To support the Volunteer Coordinator with volunteer engagement processes and program development on a weekly basis. To facilitate in recruiting, retaining, recognizing and stewarding both office and event volunteers. This position includes administrative tasks related to event planning and volunteer recruitment.
Recruiting volunteers via posting position descriptions on various recruiting resources, emailing and making phone calls
Entering volunteer data into the volunteer database
Creating schedules and entering volunteers onto a roster
Writing thank you cards and creating appreciation certificates
Posting volunteer opportunities and recognition content on Facebook and Twitter
Photocopying, filing, mailings
Brainstorming stewardship and recognition ideas
Help plan a volunteer appreciation event, procure prizes, seek sponsorship, venue research
Deliverables (if applicable):
- Be an effective and helpful team player by supporting the Volunteer Coordinator.
Help facilitate in recruiting new volunteers and retaining existing volunteers.
Help plan volunteer appreciation event possibly in April 2015.
Keep the volunteer database up-to-date.
Support and facilitate the Volunteer Coordinator with pre-event preparation for the Walk, Ride, and Gala programs.
You are accountable to all JDRF staff, donors, and volunteers.
You must maintain strict privacy and confidentiality of all personal information belonging to donors, volunteers, and staff that you encounter during your volunteer experience.
- Please arrive for your volunteer shift on time. If you are feeling unwell or an emergency arises, please call or email Lisa as soon as possible to inform her.
Excellent communication and organizational skills
Customer service experience
Fluent in English
Education Level: currently enrolled or graduated from post-secondary
Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
- Ability to use Facebook and Twitter
Desired Candidate Traits:
An interest in the not-for-profit sector
Experience volunteering in other non-profit organizations’ office and/or events
- Administrative or office experience
- Training is provided by the Volunteer Coordinator
Gain professional work experience in a non-profit environment
Put your skills to great use in meaningful projects
Support a worthy cause, help find a cure for type 1 diabetes, and make a difference
- Have JDRF as a reference after the candidate has volunteered an adequate amount of time into his/her role
If you are interested in volunteering for this position, please submit your resume to Lisa Mitchell at
firstname.lastname@example.org or by fax: 604 320 1938 (attention: Lisa) by May 20 th, 2016. Only qualified candidates will be contacted
- Administrative Support
- Customer Service
- People Skills
- CSR / Volunteer Coordination
- Microsoft Office Suite
- Data Entry
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Must be at least 18
- 4-5 hours per week