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Durham - Volunteer Engagement Coordinator

Starts: 07-16-2019


Volunteer Title: Volunteer Engagement Coordinator
Reports To: Co-Chair Volunteer Engagement
Time Commitment: 10 hours/month
Location: n/a

Position Summary

As a vital part of our Membership Committee, this role coordinates the sourcing, selection, and onboarding of new chapter volunteers. The role works under the direction of the Membership Director, and alongside a team of member engagement volunteers. This position works within the Volunteer Engagement subcommittee, and, together with this team, oversees the communication among interested members in becoming involved in managing various chapter duties and responsibilities.

Role Responsibilities

  • Promote the volunteer opportunity with Durham chapter to members
  • Facilitate volunteer onboarding and orientation
  • Coordinate two annual open houses to drive volunteer interest and discuss open opportunities
  • Respond to inquiries that come into the Durham Volunteer email inbox
  • Promote the volunteer opportunity actively at chapter events
  • Be available for monthly committee and subcommittee meetings as required
  • Ensure compliance with communication policies, procedures and brand standards


  • Previous experience with volunteer engagement an asset
  • Demonstrated enthusiasm for contributing effort toward the objectives of the Durham chapter
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Highly responsive and engaged
  • Strong administrative and organizational skills
  • Willingness to learn and a positive attitude

Benefits of Volunteering

  • The opportunity to work collaboratively with other internal teams and committees to plan and execute on regionally-driven marketing and communications initiatives
  • Access to leading edge insights on the latest HR trends affecting Durham Region
  • Valuable CPD hours towards recertification for each year of volunteer service
  • 50% off all chapter events


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The number of positions varies, please refer to the each Chapters Leadership page to view the number of positions available:

2 (0 open slots)

Experience Required:

No Experience Necessary


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