Coordinator, Programs (Western, Central, or Atlantic Canada)

Breakfast Club of Canada is currently looking to hire a Programs Coordinator in Western, Central, or Atlantic Canada. Reporting to the Programs Advisor, the Coordinator will work closely with schools and community partners to help them achieve high quality breakfast programs, specifically as it pertains to program management, healthy and culturally appropriate meal preparation, nutritional education and positive socialization.

 

The selected candidate will be dynamic, self-motivated, resourceful, and have strong interpersonal and communication skills. He/She will also work to engage the community in the Club and its mission by leveraging local social assets. This person will have the opportunity to participate in the growth of the Club and work in a dynamic and collaborative environment.

 

Breakfast Club of Canada promotes employment equity and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals.

 

MAIN RESPONSIBILIES
  • Coordinate the various steps involved in starting and running school breakfast programs.
  • Collaborate with schools, communities and regional/local organizations to improve proximity and local capacity in food security, nutrition, student engagement, and program management. through ongoing support, in-person visits/training sessions and collaborative partnerships.
  • Develop and implement projects to improve food security and food access for schools and communities.
  • Review programs’ performance and ensure quality standards are upheld.
  • Encourage schools to engage children and youth and get the community involved in a variety of ways.
  • Keep watch over relevant community activity and stakeholders.
  • Represent the Club at regional meetings and consultations.
  • Play a proactive role in collaborative projects.
  • Carry out various administrative tasks.

 

SPECIFIC QUALIFICATIONS
  • Undergraduate University degree in Social Sciences, Nutrition, Community Development, Education or another related field.
  • An equivalent combination of education and relevant experience will be considered.
  • A minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.
  • Proficient in English, written and spoken, French knowledge, an asset.
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office, plus database experience.
  • Research and development skills, as well as interest and/or experience in food system logistics, food security and nutrition.
  • Project management skills.
  • Effective facilitation and presentation techniques.
  • Knowledge of the philanthropic sector (an asset).

 

PERSONAL QUALITIES
  • Subscribes to the Club’s values (children above all, community, integrity, energy).
  • Is familiar with issues related to food security, healthy eating and/or social development.
  • Ability to train others.
  • Keen planning and organizational skills.
  • Aptitude for problem-solving.
  • Ability to work effectively independently as well as within a team and with a wide variety of stakeholders.
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with various groups of people.
  • Positive, proactive and constructive attitude.

 

WORK CONDITIONS
  • Permanent, full-time position.
  • 40 hours/week, Monday to Friday.
  • Flexible hours.
  • Competitive salary.
  • Professional development.
  • Personal leave days.
  • Paid leave on our birthday.
  • Group insurance plan.
  • Group RRSP with employer matching the contributions.
  • Employee assistance program (EAP).
  • Must pass a background check.
  • Target start date: as soon as possible.
  • The selected candidate will be based at the Vancouver office with a hybrid telework arrangement, or will work remotely in Western, Central, or Atlantic Canada (teleworking), with easy access to a major airport.

 

TO APPLY

Please email your resume and cover letter to CV@breakfastclubcanada.org.

Only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview.