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Welcome to Information Orillia!

The place to go when you don’t know where to go! 

Information Orillia Volunteer Services Coordinator

Job Description

Information Orillia is looking for a paid, part-time, 32 hour/month, volunteer coordinator to be responsible for recruiting volunteers and volunteer opportunities. The volunteer coordinator’s responsibilities include recruiting and training new volunteers, keeping a database of volunteer information and skills, matching volunteers to opportunities that suit their skills, keeping volunteers informed, and conveying the organization’s purpose to the public. The Volunteer Coordinator will also be responsible for setting up a Volunteer Club and will work to improve volunteer recruitment and plan volunteer management and opportunities to community groups.

A successful volunteer coordinator should be passionate about volunteer work and meticulous about keeping records. You should uphold the values of our organization while ensuring the comfort of our volunteers in their positions.

Responsibilities:

Recruiting, training, and supervising new volunteers

Collecting volunteer information, availability, skills, and maintaining an up-to-date database

Promote volunteering and its benefits across Orillia and the surrounding area

Keeping new and existing volunteers informed about the organization and volunteer opportunities

Matching volunteers to opportunities that suit their skill sets and ensuring they understand their responsibilities and receive the proper training

Establishing a Volunteer Club

Organizing training and leading on-the-job training

Keeping schedules and records of volunteer’s work

Preparing codes of conduct and operating procedures to uphold the organization’s values

Ensuring the organization’s purpose is conveyed to the public

Provide monthly written reports and updates about projects to funders and Information Orillia Board of Directors

Requirements:

You are a retired senior (60+)

Experience in volunteering and in the recruitment of volunteers

Able to train and orient volunteers for various opportunities

Experience establishing and chairing a volunteer committee and Volunteer Club

Working knowledge of databases

Ability to work as a team or independently

Able to work with diverse participants

Experience with office administration duties including answering phone calls, replying to emails, office organization, time-management, attention to detail, multitasking and inter-department communication

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

General proficiency with computers, including the willingness to learn how to use Microsoft Office 365, Google Drive, Survey Monkey and touch-technology

Tax Refund Dates
Newsline Request for Volunteers

*Please note: the hours of operation are as written in the video; Monday – Friday: 9 am – 5 pm.

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Who are we? 

A registered not-for-profit organization that started operating in 1969.

We are the place to go when you don’t know where to go!

What we offer:

 

Social services

 

Mental health connections

 

Printed resources

Mail pick-up location

 

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Land Acknowledgement

Information Orillia serves the City of Orillia and the surrounding townships of Ramara, Severn, and Oro-Medonte, as well as the independent Rama (or Mnjikaning) Reserve occupied by the Chippewas of Rama First Nation, one of the Williams Treaties First Nations. We wish to respectfully acknowledge the long and enduring presence and stewardship of Indigenous peoples in Canada and on our region’s lands.

Information Orillia is located on the traditional territory of the Anishinaabeg. The Anisinaabeg include the Ojibwe, Odawa, and Potawatomi nations, collectively known as the Three Fires Confederacy. In acknowledging that we occupy colonized Indigenous territories, we accept our collective responsibility to recognize our colonial histories as well as their present-day manifestations in order to honor, protect and sustain this land and its peoples.