Job Posting: Program Coordinator

June 30 – Sept. 1, 2017 (9 weeks)
30 hours/week
Wage: $16/hour

The Heritage Community Association has an exciting job opportunity for a returning student looking to gain experience with a wide variety of community-based programming. Our Program Coordinator will help to run a program for Two-Spirit youth, a mural-painting project, a neighbourhood festival, and other community outreach efforts.

Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Heritage Community Association’s Executive Director, the Program Coordinator will:

  1. Help to run a Two-Spirit youth group – providing a safe space for young Two-Spirit community members to build community with one another, including:
    • Support with promotions and recruitment
    • Arrange snacks and prepare space for weekly meetings
    • Participate in weekly meetings
    • Compile a Two-Spirit resource library to be housed at the HCA
    • Help with research on future program development
  2. Support in the planning of our annual neighbourhood celebration, the Harvest Moon Festival, to be held on September 9 2017, including:
    • Participate in planning discussions
    • Help to book artists and workshop presenters
    • Help with sponsorship and permit applications
    • Outreach to neighbourhood businesses
    • Promotions
  3. Support in the implementation of a neighbourhood mural project, including:
    • Outreach to neighbourhood businesses
    • Participate in project meetings
    • Help to promote and document the project
  4. Coordinate the regular maintenance of Art Park and container gardens along 11th, including:
    • Schedule, organize and promote Art Park work bees
    • Organize volunteers to help maintain container gardens and other aspects of the streetscape along 11th Avenue

Qualities and Skills Sought:

– As per Canada Summer Jobs funding criteria, applicants must be full-time students, aged 15 to 30, and intending to return to studies in the next school year
– Priority will go to applicants who identify as Two-Spirit, LGBTQIA+, and/or Indigenous
– Self-motivated and capable of taking initiative; strong leadership skills
– Experience organizing events or programs, especially with/for youth
– Strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills
– Familiarity with social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter
– Capacity to conduct research, write basic reports, and maintain accurate records
– Familiarity with the Heritage neighbourhood and/or other inner city Regina neighbourhoods an asset

Successful applicants must provide a Criminal Record Check; a criminal record will not impact your eligibility unless it raises concern about the safety of any children or finances left in your care.

Please submit resume and cover letter to heritage.director@sasktel.net by Noon on Friday, June 2, 2017.

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