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Organization Overview VON is Canada's largest, national, not-for-profit, charitable home and community care organization. We are a national health organization and registered charity offering a wide range of community health care solutions that meet the needs of Canadians from coast to coast. VON is committed to continuous quality improvement and is accredited by the Accreditation Canada.
Req/Job ID 4861 - ME - RFT
Position Title Coordinator, Client Services (Wellness)
Employee Group Full-Time
Total Hours Bi-Weekly 37.5
On Call No
Program/Department Community Support Services
Job Summary The successful candidate will be responsible for carrying out the day-to-day operations of volunteer services and programs in accordance with VON Standards.
Responsibilities The Coordinator recruits, directs and motivates volunteers, assesses clients for service, monitors service delivery and contributes to the development, evaluation and promotion of volunteer programs.
  • University Degree / College Diploma in a Health or Social Science discipline or the equivalent combination of qualifications and education plus experience in community work and volunteer administration
  • Post secondary education in volunteer management or a minimum three years experience in volunteer leadership
  • First Aid and CPR certification
  • Experience working in mental health field is an asset
  • Knowledge and experience in program planning and evaluation
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the social and health care services network and community resources
  • Previous community experience is an asset
  • Experience working with frail, elderly, cognitively impaired or special needs individuals is an asset
  • Must be proficient in the use of computers and Microsoft Office Suite, as well as willing to learn new software programs
  • Must have personal vehicle and possess both a current driver’s license and proof of vehicle insurance
  • Current criminal background check will be requested

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Fast- paced environment; Attention to Detail; Carry using appropriate lifting techniques; Grip; Walk, Sit, Stand, Climb stairs; Fine hand movements.

Date Posted 7/29/2013
Deadline Date 8/4/2013
Site Middlesex-Elgin (London)
City London
Province Ontario [ON]
Compensation & Benefits Overview

VON Canada offers:


  • 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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