Island Health (Vancouver Island Health Authority)
Island Health is looking for an enthusiastic temporary part-time (mat leave) Manager, Volunteer Resources.
In this strategic leadership role, you are accountable for the daily operations of volunteers across multiple sites/facilities. As the Manager, Volunteer Resources, you will ensure effective use of resources reflective of the Island Health vision and values, and provide consultation to multi-disciplinary teams requiring the services of volunteers.
Your responsibilities include all aspects of supervision, professional development, and achievement of program goals, develop policies, procedures and standards for functioning at the service level, and provide leadership within the service area for quality and risk management activities and initiate program and community development. You will encourage the principle of volunteerism as an important component in quality health care and an important ingredient in reaching Island Health’s goals.
The start date for this position will be May 23, 2017.
Island Health is the largest employer on Vancouver Island with over 20,000 employees, 1,900 physician partners, and over 6,000 volunteers that give their time, skills and experience to our organization. We offer an exceptional employer-paid benefits package including dental and prescription coverage, group life, long term disability and extensive extended health plan.
Come be part of our future!
Qualifications & Experience:
Along with your degree in Administration, Social Sciences, Education, Health Sciences or a related field, you have 5 years’ related experience managing volunteers, preferably in a large healthcare setting. We require a Certificate in Volunteer Management, membership with Administrators of Volunteer Resources BC (AVRBC) and/or a related national professional organization such as Volunteer Management Professionals of Canada (VMPC).
Your background demonstrates your success with managing volunteers a complex healthcare environment. With excellent communication and organizational skills, you can establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, medical staff, department leaders, volunteer resources staff, volunteers of all ages and backgrounds, patients and the public in a similar role.