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Intake Coordinator

Organization: Shelter Movers of Ottawa

Commitment: Ongoing (more than a year)

Availability: Flexible

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 5

Location: Ottawa - Central

Deadline: Aug 31, 2019


Shelter movers Ottawa is a volunteer-based charitable organization that provides moving and storage services at no cost to women and children experiencing abuse. We collaborate with community partners to help families transition to a life free of violence. Growing evidence suggests a significant long-term societal benefit as a result of breaking the cycle of violence. As part of a team, you will work with clients, their advocates, and the shelters. They answer emails requesting help. The job involves sending information requests to clients (often involving assistance and help of advocates). Here they're involved in acquiring information about what the client needs. Making lists of what, where, when, and who is part of move.
Essential Skills & Knowledge:
Strong communication skills--verbal and written.
Advanced interpersonal and public relations skills.
Professional, outgoing manner.
Ability to exercise tact and discretion--including protecting volunteer and client information.
A record of reliability and trustworthiness.
Self-motivated; able to work without supervision.
Able to prioritize workloads and meet established deadlines.
Able to work independently and as part of a team.
High attention to detail.
Familiarity with spreadsheets and database systems.
A positive, 'can-do' attitude.


Wendy Mitchell



Volunteer Opportunity Address
110 Didsbury Rd Kanata K2T 0C2


Good for people interested in: Transportation of people; Transportation of goods

You will be working with: Aboriginals (First Nation, Metis, Inuit); Visible Minorities or New Canadians; Disadvantaged; LGBTTQ; People with disabilities or medical conditions; Seniors; Women; Youth (19-24 years); Athletes

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
Volunteering puts you in touch with a community of engaged, like-minded Ottawans. Shelter Movers offers ongoing training opportunities to help our people grow in their knowledge of the needs and experience of survivors of abuse

How will the organization benefit?
As a volunteer-based organization, Shelter Movers Ottawa relies on the kindness and talents of a diverse group of volunteers both professionally and ethnically. We are able to share our vision of creating a safe, empowering space for families to transition in dignity to a life free of abuse.

Organization category: Social services

Volunteer Considerations

Time it will take to contact applicants - 1-6 days

This position would be great for - New Canadians; Seniors; Youth 16-24; Persons with a disability

This position can accommodate persons with a disability: Yes

Suitable for community service hours: Yes

Police record check required: Yes