Job Posting - Program Coordinator

March 18, 2021

Please see the full job description here: Program Coordinator


The Songhees Nation offers an exciting and rewarding opportunity for a Program Coordinator to manage its Songhees Learning Centre (SLC), a student-based learning facility for aboriginal adults seeking computer training, essential skills and skills for living and employment.

  • 32.5 hour work week
  • Eligible for benefits after 3 month


• Facilitate and participate in collaborative meetings to research and plan projects
• Ability to multi-task and prioritize work according to deadlines
• Strong people skills in the areas of supporting clients/building relationships
• Develop funding proposals, create and monitor the budget, produce cheque requisitions
• Responsible for interim and final reports for various funding agencies (narrative and financial) and create amendments as necessary with careful attention to detail and deadlines
• Work collaboratively with Songhees staff in payroll, accounting and social development
• Coordination and ordering of office supplies
• Responsible with Assistant to create and distribute SLC marketing materials
• With Assistant will perform student intake, orientation, paperwork and client file maintenance
• Facilitate workshops/provide instruction on life and employment-related skills to enhance students esteem and independence/self-sustainability
• Responsible for purchase: bus tickets, work-related clothing, identifications; also, problem- solving/ assisting students answering phones and emails
• Experience in managing a caseload and providing service to students/clients
• Liaise with other department staff, program partners, agencies on behalf of the students with strong community knowledge to provide referrals
• Ability to plan, schedule guest speakers, program workshops or field trips
• Strong computer skills required in Microsoft, Excel, Word, Outlook, and the internet searches, ability to work online, facilitate online meetings/events
• Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Must be knowledgeable about policies for Employment Insurance eligibility and Income Assistance
• Demonstrate familiarity with Songhees and Coast Salish people and protocol
• Provide a safe, healthy, and fun learning and working environment for students and staff
• Valid Driver’s License and vehicle necessary

• Degree in Education services, Humanities, Sociology or other related fields an asset
• 2 years of relevant/direct program experience related to this position is a definite asset

• Office; and standard office equipment
• Occasional travel to attend meetings.

Positions in the Education Department are considered positions of trust; therefore, a Criminal Record Check will be conducted on all proposed employees.

Please send resumes to Felicity Peters (Human Resource Manager) by email at

If you have questions about this opportunity, please call Felicity Peters at 250-386-1043 ext.114 or email