Company Name:
LINKages
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Location:
Calgary, Alberta
Country:
Canada
Industry:
Social Services
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree
Contact:
Human Resources
ID
7455
376

Volunteer Coordinator

Are you interested in helping connect generations through developing a solid and vibrant volunteer base? Do you have desire to help strengthen community through volunteer engagement?

About LINKages Society of Alberta

Our Mission: LINKages facilitates innovative intergenerational programs and services that encourage involvement, transfer of knowledge, and capitalized on the strengths of youth and seniors to foster strong Alberta communities. 

Our Belief: Albertans of all ages need to be valued, respected, and appreciated for their experience and potential. We invite citizen engagement and positive contributions that enhance our communities. 

The Role:

With previous experience in volunteer coordination, event planning, and social media management, the candidate must be able to build and maintain a strong volunteer corps, increase our social media presence, and oversee the planning of annual events.

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Develop volunteer base and network to support the delivery of programs, services and events.
  • Engage in outreach activities to promote agency programs, recruiting youth and senior participants.
  • Provide engaging and informative training to volunteers
  • Demonstrate a positive and enthusiastic attitude and enjoy working on teams.
  • Monitor activity progress and respond to opportunities and challenges in a timely manner.
  • Work well with all agency teams by contributing to, providing volunteers, assistance and support when the need arises.
  • Deliver dynamic community presentations and public speaking on the benefits of intergenerational programs.
  • Ensure all administrative duties that support the programs are fully delivered. Adherence to deadlines and time management skills are essential. 
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Executive Director

Qualifications and Experience

  • Post-secondary education combined with a minimum of 3 years of community/volunteer management/event planning. 
  • Outstanding interpersonal and facilitation skills, and the ability to motivate and drive engagement are essential for this role. Previous experience in project management and working with students and seniors is an asset. 
  • Work flexibility is a requirement as some evenings and weekends are required. 
  • The successful candidate will be a creative, detail-oriented, highly organized, multi-tasking team player.

The position is Full time 35 hours per week. Contract will be reviewed on an annual basis. Competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. We encourage you to visit www.link-ages.ca to learn more about our organization.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Please submit resume and cover letter to:  [email protected]