Communications and Volunteer Coordinator Job in Kamloops, BC at The Mustard Seed

Do you have a passion for interactingwith people and inspiring change within your community? Reporting to both, theManaging Director in Kamloops and the Director of Marketing, Communications andBrand in Calgary, the Communications and Volunteer Coordinator has theopportunity to interact with and interview community members and donors whileworking within a collaborative and innovative team. Additionally, the role includesworking with local businesses, creating social media content, gathering storycontent, and recruiting volunteers. The Communications and VolunteerCoordinator makes a sustainable difference in the Kamloops community byassisting The Mustard Seed team with communications and volunteer projects. The ideal candidate is a positive, friendly person withproven customer service and professional administrative skills. This candidate must have a desire to serveour community participants, support staff and build community.

PositionType: Full time

Schedule: 8:00 – 4:30 (Monday to Friday)

Reporting to: Managing Director, Kamloops and Director of Marketing, Communications, and Brand, Calgary

Location: Kamloops

Fulfillthe mission and values of The Mustard Seed and maintain a high level ofprofessionalism, respect and gratitude with all staff, donors, volunteers,community members and visitors.

Communicatethe story of The Mustard Seed’s ministry to volunteers, visitors, and donors.

Deliverprograms and services with excellence, as demonstrated through measurableoutcomes, accreditation, and quality assurance.

Modelhealthy relationships with staff, donors, volunteers and community participantsby listening, praying, and referring.

Prepare amonthly report that include statistics, concerns, successes and program updates.

Otherduties may be assigned.

Clearlycommunicate the mission, vision, core values and story of The Mustard Seed in Kamloopswith both internal (staff and volunteers) and external (donors, media,businesses, agencies and churches) audiences.

Write keymessaging for media releases, public service announcements, etc.

Assist inproviding stories and photography for Social Media channels in Kamloops.

Preparetimely communications materials and promotional items in support ofprogramming, fundraising, and special events.

Developpartnerships with local media outlets and provide media reports.

Assistwith the writing and research of the quarterly newsletter to meet timelines,write articles, assist with editing/layout, and liaise with external vendors.

Assist inproviding communication support for events.

Participateas a team member in the communication strategy and planning for The MustardSeed.

Otherduties as may be assigned.

Coordinatethe intake of short and long-term volunteers including telephone interviews,background screening, training and placement.

Maintainsystems and procedures for volunteer appreciation, orientation and training.

Respondingto volunteer inquiries via email and phone.

Activelyrecruit new volunteers and interns.

OverseeInterns applications and reviews.

Contributeto recruitment, engagement return and retention of volunteers and interns.

Implement,merge and maintenance our existent volunteer’s data to our new volunteerdatabase system.

Create andmaintain relationships with established schools, churches, corporate and familyvolunteers.


A passionto be part of ending homelessness in Canada.

UniversityDegree or equivalent work experience in a relevant field is preferred (i.e.Marketing, Volunteer Management, Customer Service, etc.).

Goal-orientedwith a passion to build hope and wellbeing for those living in poverty.

Strongcompetency and experience using data management systems, software programs, MSOffice, SharePoint and social media tools.

Ability tomanage multiple projects and adhere to strict deadlines.

Previousexperience working with volunteers is required.

Enjoyworking in a fast – paced role that involves multi – tasking and managing adiverse workload.

Self -motivated and able to work independently and with multiple teams.

Excellentproblem – solving and customer service skills.

Strongwritten and verbal communication skills.

Excellentadministration, time management and organizational skills.

Previousexperience working with a marginalized population, particularly the homeless isconsidered an asset.

Personalvehicle, $2 million liability insurance and a valid class 5 driver’s licenseare required


Full-timework schedule. May require time on evenings and weekends.

Work fromthe office will be required, as well as the ability to work independently andin a team.

Mentaleffort: moderate, periods of high-volume workload

Travellingand driving required to various external agencies, various jobs, and drivingfrom site to site.


EmploymentSecurity Check is required

Thisposition requires varied mental and emotional effort, must be able to respondappropriately to intense situations, provide conflict resolution, work directlywith clients at risk

As TheMustard Seed is a Christian ministry, we require our employees to be inagreement and to sign our statement of faith

Must havelegal authorization to work in Canada on a full-time basis for anyone otherthan current employer

This position requires the use of apersonal vehicle for company use. The candidate must have a valid driver’slicence and maintain $2M Vehicle Liability insurance on the vehicle being used.


TheMustard Seed offers a competitive compensation package including 100% employerpaid extended health and dental benefits for staff and dependents, matchingRRSP after one year of service, and wellness days.


We areproud to embrace Employment Equity, which includes fair representation,anti-discrimination and reasonable accommodation.

Yourprivacy is important to us. The information we collect is used solely forconsideration for employment.

We thankall candidates for their interest, however, only those candidates selected foran interview will be contacted. The Mustard Seed reserves the right to amendjob advertisements. No phone calls please.

Pleasevisit our careers page tosee more job opportunities.

About the Company

Company: The Mustard Seed

Company Location:  Kamloops, BC

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