JOB POSTING: VIVA Lanark County Project Coordinator

We are currently seeking a

Project Co-ordinator  

13 month contract 22.5 hours/week


  • Coordinating our new youth volunteer engagement project, VIVA Lanark County (Volunteers Initiating Vitality Across Lanark County)
  • Work with 10 local organizations to create meaningful youth volunteer engagement experiences, including how to recruit, train, supervise and evaluate youth volunteers
  • Work with 500 youth across Lanark County using an Appreciative Inquiry model to match them with relevant volunteer experiences
  • Work with 500 youth across Lanark County to develop their skills and training, including certifications and job skills development
  • Coordinate with technical team to create an online web portal where Lanark County groups/organizations can post volunteer roles/opportunities and volunteers can post their profiles. This web portal will include a matching component to allow organizations and volunteers connect more effectively
  • Tracking and documenting activities related to project deliverables, including administering evaluation tools
  • Reporting to Executive Director and reporting documents for funder


  • Non-Profit Volunteer Coordination experience, preferably in a rural community
  • Experience working with youth 12-18 years old
  • Knowledge of Appreciative Inquiry, particularly in use with youth
  • Knowledge and understanding of Restorative Justice and Restorative Practices
  • Ability to network and raise the profile of the project
  • Comfortable working in a collaborative learning environment
  • Highly self-motivated while being an effective team member
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including written and oral communication
  • Adaptable and highly organized

The successful candidate must have access to a vehicle and successfully pass a vulnerable sector police background check.

Please submit your resume to or fax to 613-264-1516 by Wed. February 28th 11:59pm.

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.