Job Posting 96256

Wheels of Hope Recruitment Coordinator
Canadian Cancer Society
British Columbia
This position can be based anywhere in British Columbia
closes in 2 days (Mon, 2 Oct)
full time

Hybrid Work Model 


This position can be based anywhere in British Columbia 




The Canadian Cancer Society works tirelessly to save and improve lives. We fund the brightest minds in cancer research. We provide a compassionate support system for all those affected by cancer, across Canada and for all types of cancer. As the voice for people who care about cancer, we work with governments to shape a healthier society. No other organization does all that we do to make lives better today and transform the future of cancer forever.


Help us make a difference. 




At CCS, we embrace everyone’s uniqueness and recognize the strength that lies in differences. We believe in the power of our collective potential and strive to achieve a more diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace to empower and create opportunities for all. We welcome and encourage applications from all qualified candidates regardless of their gender, age, religion, race, ethnicity, and nationality. Particularly equity deserving groups, such as members of the BIPOC, and 2SLGBTQI+ communities, people living with disabilities, veterans, and anyone who may contribute to the further diversification of the Canadian Cancer Society. Together we unite and inspire all Canadians to change the future of cancer.




The Volunteer Experience Team is responsible for recruiting, maintaining effective volunteer support for CCS throughout an annual cycle of activities and campaigns, ensuring relevant engagement, and maximizing the value of volunteers at the CCS. The team establishes and implements standards of practice, tools, resources, and support for the volunteer experience throughout the volunteer cycle. 


The Recruitment Coordinator, Wheels of Hope will report to the Manager, Operations and Team Support and will implement strategies and tactics to recruit and onboard volunteers for the Wheels of Hope program. 


The Wheels of Hope program is a CCS transportation program where volunteer drivers provide rides for people facing cancer to get to and from their treatment appointments. 




Recruit and onboard volunteer drivers for the Wheels of Hope program in British Columbia using specified strategies and implementing tactics.

  • Works closely with VEBP Operations and Wheels of Hope team to develop integrated recruitment plans
  • Research and present ideas for communities of interest, audiences, and tactics for successful recruitment
  • Execute recruitment tactics to recruit from internal, lapsed volunteers
  • Execute recruitment tactics to recruit from general public and specific communities of people 
  • Ensure the accurate and consistent management of volunteer data in the OneCRM and other databases in respect of the recruitment, onboarding, and screening metrics.

Work closely with the Wheels of Hope team to develop effective plans and ensure recruitment targets are being met.       

  • Work collaboratively with the Wheels of Hope team to develop recruitment strategies and plans that support the targets for recruitment 
  • Use Wheels of Hope messaging and tone to promote the program amongst communities of interest
  • Attend meetings where requested, seek feedback, and communicate plans and tactics with the Wheels of Hope team members on a regular basis

Work with the Volunteer Experience Team to ensure recruitment plans and tactics fit with principles, process, and communications guidelines in pace.

  • Ensure recruitment plans are connected and integrated with VE team recruitment planning
  • Ensure recruitment communications are added to the VE communications tracker for coordination with the team
  • Attend VE team meetings
  • Ensure volunteers are onboarded according to CCS policy and onboarding requirements associated with the Wheels of Hope Driving volunteers
  • Work with VEBP Operations to coordinate with volunteers who support the recruitment and onboarding of new volunteers for the Wheels of Hope program
  • Actively contribute to our culture of justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion by encouraging dialogue that respectfully considers a wide variety of ideas, opinions, and suggestions. 
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Post secondary degree in Human Services, Human Resources, Marketing, Communications, Non-Profit Management, Volunteer Administration, or another related field.
  • Recognized certificate in volunteer engagement/management is preferred.
  • 2-4 years of similar or related work experience. 
  • Highly skilled in attracting and engaging networks, volunteers, groups, or supporters
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to exercise sound judgment in relations with a diverse group of volunteers, staff, donors, stakeholders, and the general public.
  • Demonstrated ability to engage the public or specific groups in a cause
  • Proven ability to take initiative and carry-out projects to completion with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and a busy workday
  • Must be innovative, creative, and skilled in marketing for engagement.
  • Demonstrated skills in building smart strategies as well as analyzing data and trends around mobilization and engagement. Must be able to set and achieve smart goals and objectives.
  • Strong MS Office skills (Word/Excel/Outlook/PowerPoint.)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, positive can-do attitude, ability to self-motivate, works well independently, and contributes to a positive team culture



CCS offers meaningful opportunities to help make a difference in the lives of Canadians with cancer, their caregivers, families and communities. We are committed to building and nurturing an inclusive community for our employees by highlighting their unique experiences. We value diverse skills and strongly encourage applications from all qualified candidates. CCS is committed to fostering a culture that is inspiring, supportive and exemplifies our core values: 




In return for your skills and dedication, we offer an attractive compensation package that encompasses a competitive salary, excellent benefits, which include paid parental leave, paid family sick time and health insurance, and the opportunity to have a rewarding employment experience where your contributions can make a true difference every day. 



Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resume, cover letter and salary expectations to this link:


For internal candidates, this position is assigned to salary band 3.

CCS is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. In accordance with the local provincial Accessibility Act, accommodation will be provided as requested throughout the recruitment process.  We want to make the interview process a great experience for you!


We thank all candidates for their interest and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please note that in keeping with the mandate of CCS to model and promote healthy lifestyles, employees are not permitted to smoke in or about CCS premises or while carrying out CCS business.

As an employer, occupational health and safety legislation requires that we protect our workers from health and safety risks in the workplace. CCS has implemented a mandatory vaccination policy requiring that all staff who work in any of our physical workplaces must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. All employees will need to attest to their vaccination status through a secure online form or automated applications. Reasonable accommodation and remote working will be discussed on a case-by-case basis. 


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