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1800 Appleby LineUnit 13Burlington, Ontario, Canada L7L 6A1CA


Purpose : To carry out the stated purpose, "To use our knowledge, skills, community relationships, volunteers and other resources to create and promote safe and affordable home ownership options with the aim of alleviating the cycle of poverty within our community of Habitat for Humanity Halton-Mississauga".

The Recognition Coordinator is responsible for the lead role in planning and executing recognition events and further developing recognition initiatives.

Responsible to : The Volunteer Relations Committee Chair and the Director of People and Community Partnerships

Time Commitment: Attend monthly committee meetings and on need basis; 10-12 hours per month depending on current assignment(s). An additional time commitment is mandatory during events.

Job Duration: Minimum 6 months - 1 Year commitment

Location: HFH Halton Office - 1800 Appleby Line, Unit 13 Burlington, Ontario

Position Duties:

  • Attend and participate in regular Volunteer Relations Committee meetings

  • Present Recognition and/or Event reports at committee meetings

  • Attend and participate in volunteer recognition events

  • Participate in fulfilling the HFH Halton volunteer department goals as set out in the Strategic Plan

  • Schedule and Chair "Recognition Planning" meetings as required

  • Lead the Volunteer Relations Committee in post-event debriefings

  • Develop and recommend an affiliate recognition program (BBQ, internal awards etc.)

  • Develop an Annual Events Calendar

  • Plan, execute and assume the lead role in recognition events (theme, d├ęcor, location, food & beverage, supplies, etc. 350+ volunteers & guests)

  • Work closely with HFH Halton Staff and Volunteers as required

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Understanding of the Habitat for Humanity philosophy and the desire to promote it

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)

  • Previous experience in event management an asset

  • Ability to work with a team and independently

  • Excellent creative and organizational skills

  • Comfortable making contacts via phone calls, emails or in person

  • Detail oriented

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to effectively communicate with HFH Halton staff members and volunteers

  • Public Speaking experience an asset, but not mandatory

Training: Must complete Safety Health and Environment training

Working Conditions: This position also allows for a work at home environment if so elected as well as our affiliate location. And special event locations

Participant Group: Volunteer Relations Committee, Affiliate Staff and Affiliate Volunteers

Screening Process: Interview

Position Benefits:

  • Use professional skills in a volunteer capacity

  • Satisfaction of contributing to HFH Halton’s mission

  • Training development

  • 10% off ReStore purchases

  • Letter of Reference

  • Socially connected to your community

  • HFH T-Shirt


  • Donor Management
  • Fundraising
  • Event Planning / Management
  • Food Delivery / Distribution
  • Business Development
  • Customer Service

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Orientation or Training

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