Volunteer Program Builder

Application Deadline: Saturday, April 28, 2018

Hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 30 hours per week (10:00 am to 4:30pm with some flexibility for TVA events outside of business hours)

Position to run for 16 weeks starting May 8, 2018
Wage $14.00 per hour plus CPP, EI and WSIB

Job Description

  • Develop, promote and maintain a wide range of volunteer opportunities within the organization
  • Recruit volunteers and participate in volunteer interviews
  • Review and update job descriptions for each volunteer assignment
  • Ensure that volunteers are assigned to support operations including tours, special events and archival projects
  • Develop and manage volunteer policies, procedures, and standards of volunteer service.
  • Organize and participate in volunteer recognition programs and special events
  • Maintain accurate records and provide timely statistical and activity reports on volunteer participation.
  • Will be supervised by the Archivist and Associate Archivist

The applicant must:

  • be a current post-secondary student who will be continuing his or her studies in the coming academic year
  • be enrolled in a history, museum studies, cultural studies, tourism, or human relations management program
  • have job-related experience such as working in a museum or archives, managing volunteer programs and/or team leadership
  • have excellent written and oral communication skills
  • be able to follow directions and work independently as well as with staff and volunteers
  • be proficient in basic computer applications including word processing and spreadsheets
  • have demonstrable record-keeping and planning skills
  • be able to effectively manage a wide array of tasks, projects and responsibilities
  • have the ability to work productively in an unstructured environment with frequent interruptions
  • have own transportation to the workplace which is not on the city bus line
  • provide at least 2 references

Availability of this position is subject to award of a grant from Canada Summer Jobs.
Apply in person at Trent Valley Archives, 567 Carnegie Ave., Peterborough ON or by e-mail to admin@trentvalleyarchives.com