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Job posting: Volunteer Coordinator

JOB POSTING:  Volunteer Coordinator

(Full-time Permanent)

Are you:

  • Passionate and excited about working with volunteers?
  • Ready to empower and lead volunteers to achieve organizational goals?
  • Organized and able to juggle competing priorities?

The Huntington Society of Canada (HSC) is a leading Canadian charity dedicated to a world free from Huntington disease (HD). Our team is in search of a Volunteer Coordinator to recruit, onboard, and, support volunteers in achieving organizational goals.   This newly created position reports to the Senior Manager, National Events and Chapter Development.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Lead contact between the organization and all HSC volunteers
  • Recruit, onboard, train, and manage volunteers
  • Provide ongoing guidance to volunteers
  • Collect volunteer information, availability, skills, and maintain an up to date volunteer database
  • Track and monitor progress of volunteer assignments and projects
  • Research and develop a new volunteer management program (including the development of volunteer policies and procedures)
  • Develop volunteer program communications
  • Ensure collection of codes of conduct, policy, and accountability sign offs for volunteer requirements
  • Develop succession planning strategies
  • Work alongside Manager of Development with Amaryllis campaign coordinators
  • Participate in community interviews to help support the communications and development functions
  • Establish and maintain a robust volunteer recognition program

Specific Requirements:

  • 2-3 years of proven experience in volunteer management
  • Post-secondary education (University degree or college diploma in a related field or business)
  • Volunteer Management Certificate preferred
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Proficient with the Microsoft Suite programs
  • Experience maintaining a volunteer or customer service (CRM) database
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Experience developing volunteer policies and procedures
  • Able to work well with a large and diverse volunteer community
  • Diversity training (academic or experience) would be an asset

Resumes with cover letters can be emailed by end of day on October 7, 2021 to:

Please enter “Volunteer Coordinator” in the subject line of your email.

Thank you for your interest – only qualified candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

HSC will provide reasonable accommodations for any applicant, as requested during the hiring process.

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