Winnipeg Children’s Access Agency is looking for an individual who has a good understanding of the issues surrounding Interpersonal Violence who:

– Enjoys working with volunteers

– Has experience in facilitating the training of volunteers

– Has hands-on experience in developing a volunteer training program.

If this describes you – We invite you to apply to join our extraordinary staff team as the Coordinator of Volunteers!

This is currently a .75 FTE (28 hours per week) position

 

Job description

The Winnipeg Children’s Access Agency (WCAA) is a non-profit, charitable organization whose mission is to facilitate contact between children and their parents/legal guardians where there has been evidence of interpersonal violence. This is fulfilled through supervised visitations and supervised exchanges in a protected, neutral and child-focused environment. Volunteers are the life-blood of the service we provide.

 

JOB PURPOSE

The Coordinator of Volunteers fills a key position within WCAA, recruiting, screening, providing orientation and training, ensuring scheduling and ongoing support of the volunteer team.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Is the primary recruiter for new volunteers, ensuring a solid volunteer base.
  • Collaborates with the Executive Director in the ongoing development of WCAA volunteer recruitment and in developing strategies for increased volunteer engagement and recognition.
  • Reviews volunteer applications, interviews, screens, completes reference, criminal record and abuse registry checks.
  • Provides initial training and education concerning interpersonal violence and the policies and procedures of WCAA Supervised Visitations and Exchanges.
  • Manages and tracks volunteer activity and program.
  • Regularly updates training materials and collaborates with the Executive Director to plan continuing educational events, including recruiting appropriate expertise to enhance training opportunities for volunteers in line with the volunteer recruitment strategies.
  • Tracks volunteer hours and experiences and updates volunteer files and databases promptly. The Coordinator of Volunteers is responsible for posting the Volunteer and Client Schedule each month.
  • Collaborates with the Case Management Coordinator and supports the coordination of the Monitor Mentor Program.
  • Reviews Observation Notes created by the new Visitation Monitors and provides additional feedback and support to Volunteers as needed.

Qualifications

  • A combination of Post-secondary education and experience in a related field
  • A minimum of one year of experience in the direct management of volunteers.
  • A minimum of one year of experience in developing a volunteer program.
  • Must have a good understanding of interpersonal violence and its effects
  • One year of successful experience working in an inclusive work team environment
  • Must show a demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Must be able to work with little supervision and take initiative
  • Evidence of excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability in time-management, organizational skills and the ability to prioritize work.
  • Must be proficient in using Microsoft 365 and Better Impact software applications
  • Demonstrated ability to handle occasional stressful situations
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Must be available to work flexible hours, including some evenings and weekends
  • Other related duties as assigned

This position is subject to a Criminal Record Check, including Vulnerable Sector Search, and a Child Abuse Registry and Adult Abuse Registry Check.

This is a .75 FTE position (28 hours/week)

The position will require working one evening shift per week and a four-hour shift once a month on a Saturday or Sunday.

Please send your resume and brief cover letter to .  Deadline for applications: May 20, 2022

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