This position is a six-month contract position, based at Habitat for Humanity Canada’s national office in Toronto. The deadline to apply is 11 p.m. ET on April 13, 2019. We will be reviewing and evaluating applications on an ongoing basis and we encourage early submissions!
The Global Engagement team works to mobilize volunteers and funding to drive impact in communities around the world and here at home in Canada. As a part of this team, the Volunteer Program Specialist works behind the scenes to coordinate short-term building opportunities for teams of volunteers as well as individual and collaborative projects to further enhance the Habitat for Humanity Canada Global Village program. This is accomplished by working in partnership with Habitat Canada Global Village staff, volunteer team leaders, host country staff in Habitat national offices around the world and local Canadian Habitat for Humanity organizations. These builds and projects raise awareness and funds for Habitat’s mission, while building relationships and homes. The successful applicant for this position will have exceptional organizational and communication skills, a passion for and experience in international development and a love for working behind the scenes to make amazing things happen.