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Volunteer Coordinator

    Markham, ON
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We are looking for a volunteer coordinator to oversee the recruitment processes at INKspire. The ideal candidate must have highly effective written and verbal communication skills as well as the ability to distinguish talent and engage volunteers.

Roles/Responsibilities (include, but are not limited to):
- Generate appropriate volunteering opportunities and role descriptions based on the needs of the organization
- Promote available volunteer positions (internally and externally) through recruitment sites (e.g. university job boards, volunteer sites) and other strategic campaigns
- Act as a liaison with all applicants and conduct relevant checks to ensure all parts of the applications are complete
- Screen volunteers to ensure they are appropriately matched for the position
- Plan strategies for volunteer retention and replacement
- Update orientation packages as needed in regards to volunteer policies and procedures
- Hold orientation sessions for new volunteers
- Develop ways to recognize and reward volunteer efforts
- Keep track of volunteer database and make sure it’s constantly up-to-date
- Time commitment: 6-8 hours/week

- Highly effective interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills
- Ability to deal with information in a confidential manner and respond with sensitivity
- Good organizational and administrative skills, and able to manage a variety of tasks
- Ability to maintain records and produce clear written and oral reports
- Passionate about youth leadership and empowerment
- Experience managing or coordinating projects and volunteers (asset)
- Worked or volunteered in a non-profit setting (asset)

If you are interested in this opportunity, please visit inkspire.org/get-involved/ and complete the Volunteer Coordinator Application Form.

Who You'll be Assisting


A place for youth to share their stories and offer perspectives on relevant, contemporary issues.