Volunteer Coordinator

Date Posted: Dec 19, 2019
Application Deadline: Jan 27, 2020
Start Date: Mar 01, 2020

Hourly From: $25/hr To $30/hr
Province: Ontario
Region: Durham Region
City: Pickering
Employee Benefits: N/A
Organization's Field/Discipline: Heritage
Job's focus: Creative & Administrative
Job Type: Part-time
Career Level: Intermediate

Organization Description

City of Pickering

Pickering is a vibrant, connected, and engaged community that is experiencing both significant economic and residential growth. We continue to evolve as a preferred destination for creative learning, memorable events, and unique experiences, and are seeking passionate candidates that are committed to joining us on our journey.

Our dedicated, energetic staff are guided by our core values and corporate priorities which fuel an inclusive culture and encourages teamwork, customer service excellence, and personal and professional growth.

Job Description

Volunteer Coordinator
Part-time Term Position ($26.32/hr)

The incumbent is responsible for coordinating the volunteer program within Community Services and the Pickering Museum Village, which includes the recruitment, leadership, development and recognition of approximately 200-300 volunteers. The operation of efficient, effective and safe volunteer programs is essential to this position.



Successful applicants will possess the following:
  • Post-secondary diploma in Museum Studies, Education Studies, Volunteer Management, Human Resources or related disciplines, or any combination of education, workplace training and experience deemed to be acceptable by the Corporation.
  • Two years experience working with volunteers, with at least one year in a leadership capacity, preferably in a museum setting. Experience to include developing, implementing, and leading a volunteer program, and teaching, training and mentoring volunteers.
  • Experience teaching or leading workshops and planning events in a municipal setting.
  • Above average organizational, interpersonal, communications and customer service skills with the ability to deal courteously and professionally with other staff, volunteers and the public.
  • Ability to work independently on assigned duties under minimum supervision.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and meet assigned deadlines.
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to motivate and influence.
  • Must be willing to work irregular hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays.
  • Knowledge of 19th Century Canadian History and lifestyles including crafts and interpretive skills.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Standards for Community Museums in Ontario.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the use of personal computers and Windows based software applications.
  • Knowledge of ActiveNet Booking System and PastPerfect software considered an asset.
  • Must possess a valid Class G Ontario Drivers Licence with a personal vehicle for use in the performance of duties. A clean driving record is preferred.
  • Must be prepared to undergo a Vulnerable Sector Screening as a condition of employment.
  • Must hold current Standard First Aid (within 2 years of certification) and Basic Rescuer CPR-C (within 1 year of certification) certificates. 

How to Apply:

Qualified candidates may submit a detailed resume or online application form by Monday,  January  27, 2020 to:
Human Resources Associate                         By Email:   hr@pickering.ca
Human Resources Department                     By Fax:       905.420.4638
One The Esplanade                                        Online:        pickering.ca/employment
Pickering, ON   L1V 6K7
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act and will be used for the purpose of candidate selection. Please contact Human Resources if you require accommodations throughout the recruitment process.  Documents are available alternate formats upon request.
An Equal Opportunity Employer


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