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Does taking meaningful action inspire you?  Are you looking for an opportunity to make an impact in the daily life of a child?  Are you passionate about creating social change, engaging with and having an impact on your community?  Are you looking to take ownership of your career in an organization that values people, action and trust?  Brown Bagging for Calgary’s Kids (BB4CK) has an opportunity for a dynamic individual to join our dedicated team for a one year contract.

 

Who we are:  Brown Bagging for Calgary’s Kids (BB4CK) is a mission-focused grassroots organization, working to build and strengthen communities that ensure every child has enough to eat at school. Our team is small, working together in our areas of strength to ensure we can have broad impact in our community.

Brown Bagging for Calgary’s Kids has increased the number of hungry kids fed daily through its programs by almost 70% since 2015. To accomplish this increased impact, BB4CK has broadened its program delivery through community partnerships and a focus on encouraging and supporting people in Calgary to act in meaningful ways to feed kids. Today, BB4CK continues to grow and transition in order to achieve our goal of no hungry kids. This is an exciting and challenging time in our organizational life, as we continue to meet the growing need in our community, while also focusing our efforts on strengthening our systems and processes to support our growing organization.

Our vision:  Communities that make sure all kids are fed.
Our mission: Connect and inspire people to take meaningful action to feed and care for kids.

Working cohesively with the Director of Operations, the Volunteer Connector is accountable for the delivery of volunteer related activities including developing an engagement strategy, developing roles, recruitment, selection, training, orientation, scheduling and leadership of a group of volunteers engaged in program activities. 

The role of Volunteer Connector will include the following key responsibilities:

Strategy: Lead the creation, implementation and evaluation of strategy for volunteer engagement.
Identify and design volunteer roles: Recruitment, training, screening, appreciation and evaluation of volunteers.
Scheduling: Coordinating and communicating with volunteer groups for the kitchen.
Relationship building: Giving people opportunities to connect to the impact they have.

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This opportunity might be for you if you:

  • Are a dynamic and engaging leader, demonstrating our core values to positively influence others
  • Have the ability to achieve results that are in the best interests of both the organization and community
  • Have a thirst for developing systems and finding efficiencies while building and supporting relationships
  • Are focused on networking and an engaging, strategic thinker
  • Are flexible and adaptable to changing situations
  • Have a working knowledge of computers (Microsoft Office)

Qualifications:

  • 1-3 years experience in a volunteer role
  • 3+ years working closely in a team
  • Experience thinking “on your feet” problem solving and building both short- and long-term solutions

BB4CK offers a competitive compensation package along with professional development opportunities for innovation and professional growth.  Salary will be commensurate with level of experience.  This is a one year contract position.

If you are looking for a purpose driven and compelling place to work, please email your cover letter and resume to jan@bb4ck.org by August 10, 2019.

This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.  We thank all applicants for their interest in BB4CK, however only those under consideration will be contacted.

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