Project Management Volunteers
Mission: We are committed to advancing the reputation and availability of professional project management in the expanding nonprofit sector.
Vision: We are an organization of experienced project managers that help nonprofit organizations transform opportunities into successful projects
SInce 2010, we have worked with 250+ non-profit organizations, assisting them with assessing potential projects and then supporting them with finding the right Project Manager from the Canadian volunteering project management community.
Below, is our newest opportunity as were are working with Westshore Primary Care Society to find a volunteer project manager.
Westshore Primary Care Society
To host a community consultation forum for residents of Westshore of the GVA. Target audiences shall include marginalized demographics including refugees, English as a second language, Indigenous communities as well as community members with complex needs. The community consultation will be a blended event whereby participants will appear in person or o line. The consultation questions will also be posed in survey format and gathered electronically, or via hardcopy from physician offices. The project manager will have the administrative and professional support of the board Secretary and board President to execute tasks.
Designing consultation questions in partnership with the WPCS so that our society can benchmark health care experiences and assess what is missing. Analysis of data will be thematic.
Ensuring multiple means of gathering data (hardcopy and electronic surveys, in person and virtual consultation) to ensure accessibility of all Westshore residents and their participation. Expected number of participants across all means of gathering data: 300 people.
• Collating data and drafting a preliminary report for the purpose of submitting to government, funders, and community stakeholders. If this is out of scope, the WPCS wishes to contract with the PM for the purpose of completing this deliverable.
4 years project management experience
Knowledge and understanding of the healthcare system, key partners, and clinical language is desirable
Experience with not-for-profit sector is desirable
Experience with Microsoft Access or SQL Database would be an assetProject management related certification (CAPM, PMP etc.) is an asset
Ability to interact with varied levels of leadership and demonstrate understanding of community needs
Ability to think critically and analytically
Ability to facilitate collaboratively dialogue and synthesize decisions
Excellent communication and organization skills
Estimated Time Commitment
Start Date: October 20 2022
End Date: January 31 2023
Scope of Work
The volunteer project manager will be responsible for:
The Project Manager will work collectively with the WPCS representative(s) to execute all listed objectives 2. Risk management review as needed 3. Monitor progress as needed 4. Provide support for issue resolution 5. The PM will scribe data collection, collate and draft a final report of the results in consultation with the WPCS representative(s)
Execution of the community gathering
Gathering of data in alternate ways as listed
Submit a draft report of data collation for review
The PM volunteer will have end-end accountability on project deliverables, reporting to Rachelle Dallaire.
The WPCS will provide a letter of recommendation to the PM volunteer at the successful conclusion of the project and serve as a reference if appropriate.
We may proceed with interviewing and engaging applicants before the application deadline.
We may consider a team approach of a senior/junior project manager. We encourage junior project managers who are interested in acquiring experience to apply. Any such arrangement will be contingent on agreement by the client and the applicants.
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