PARTY – Job Listing

Listed by Prevent Alcohol and Risk-Related Trauma in Youth (PARTY)
Wynne
Application Requirements
Criminal Records Check
Other (see description for details)
Application Process
References Required

Description

At the Prince George P.A.R.T.Y. Program our single mission is to promote injury prevention among youth through reality education, which increases awareness of risks and their possible impacts and emphasizes personal responsibility in making safer life choices.

Position: Program Coordinator 

Standard Hours/month: 2-3 Mondays per month to complete facilitation of our program. These hours are 8:30-3:00 pm from September 23,2024- May 16, 2025. An additional 24 hours per month are allotted for administration tasks and grant applications. 

Job Status: Term Specific Part-time operating from September 16, 2024- May 30, 2025

Wage: $25.00/hour CAD

Application Closing Date: July 8-22,2024 

Job Description: The Program Coordinator enhances educational experiences for grade 10 students through hands-on activities. They plan and facilitate learning initiatives to equip youth with essential skills to mitigate risks in their daily lives. 

Key responsibilities:

  • Facilitating Education Days (Mondays): Engage participants to ensure a positive learning environment. Evaluate and enhance program effectiveness.
  • Utilizing Technology: Proficiently use computers and to run PowerPoint Presentations. 
  • Engaging Volunteers: Recruit, train, and support volunteers who conduct interactive demonstrations for and facilitate discussions with youth.  Steward volunteer contributions though soliciting feedback and recognizing contributions. 
  • Grant Writing and Application: Research funding opportunities that align with organizational goals to draft grant proposals.
  • Communicating with Stakeholders: Establish and maintain relationships with school district officials and coordinate logistics with schools and University Hospital of Northern BC.
  • Record Keeping: Manage accurate records of funding, participants, volunteers, and incidents to comply with organizational guidelines and legal requirements. 
  • Evaluating Success: Conduct evaluations through collecting qualitative and quantitative feedback from relevant stakeholders (students, volunteers, school district officials) while ensuring confidentiality and organizational compliance. 

Qualifications:

  • Experience in program coordination for youth between 12-17 years old
  • Experience in volunteer engagement (ideally with a community service or health organization) 
  • Passion for education and community service
  • Able to lead and engage a diverse group of high school students through a structured education day while ensuring a positive learning experience.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with ability to effectively engage diverse stakeholders.  
  • Computer and digital technology proficiency including Microsoft Office Suite, social media, and online resources
  • Detail-oriented and interested in researching funding opportunities 

Desirable Assets 

  • Previous training or work experience in the fields of healthcare, education, or social work
  • Has certification for Emergency First Aid Level A (St. Johns Ambulance) or equivalent. Willing to complete specific training if not yet certified
  • Experience with grant writing

If you are passionate about making a difference and have the skills to drive educational initiatives forward, we encourage you to apply. 

Application Process:

Submit cover letter and resume to princegeorgepartyprogram@gmail.com 

Attention: Wynne (Chairperson)

Next steps for shortlisted candidates include:

  • An interview
  • Completion of a Criminal Record Check
  • A reference check (3 references required)

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