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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 3986 - PT
Position Title Coordinator of Volunteers
Employee Group Temporary, Part-Time
Category Administration/CSA
Program/Department Community Support Services
Job Summary The Coordinator of Volunteers is responsible for carrying out the day-to-day operations of the Volunteer programs within Community Support Services in accordance with VON standards.
The successful candidate is responsible to address client needs identified by the Rai CHA assessment and referral information to coordinate services delivered by volunteers.
The Coordinator recruits, directs and motivates volunteers, assesses clients for service and contributes to the development, evaluation and promotion of programs in the community.
Qualifications Education:
  • University degree/College Diploma in Health/Social Services discipline (or the equivalent combination of qualifications/education plus experience in community work and volunteer administration).
  • Post secondary education in volunteer management or a minimum three years experience in volunteer leadership. 


  • Knowledge and experience in program planning and evaluation.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of client assessment and care plan development.
  • Knowledge and experience in gerontology is an asset.
  • Computer experience in Goldcare/Procura and Rai CHA assessments considered a strong asset.
  • Valid driver's license, insurance and use of a car is mandatory. 
Bilingualism is considered an asset.
Other Relevant Information
This is a contract position ending February 6, 2014.
Date Posted 1/25/2013
City Hamilton
Province Ontario [ON]