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Regional Coordinator, Volunteer Services – BC Cancer Surrey/Abbotsford

  • Posted:Apr 15, 2019
  • Apply by:Jun 15, 2019
  • Job Type
  • Other
  • Job Level
  • Experienced (non manager)
  • Location
  • Abbotsford, BC
  • Impact Area
  • Other
  • Impact Category
  • Nonprofit
  • Company Type
  • Nonprofit

About this position

Regional Coordinator, Volunteer Services – BC Cancer Surrey/Abbotsford


Help us harness the capabilities of volunteers so we can provide more services to people dealing with cancer.


In this role, you will:


  • Recruit, train and supervise volunteers for BC Cancer Surrey (0.6 FTE) and Abbotsford (0.4 FTE.)
  • Manage the volunteer services budget including revenue generating services.
  • Develop, monitor and evaluate new volunteer programs and services to meet patient and staff needs.
  • Develop partnerships within the community and promote volunteer services internally and externally.




As our successful candidate, you will:

  • Recruit, interview and train volunteers. Monitor performance; educate and support.
  • Develop, implement and evaluate program goals to meet client/patient needs and the strategic direction of the cancer centre. Develop position descriptions and assess viability of new volunteer role requests. Establish and maintain related policies and procedures.
  • Create, implement and evaluate revenue producing strategies such as garage sales, book exchanges and farmers and craft markets to ensure the long term financial viability and self-sufficiency of volunteer services. Manage retail operations and revenue generation services.
  • Work with Coordinators to ensure action plans, standards of practice, volunteer management cycle and annual business planning goals are met.
  • Foster partnerships with groups such as the Canadian Cancer Society, community oncology programs, school board and educational institutions to leverage resources and attract volunteers.


You have:

  • A Volunteer Management certificate.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in a related field.
  • Or the equivalent in education and training.
  • At least four (4) years of recent, related experience in a not-for-profit organization handling fund-raising and/or revenue generation.  
  • Strong communication skills, including public speaking.
  • The ability to interact with a variety of people and personalities and to motivate and encourage volunteers.
  • The ability to work as a cooperative and supportive team member.
  • Strong organizational skills including event planning.
  • Problem solving abilities.
  • The ability to use volunteer management and other software.


If this sounds like you, apply now!





About Us


BC Cancer is part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA). PHSA provides specialized health services to British Columbians, including cancer care, organ transplantation, pediatrics, emergency services, mental health and substance use services. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate – Cultivate partnerships – Serve with purpose. Learn more about PHSA and our programs: https://jobs.phsa.ca/family-brands


We hire on the basis of merit and encourage all qualified applicants to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, backgrounds and experiences. We strive to create a safe and welcoming environment where everyone can come to work and be their best, authentic self.


  • 82245
  • Temporary, Full-Time (March 2020)
  • Monday to Friday; As operationally required
  • This position will work .6 fte in Surrey and .4 fte in Abbotsford


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