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Posted on: August 2, 2019
Deadline: August 15, 2019
Grade: 11


Reporting to the Manager, Student Life and to the Dean of Students, the incumbent develops, administers, and coordinates services and programs that promote student leadership and volunteerism. He/she supports the University's commitment to enhanced student experience, community engagement and social action as well as the department's role in community building on campus.

Primary responsibilities

  • Manage the LIVE Volunteer Resource Centre.
  • Hire, train, schedule, assign work to, monitor, evaluate, and motivate student staff.
  • Monitor budgets and resources to support programs, and services.
  • Advise students one-on-one as well as in groups to assist them in developing strategic volunteer opportunities in line with their career goals.
  • Establish and keep up to date a database of volunteer opportunities.
  • Develop leadership and volunteer opportunities, workshops, programs, and services in response to student initiatives and to needs expressed by community partners.
  • Collaborate with the Coordinators, Student Engagement, on the implementation and coordination of student engagement programming.
  • Develop and maintain links with internal and external volunteer organizations and travel as required.
  • Develop and implement on-going communication strategy.


  • Bachelor’s degree and two to four years of relevant work experience in a coordinating role, in providing leadership to volunteers or staff, and in promoting volunteerism to varied stakeholders. Experience in animating workshops.
  • Demonstrated involvement in volunteerism; knowledge of best practices in volunteer management and engagement.
  • Good knowledge of the Montreal community sector. Openness to working with external organizations.
  • Good knowledge (Level 4) of written and spoken English and French to inform and advise clients and to communicate effectively with internal and external partners.
  • Basic knowledge of Word and PowerPoint. Ease at learning new software.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills; ability to deal sensitively with clients and partners; client focus and approachability.
  • Excellent time-management and organizational skills; ability to multitask and to work under pressure.
  • Ability to work well as a member of a team and independently in a service-oriented environment.
  • Ability to collaborate with various units and to act as a liaison between the University and members of the community.


$60,610.55 - $72,396.19 per annum



Interested applicants must submit a curriculum vitae with a covering letter by August 15, 2019. Please click on the How to Apply button below for further instructions.

IMPORTANT: The language and computer skills of short-listed candidates will be tested.

Concordia University is committed to Employment Equity and encourages applications from women, Aboriginal Peoples, visible minorities, ethnic minorities, and persons with disabilities.

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