Skills Development and Programming Coordinator

Position Details

  • Permanent, full-time,  9 day fortnight  schedule
  • Unionized position (BCGEU): $28.49 per hour
  • Application Closing Date: Until Position is Filled
  • Start Date: ASAP

Submit cover letter and resume to:  Recruitment & Retention Coordinator Hiring via

Indigenous women and women of colour are strongly encouraged to apply 

Additional languages spoken an asset.

Job Summary

The Skills Development and Programming Coordinator is responsible for volunteers, peers, and programming within the DEWC shelters.  She recruits, orientates, and schedules volunteers and peers as well as facilitates cultural, social, recreational, and educational programs and activities for shelter members.

Reporting directly to the Manager of Programs, she will collaborate with other DEWC staff to promote integrated services to women.  She will work from a feminist perspective and within an anti-oppression framework.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordinates all aspects for the Skills Development Program including recruiting, training, scheduling, and supporting program participants
  • Develop, organize and facilitate cultural, recreational, social, and educational workshops and activities, including annual events for shelter members
  • Develops and maintains links with other community agencies that support skills development and attends meetings and community events as appropriate
  • Facilitates referral to specialized services or other DEWC programs as necessary.
  • Consult and liaise with community service agencies to maintain up-to-date information on available resources and develop community relations
  • Maintain and provide statistics and reports regarding programming and service delivery as required
  • Act as an ambassador for DEWC by representing and modelling DEWC mission and values
  • Work collaboratively with other DEWC programs and service providing support and coverage were needed, including the Drop In and/or Shelter
  • Other related duties not specified that may be assigned from time to time

Reports to: Manager, Cultural & Skill Development Programs