Job Posting: Program Coordinator

43-week (10-month) term, with possibility of extension
32.5 hrs/wk
Wage: $20/hr

The Heritage Community Association has an exciting job opportunity for someone who is Indigenous, with strong program management skills and a passion for community development. We are seeking a Program Coordinator for our 2019-20 programming, including: a neighbourhood food security initiative, a Truth and Reconciliation discussion series, and a youth physical activity program.


With direction from the Heritage Community Association’s Executive Director, and in collaboration with our partner organizations, the Program Coordinator will:

  • Coordinate the new Heritage Food Security Initiative, including:
    • Organizing cooking classes for both children and adults
    • Organizing community kitchens for residents of the Heritage neighbourhood
    • Researching and developing a report on options for community gardens in the Heritage neighbourhood
  • Coordinate a newly expanded TRC Report Discussion Series, funded by Central Zone Board and in partnership with the Regina Public Library and Reconciliation Regina, consisting of 9 monthly events that each engage a different theme from the TRC Report
  • Coordinate HCA’s longstanding youth physical activity program, Let’s Move, including:
    • Supervising 6 Facilitators and 6 Mentees
    • Organizing fun recreational activities for 20-40 youth ages 9-14
  • Managing project budgets for all 3 programs
  • Managing program promotion and registration for all 3 programs
  • Arranging logistics such as facility booking and snacks
  • Maintaining regular communication with all partner organizations
  • Keeping clear records
  • Supporting the Executive Director with reports to funders

Qualities and Skills Sought:

We do not expect all applicants to have every quality and skill listed here, and are willing to train and support the right candidate to develop the necessary skills. Nonetheless, our ideal candidate will either have the following qualities and skills, or be able to develop them in a short time on the job:

  • Indigenous, and well-versed in the content of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Report
  • Familiarity with the Heritage neighbourhood
  • Strong knowledge of food security issues – especially food insecurity in inner city Regina (this can include lived experience of poverty or food insecurity)
  • Experience working with large groups of children or youth, ideally in a recreational setting
  • Capacity to facilitate groups of youth and adults, including conflict prevention and de-escalation
  • Strong organizational skills, especially when it comes to scheduling, planning and logistics
  • Effective time-management skills and the capacity to work independently
  • Ability to manage and supervise staff and volunteers
  • Solid interpersonal skills and the ability to connect well with people of all ages and identities
  • Capacity to manage and work within a pre-determined budget
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Google Drive, Facebook and Instagram

To apply:

Please submit one of the following to by July 16, 2019:

  • Resume and cover letter outlining why you are interested and what makes you qualified for this job;
  • Resume and video outlining why you are interested and what makes you qualified for this job; or
  • Resume and audio recording outlining why you are interested and what makes you qualified for this job.