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Volunteer Coordinator

Location: Ottawa, ON, Canada

Type: Temporary

Min. Experience: Mid Level

We are looking for someone to fill an 8-month contract as a Volunteer Coordinator for the Grey Cup Festival. You will be responsible for coordinating the Volunteer Program by managing the overall recruitment and scheduling for the various festivities.

What you’ll do:   

  • Develop and implement the festival’s policies and procedures regarding the Volunteer Program and Application Processes (i.e. Screening, discipline, and retention policies)
  • Identify the number of volunteers required and draft job descriptions
  • Design and implement volunteer orientation and training sessions as required 
  • Oversee the production of the Volunteers Handbook
  • Co-ordinate the ordering, receiving, assembly and distribution for all the clothing and volunteer uniform
  • Schedule approved volunteers, the set-up and operations of all volunteer lounges at event venues, including a volunteer headquarters
  • Develop and implement the volunteer food and beverage services
  • Design and implement a recognition program
  • Provides ad hoc reports, as determined
  • Daily duties during the festival may include but are not limited to; volunteer check in, volunteer briefings, assisting functions with deployment, equipment distribution, activating contingency planning if any attrition, monitoring volunteer incident reporting tool and updating schedules
  • Support the planning and execution of the festival as directed by the Director, Grey Cup Festival

What you need to have:

  • Diploma or degree in sport management, administration, or other related field. A combination of relevant academic qualifications and experience may be accepted
  • Three to five years proven experience in relevant field
  • Ability to motivate and engage a large volunteer team
  • Demonstrated organizational skills, time management skills and attention to detail required
  • Computer skills including proficiency/experience with database systems
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and deliver results in a fast-paced environment
  • Flexible and adaptable, works well under pressure
  • Demonstrates strong problem-solving abilities with limited supervision
  • Bilingualism is a requirement

TD Place is a growing sports enterprise that is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

To apply, please visit: http://www.tdplace.ca/connect-with-us/join-our-team.

We thank you in advance for your interest but will only be responding to those applicants that meet our requirements.


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