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Interested in working with us? The Alzheimer Society Huron Perth is a not-for-profit charity helping people with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias while raising funds for research to find the cause and the cure.

Career Opportunities

Current Opportunities

Posting: Volunteer Coordinator (Huron and Perth County)

Job Type: Part-time Permanent – 21 hours/week

Job Description: The Volunteer Coordinator will coordinate the Volunteer program to support the Alzheimer Society Huron Perth. This includes developing and implementing a plan for the recruitment, screening, training, evaluation, and appreciation of volunteers to meet the needs of both Societies. 

Qualification:

  • Studies in volunteer management
  • 3+ years of relevant work experience in volunteer coordination
  • Knowledge and experience working with volunteers
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, coordinate and evaluate programs and volunteers
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule within regular work hours
  • Valid driver’s license and access to own vehicle
  • Experience in the non-profit health care sector
  • Vulnerable Sector Police Screening 

Experience/Skills:

  • Knowledge and volunteer coordination experience in non-profit health care and/or social or community support services
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, coordinate and evaluate programs and volunteers
  • Experience working directly with people living with dementia and their care partners 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, communication, and organizational abilities

Specific Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement a plan to recruit, screen, train, retain, evaluate, and appreciate  volunteers in collaboration with the Fund Development/Communications Manager, In-Home Recreation Coordinators, and Business Lead
  • Recruit volunteers for the In-Home Recreation program, fundraising events, office, and all other  programs as necessary
  • Develop a comprehensive volunteer management plan
  • Schedule volunteers
  • Evaluate programs in collaboration with Fund Development/Communications Manager
  • Update volunteer policies as necessary
  • Data entry as required

Organizational Overview:

The Alzheimer Society Huron Perth actively supports families and individuals affected by Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. We advocate for and provide support services, education, and funding for research for those affected by Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.

Location:

  • Regular work schedule with flexibility divided between Huron (Clinton) and Perth (Stratford) Counties

The Alzheimer Society is an equal opportunity employer and we are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live and serve. We are also committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes in accordance with the Human Rights Code and AODA and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Commitment to Equitable Recruitment:

The Alzheimer Society welcomes those who have demonstrated a commitment to upholding the values of equity and social justice and we encourage applications from members of groups that have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized, including First Nations, Metis and Inuit peoples, Indigenous peoples of North America, Black and persons of colour, persons with disabilities, people living with dementia, care partners and those who identify as 2SLGBTQ+.

To apply, please email your cover letter and resume to [email protected]

We thank all applicants in advance; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.