Program Coordinator
Prince George Metis Elders Society - Prince George, BC

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Program Coordinator
Job Description

The Prince George Metis Elders Society is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for our Elders as well as educating our community on what it means to be Metis.
The Program Coordinator is responsible for the overall operation of the society including the development and delivery of programs and services, supervision of project and program staff, volunteers and reports directly to the President and Board of Directors.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • To ensure the delivery or programs and services; ongoing program development and measurable evaluation.
  • Administration and management of volunteers including recruitment, training, orientation, supervision and appreciation.
  • Research funding opportunities, writing and submitting grants and proposals
  • Oversee the development and management of the Society’s contact database and maintain up to date records (e.g. membership list, sponsors, in kind supporters, professional contacts, media contacts, project funders.)
  • Oversee production and distribution of newsletter and other communications/publications.
  • Provide planning, organization, promotion and administration for events (annual general meeting, fundraiser, potlucks, forums etc.)
  • Administration of public relations (sending out press releases, public services announcements, updating media contacts lists, writing promotional/educational materials and education events and activities.
  • Keeping website current with regular information gathering, posting and updates to the web administrator..
  • Oversee the smooth functioning of the office and daily operations (manage mail, file systems, inventory, liaise with service provides, maintain updated files, current board of directors list, office equipment, backups, lease, insurance, petty cash etc.)
  • Develop annual fundraising plan and oversee fundraising initiatives (Bake sales, 50/50 draws, raffles, etc.)
  • Other tasks assigned by the President.

Qualifications:

  • Experience working in non-profit sector/community based organizations.
  • Experience in program planning, implementation and evaluation.
  • Experience working with volunteers.
  • Experience in fund development and fundraising.
  • Able to multi–task, manage tight deadlines and thrive in a fast paced environment.
  • Highly organized with strong administrative skills, basic bookkeeping would be an asset.
  • Professional and responsible with sensitive and confidential issues.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Working knowledge and understanding of health promotion practices and Elder’s health approach an asset.
  • Enjoy working with children (Criminal Record Clearance required)
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s license with own vehicle.
  • An understanding of Metis People and their culture and asset.

Starting Wage: $16.00 per hour for 24 hours per week

Application Procedure:
Please send the hiring committee a resume, cover letter and three references.
Application deadline: July 31, 2013

We greatly appreciate your interest in applying for this position however only successful applicants will be contacted for an interview.


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