Board Member – Volunteer Coordinator

Position: Board Member - Volunteer Coordinator

Employer: Canada-Mathare Education Trust

Location: Toronto or Ottawa (but can work remotely)

Deadline: February 2, 2020

Employment Type: Volunteer

Position Level: Mid Level

Salary Range:

Closing Date: February 2, 2020

Full Description

Brief Description:

Are you interested in applying your passion for volunteering and skills in volunteer management to help a grassroots Canadian charity? If so, this is the perfect opportunity for you!

The Canada-Mathare Education Trust (CMETrust) is looking for a Volunteer Coordinator to join its Board of Trustees.

Canada Mathare Education Trust ( works to advance education in Kenya by providing high school scholarships, post-secondary school support, computer training, and personal and professional development workshops to children from the Mathare Valley, the second largest slum in Nairobi, Kenya. We are an entirely volunteer run, registered Canadian charity (and Kenyan Community-Based Organization), governed by a Canadian Board of Trustees and implemented on the ground by Kenyan Field Representatives.

Description of Position:
The Volunteer Coordinator is a member of the CMETrust Board of Directors. They are responsible for the recruitment, retention and recognition of volunteers. They will work with Board members to identify volunteer needs, develop effective strategies for recruitment, and ensure volunteers remain engaged over time. The Coordinator will also maintain up-to-date records for all volunteers.

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If you are interested in this opportunity, please send a cover letter and resume to with the subject line “Volunteer Coordinator”

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