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About the Position
Position #: 16892
OrganizationBlock Parent Program - Waterloo Region
Position: Volunteer Coordinator
Location: 425 Hespeler Road Suite # 413
Impact Statement: The Waterloo Regional Block Parent® Program is partnering with the Canadian Cancer Society to create the Waterloo Region Walking School Bus Program, a new and exciting service that promotes Active and Healthy Living in the Region. The program is supported by the Ontario Trillium Foundation and Region of Waterloo Public Health.

The Block Parent Program is looking for an energetic and enthusiastic volunteer who has the ability to work well independently and in a team environment, with good communication, leadership, and time management skills.

This position offers an exciting opportunity to get involved in the community, build relationships across the Region, and acquire leadership and volunteer management experience.
Description: The objective of the Volunteer Coordinator (VC) is to create a Healthy and Safe Community by recruiting volunteers to the Block Parent Board of Directors and assisting Program Coordinators in recruiting volunteers to their programs.

The position will require the VC to assist in recruiting and training Walking School Bus volunteers and potential Board of Director members.

Experience in volunteer management and board governance is an asset.
Requirements: Confidentiality, Work Without Supervision
Training Details: An orientation to our organization will be provided.
Working Conditions: Monthly Board of Directors meetings must be attended. Must be able to work from home. Must be able to work unsupervised and on a team.
Duration: More than 1 year
Timing: Weekday - Evening, Anytime
Time Detail: The Board of Directors meet on the last Tuesday of every month from 7:00 pm until 9:00 pm. A one-year commitment is required. Must be able to devote 6 hours per month. Must be able to commit to one full year of involvement.
Special Event End Date: 2005-01-01
Age: 19+
Ideal for: An Individual
Transportation: On a bus route
Area(s) of Interest: Boards/Committees, Communication/Public Relations, Leadership/Management
Skill(s): Facilitation and Training, Public and Media Relations, Project Management, Decision-Making/Prioritizing, Self-Motivation
How to Apply
Application File:
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Tara Mondou
Address: 425 Hespeler Road Suite # 413 Cambridge, N1R 8J6


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