Programs Coordinator (Western Canada)

Breakfast Club of Canada is currently looking to hire a Programs Coordinator in Western Canada. Reporting to the 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.

 

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

 

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES
  • 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 regional partners to support program development and assess individual program needs
  • 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 analyse data concerning local and regional support
  • Facilitate the initiatives of other Club departments that involve programs (Philanthropy, Communications-Marketing, Government Relations, etc.) including facilitating program visits for applicable donors
  • Support colleagues to enhance relationships within school communities and facilitate collaboration
  • Perform other duties as required to ensure the smooth functioning of the team

 

SPECIFIC QUALIFICATIONS
  • Undergraduate degree in social sciences, nutrition, community development, education or another related field
  • A minimum of two years of relevant experience
  • An equivalent combination of education and relevant experience will be considered
  • Research and development skills, as well as interest and/or experience in food system logistics, food access, nutrition and community-led initiatives/approaches
  • 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 working with or in the not-for-profit sector
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and plus database experience
  • Proficient in English, written and spoken, French knowledge, an asset
  • Must have a valid driver’s licence and have access to a vehicle

 

PERSONAL QUALITIES
  • Subscribes to the Club’s values
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with various groups of people and stakeholders
  • Facilitation and presentation skills (in person and/or virtual)
  • Collaborative spirit as well as the ability to work effectively independently and lead projects, when necessary
  • Autonomy, resourcefulness and aptitude for problem-solving
  • Keen planning, priorities and organizational skills

 

WORK CONDITIONS
  • Permanent, full-time position
  • 40 hours/week, Monday to Friday
  • Flexible schedule throughout the year
  • Summer hours
  • Competitive salary
  • Vacation and personal leave days
  • Paid day off on your birthday
  • Group insurance plan
  • Pension plan with matching employer contributions
  • Employee assistance program (EAP)
  • Health and wellness program
  • Employee recognition program
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Location: The selected candidate will be based at the Vancouver office with a hybrid telework arrangement, or will work remotely in Western Canada (teleworking) with easy access to a major airport
  • Target start date: as soon as possible

 

TO APPLY

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

Only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview.