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About the Position
Position # 21948
OrganizationShelter Movers Waterloo Region
Position Move Coordinator
Location Virtual Position
Impact Statement Shelter Movers provides moving and storage services at no cost to women and children fleeing abuse. We are the only organization of our kind in Canada, and our volunteers are no less exceptional. Every year, in collaboration with community partners, our volunteer teams contribute over 15,000 hours to support people transitioning to lives free of violence and abuse.
Shelter Movers is expanding into the Waterloo Region and we are looking for a committed and enthusiastic volunteers.

At our core, we aim to remind survivors of their intrinsic worth and the power they are reclaiming in their decision to leave an abusive relationship. At the end of the day, our story is made up of many stories, starting with those of survivors.
Description The Move Coordinator provides coordination before a move, and on-call support on the day of a move.
-Collect move-related information from clients and agencies
-Assemble volunteer move teams
-Coordinate the date/time and other logistics of a move and ensure all clients and volunteers are available
-Provide information to volunteers while protecting client confidentiality
-Reserve move vehicles and ensure drivers have necessary information to pick up vehicles
-Being available during a move to support the move team in the event of unexpected challenges

Essential Skills & Knowledge:
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Reliable work habits
Attention to detail, strong organizational skills
Ability to remain calm in stressful situations
High maturity level and good judgement
Patience, empathy, and active listening skills
Enjoy problem solving
Awareness of appropriate boundaries
Training Details Shelter Movers volunteers must be at least 18 years of age, complete an interview process, attend an orientation for new volunteers, in addition to signing a confidentiality agreement and obtaining a police reference check. Training and orientation provided by Shelter Movers
Working Conditions This is a "work from home" position.
Duration 4 - 6 months
Timing Anytime
Time Detail Approximately 6- 8 hours a week. Please note: the work of Move Coordination isn’t performed in a single continuous ‘shift’; it involves communication and responding to messages during your chosen work hours.

This is a work-from-home position, with occasional meetings (in-person and/or conference calls.) A 4-6 months commitment is strongly preferred.
Age 18+
Ideal for An Individual
Transportation NONE Needed
Area(s) of Interest Caring Support, Communication/Public Relations, Housing
Skill(s) Written Communication, Computer Skills, Problem Solving, Sensitivity, Empathy
How to Apply
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Contact Brigitta Hane
Phone 855-203-6252
Address 2200 Yonge Street Toronto, M4S 2C6
Volunteer Action Centre
1454 King Street East, Unit 3
Kitchener ON N2G 2N7

Phone: 519 742 8610
Fax: 519 742 0559

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9 am - 4 pm
Friday: 9 am - 12 pm
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