Volunteer Coordinator - Contract

Schlegel Villages - Hamilton, ON (30+ days ago)

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Our Village at Wentworth Heights located in Hamilton, Ontario has an exciting opportunity for a Volunteer Coordinator to join our village team. This is a contract position for part time biweekly hours.

You can be you while being a part of our family.

At Schlegel Villages we are redefining elder care through innovation, village design and culture change, but we know the key to our village success, and our residents’ satisfaction, is YOU and our teams.

We aspire to provide all members of our communities, including team members, with a life enriching experience. We are family owned and operated and we take our mission seriously: “to provide holistic health care in a home environment, located within an internal neighbourhood design that promotes a caring community with emphasis on optimal health and life purpose for each resident”.

We’d love to talk to you about what makes us different.

As a new Volunteer Coordinator joining our village, you will:
Support and embrace our resident-centred social culture and be proud to deliver and support a comprehensive volunteer engagement program to our residents. You will work as key members of our village and neighbourhood multidisciplinary teams to understand residents’, neighbourhood and overall village needs to development volunteer engagement programs that enhance village life.

Working closely with our Director of Recreation, you will engage our residents, team members and wider local community and corporate service partners.

To be successful as our new Volunteer Coordinator, you will:
Hold a Certificate in Volunteer Management or demonstrate relevant experience
Be excited by our objectives, our Village philosophy and the family values that shape all aspects of life in a Schlegel Village
Display a caring and respectful attitude toward our residents, families, and team members

It would be an asset if our new Volunteer Coordinator has:
A Diploma in Gerontology, social services and or Recreation
A current Heart Save level of CPR/First Aide (or a willingness to obtain)
Experience supporting volunteers in a social service setting

Schlegel Villages is pleased to accommodate individual needs in accordance with the Accessibility of Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA), within our recruitment process. If you require accommodation at any time throughout the recruitment process, please speak with the hiring leader.