Happy Valley-Goose Bay NL
All staff positions at the Women's Centre are employed by the Mokami Status of Women Council (MSWC). Our work is guided by feminist theory and principles.
The Program Coordinator position is a full-time temporary position for one year (October 2022-October 2023) with possibility of extension. This position is highly independent and reports directly to the Executive Director.
The position is broad in its scope of practice. The successful applicant will work collaboratively with all staff, volunteers and members of the community. The Program Coordinator supports the programs sector of MSWC. The successful applicant will help to develop and deliver free and accessible programming that is feminist and trauma-informed for women and gender diverse individuals in our community. This position will also be invovled in advocacy around gender-based issues and represent MSWC on committees, working groups and at communitiy events.
This candidate would work on sustaining exisiting programming and will also be encouraged to explore new programming opportunities (depending on partnerships and available fudning). MSWC is particualrly interested in exploring the possibility of expanding into more therepeutic programming (support groups, group therapy, indivdual support or therapy, etc.) therefore a candidate with counselling training/experience would be preferred but not necessary.
Organize, implement, and evaluate programs and events to meet the needs of women and gender diverse individuals in our community
Increase community awareness about gender equity and community issues as they relate to women and gender diverse individuals, through public relations activities
Establish administrative procedures to meet objectives set by board of directors or Executive Director
Seek out funding opportunities for future programming and assist with grant writing
Plan, administer and control budgets for programs, equipment and support services
Liaise with government departments, agencies and community partners in order to influence policy, decision-making and program development using the principles of gender-based analysis to ensure the needs of women and gender diverse individuals are met
Represent MSWC on committees and working groups
Consideration will be given to different combinations of these skills and experiences:
College Diploma or Bachelor degree social work, social sciences, humanities or a related field or equivalent combination of professional and/or lived experience
Excellent knowledge of gender equity and community issues as they relate to women and gender diverse individuals
Experience working with women in advocacy, education, and support roles
Experience working from an Anti-Racist, Anti-Oppression, Harm Reduction, Housing First, and intersectional feminist perspectives and principles
Experience working in non-profit organizations and with non-profit boards preferred
Preference given to those with counselling experience
Experience in staff and/or volunteer supervision
Excellent computer skills (Familiar with Google Workspace, EventBrite, Canva, Microsoft Office, Excel, and social media platforms including Facebook, TikTok, Instagram and Twitter).
Strong written & oral communication skills and experience with public speaking
Excellent organizational and time-management skills
Ability to work with confidential information
Demonstrated experience with successful large and small event planning.
Strong knowledge of community networks and supports
Training in Crisis intervention and Conflict resolution/mediation, ASIST, Mental Health First Aid, Standard or Emergency First Aid is considered an asset.
Valid driver's licence and access to a vehicle is highly preferred
Hours of Work
Monday - Friday, 8:00 am — 4:00 pm, with flexibility for evening or weekend programming as required. On-call duties are also required for 7 days on a 4 week rotation. Compensation will be provided for on-call duties.
Salary and Benefits
The salary for this position is $60,000 annually. The position also includes 15 days annual leave, 14 statutory holidays, and generous health leave.
The person employed in this position must be eligible to work in Canada and upon being offered the position must submit a certificate of conduct (police records check) — please note the certificate of conduct does not have to be clear and any existing records will be discussed confidentially.
Deadline to apply is Friday, September 16, 2022 at 12:00pm (NOON). Applicants must include a cover letter, resume and 2 references. A current and original copy of a Criminal Record/Vulnerable Sector Check will be required prior to beginning employment. Please email applications to Stacey Hoffe, Executive Director at firstname.lastname@example.org
We thank all in advance for their interest in this position. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
MSWC embraces diversity and is committed to greater equity in our programs and our employment. Our goal is to attract, develop, and retain skilled and strong volunteers and employees from diverse backgrounds allowing us to benefit from a wide variety of experiences and perspectives in line with this, preferences will be given to and applications are encouraged from women (cisgender and transgender) and non-binary people who are Indigenous, Black and people of colour, people living with disabilities, women with experience in sex work and women with experience in the criminal justice system. We encourage applicants to self-identify any marginalized experiences and identities in their application with the knowledge that disclosed experiences will remain confidential.