Referral Specialist

Organization Details
Organization Name: Volunteer Manitoba
Address: Suite 511, 428 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg MB  R3C 0E2
Organizational Description: Volunteer Manitoba is proud to be a leader in community engagement by promoting and recognizing volunteerism across the province. We provide information, training and resources on all aspects of the voluntary sector and we build strong communities by working with our partners in government, business and the not-for-profit and charitable sector.

Volunteer Manitoba is committed to providing a barrier-free recruitment and selection process, building diversity and inclusive teams, and creating an equitable working environment for all volunteers. We provide equal volunteer opportunities to all applicants without regard to an individual's protected status, which includes, but is not limited to, race, colour, ethnicity, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability age, genetic factors, or any other protected status. Please indicate any accommodation required to facilitate a successful application and interview process when applying.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Volunteer Opportunity ID: 5323
Description of Duties:

As a Referral Specialist, you'll act as a crucial link between potential volunteers and organizations seeking their support. Your role will involve conducting personalized consultations with individuals, assessing their interests, skills, and availability, and then referring them to suitable volunteer opportunities within our extensive network of partner organizations.

• Learn about current volunteer roles.
• Identify potential volunteer opportunities for individuals based on their interests using Volunteer Manitoba's website.
• Create awareness of the services we offer at Volunteer Manitoba.
• Collate statistics from each referral either by phone, walk-in or by email that will be used to support the documentation of project activities in the annual report.

Skills Required:

• Preference will be given to applicants who are comfortable connecting with people and answering questions.
• Has English or French verbal and written communication skills.
• Friendly and passionate about helping people.
• Working knowledge in Microsoft Office tools.

Skills Gained/Related Careers:

• Make connections with various non-profits and charities in Manitoba.
• Gain experience doing referrals.
• Gain experience providing support to others in a professional setting.
• Improve your networking skills.
• Human resources, community outreach worker, volunteer coordinator, event coordinator, teacher, social worker, or communications specialist.

Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment:

Daytime, weekdays.

* Volunteers are requested to attend regular check-in meetings.
* This position is very flexible.

Location of volunteer opportunity: the Volunteer Manitoba office in Winnipeg - Suite 511, 428 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3C 0E2

Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
- Downtown
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? No
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? No
Opportunity is available to candidates that: General Populace
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Certificate of recognition
How to Apply: Online:
Closing Date: Dec 13, 2024