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Organization Overview Are you looking for a career where you can make a difference? As part of the VON team, you will make a positive impact on the lives of clients who need support services to help them with activities of daily living. VON is Canada’s largest, national, not-for-profit home and community care organization. We’ve been offering high-quality, innovative care and supports since 1897. Come work with us - it’s a job that matters!
Req ID 5131 FT
Position Title Coordinator, Volunteer and Home Help/Home Maintenance
Employee Group Regular FT
Hours Per Week 37.5
Category Admin
Program or Dept. CSS
Job Summary Within the framework of quality and risk management of VON the combined position of Volunteer Coordinator and Home Help/Home Maintenance Coordinator will be responsible for volunteer recruitment and retention, orientation, training and in-services for all site programs, as well as respond to the Brokered service needs for HH/HM for seniors living in our geographical area. Other program duties will be assigned, as required.

Qualifications
  • Diploma/degree in health/social science discipline
  • Post secondary education in volunteer management/Certificate preferred
  • Minimum 3 years working experience in volunteer management
  • Bilingualism as a definite asset
  • Experieince working in a community setting with seniors and adults with disabilities
  • Ability to market using progressive database and community connections
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Experience with training, marketing and public speaking
  • Must have a reliable personal vehicle and possess both a current drivers license and insurance
  • Current criminal background check will be requested
 
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Attention to detail; Lift and carry using appropriate lifting techniques; Bend, push, pull, grip, reach, kneel, crouch using good body mechanics; Walk, sit, stand, climb stairs; Hand movements
Date Posted 10/1/2013
Deadline Date 10/9/2013
City Kingston
Province Ontario [ON]
Compensation & Benefits Overview • Career advancement opportunities
• Training and skills development
• Flexible hours
• Competitive compensation
• Group benefit coverage
• Pension plan
• Annual vacation and sick leave entitlement
• Employee assistance program
• Employee recognition programs
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