Volunteer-Public Education Coordinator

Volunteer-Public Education Coordinator

Bernadette McCann House
Location: Pembroke, Ontario
Posted: September 22nd 2022
Salary: $25.22 per hour

The mission of Bernadette McCann House (BMH), an accredited organization serving Renfrew County, is to work for change that will end abuse by providing safety, support and education to all those who experience abuse. Our services include an emergency residential program for women and children, community outreach, support services for children, groups and workshops.

Specifically, our residential program offers a short-term emergency 16-bed shelter for women and children fleeing an abusive relationship.

We are currently recruiting for a Volunteer-Public Education Coordinator. This position is 20 hours per week (contract) to April 2023.


  • Managing the Bernadette McCann House website
  • Writing articles for local media
  • Recruiting and coordinating volunteers
  • Making presentations to the community and service providers
  • Representing Bernadette McCann House at tradeshows and within the community
  • Minimum of a two-year community college diploma in public education or communications
  • 1 year of experience with volunteer management or public education; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered
  • Knowledge and experience with PC hardware and software technology
  • Three years of experience in social services or a related field is preferred
  • Knowledge and understanding of the issues of domestic violence is preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Bilingualism is preferred
  • Valid driver’s licence and access to a vehicle
  • Fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (two doses)
Additional Information

This position reports to the Executive Director.

Applications must be received prior to noon on October 14, 2022. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

BMH is an equal opportunity employer, committed to meeting needs under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedom, the Ontario Human Rights Code, and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Applications requiring accommodation should contact Administration 613-732-7776.

Contact Information
Leigh Sweeney, Executive Director
Bernadette McCann House
Pembroke, Ontario

Email: sweeneyl@wsssbmh.org
Website: www.wsssbmh.org
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