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Move Coordinators


Organization: Shelter Movers of Ottawa

Commitment: Ongoing (more than a year)

Availability: Weekends; Flexible; Evenings; Days

Language Preference: bilingual

Number of Positions Available: 5

Location: Flexible

Deadline: Jan 31, 2020


Shelter Movers Ottawa provides free moving and storage services to those fleeing abuse in and around Ottawa. We are looking for people who love organization and are good problem solvers. A Move Coordinator is an integral part of the move team, providing coordination of the move beforehand and on-call support on the day of a move. The Move Coordinator ensures all moves go smoothly, that volunteer movers and drivers are recruited, and tackles any unforeseen challenges. Volunteers sign up for Moves on their own, and is therefore totally based on your own availability. As a Move Coordinator, you will be the puppeteer behind a move - the person who puts it together and makes it happen. Because we are working with a vulnerable sector, volunteers must be over 18 years old.


Shelter Movers Ottawa



Volunteer Opportunity Address
Moves happen all over the city, therefore our move coordinators work remotely from a computer.


Good for people interested in: Administration/Office; Communications and Marketing; Transportation of goods; Emergency Services

You will be working with: Aboriginals (First Nation, Metis, Inuit); Visible Minorities or New Canadians; Disadvantaged; LGBTTQ; Men; People with disabilities or medical conditions; Youth (16-18 years); Seniors; Women; Youth (19-24 years); Homeless

How will this volunteer opportunity benefit you?
Being a Move Coordinator provides amazing case management and project management experience. You will gain the skills necessary to tackle projects with many variables smoothly and completely. Move Coordination is mostly done behind the scenes, on the computer and phone, and therefore can be done from home. Most importantly you will be making a direct impact in the lives of those who have experienced abuse and the community we live in!

How will the organization benefit?
Move Coordinators are the backbone of what we do, MCs allow us the ability to help all people who require our services. The need for our services is growing everyday, and with volunteers like you offering your time to help out on a move you are giving us the opportunity to answer every call.

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

Vulnerable sector check required: Yes

This position can accommodate persons with a disability: Yes

Police record check required: Yes