Program Activity Coordinator
Since the early 1970’s Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Sault Ste. Marie have been providing quality mentorship opportunities for the children and youth in our community. The organizations amalgamated in 2014 and Big Brothers Big Sisters Sault Ste. Marie is now an agency of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada which runs independently with a governing Board of Directors.
The Program Activity Coordinator will perform duties as it relates to the programs of our agency while maintaining the standards of service delivery as it is required by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada. The Program Activity Coordinator will organize agency and program activities and events throughout the year, that supports the agency Mission and Vision.
Program Delivery and Development
Ensure program and agency compliance, in accordance with National Standards.
Develop and administer programs that support organization’s objectives of mentorship, guidance and friendship.
Seek out and work with other organizations that have a need and interest in programming and services.
Create, plan, coordinate and execute agency wide programs and events.
Deliver programs within the community, supporting children and youth.
Assist with screening and on boarding new volunteers and new littles when needed.
Participate in meetings with Case Manager and provide reports/stats as requested.
Record stats, comprehensive case notes, maintaining compliant case files.
Maintain strict confidentiality as outlined in agency Privacy and Confidentiality Policy.
Ensure all volunteers, families and littles are informed of agency information.
Perform administrative functions as required to manage programs and activities.
Participate in educational training as identified.
Other duties as required.
Activity Planning & Organization
Work with Event Committee to schedule a minimum of 6 Annual Agency Wide Events.
Write a monthly newsletter to volunteers, parents and families regarding activities and program opportunities.
Partner with other community organizations to support initiatives and involve volunteers and families through community engagement opportunities.
Plan, coordinate and execute activities and programs for children and youth within agency, as well as the general public.
Assist with agency marketing and publicity as required, promote mentorship programs and activities.
Work with schools to identify, with school leadership, perspective participants and assist with recruiting volunteers based on those needs.
Revitalize the Big Bunch Friendship Program and In-School Mentoring Program, as well as, initiate new programs/activities as needed.
Record stats and comprehensive case notes, maintaining compliant case files.
Qualified candidates should possess either a College Diploma or University Degree in Education, Social or Human Services disciplines, such as Child & Youth Worker, Social Service Worker, Early Childhood Education or equivalent, with at least 2 years experience coordinating programs, activities and/or services for children and youth. Criminal Reference Check/Vulnerable Sector Check with be required.
In addition, the incumbent shall possess:
Effective oral and written communication skills
Strong problem skills, ability to work independently
Knowledge of and experience in Volunteer Resources and not for profit sector
Ability to interact with people of all ages and cultural backgrounds
Proficient computer skills, experience with Microsoft applications, strong organization and administrative skills
Ability to work flexible hours (if and when needed)
Access to vehicle
This position is permanent, full-time, 35 hours a week and will report to the Case Manager – April McBride.
Salary is $35, 000.00 per annum with an option for Extended Health Care Benefits.
All interested applicants, please send Cover Letter and Resume to:
firstname.lastname@example.org Application deadline: Wednesday, December 18, 2019.