Company Name:
Youth Central
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Location:
Calgary, Alberta
Country:
Canada
Industry:
Fundraising and Volunteerism
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree
Street:
820, 105 - 12th Avenue SE
City:
Calgary
State:
Alberta
Contact:
Lisa Kindree
Email:
Fax:
403-264-0266
ID
5801
376
Phone:
403-266-5448

Youth Volunteer Corps Program Coordinator

Youth Central is a dynamic, creative and energetic non-profit organization, with the mission to “inspire, engage and celebrate youth through community participation.” 

 

The YVC program is Youth Central’s largest program. The purpose of YVC is to provide meaningful team-based volunteer opportunities to young people between the ages of 12 and 18 in partnership with community agencies and events.

This is a full-time position reporting to the Program Director. For more information on Youth Central and the Youth Volunteer Corps program, please go to www.youthcentral.com

 

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Oversee the operation of the YVC program ensuring volunteer projects are running smoothly, are safe and provide a meaningful experience for youth volunteers
  • Oversee volunteer application approval and database logistics and manage volunteer registration fee
  • Manage existing community partnerships (including fees, renewals and relationships)
  • Enter information regarding volunteer projects, approval of volunteers and all other information relevant to operation of the volunteer database and website
  • Oversee the distribution, collection and compilation of evaluation information to assist with program evaluation and growth
  • Manage the Youth Volunteer Corps Steering Committee, planning and executing events that arise from the YVC Steering Committee
  • Build and maintain strategic community partnerships and relationships with community agencies, community associations and community events
  • Look for opportunities for growth of the YVC program
  • Liaise with the Youth Volunteer Corps Headquarters
  • Responsible for responding to general inquiries regarding YVC
  • Work with the Outreach Coordinator to ensure all volunteer projects are staffed
  • Liaise with the non-profit community to identify needs, create youth volunteer opportunities and develop community partnerships
  • Writing of reports
  • Flexibility to help out with special projects and other office functions as they arise

 

MINIMUM POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Post secondary education, and/or 1 to 3 years of related experience
  • Administrative skills with a strong attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience working with youth, and enjoys working with youth of all ages
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Excellent organizational skills, with the ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Personally motivated and dependable
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including some work on evenings and weekends
  • Enthusiastic and positive attitude!
  • Computer knowledge of Microsoft Office (minimum requirement)
  • Experience with graphic design, Better Impact and Google Drive an asset

 

Deadline for submission: October 23, 2017

 

Benefits are available after 3 months of employment.  Opportunities may arise for training and/or advancement. 

 

If you are interested in this position, please send your resume and cover letter to the attention of Lisa Kindree by

Email: [email protected]

Fax: 403-264-0266

Mail: 820, 105 – 12th Avenue S.E.  Calgary, AB    T2G 1A1
Only those applicants granted an interview will be contacted.  Thank you for your interest.