Manager, Volunteering and Training (Permanent) 35 hours/week

  • CompanyUnited Way Elgin Middlesex
  • ResumeRequired
  • Cover LetterRequired
  • Application Deadline05/27/2022

Job Description

Work Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Schedule is flexible to reflect meetings outside of regular business hours.

Application Deadline: Friday, May 27, 4:30 p.m.

About United Way Elgin Middlesex

United Way’s mission is to improve lives and build community by engaging individuals and mobilizing collective action.

The most important thing United Way can do for our community is to use our reputation, relationships and expertise to bring together our community’s resources of people, time, talent, relationships, expertise, technology, money and more. By channelling our community’s power behind solid strategies, we can achieve lasting changes in the social conditions of individuals, families and our community.

The Opportunity

We are seeking a Manager, Volunteering and Training to provide leadership and oversight of the volunteer program. This team member will also manage, coordinate and execute learning and training programs for staff, Sponsored Employees and volunteers that align with our strategic vision and goals.

Compensation Structure: Based on the salary band for this role, external candidates can expect to be offered a starting salary in the range of $55,000 – $58,000 ($30.22 – $31.87 per hour). When determining the wage, we consider the market, candidate experience, as well as internal equity. Additionally, United Way also offers:

  • Three weeks paid vacation time to start
  • Flexible working arrangements to encourage work-life balance
  • Paid winter shut-down between Christmas and New Years
  • Registered Retirement Savings Plan with employer match
  • Paid sick/personal days
  • Summer office hours
  • Extended health benefits

Our Ideal Candidate Will Possess

  • Post-secondary school credentials in a related field (non-profit / volunteer management, human resources, adult education, or an equivalent combination of education and related professional experience)
  • Two to three years’ relevant experience
  • Experience developing and delivering training to adults in person and virtually
  • Good understanding of local social issues and initiatives
  • Intermediate computer skills in MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook); proficient using virtual meeting platforms (Zoom, Teams, etc.)
  • Experience motivating, inspiring, leading and maintaining positive relationships with a diverse range of people
  • Experience collecting and analyzing data to determine if program objectives are being achieved
  • Exceptional project management and time management skills
  • Ability to provide feedback and guidance that inspires high performance and ensures positive outcomes
  • Valid Ontario driver’s license and access to a vehicle with a minimum of $1,000,000 insurance coverage preferred

Primary Responsibilities

  • Identify and develop training and learning opportunities and tools that meet United Way’s strategic goals and functional needs while modeling best practices
  • Oversee and coordinate annual training program, including curriculum development
  • Manage and analyze data to determine the effectiveness of organizational training; review and identify learning needs that will help fulfill strategic and business goals
  • Ensure that training data/records are updated in a timely manner
  • Manage United Way’s volunteer management strategy, including data collection and analysis, development of policies and procedures, orientation and onboarding and recognition
  • Act as the primary contact for volunteer inquiries, internships and community-engaged learning
  • Complete annual review of volunteer program including evaluation and measurement of volunteer satisfaction and complete compliance activities of work with Development and Community Impact team members to support workplace and donor engagement activities including corporate volunteer programs
  • Provide administrative support to Development team for corporate volunteer grants
  • Perform other duties as needed to ensure the safe and effective operations of the organization

To apply: Please email your cover letter and resume by 4:30 p.m., Friday, May 27 to Lisa Simmons, Executive Assistant and Human Resources Officer e. lsimmons@unitedwayem.ca

United Way will consider non-traditional work experience such as volunteering when examining the skills and knowledge needed for this position.

United Way is committed to diversity and encourages applications from people who are Indigenous, racialized, 2SLGBTQ+, women, persons with disabilities, and other overlooked and underestimated groups.

United Way requires new employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at all times during employment, unless legitimately unable to do so due to their own disability or religious reasons (“Exempt Worker”). The successful applicant will be offered employment conditional upon providing satisfactory proof to United Way Elgin Middlesex that they are fully vaccinated before the Start Date or, alternatively, that they are an Exempt Worker.

As an equal opportunity employer, United Way is committed to accessibility and to protecting the human rights of its employees. In support of this aim, United Way Elgin Middlesex has an accommodation process in place to provide accommodations to employees with disabilities or when otherwise required under human rights laws.