Volunteer Coordinator Needed


Volunteers are the backbone of our organization, and the reason for our success

We are looking for a Volunteer Coordinator to work in consultation and cooperation with the General Manager, Festival Production Managers, and Committees to develop and manage the annual volunteer program including budget and assessing necessary resources. This paid position runs February 2017 to July 2017. Duties include overseeing and administering the volunteer program as follows:

  • Creating and updating volunteer policies, procedures, and registration forms
  • Liaising with Production Team, GM, and Committee Members to understand their specific roles and assess their volunteer needs
  • Recruiting volunteers and ensuring they are appropriately matched and trained for a position
  • Organizing schedules and training
  • Facilitating volunteer meetings and orientation
  • Monitoring, supporting, motivating, and accrediting volunteers and their work
  • Managing budgets and resources
  • Contacting post-secondary institutions to recruit key committee members and establish relationships for future internship possibilities
  • Organizing volunteer appreciation event
  • Completing annual Volunteer Resource Report for organization before termination of contract

Skills & Experience:

  • Strong organizational skills
  • Thrives under pressure
  • Great communication skills
  • Works well with diverse groups of people
  • Works well with little supervision

Deadline Jan 31, 2017

To apply for any of these positions, please submit your resume and cover letter by the deadline date to gm@vibc.org, with the position noted in the subject line.

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