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Program Coordinator

Organization: Families Matter Co-operative Inc.

Commitment: Long term 6 months to a year

Availability: Flexible

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 1

Location: Flexible

Deadline: Mar 15, 2019


Are you looking for an opportunity to develop, enhance or share your program/event management skills? If so, we have a great home-based volunteer opportunity for you!

Families Matter Co-Operative, a dynamic volunteer-based non-profit organization, is looking for an enthusiastic program coordinator to help oversee and deliver on all aspects of diverse programs and events (i.e. small monthly networking events and educational activities requiring 2-3 hrs. of your time per week). This volunteer role includes program planning and development, providing support to the program committee, and assisting with activity/event logistics. We require someone with good communication and organizational skills, as well as the ability to work independently. Knowledge of the developmental services sector and/or not-for-profit sector would be an asset but not required.

You will be working with: the Executive Director, Board Members, other volunteers, as well as interacting with families & their loved ones with a developmental disability.

Organization category: Non-profit/charitable organization

To Apply:
Please submit your résumé to info@familiesmattercoop.ca with a brief description of your interests and information as to what you hope to gain from this opportunity.


Jeff Bond



Volunteer Opportunity Address
c/o Makerspace North
Bay 216, 250 City Centre Ave
Ottawa, ON K1R 6K7


Good for people interested in: Event planning and participation

You will be working with: People with disabilities or medical conditions

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
This is a great opportunity for someone who enjoys working remotely, while attending the occasional in-person meetings and/or attending networking and educational events. Incumbent would develop leadership skills and gain valuable experience working with a non-profit organization and learn transferable professional skills.

How will the organization benefit?
As a non-profit organization, FMC relies on contributions from a range of talented individuals to further develop and grow. Volunteers are essential for FMC to deliver on its initiatives and remain sustainable.

Organization category: Social services

Volunteer Considerations

Time it will take to contact applicants - 2-3 weeks

This position would be great for - None of the above