Job Posting 89892

Volunteer Coordinator
Zebra Child & Youth Advocacy Centre
Edmonton area
10909 Jasper Ave
closes in 30 days (Sat, 31 Dec)
full time  •  52000 to 57000

 

                                             Zebra Child & Youth Advocacy Centre

                     Volunteer Coordinator – Permanent, Full-Time Position

The Zebra Child & Youth Advocacy Centre works to provide a collaborative response to child abuse through intervention, advocacy and providing a continuum of support in a child-friendly environment.  We are seeking a full-time Volunteer Coordinator to join our herd. 

 

To apply for this position, please send the following information via email to Jolie Erick Manager, Finance and Administration at  

  • Cover Letter and Resume, detailing:
  • Your experience managing volunteers
  • Your experience facilitating training and public speaking
  • Any experience working within victim services, advocacy or trauma supports
  • Why you wish to work at the Zebra Centre
  • References

Position Overview:

 

Since 2002, the Zebra Child & Youth Advocacy Centre and our Multi-Disciplinary Team of partners have worked to provide a continuum of support for children and youth who have experienced abuse throughout the entire disclosure, investigative, judicial, and healing process.

 

We count on the community to help support this important work.  Therefore, the Zebra Centre wishes to hire a Volunteer Coordinator to oversee and implement our unique and comprehensive volunteer program which involves over 100 active and engaged community volunteers filling a variety of roles to support children, youth and families. 

 

Reporting to the Manager, Finance & Administration, 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, supported and acknowledged. 

 

This position is based in the Zebra Centre, located in downtown Edmonton.  It is a flexible, full-time schedule working 36.25 hours per week, Monday – Friday, with some evening and weekends as needed. Please note we work with accredited facility dogs on-site.

 

Qualifications:

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

  • Minimum two years of relevant experience managing and supervising volunteers/employees with awareness and sensitivity to diversity.
    • Experience in engaging, assigning and supporting volunteers to enhance programs and services within a non-profit organization is an asset.
    • A strong proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) as well as experience with volunteer databases considered an asset.
  • Superior customer service and relationship management skills. A people-person!
  • Experience and confidence in speaking publicly to various audiences.
  • A self-starter who is curious, willing to accept direction and feedback.
  • Ability to work independently with strong time-management and organizational skills.
  • Commitment to maintaining confidentiality and handling sensitive information.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with demonstrated ability to communicate clearly, concisely and sensitively.
  • Flexibility and ability to adapt quickly to change, enjoys working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with staff, volunteers and partners.
  • Strong self-awareness supported by established personal wellness practices.
  • Successful passing and maintenance of an Edmonton Police Service Enhanced Security Clearance and a Children’s Services Vulnerable Sector Check.
  • Personal volunteer experience is an asset as well as prior victim services/advocacy experience.

 

Compensation and Benefits:

This specialized position offers a competitive not-for-profit salary in the range of $52,000 - $57,000. In addition to a comprehensive health, dental and life benefits package, the Zebra Child & Youth Advocacy 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 as required. Compensation commensurate with experience.

 

The Zebra Child & Youth Advocacy Centre is an equal opportunity employer, committed to building a diverse and accessible facility. We strongly encourage all qualified applicants to apply.  Please note that due to a high volume of interested applicants, only successful candidates will be contacted and the position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. 

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