Volunteer Engagement Associate

Phenomenal opportunity to learn about healthcare, mental health and develop your leadership ability.

The Organization:

Chatting to Wellness is a budding non-profit in the GTA that works to improve the mental health of seniors by combating loneliness and isolation in retirement homes.

  • Over the past two years we have helped 2,000+ seniors across the GTA

  • Empower youth with learning and leadership opportunities

  • Founder was selected Brampton's Top 40 Under 40 and a Future Star for Social Impact by the Schulich School of Business 

We love entrepreneurial personalities who not only take leadership and responsibility for their roles, but bring ideas and opinions to the organization. We ensure that everyone has the opportunity to speak any ideas they have for improvements, new programs and initiatives, or feedback. We want our team to feel like Chatting to Wellness is theirs and that they have an important say in its operations.

Chatting to Wellness has a small entrepreneurial team focused on including the best talent, regardless of age, sex, race, sexual preference, identity, etc. 

The Ideal Canidate:

We are looking for a positive, interpersonal leader with a passion for healthcare and senior care, to lead all of Chatting to Wellness' volunteers across the GTA. This position requires the utmost responsibility and reliability as many youth and vulnerable populations are involved in our programs. This position is a phenomenal opportunity to understand the healthcare, mental health, senior care and non-profit space.

 

  • Entrepreneurial  

  • Leadership skills and experience

  • Great communication skills

The Position:

This position will support the Head of Volunteer Engagement and their management and maintenance of all our volunteers across Southern Ontario. One (to two) roles are available.

 

This person will have the following responsibilities:

  • Ensure programs are conducted correctly

  • Lead volunteers and ensure they are engaged, valued and safe

  • Be a problem solver for any problems that may arise at our partnered locations

  • Communicate information effectively Chatting to Wellness team to volunteers 

  • Will semi-regularly have to visit partnered locations to support volunteers

  • Be part of weekly team calls 

This position is remote, has flexible hours, unpaid, and will require 5-10hrs/week

*If you have not volunteered for Chatting to Wellness in the past, you are required to complete at least one cycle as a Chatter, volunteering on Saturday mornings from 9am-12pm.  This can be done simultaneously with this position. Apply below and to be a Chatter here.

If you are interested, please apply below.

If you have any questions please email mahad.shahzad@chattingtowellness.ca