Programs Coordinator (Atlantic Canada)

Permanent, Full-time Work remotely

Breakfast Club of Canada is currently looking to hire a Programs Coordinator to oversee school food programs in Atlantic Canada. Reporting to the Senior Programs Advisor, the person hired for this position will ensure that children receive two elements required for growth and learning: a nutritious breakfast and an environment that fosters self-esteem. To do so, this person will be responsible for supporting schools and regional partners as well as building capacity in schools and communities through collaborative program development. The successful candidate will build proximity across the assigned region and will develop and implement projects to improve food access for schools and communities, as well as develop new and relationships with key stakeholders.

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  • Develop and maintain meaningful relationships with key stakeholders in the assigned region and facilitate collaboration to strengthen programs, build capacity and increase food access in schools and communities to run quality breakfast programming and maximize impact.
  • Regularly visit breakfast programs and provide support virtually to schools and regional partners to support program development and assess individual program needs.
  • Facilitate the initiatives of other Club departments that involve programs (Philanthropy, Communications-Marketing, Government Relations, etc.) including facilitating program visits for applicable donors.
  • Coordinate new school onboardings; facilitate needs’ assessment, equipment orders, food donations, etc.
  • Develop and execute initiatives to improve the quality of support provided by the Club to partners.
  • Support in the development, tracking, and reporting on KPIs regarding service levels and local impact.
  • Report information and analyze data concerning local and regional support.
  • Support colleagues to enhance relationships within school communities and facilitate collaboration.
  • Perform other duties as required to ensure the smooth functioning of the team.



  • College or vocational diploma or attestation in a related discipline.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of relevant experience.
  • An equivalent combination of education and relevant experience will be considered.
  • Must have a valid driver’s licence and have access to a vehicle.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and database experience.
  • Strong understanding of and experience working with diverse cultures and communities, in remote, rural and/or urban settings.
  • Experience working with Indigenous communities, an asset.
  • Experience in community development and stakeholder engagement, an asset.
  • Experience and/or understanding of working with or in the not-for-profit sector, an asset.



  • Subscribes to the Club’s mission and values.
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with various groups of people and stakeholders to leverage resources and expertise in support of school food programming.
  • Facilitation, training development and presentation skills (in person and/or virtual).
  • Collaborative team player and strong interpersonal abilities.
  • Capacity to work independently as well as create and lead projects, when necessary.
  • Autonomy, resourcefulness, and aptitude for problem-solving.
  • Strong organizational, prioritization and planning skills.



  • Permanent, full-time position.
  • Flexible hours.
  • Summer work schedule.
  • Competitive salary.
  • Access to a vacation bank and personal leave days.
  • Paid day off on your birthday.
  • Group insurance plan paid partly by the employer.
  • Telemedicine services.
  • Employee assistance program (EAP).
  • Pension plan with matching employer contributions.
  • Employee recognition program.
  • Health and wellness program.
  • Professional development program.
  • The selected candidate will work remotely from an Atlantic city, preferably in New Brunswick or Prince Edward Island, with easy access to a major airport.
  • Target start date: as soon as possible.

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Only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview. Breakfast Club of Canada promotes employment equity and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals.

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