Volunteer Coordinator

Full-time: 35 hours a week, remote work

Temporary: 8 weeks

Wage: $15.65 per hour

Number of positions: 2

Start date: June 27, 2022

End date: Aug 19, 2022

This position is funded through the Canada Summer Jobs program which is a government-funded program that offers paid summer employment for young Canadians to develop industry skills, knowledge, experience, and networking opportunities. Students are encouraged to apply, with special consideration for Indigenous students and students under federally protected groups. International students are not eligible for the Canada Summer Jobs program. Applicants must meet the predetermined Government program eligibility before they apply.

The following 3 requirements must be met to be eligible for the Canada Summer Jobs position:

  1. Candidate must be between the ages of 15-30
  2. Candidates must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or hold refugee status under the Refugee Protection Act
  3. Candidates must have a valid social insurance number and are legally entitled to work in Canada

The Position

We are looking for a detail-oriented and focused volunteer coordinator to be responsible for our database of volunteers and volunteer opportunities. The volunteer coordinator’s responsibilities include recruiting and training new volunteers, keeping a database of volunteer information and skills, matching volunteers to opportunities that suit their skills, keeping volunteers informed, and conveying the organization’s purpose to the public. A successful volunteer coordinator should be meticulous about keeping records and passionate about volunteer work. You should uphold the values of our organization while ensuring the comfort of our volunteers in their positions.

These positions will be supporting volunteer coordination of our C.A.R.E. program as well as others. Read more about CARE here.

Responsibilities

  • Recruiting, training, and supervising new volunteers
  • Collecting volunteer information, availability, and skills, and maintaining an up-to-date database
  • Using marketing tools such as outreach programs, e-mails, and volunteer databases
  • Keeping new and existing volunteers informed about the organization and volunteer opportunities
  • Matching volunteers to opportunities that suit their skill sets, and ensuring they understand their responsibilities and receive the proper training
  • Organizing training and leading on-the-job training
  • Keeping schedules and records of volunteers’ work
  • Preparing codes of conduct and operating procedures to uphold the organization’s values
  • Ensuring the organization’s purpose is conveyed to the public
  • Organizing our summer Volunteer Appreciation Day 

Requirements

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organization and team-building skills

What skills will be developed during this placement?

  • Client service
  • Teamwork
  • Communication
  • Digital skills
  • Leadership

How to Apply?

If you meet these qualifications, send your resume with position of interest in the subject line to career@lowentropy.org

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