Job Posting - Program Coordinator

March 18, 2021

Please see the full job description here: Program Coordinator

POSITION SUMMARY:

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

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

• 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

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
• 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

WORK CONDITIONS:
• 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 felicity.peters@songheesnation.com

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