Volunteer Program Advisor

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Virtual work: 
Position description: 

Founded in 1976, the Outdoor Recreation Council (ORC) of BC is a registered charity and works on behalf of more than 50 provincial and regional member organizations to protect and promote responsible outdoor recreation. Specifically, we work to encourage British Columbians to actively participate in outdoor recreational activities that will enhance their physical, social and mental well-being; advocate for and facilitate access to public lands and waters for outdoor recreation; build bridges between outdoor recreation groups; and encourage the safe and responsible use of the outdoors through education programs promoting safety and outdoor ethics.

The ORC is in a phase where it's starting to recruit more volunteers to help it accomplish its strategic objectives. We're looking for a volunteer program advisor who can help us create a volunteer program that will help build our capacity to better recruit and manage our volunteers and provide these volunteers with a rewarding experience. 


Strategy and Program Development: Develop ORC's volunteer program, including legal compliance, volunteer orientation guide and general volunteer management. 



  • Has strong communications and program development skills.
  • A professional attitude and well-organized.
Role is suitable for: 
How to apply: 
Please send a resume and cover letter which outlines your experience to the Outdoor Recreation Council of BC.
Contact person: 
Louise Pedersen
Contact e-mail: 
Volunteer Centre: 
Cause Tags: 
Capacity Building
Sport & Recreation
By fostering the responsible use of BC’s outdoors and building bridges between outdoor recreation groups, the Outdoor Recreation Council represents the interests of the public outdoor recreation community and promotes and advocates access to and responsible use of BC’s outdoors for public recreation. As a respected voice for outdoor recreation in BC, the Council provides information and advice on recreation policy and management practices.
Position type:
Skilled Role:
Number of volunteers required:
Position start/end date:
17 May 2020
Time Committment:
5 Hours Per Week
Time of day:
Daytime, Evening, Weekdays, Weekend, Virtual
Work location:
Vancouver, BC
Last Updated: May 10, 2020
Posting will Automatically Expire: August 8, 2020