Recruitment and Training Specialist

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Job region: 
Greater Toronto Area
Application Deadline: 
Friday, January 13, 2023 - 11:45pm
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Recruitment and Training Specialist (Full-time, Permanent)

Society of Sharing: Inner-City Volunteers is a non-profit agency supporting volunteers to reduce social isolation and improve the quality of life among seniors and adults with disabilities in downtown Toronto.

Society of Sharing: Inner-City Volunteers is seeking a reliable, highly efficient as well as motivated Recruitment and Training Specialist who will be responsible for increasing the number of volunteers associated with the Society of Sharing.

Scope of Practice:

• Initiate, develop and execute volunteer recruitment strategies
• Identify and pursue volunteer recruitment opportunities within the community including diverse communities
• Develop and implement the Employee Volunteer Program with various organizations
• Plan, schedule and make public presentations on behalf of the agency as part of recruitment plan
• Respond to volunteer inquiries regarding the agency programs and services
• Develop materials such as brochures flyers and forms for recruitment purposes as well as develop volunteer resources (informational and training materials)
• Assist the Program Coordinator with special events and event planning as well as encourage volunteer participation
• Recruit, screen, and interview volunteer candidates, and conduct reference checks
• Maintain volunteer database by ensuring volunteer records are updated, and maintain accurate data entry and record keeping
• Participate in staff meetings on a regular basis
• Provide assistance as required to the Executive Director
• Increase the volunteerresources
• Develop, facilitate and lead a full-day bi-monthly training program for new volunteers
• Organize and facilitate bi-monthly “lunch & learn” sessions for on-going volunteer skill development
• Responsible for maintaining Society of Sharing online profile and develop ideas for increasing online engagement through platforms (agency website, twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn)
• Collaborate on policy and procedure development for volunteers as required
• Perform other duties as required

Required Qualifications:

• Post-secondary degree in Social Service, Human Development or equivalent
• Certificate or diploma in Volunteer recruitment and management in the non-profit sector is a requirement
• Experience in training and skills development for volunteers or staff in the social service field is preferred
• Professional, creative, resourceful, and action-oriented
• Strong organizational, interpersonal and presentation skills
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Strong problem-solving skills and ability to work independently
• Ability to travel and flexibility to work some evening or weekends is required
• Excellent computer skills with a thorough knowledge of MS Office applications
• Proficiency in various social media platforms is an asset
• Experience working with ethno-culturally diverse groups is an asset

Location: Toronto Region
Hours: 35 hours per week

How to apply: 

How to apply:
Interested individuals are requested to submit their resume and cover letter by January 13, 2023 to

Note: As part of the initial recruitment process, applicants must confirm that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19

We thank all applicants; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

In compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), accommodations are available on request to individuals with disabilities who are invited for interview and assessment. Society of Sharing: Inner-City Volunteers provides training to all employees, volunteers, agents and/or contractors who deal with the public or other third parties that act on behalf of the agency.

Hesika Kandiah
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