Equipment Provision Program (EPP) Assistant

Equipment Provision Program (EPP) Assistant
Equipment Provision Program (EPP) Assistant
Organization NamePosition TypesDurationGreat ForRegion and Location(s)Ad Online SinceApplication Deadline
Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada
  • Administrative / Clerical Support
  • Computer Training
  • Professional Services
On-going (More than 1 year)
  • Youth (over 18)
  • British Columbia - Vancouver & Lower Mainland - Burnaby
2020-01-032020-04-01

The EPP can assist by providing equipment or financial assistance to acquire a new piece of equipment or pay for repairs on current equipment (based on financial need). Volunteering as an EPP assistant contributes to a better quality of life for people living with MS. In 2019, EPP provided 387 essential pieces of equipment. 

Purpose:

To assist the EPP Coordinator with administrative tasks related to the running of the program.

Responsibilities:

  • Process vendor invoices and payment requisitions
  • Triage program inquiries
  • Collect data from EPP program evaluations and enter into Survey Monkey
  • Create engaging and compelling testimonial stories of clients served through the EPP for marketing purposes
  • Assist in maintaining and updating client/contact/new equipment database
  • Maintain filing system for recent applicants, in process application and completed files.

Skills, Attitudes, Knowledge Required:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including a pleasant phone manner
  • Strong computer skills including experience with database systems, Sharepoint and Microsoft Office programs
  • Maintain a high level of confidentiality and discretion
  • Knowledge of MS, chronic illness, or disability are an asset, but not required
  • Background in/student of occupational therapy, physical therapy, social work, social services, and health care would be beneficial
  • Self-motivated, able to work independently
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to multi-task
  • Excel at critical review for missing or incorrect data, detail oriented
  • Criminal Record Check will be required. Any fees will be paid by the MS Society

Training and Orientation:

  • Orientation to the MS Society including background information on the Society and information related to MS
  • One on one training with the EPP Coordinator.

Time Commitment:

  • 8 hours per week during office hours (Mon-Fri 8:30am – 4:30pm).
  • One-year commitment is requested because of the training and skill required

Supervisory Relationships/liaison:

Supervision is provided by the EPP Coordinator

Volunteer Benefits:

  • Gain valuable experience in the non-profit/health services sector
  • Enhance administrative skills
  • Increased knowledge of MS, the MS Society of Canada, and of community resources
  • Contribute your time and talents in an impactful way for a worthwhile cause
  • Reference letter upon request

To apply please email your resume to Joel.Cheung@mssociety.ca or call 604-689-3144 x.7257 if you have any further inquiries. 

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