Member, Client Selection Committee

Position Title: Member, Client Selection Committee
No. of positions: 4
Division: Consulting
Manager: Director, Client Relations & Vice President, Consulting
Level: Committee
Type: Project
Length: beginning-Mid June 2013 to Mid September 2013
Hours/Week:Minimum 3-7 hours / week (varies depending on project cycle)
Deadline: May 22, 2013

Organization

Endeavour Volunteer Consulting for Non-Profits (Endeavour) is a registered Canadian charity that provides management consulting to improve organizational capacity and community impact. We focus on serving non-profit organizations that otherwise cannot afford professional consulting.

Since 2007, Endeavour has recruited and managed more than 300 volunteers to provide management advice to more than 50 non-profit organizations in Ontario, helping communities in many areas, such as the arts, children and family services, disabilities, education, environment, healthcare, immigrant services, rural development, skills training, poverty relief, and youth development.

To learn more, visit http://www.endeavourvolunteer.ca

Role

Endeavour is looking for volunteers to join the Consulting Division as Member, Client Selection Committee. In this role, you will be responsible for helping Endeavour with Round 13 client selection.

Responsibilities

As Member, Client Selection Committee you will be responsible for the following areas:

Outreach
  • Assist in outreach activities to attract the right non-profit organizations to apply for our volunteer consulting services
  • May involve contacting organizations, posting on non-profit sites, or any other means of reaching out to potential clients
Application Screening and Client Interviews
  • Review project applications and evaluate them according to Endeavour criteria
  • Schedule and conduct interviews with clients and document client interviews
  • Participate in client selection committee alignment meetings/calls
  • Provide recommendations to Endeavour’s Advisory Board about client selection
  • Introduce mandatory client forms to selected clients and assist with completing these forms
  • Share client information with consulting teams

Qualifications

Required:

  • Volunteer consulting experience with Endeavour
  • Experience collaborating and delivering results in a virtual work environment (e.g. google documents, google pools/surveys, skype meetings, etc.)
  • Availability to attend interview (in-person or phone) during the week of May 27th and May 31st 2013
  • Availability to attend Client Selection Committee training (2 hours; outside of regular business hours) on June 1st or June 9th, 2013 (TBD)
  • Availability to attend two or three in-person client interviews in Toronto during the week of July 22nd and August 9th, 2013
  • Strong motivation and initiative to take the lead in carrying out responsibilities, and identifying and implementing new initiatives to improve client selection process
  • Excellent communication and relationship-building skills
  • Great organizational and time management skills

Asset:

  • Endeavour engagement manager experience

Benefits

  • Strengthen and broaden your leadership and management skills and experiences
  • Build relationships with diverse group of professionals and leaders in consulting industry, the social sector, and academia
  • Contribute to the strategic directions and successes of a growing non-profit organization
  • Learn about client selection process, application review and assessment methods
  • Make an impact while having fun!
  • Future opportunities to volunteer in other capacities and divisions within Endeavour
  • Flexible Schedule

Applications

Documents Required:

  • Cover Letter, briefly discussing your interest in position and any relevant qualifications
  • Resume

Submit as one PDF document to: recruitment@endeavourvolunteer.ca, Subject Line: First Name Last Name – Client Selection Committee Application