Volunteer Opportunity

Community Consultation 

POSITION DESCRIPTION – VOLUNTEER PROJECT MANAGER

Organization

WESTSHORE PRIMARY CARE SOCIETY

Location

Victoria

Closing Date

October 13 2022

Organization Mission

WPCS is a charitable non-profit organization with a mission to improve access to trauma-informed, culturally-safe, longitudinal primary health care for all members of our community. Our purposes include creating community dialogue around primary care, advocating with other non-profits and government entities for enhanced access to care, providing enhanced patient-level services not covered by MSP, supporting struggling primary care clinicians to stay in practice and finally society-operated primary care spaces.
Our board of directors is comprised of community leaders and primary care clinicians. Our organization is in its inception, but we are already making gains. If you would like to get involved and work with us, please do not hesitate to reach out.

Project Summary

To host a community consultation forum for residents of Westshore of the GVA. Target audiences shall include marginalized demographics including refugees, English as a second language, Indigenous communities as well as community members with complex needs. The community consultation will be a blended event whereby participants will appear in person or o line. The consultation questions will also be posed in survey format and gathered electronically, or via hardcopy from physician offices. The project manager will have the administrative and professional support of the board Secretary and board President to execute tasks.

Project Objectives

Designing consultation questions in partnership with the WPCS so that our society can benchmark health care experiences and assess what is missing. Analysis of data will be thematic.
Ensuring multiple means of gathering data (hardcopy and electronic surveys, in person and virtual consultation) to ensure accessibility of all Westshore residents and their participation. Expected number of participants across all means of gathering data: 300 people.
• Collating data and drafting a preliminary report for the purpose of submitting to government, funders, and community stakeholders. If this is out of scope, the WPCS wishes to contract with the PM for the purpose of completing this deliverable.

Qualifications

4 years project management experience
Knowledge and understanding of the healthcare system, key partners, and clinical language is desirable
Experience with not-for-profit sector is desirable
Experience with Microsoft Access or SQL Database would be an assetProject management related certification (CAPM, PMP etc.) is an asset
Ability to interact with varied levels of leadership and demonstrate understanding of community needs
Ability to think critically and analytically
Ability to facilitate collaboratively dialogue and synthesize decisions
Excellent communication and organization skills

Estimated Time Commitment

40 hours

 Start Date:    October 20 2022

 End Date:      January 31 2023

 Scope of Work

 The volunteer project manager will be responsible for:

The Project Manager will work collectively with the WPCS representative(s) to execute all listed objectives 2. Risk management review as needed 3. Monitor progress as needed 4. Provide support for issue resolution 5. The PM will scribe data collection, collate and draft a final report of the results in consultation with the WPCS representative(s)

 Deliverables 

Execution of the community gathering
Gathering of data in alternate ways as listed
Submit a draft report of data collation for review

Accountability

The PM volunteer will have end-end accountability on project deliverables, reporting to Rachelle Dallaire,

Benefits

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

Additional Information

  • We may proceed with interviewing and engaging applicants before the application deadline.  
  • We may consider a team approach of a senior/junior project manager. We encourage junior project managers who are interested in acquiring experience to apply. Any such arrangement will be contingent on agreement by the client and the applicants.

How to Apply

Please use the form below to apply with a cover letter indicating why you are interested in supporting 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

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