Shelter Movers Nova Scotia (Scheduling Coordinator)

Organization Name: Shelter Movers Nova Scotia
Opportunity Title: Scheduling Coordinator
Category: Administration / Clerical / Office
Commitment: 6 months to 1 year
Start Date: June 24, 2021
End Date: June 1, 2030

  • Background/police check required
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged between 18 and 55
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged 55 and over
  • Training or orientation required
Opportunity Description:

Scheduling Coordinators recruit volunteers to join move teams, working from Shelter Movers Nova Scotia’s database of active volunteers to create, send, and respond to emails. They are the ‘voice’ of Shelter Movers Nova Scotia in our volunteers’ inboxes, sharing opportunities to help with positivity, encouragement, a sense of purpose, and the joy of our work. Primary Responsibilities – Create ‘Call to Action’ e-mail content to send to volunteers, including relevant information about upcoming moves – Update the Mover Availability Calendar with volunteers’ availability – Monitor email inbox and respond to onboarded volunteers responding to Call To Action emails – Send and respond to emails regarding scheduling updates – Follow-up with volunteers’ communications with consistency and timeliness – Work with Move Coordination Supervisor and other Scheduling Coordinators – Have regular check-ins with Shelter Movers staff As a Scheduling Coordinator at Shelter Movers you will: – Make a positive impact helping women and children transition away from violence/abuse. – Gain experience in the operations of a social service agency, including service coordination and direct client interaction. – Receive training in preparation for your role, and have access to ongoing training opportunities. – Work with a great team of passionate volunteers and supporters. – After 3 months of satisfactory service, a confirmation of volunteering can be provided. After 6 months, we’d be happy to provide a personalized reference letter. Shelter Movers volunteers must be at least 18 years of age, complete an interview process, sign a confidentiality agreement, complete and pass a police reference check, and attend a Trauma-Informed Care Orientation session. The Scheduling Coordinator will also receive additional role-specific training.

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