YMCA of the Okanagan (Volunteer – KFY Members Services)

Organization Name: YMCA of the Okanagan
Opportunity Title: Volunteer – KFY Members Services
Category: Administration / Clerical / Office
Commitment: Ongoing Opportunity (> 1 year)
Start Date: February 8, 2021
End Date: February 28, 2099

Email: melaney.kothlow@ymcaokanagan.ca
Website: https://www.ymcaokanagan.ca/
Details:
  • Background/police check required
  • Appropriate for youth (i.e., less than 18)
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged between 18 and 55
  • Appropriate for volunteers aged 55 and over
  • Family-oriented volunteering
  • Training or orientation required
Opportunity Description:

Facility Location: Kelowna Family YMCA, 375 Hartman Road, Kelowna BC Position Purpose: Come be the face of the YMCA! The Kelowna Family YMCA needs Member Services Greeters who are friendly, resourceful, well-organized, and enjoy welcoming youth and adults, supporting a positive experience at the YMCA. If that sounds like you, then this is your ideal place to help build healthy communities!   At the YMCA, volunteers offer their time and skills to our programs because they understand that the Y is so much more than a gym. It is a place for better health and development for ALL—kids, teens, seniors, entire families—in our community, no matter what they can or cannot financially afford. Everyone can belong at the Y.   Without volunteers, the Y could not subsidize memberships or expand on the health and wellness programs that prove to change lives today. And without our volunteers’ gift of time, we definitely could not grow to help those that need us tomorrow. Your time and talent is needed to help our members grow in spirit, mind and body. Responsibilities and Duties: Must be friendly and have a positive attitude – greeting members and welcoming them into our community Great communication skills and to direct people clearly Ability to work efficiently in a customer service orientated environment Provide services to members, such as signing in and tours Optional Responsibilities and Duties: Help support special events Learn systems and provide administrative support during high traffic times Filing, data implementation, and organization of paperwork Qualifications: A satisfactory Criminal Record Check. Successful candidates will be required to provide a current and satisfactory Criminal Reference Check/Vulnerable Sector Search issued no later than six (6) months preceding your start date. The YMCA will provide applicable instructions and paperwork. 3 references that are professional in nature (e.g. Employer, Supervisor or Colleague). Expected Time Commitment: In an attempt to maintain our quality service to our members and community we request a minimum commitment of one shift per week whenever possible for at least 3-6 months continued service. This allows us to build schedules and offer additional programming to our community. Competencies: Commitment to Mission, Vision and Values: Demonstrates and promotes a personal understanding of and appreciation for the mission, vision, and values of YMCA of Okanagan Service Attitude: Identifies needs and wants of members/participants as priority and responds in an effective and timely manner to enhance every person’s Y experience. Caring: Shows genuine interest in others. Is compassionate, generous, sensitive, and thoughtful. Relationship Building and Collaboration: Works proactively to develop positive relations with participants, staff, and volunteers to encourage personal growth. Application Process: Please apply with Volunteer Application Form, Cover Letter and Resume to: https://ymcaokanagan.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=111 Tara Brisson, tara.brisson@ymcaokanagan.ca The YMCA of Okanagan is is an equity employer and encourages applications from all individuals who may contribute to the diversity of our workplace. This includes persons with diverse abilities, all persons of color including Black and Indigenous (First Nations, Metis, and Inuit), and people of all sexual orientations and genders

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