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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, Full-Time
Hours Per Week 37.5
Category Administration/CSA
Program/Department 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.

  • 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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