Canadian Red Cross Coordinator, Volunteer Resources, Disaster Management (DM) Full Time in Regina, SK

Canadian Red Cross

Branch Regina SK CA

Coordinator, Volunteer Resources, Disaster Management (DM)
Regina, SK

Supports the recruitment, screening and intake of volunteers including specialty intake processes and requirements of DM programs….

Status: Permanent Full-Time

Classification: HRV 2

The Canadian Red Cross Society, a non-profit, humanitarian organization dedicated to helping Canadians, as well as the most vulnerable throughout the world, is seeking a Coordinator, Volunteer Resources (VR), in the Disaster Management (DM) department. Reporting to the Operations Manager, Saskatchewan, this position will work closely with the VR provincial staff and DM team with a key focus on disaster management volunteer capacity building and response mobilization in Saskatchewan.

Key Responsibilities

Ensures policies and practices in all components of the Volunteer Management Cycle are implemented.

Implements both targeted and broad based recruiting strategies in identified locations.

Supports the recruitment, screening and intake of volunteers including specialty intake processes and requirements of DM programs.

Leads recruitment and provides direct supervision to a volunteer team.

Implements a focused on-boarding plan and coordinates training to ensure volunteers are ready.

Leads the coordination, scheduling and tracking of volunteers during a disaster response mobilization and deployment.

Coordinates completion of volunteer exit interviews, performance feedback, hours, and peer debrief instructions following deployments.

Ensures consistent records management practices aligned with National policies and DM requirements.

Creates and prepares reports and statistical analysis as required.


Education and Experience:
The minimum qualifications for this position are the completion of a post secondary education in Volunteer and/or Human Resource Management and a minimum of one (1) to three (3) years of job-related work experience including recruitment and onboarding, or an equivalent combination of education and experience .

Abilities and Skills:
Strong verbal and written communications skills in English

Excellent interpersonal skills including handling interactions with general public, clients and colleagues

Proven decision in a high pressure environment

Ability to solve complex problems

Excellent computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word and data bases

Demonstrated ability to lead and to work as part of a diverse team

Ability to adapt to changing circumstances in a fast paced environment

Current Standard First Aid certification or willingness to take training

Valid Provincial Class 5 Driver’s License

General knowledge and understanding of disaster emergency response procedures

Fluency in Cree or another second language

Experience working with a diverse population

Working Conditions

Hours may vary, can involve evening or weekend work and will involve being on-call

Must be willing and able to travel within Saskatchewan as required including overnight travel

This position requires a successful Canadian criminal record check, a vulnerable sector check and satisfactory driver’s abstract.


Interested parties may submit their cover letter and resume, by quoting competition 15-0731-B by August 28, 2015 to:

The Canadian Red Cross Society

Attn: Rebecca Benko

Operations Manager, Saskatchewan

Email: [email protected]

The Canadian Red Cross Society is an equal opportunity employer. While we appreciate all responses, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. Please note that relocation funding is not available for this position.

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Regina, SK, CA
Posted on: 2015-08-01
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