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Volunteer Coordinator

Ribbon Rouge Foundation
Edmonton, AB
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Application Deadline: 2021-06 - 06

Anticipated Start Date: 2021-06 - 23


Tasks and Responsibilities

The Volunteer Services Director co-ordinates a variety of important activities in support of our various programs, including enabling the work of fellows, volunteers, and academic personnel. This will involve coordinating marketing and recruitment initiatives as well as the orientation, placement and evaluation of program fellows. Reporting to the Executive Director, who will provide mentoring and training, the Volunteer Services Director will:

  • Recruit volunteers into various functions in the Foundation;
  • Create a volunteer program and system;
  • Manage various volunteers, volunteer groups, committees;
  • Develop team culture amongst all fellows, volunteers, faculty and community participants in the Ribbon Rouge Foundation;
  • Serve as liaison between fellows/faculty/ Community to execute on various programs in the Foundation;
  • Help faculty prepare and submit dossiers and credentialing paperwork;
  • Support the creation and distribution of the foundation’s weekly, monthly and quarterly updates and newsletters and respond to inquiries regarding the newsletter; The position may involve working evenings and weekends.


Qualifications and Education Requirements (equivalencies will be considered)

  • Ideally, 3 years’ experience planning and developing transdisciplinary professional pre- and post-graduate programs/courses (candidates with less experience will be considered)
  • Graduate degree in the Arts including Anthropology, Psychology, Sociology or related fields (candidates working toward this qualification will be considered)
  • Knowledge of graduate school education accreditation and compliance criteria
  • Knowledge of basic budget and accounting principles • Understanding of the design and development of marketing plans
  • Strong supervision, strategic planning, critical thinking and time-management skills Preferred Skills
  • Detail-oriented and self-directed professional
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information
  • Ability to develop and implement policies/procedures for a major educational program
  • Ability to coordinate/prioritize steps for program implementation.


Of Note: Based on the Ribbon Rouge Foundation’s preferential hiring practices, candidates are reviewed for their fit to job criteria, and also considerations are made to hire preferentially including people who identify as people of African Descent, People of colour, Black, immigrants, queer, women, transgender, non-binary folks, people living with HIV, neurodivergent persons and people living with disabilities.


● Fluent level English proficiency is a must and the ability to speak French or African languages is an asset.


Title of supervisor: Executive Director


To apply please email your Resume and Cover Letter to [Email hidden] by the deadline of May 23, 2021.

Company Description
The Ribbon Rouge Foundation is a grassroots organization that focuses on health equity and facilitates social justice through the Arts. The Ribbon Rouge Foundation facilitates storytelling, community-engaged arts and intentional meaningful community conversations to change perceptions, stir social conscience, educate the public and create positive social change.

We remain committed to raising the voices of people who experience poorer health outcomes as a result of racialized health disparities. In particular, we focus our service provision on issues related to gender and issues related to race. We believe in the liberating power of the arts to promote self-expression, build community and facilitate positive social change.

Ribbon Rouge Foundation

Why Work Here?
Rapidly growing organization and innovative work for meaningful impact and purposeful change with fun and inspiring people!

The Ribbon Rouge Foundation is a grassroots organization that focuses on health equity and facilitates social justice through the Arts. The Ribbon Rouge Foundation facilitates storytelling, community-engaged arts and intentional meaningful community conversations to change perceptions, stir social conscience, educate the public and create positive social change. We remain committed to raising the voices of people who experience poorer health outcomes as a result of racialized health disparities. In particular, we focus our service provision on issues related to gender and issues related to race. We believe in the liberating power of the arts to promote self-expression, build community and facilitate positive social change.

Address

10215 108 St NW

Edmonton, AB
CAN

Industry

Non Profit

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