Project and Volunteer Coordinator
St. Mary of Egypt Refuge
Toronto, ON

Job Summary

*** Only those on Ontario Works are eligible to apply ***

Applications must be received electronically by 9 a.m. on Thursday, January 31, 2019.

Responsibilities and Duties

The Project and Volunteer Coordinator for St Mary of Egypt Refuge will be responsible for:

  • working under the supervision of the Executive Director
  • planning and coordinating events such as family weekends, for inner-city families to have weekend vacations out of the city
  • planning follow-up in the city for participants who have spent time at the Refuge and will benefit from additional services at home
  • researching and contacting potential partners for our events
  • maintaining connections with existing partners
  • helping coordinate advertising and promotion of events, including by electronic and by regular mail
  • keeping advertisements for volunteers up-to-date, and receive queries from interested persons
  • sending out volunteer application forms, receiving and filing completed forms, maintaining volunteer database
  • assisting in orienting and training volunteers, as well as insuring required records and documents are maintained
  • ensuring the volunteer manual is kept up-to-date

Qualifications and Skills

  • experience and demonstrated ability for working with volunteers and supervising others is essential
  • good facility with computers, including e-mail, word processing and spreadsheets
  • good facility with social media
  • very good literacy skills
  • ability to communicate well orally and in writing
  • good networking skills
  • able to work alone, able to take initiative, able to follow directions
  • reliable and self-reliant
  • organized, but flexible

Job Type: Part-time