Volunteer Coordinator
Bethany Care Society
Didsbury, AB
About Bethany

For over half a century, Bethany has been improving the lives of Alberta seniors and adults with disabilities by providing housing, health and community services that honour their spirit and individuality.

At Bethany, our journey of service excellence has just begun. We have recently launched WAVE (We Action our Values Everyday), our service excellence program through which we are committed to providing great service experiences for our residents, tenants, families and each other. Together, we are living our mission of “Creating Caring Communities”.

We offer competitive salaries, attractive benefits and pension programs, growth through learning and development, and numerous opportunities to give back to the community – just a few of the things that led to Bethany being named one of Alberta’s Top Employers for 11 consecutive years in 2018. It’s simple — we invest in our people because they are the reason for our success.

We are delighted that you are considering joining our team! We are looking for employees who are passionate about people, working to enhance the quality of life at every stage of the journey.

About the Role:
At Bethany, a career as a Volunteer Coordinator is both personally and professionally challenging and rewarding. As a key member of our site leadership team, you will utilize your energy and enthusiasm to build and maintain Bethany Didsbury's volunteer program.

Our employees have the unique opportunity to build strong personal relationships with the people who call Bethany home.

Primary Responsibilities:
Day-to-day coordination and administration of volunteers and the volunteer program at Bethany Didsbury.
In collaboration with centre staff, assess current and future needs and plan for volunteer engagement and recognition.
Recruit, select and orientate volunteers according to site demand.
Develop volunteer position descriptions.
Liaise and work with community organizations, including schools, churches, service clubs, etc. to increase awareness of the Bethany Didsbury site.

Ability to build and establish relationships with staff, community, residents and their families
Ability to manage multiple projects, set priorities and meet strict deadlines
Highly self-motivated and community oriented
Superior organization and administrative skills
Exceptional interpersonal and public speaking skills
Proficiency in computer applications, such as Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel)
Previous experience with volunteer management software is an asset
Map to Bethany Didsbury

The ideal candidate will have:
2 years of volunteer coordination/ program experience.
Diploma and/or training in volunteer management is an asset.
Equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered
Experience as a volunteer preferred
Knowledge of dementia and related issues would be an asset
Position Information:
Posting Number: 18-2022
Position Number: CDR-DB35-001
FTE: 40%
Union: Non-union
Position Type: Part Time
Shift: Days (8:00 - 4:15PM)
Hours Of Work/Shifts Per Cycle: 13 x 6hr shifts in a 4 week cycle

How to Apply:
Like what you see and think you have what it takes to join our team? Apply Online before 23:00 on November 01, 2018 at: http://bethanyseniors.com/careers/ Please note this competition may close sooner if a suitable candidate is found

All applicants are thanked for their interest.

Bethany Care Society is an equal opportunity employer.

Successful candidates will be required to obtain a Criminal Background Check.

Bethany Care Society complies with the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA). By forwarding your resume to Bethany you are consenting to the collection and use of your personal information for this job competition. Your information will be kept strictly confidential.