Volunteer Coordinator

Position Activity: Activity Coordination, Administration, Event Planning / Coordination, Volunteer Coordination / Recruitment

5-10 hours / Daily / Flexible / Weekly
Long Term, Ongoing opportunity
NA, Edmonton, AB, T5J 0T0 [Map]
Suitability: Adult
Reporting to the Volunteer Manager 
Approximately 8 to 10 hours per week, including evenings and weekends 
Minimum 1-year commitment 
Must have regular access to email throughout the day  
Work from home, volunteer position   

Position Summary: Oversees volunteer activities in Edmonton. This includes directly recruiting, and orientating volunteers, and/or providing guidance, support, resources and tools to other coordinators who supervise volunteers. This position will require a close working relationship with Volunteer Manager in Calgary, as well as the Edmonton Foster Home Coordinator.   

Responsibilities: 
• Develop an understanding of the volunteer needs of the organization by working with program coordinators and Volunteer Manager. 
• Implement recruitment strategies for both targeted and general recruitment; interview and screen potential volunteers, as required. 
• Administer and ensure volunteer policies and procedures are being followed. 
• Monitor volunteer performance and compliance with roles, responsibilities and policies through communication with volunteers and Volunteer Manager 
• Supervision and evaluation of volunteers as required  
• Ensure that volunteers work in a safe, healthy, and supportive environment in accordance with all appropriate legislation and regulations 
• Implement formal and informal volunteer recognition activities to recognize the contribution of volunteers to the organization 
• Attend meetings as required  
• Maintain appropriate volunteer, forms, records and statistics; prepares regular reports and analysis.