Provincial Health Services Authority Regional Coordinator, Volunteer Services Contract in Prince George, BC

Provincial Health Services Authority

Branch Prince George BC CA

Regional Coordinator, Volunteer Services
Prince George, BC

Demonstrated computer skills and software application use, including volunteer management software. This role provides financial management of the volunteer…

The BC Cancer Agency is committed to reducing the incidence of cancer, reducing the mortality from cancer, and improving the quality of life of those living with cancer. BC Cancer Agency provides a comprehensive cancer control program for the people of British Columbia, in partnership with regional health authorities, to deliver a range of cancer services, which include prevention, screening and early detection, diagnosis and treatment, research, education, supportive care, rehabilitation and palliative care. It operates six regional cancer centres in Surrey, Kelowna, Vancouver, Victoria, Abbotsford and Prince George, along with two research centres that conduct research into the causes and cures for cancer.

BC Cancer Agency is an agency of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) which plans, manages and evaluates specialty and province-wide health care services across BC. PHSA embodies values that reflect a commitment to excellence. These include: Patients first • Best value • Results matter • Excellence through knowledge • Open to possibilities.

Regional Coordinator, Volunteer Services
Reference # 41030
Temporary Part-Time 0.50 FTE (Until November 2016)
Prince George, BC

The Regional Coordinator, Volunteer Services is responsible for the management and administration of volunteer services at the BC Cancer Agency Centre for the North (CN), including the recruitment, training and supervision of volunteers. This role provides financial management of the volunteer services budget, including the volunteer services revenue-generating services. The Regional Coordinator is responsible for developing, monitoring and evaluating new volunteer programs and services to ensure they meet the needs of patients and staff and are consistent with the mission, vision, philosophy and priorities of the BC Cancer Agency and Centre’s. The Regional Coordinator works to develop partnerships within the community and promotes volunteer services within the Centre.


  • Supervises volunteers by performing duties such as recruiting, screening, interviewing and selecting applicants. Provides training and orientation, monitors work performance and ensures that ongoing education and support is available.
  • Develops, coordinates, implements and evaluates volunteer program goals and objectives to meet the needs of the clients/patients and the strategic direction of the cancer centre, including the development of position descriptions and viability of new volunteer role requests. Establishes and maintains policies and procedures regarding volunteer programs and the use of volunteers within the cancer centre.
  • Creates, implements and evaluates revenue-producing strategies such as garage sales, book exchanges and farmers and craft markets to ensure the long-term financial viability and self-sufficiency of volunteer services. Manages the operations of all retail ventures and revenue-generation services, including purchasing, pricing, stock control, daily cash reconciliation, bank deposits, bill payment and accounting systems.
  • Works collaboratively with Coordinators to develop a cohesive approach to volunteer programs to ensure program action plans, standards of practice, volunteer management cycle and annual business planning goals are met. Provides coverage for counterparts and collaborates to provide joint volunteer orientation and training.
  • Creates and fosters partnerships with affiliated and/or community partner programs such as the Canadian Cancer Society, community oncology programs, school board and local educational institutions to leverage resources and knowledge and to attract volunteers.
  • Develops and monitors an operating budget and ensures adherence to the budget by performing duties such as monitoring expenditures, variance reporting and recommending remedial action.
  • Participates and/or chairs a variety of internal and external committees where the volunteer perspective is required by providing and/or receiving information and participating in decision making.


A level of education, training and experience equivalent to a Certificate in Volunteer Management, or a Bachelor’s degree in a related field and a minimum of four (4) years of recent, related experience in a not-for-profit organization, fundraising and/or revenue generation.

Strong communication skills including public speaking. Ability to interact with a variety of people and personalities and to provide motivation and encouragement to volunteers. Ability to work as a member of a team in a cooperative and supportive manner. Strong organizational skills, including event planning. Ability to problem-solve. Demonstrated computer skills and software application use, including volunteer management software.

We invite you to apply by visiting our PHSA Careers website, searching for this position and clicking the “Apply Online Now” button where you can register for the first time or enter your Username and Password in order to re-access your profile on our system.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled .

PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Prince George, BC, CA
Posted on: 2015-09-24
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