Contract - Part Time Volunteer Program Developer

Hiring Organization: 
Gillian's Place
St. Catharines
  • Develop a comprehensive Volunteer Program to support the programs and services at Gillian’s Place
  • Conduct research and report on evidence-informed practices of charity and sector service volunteers
  • Assess internal needs and opportunities for volunteers to enhance program/service delivery
  • Identify risk and mitigation strategies for the Volunteer Program
  • Research and Implement Standards of Practice and Principles for Volunteer Involvement
  • Develop policies and procedures to guide the volunteer programs and services
  • Develop recruitment, interview, orientation and training protocols for volunteers
  • Develop volunteer stewardship and retention strategies
  • In consultation with department staff, identify volunteer roles and develop role descriptions
  • Determine Volunteer Program outcomes, metrics, and evaluation measures
  • Promote the volunteer program in the community

As the ideal candidate, you have post-secondary education in volunteer management or a related field with 3-5 years’ experience.  You have proven experience as a highly organized, self-starter who works well both as part of a team or individually with strong verbal and written communication skills. You have good self-awareness with the ability to be non-judgmental and appreciate diversity. The ability to establish effective working relationships with a high degree of honesty, integrity and confidentiality is required. You are proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.  Proficiency in French language is considered an asset. This position will require a satisfactory Police Vulnerable Sector Check as a condition of employment.

Employment Type: 
Part Time