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Monday, April 23, 2018
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY | Volunteer Resources Coordinator |
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY | CMHA-ER www.cmha-edmonton.ab.ca | Position: Volunteer Resources Coordinator | Terms: Full-time | Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm | Salary: $41,061.00 – $57,323.00 | Closing Date: Open until a suitable candidate is found.
Summary | The Coordinator Volunteer Resources is responsible for managing volunteer resources to assist in the delivery of the agency’s programs and services. The Coordinator is responsible for full cycle volunteer management (recruitment, screening, orientation, training, recognition/evaluation). The Coordinator is also responsible for providing guidance, support, resources and tools to staff who supervise volunteers. The position works primarily, but not exclusively, with the Helplines program, ensuring that there are qualified volunteers to take on roles as Distress Line Volunteers. The Coordinator will be an active member of a Distress Line Volunteer Work Group to ensure smooth recruitment, training, recognition/evaluation of Distress Line Volunteers.
The Coordinator organizes gaming events (bingos/casinos) by recruiting, training and supervising the volunteers for these events and completing required paperwork and securing necessary licensing. Coordinator also supports the volunteer needs of other agency service areas including practicum support, fund development, peer support, administrative services as well as education/awareness. The Coordinator will be responsible for maintaining all volunteer files, compiling program statistics, developing/maintaining a comprehensive volunteer recognition program, preparing monthly reports + meeting the requirements of the agency communications plan.
Qualifications/Experience > Post-secondary Certificate in Volunteer Management, or related post-secondary education/course work in a field related to the volunteer sector and an understanding of current trends, resources and information related to volunteerism • A minimum of 3 years of experience supervising and/or coordinating the work of volunteers or staff • Attainment of membership with the Volunteer Managers Group of Edmonton • Certification from, and membership in, the Canadian Administrators of Volunteer Resources or the equivalent provincial association is an asset • Acceptable attainment and maintenance of a Police Information Check with a Vulnerable Sector Check and an Intervention Record Check • Possession of a Class 5 Driver’s License. |
Skills/Abilities > Strong interpersonal, verbal/written communication skills • Demonstrated understanding of: mental health; mental illness and recovery; information and referral services; and crisis intervention • Skills in program development, evaluation & research • Ability to work independently, set priorities, be flexible, meet deadlines and allocate time/resources effectively • Organizational/problem solving skills • Ability to deal effectively with the public and community agencies and maintain good public relations • Ability to lead, mentor, coach and guide volunteers to achieve results that are in the best interest of the agency • Ability to effectively use Microsoft Office. | TO APPLY > Submit CV/cover letter in confidence to: firstname.lastname@example.org