Volunteer Coordinator (Temporary)

The Salvation Army B.C. - Mount Arrowsmith
July 11, 2019
Parksville, Canada
Job Type
Interested applicants must respond in writing to
Closing date
July 22, 2019


• HOURS: Monday through Friday 8:30am – 4:00pm – 25 – 35 hours per week
• October, November & December - Monday through Saturday – 40 hours per week – possibly up to 8:00 pm


Position Purpose Summary:
The Volunteer Coordinator recruits, orientates and monitors, though a database, volunteers within various facilities in the ministry, to assist clients and staff with a range of duties as assigned. Prepares and executes the 2019 Christmas Kettle Campaign which is the largest fundraiser for the ministry

• Develops or assists with the development of policies and procedures for the volunteer program as approved by senior management
• Maintains the Volunteer Hub database, sets up shift schedules/profiles and trains new volunteers on usage
• Prepares and executes the 2019 Christmas Kettle Campaign which is the largest fundraiser for the ministry
• Liaises and build relationships with educational institutions and community groups to promote volunteerism within community groups and attract applicants
• Recruits, orientates, trains, evaluates, recognizes and assigns work in concert with needs at various ministry locations and Salvation Army Territorial Standards; submits incident reports (volunteers, student placements)
• Develops and maintains an appropriate record keeping system
• Maintains statistical records for The Salvation Army regarding benchmarking and Salvation Army Management Information System
• Develops, reviews, and revises volunteer handbook
• May assist with special events and outings
• Performs other duties as assigned


• Completion of up to two (2) years of Community College.(An alternative level of education and experience may be acceptable)
• First Aid Certification
• One year prior related experience with volunteer programs
• One year prior related experience in office administration
• Database administration
• Excellent communication and writing skills
• Experience in Community Relations or Relationship Management would be an asset

Successful candidates, prior to hiring, may be required to provide:

• Background check consent
• A clear vulnerable sector screening
• A clean drivers abstract
• Completion of our online Armatus Abuse Training and required Health and Safety training

If there is a competition number associated with this posting, please include within the subject line of your email, fax or regular mail correspondence.

The Salvation Army will accommodate candidates as required under applicable Human Rights Legislation. If you require a disability related accommodation during this process, please inform us of your requirements.

In accordance with The Salvation Army policy and legislated requirements, employment is conditional upon the verification of credentials and completion of a background check.

Internal Applicants: Please advise Department Heads of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

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