Programs Coordinator (British Columbia)

Since 1994, Breakfast Club of Canada has been working with partners from all sectors to help children access a nutritious breakfast and reach their full potential. Accredited by Imagine Canada for its effective governance, the Club helps reach more than 580 000 children in over 3,500 school nutrition programs across the country. The ultimate goal: breakfast for every child, every day.



Breakfast Club of Canada is currently looking to hire a Programs Coordinator in British Columbia. 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.

Here is a video that will give you an idea of what the role entails:



  • 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 analyze 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



  • College/vocational diploma or attestation in a related discipline
  • Minimum of 1 year experience
  • An equivalent combination of education and relevant experience will be considered
  • Strong understanding of and experience working with diverse cultures and communities, in remote, rural and/or urban settings
  • Experience in community development and stakeholder engagement, an asset
  • Experience working with Indigenous communities, an asset
  • Experience working with or in the not-for-profit sector, an asset
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and plus database experience
  • Must have a valid driver’s licence and have access to a vehicle


  • 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



  • Permanent, full-time position
  • 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 work remotely from a British Columbia city with easy access to a major airport
  • Target start date: as soon as possible


Please email your resume and cover letter to

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