Member, Volunteer Recruitment & Retention Committee

Position Title: Member, Volunteer Recruitment & Retention Committee
No. of positions: 3
Division: Human Resources
Manager: Director, Volunteer Recruitment & Retention
Level: Committee
Type: Project
Length: July 2013 to December 2013
Hours/Week:2-5 (average)
10-20 (peak for 2-3 weeks per six-month recruitment cycle)
Deadline: May 22, 2013


Endeavour provides management consulting to enable non-profit leaders to improve organizational performance and social impact. We are a volunteer organization that serves non-profits that otherwise cannot afford professional consulting. Since 2007, Endeavour has recruited and managed more than 200 volunteers to provide management advice to non-profits 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


Endeavour is looking for volunteers to join the Human Resources Division as Member, Volunteer Recruitment Committee. In this role, you will be responsible for assisting with the recruitment and selection of both internal and external volunteers, as well as development of initiatives to enhance volunteer retention.


Specific Responsibilities
  • For both internal (executive team, committee members, etc.) and external (volunteer consultants and engagement managers) positions, contributing to the development, implementation and continual enhancement of the recruitment strategy and process, which encompasses recruitment (advertising and application process), screening, interviewing, selection and project staffing
  • Attending community events to speak with attendees about Endeavour’s volunteer opportunities
  • Attending Endeavour events to speak with current and past volunteers about returning
    volunteer opportunities
  • Contributing to organizational sustainability through actively participating in initiatives such as the Corporate Portal
  • Assisting with the collection, distribution and storage of volunteer agreement forms
  • Assisting with managing re-staffing process for returning volunteers
  • Contributing, as required, to the volunteer database that maintains information on applicants and volunteers (e.g. email contacts, project information, confidential information) for the purposes of volunteer management and data analysis
  • Developing and implementing strategies to increase volunteer engagement and retention for consulting engagements and internal positions



  • Endeavour consultant or engagement manager experience with demonstrated commitment and performance
  • Excellent communication and relationship-building skills
  • Availability to attend interview (in-person or phone) during the week of December 3rd to 7th to 16th, 2012
  • Ability to collaborate and deliver results in a virtual work environment
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative to improve current processes
  • Flexible schedule to accommodate occasional weekend work and increased demands during recruitment cycle peaks
  • Strong motivation and initiative to carry out assigned responsibilities and identify and implement new initiatives to enhance the recruitment and retention portfolio


  • Experience with volunteer recruitment and retention
  • Experience with recruiting, screening and/or interviewing Endeavour volunteer candidates


  • 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 volunteer selection process, application review and assessment methods
  • Make an impact while having fun!
  • Flexible Schedule


Documents Required:

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

Submit as one PDF document to:, Subject Line: First Name Last Name – Volunteer Recruitment Committee Application