Lymphoma Canada is a fast paced organization looking to hire a volunteer coordinator that will be responsible for the planning, recruitment, screening, selection of volunteers. A key component of this position is the promotion of volunteering opportunities to the public, and maintaining a positive image of the organization within the community. 


  • Determine needs for volunteers according to the needs of department staff and events
  • Recruit volunteers according to the needs
  • Utilize CRM system to maintain volunteer records
  • Process background screening for volunteers
  • Organize training and orientations for volunteers
  • Assign, supervise and evaluate volunteers and/or assist supervisory staff in this task.
  • Write Volunteer Job descriptions
  • Plan and facilitate meetings for volunteers and coordinate activities.
  • Coordinate special activities or projects for volunteers
  • Work with LC staff member to develop, prepare and deliver educational materials for volunteer training and communications.



  • Strong organization and coordination skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Computer skills including MS Office, Social Media, and working with databases (non-technical)
  • Ability to work independently
  • Good decision making skills
  • Strong problem solving
  • Project management experience
  • Strong leader and collaborator with excellent attention to detail
  • Fluency in French would be an asset
  • Strong critical thinking skills