Volunteer Opportunity

Compassionate Connections

POSITION DESCRIPTION – VOLUNTEER PROJECT MANAGER

Organization

Low Entropy Foundation

Location

Currently Online. Regular locations are Lower Mainland & Fraser Valley

Closing Date

October 20th, 2020

Organization Mission – Educate, Empower & Evolve

Educate individuals on matters that are close to the heart. Empower each of us to take responsibility for our actions and how we relate to one another. Evolve towards a state of cooperation and compassion, ultimately lowering the entropy of our social system.

Project Summary

Recruit, train and assist volunteer facilitators for our new Compassionate Connections program which will provide one on one, online support and counsel for up to 25 individuals.

Project Objectives

  • Recruit and train volunteer facilitators.
  • Start up to 25 new connections, with individuals requiring personalized support.

Required Qualifications

  • 3+ years of project management experience
  • Strong community builder
  • Excellent communications, writing and verbal skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Familiarity with Zoom, booking and registration platforms would be an asset

Estimated Time Commitment

2 to 5 hours per week

Start Date: Immediately                                                                                         End Date: April 2021

Scope of Work The project manager will establish a clear strategy and executable plan to recruit and train new volunteer facilitators who will be able to support up to 25 individuals on a one to one basis. The project manager will review and refine project timelines with the executive director and staff.

Deliverables

Work with Executive director and staff members to develop a project management plan including implementation plan, marketing plan, communications plan, facilitator recruitment plan and the identification of key milestones.

  1. Attendance to event kick off meeting.
  2. Execution of project management plan.
  3. Ensuring milestones are met with mitigation strategy to address potential issues.
  4. New team of volunteer facilitators for the Compassionate Connections program.
  1. Facilitators trained and supporting individuals from the community.
  1. A final evaluation report closing out the project.

Accountability

The PM volunteer will have end-end accountability on project deliverables, reporting to Vanessa Wideski

Benefits

 Will provide a letter of recommendation to the PM volunteer at the successful conclusion of the project and serve as a reference if appropriate.

How to Apply

Please apply with a cover letter indicating why you are interested in supporting Low Entropy on this project and why you feel your skill set and experience would make you a good match for this project, along with a detailed resume to:

Vanessa Wideski, Executive Director, Low Entropy

Email: info@lowentropy.ca

Phone: 604-469-0226

URL:  www.LowEntropy.org

Please copy your application package also to Project Management Volunteers c/o:

Michelle Caron, PMV Client Relationship Manager

Email:    michelle.caron@pmv.org

Organization may proceed with interviewing and engaging applicants before the application deadline.