Job Postings

Program Coordinator

Starting as soon as possible

Wage:$23.00 an hour/30 hours a week

The Heritage Community Association has an exciting job opportunity for someone with strong program management skills and a passion for community development.  We are seeking a Program Coordinator for an assortment of programming including food security, youth programming and seniors programming.

Responsibilities:

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

  • Develop programs in consultation with the Executive Director in accordance with the mission and values of HCA and the needs of the community;
  • Engage in program development, coordination, evaluation, and supervision for each project;
  • Ensure the programs of HCA meet the current needs of the community;
  • Actively work to liaise with community agencies and service providers to integrate service provision in the Heritage Community;
  • Manage all elements of the Heritage Food Security Initiatives, including Community Kitchens, Mini Pantries & Community Garden;
  • Manage longstanding youth physical activity program, Let’s Move, including logistics & snacks, supervision of staff;
  • Manage new project for seniors, Heritage Heirlooms-in support with the Executive Director, promotion, registration, logistics;

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:

  • Experience with program coordination
  • Strong organizational skills, especially when it comes to scheduling, planning and logistics
  • Effective time-management skills and the capacity to work independently
  • Experience working with children or youth and/or seniors
  • Knowledge of food security issues (this can include lived experience of poverty or food insecurity)
  • Capacity to facilitate groups of youth and adults, including conflict prevention and de-escaltion
  • Solid interpersonal skills and the ability to connect well with people of all ages and identities
  • Capacity to manage and work within a predetermined budget
  • Ability to manage and supervise staff and volunteers
  • Familiarity with the Heritage Neighbourhood
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Google Drive, Facebook and Instagram
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle

To Apply, please email director@heritagecommunityassociation.com:

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