Julien’s House provides a community approach in a time of pain and grief, leading to friendships which provide a path to learn to live again through conversation, companionship and compassion. We believe those who have experienced grief through the loss of a loved one or have experience in bereavement support are the key to sharing hope on the grief journey.  If you have a passion to make a difference please consider our employment and volunteer opportunities.

A police clearance is required for employment and for volunteer positions.

We appreciate all applications we receive, however only those under consideration will be contacted. Thank you.

Volunteer Coordinator

(1 Positions Available)
6 Month Contract

About Our Organization

Julien’s House’s mission is to support, educate and companion individuals through their grief experience. Julien’s House is a registered charity offering a welcoming place where people affected by the death of a loved one can come for compassion and support throughout their journey.

Position Description

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Volunteer Coordinator will work directly with our Bereavement Program Manager to plan, deliver, and expand our agency’s grief programs with the use of volunteers.

Key Responsibilities;

  • As a key member of the staff team, respond in a timely manner to inquiries from all stakeholders.
  • Assist in developing and growing our Volunteer portfolio.
  • Provide support to volunteers, facilitators, consultants, and other stakeholders.
  • Act as an ambassador for JH and uphold the agency’s mission, vision, and values.
  • Develop and nurture relationships with current and incoming volunteers.
  • Maintain files and records related to volunteer initiatives.
  • Willingness to work flexible hours to meet program needs.
  • Willingness to undertake any other duties which reasonably fall within the scope of the role.
  • Willingness to participate in ongoing training and educational opportunities.


 The ideal candidate will have;

  • Post-secondary education in a social science-related field of study, preferred.
  • Experience in social services or the not-for-profit sector would be an asset.
  • Strong time management and organizational abilities.
  • Ability to work well independently and in a team environment.
  • Highly developed listening and problem-solving abilities.
  • Highly effective written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to develop a trusting and nurturing relationship with clients while maintaining appropriate professional boundaries.
  • Ability to ensure client confidentiality is always maintained.
  • Proficiency and accuracy in computer and administrative skills, including the use of various programs and platforms.
  • Willingness to travel within Windsor-Essex County and have access to a vehicle.
  • Successful completion of a Police Vulnerable Sector Check.


CONTRACT PT POSITION: $25/hour for 10 hours/week – ending in March 2024, with the possibility for extension based on funding.

Please submit a resume and cover letter by October 13, 2023 , to: info@julienshouse.ca

Submit your resume with references and cover letter to:

Julien’s House
E-mail:  info@julienshouse.ca
No phone calls, please.

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.