Project Manager

Position Title: Project Manager
Division: Consulting
Manager: Director of Project Management
Level: Committee
Type: On going
Hours/Week: Minimum 5 – 7 hours / week
Deadline: August 15, 2016

Organization

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 300 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 www.endeavourvolunteer.ca

Role

Endeavour is looking for a volunteer to join the Consulting Division as a Project Manager. In this role, you will be responsible for managing 2 or 3 engagements per project cycle.

Responsibilities

As a Project Manager, you will be responsible for the following areas:

Project Preparation

  • Attend Orientation Session and help teams with project set-up
  • Communicate with teams prior to the start of the project to facilitate team introductions and knowledge center access

Project Performance Management

  • Monitor team performance and work through review sessions, debriefs, progress reports
  • Lead monthly meetings with consulting teams to address any concerns, answer questions, and flag issues that arise
  • Provide support to team as needed (i.e. help direct them to resources, appropriate advisors)
  • Report issues with consulting team to Director of Project Management
  • Attend training and review sessions in each round (if applicable)

Team communications

  • Maintain communications with consulting teams on timelines, resources, events, deliverables, and other relevant information

Qualifications

Required:

  • Previous Endeavour volunteer experience is an asset
  • Previous project management experience is an asset
  • Excellent communication, presentation and relationship-building skills
  • Availability to attend and assist in facilitating review sessions
  • Strong motivation and initiative to take the lead in carrying out responsibilities, and identifying and implementing new initiatives to enhance project experience
  • Ability to collaborate and deliver results in a virtual work environment
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Long-term commitment (1-2+ years) to Endeavour Volunteer Consulting for Non-Profits
  • Available to travel to subway accessible meeting spaces

Benefits

  • This role will provide you with the opportunity to develop processes to help consulting teams work better together and produce better results.
  • Strengthen and broaden your leadership and management skills and experiences
  • Build relationships with a 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
  • Make an impact while having fun!
  • Future opportunities to volunteer in other capacities and divisions within Endeavour
  • Flexible schedule

Application

Documents Required:

  • Cover Letter and Resume

Subject Line: Application for Endeavour Project Manager

Email: recruitment@endeavourvolunteer.ca