City of Brampton

  • Volunteer Specialist

    Posted Date 6 months ago(12/4/2018 10:21 AM)
    Job ID
    Job Location 1: Company
    # Positions
    Job Type
    Part Time
    Job Industry
    Government and Public Sector
    Career Level
    Years of Experience
  • Job Description




    Reporting to the Programmer, Volunteer Services, Recreation Division, this position is responsible for the coordination of volunteers for various recreation centres and events.  Appointed staff member at centres responsible for volunteers.

    • Recruit, orient, train, and schedule volunteers
    • Schedule volunteers to assist running events and activities
    • Assist in facilitating and staff training and staff training in Volunteer Management
    • Communicate with participants in regard to part-time opportunities
    • Provide a high level of front line customer service
    • Complete administrative duties in a timely manner (e.g. reports)
    • Maintain an understanding of Recreation programs and services
    • Maintain contact with volunteers by visiting volunteers on-site
    • Understand, adhere to, and enforce Corporate Policies & Procedures, Confidentiality Guidelines, Emergency Procedures and Health and Safety Standards for all participants and staff
    • Attend meetings/training as required
    • Ensure volunteers are registered through Better Impact
    • Develop strong relationship with staff responsible for volunteers in Recreation Centres
    • Provide guidance to staff on disciplinary action with volunteers and step in to help develop corrective measures when needed
    • Perform other duties as assigned


    Selection Criteria:

    • Minimum 18 years or age
    • Completed of high-school (grade 12) or equivalent
    • Minimum 2 years of supervisory experience
    • Proficient in use of computers and various software programs
    • Excellent communication skills both written and oral
    • Current Standard First Aid / CPR C / AED from an accredited organization
    • Submit or agree to a Vulnerable Sector Criminal Record Check
    • Exceptional customer service and communication skills


    ** Various tests and/or exams may be administered as part of the selection criteria.


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    Job status:Part time Job Type: Non-Union

    Hourly Rate:  $15.00

    Applications must be received by November 1,2019
    Alternate formats will be provided upon request. 


    If this opportunity matches your interest and experience, please apply online at: We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate(s) will be required, as a condition of employment, to execute a written employment agreement.


    Please be advised, the City of Brampton uses email to communicate with their applicants for open job competitions. It is the applicant’s responsibility to include an updated email address that is checked daily and accepts emails from unknown users. As we send time sensitive correspondence via email (i.e. testing bookings, interview dates), it is imperative that applicants check their email regularly. If we do not hear back from applicants, we will assume that you are no longer interested in the Job Competition and your application will be removed from the Competition.


    The City is an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments.  If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise the Human Resources Division of any accommodations needed to ensure you have access to a fair and equitable process. Any information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.




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