Life Without Limits Programs Coordinator
Cerebral Palsy Association of BC
The Cerebral Palsy Association of BC (CPABC) is an independent charitable organization, governed by a volunteer Board of Directors. We provide support, education and information to people living with Cerebral Palsy (CP) in British Columbia.
Job Summary: The Program Coordinator holds responsibility for the smooth running of day-to-day Life Without Limits Programs and services.
- Organizing, schedule programming, and evaluating all CPABC programs
Includes, but not limited to: Dance Without Limits, Yoga, Arts Without Limits, Self Defense. Others: Annual General Meeting, and special projects such as Community Connection Series programs, Focus Groups, Pre-Employment Training Program, Youth and Seniors group, etc.
- Ensure and maintain a high standard in programs delivery
- Liaise with community centers (or other location sites) to ensure that room bookings and necessary equipment are available
- Develop strategic partnerships and maintain contacts with a wide range of healthcare professionals and service providers
- Resolve any issues that may arise in a program; provide support and crisis management as needed
- Monitor attendance of program participants
- Maintain an accurate record of all inquiries or concerns
- Prepare program evaluation reports; conduct follow-up calls to past participants
- Assist with completion of reporting practices
- Recruit and supervise staff and volunteers associated with CPABC programs and special projects
- Participate and attend functions as a CPABC representative and promoter
Including promoting Life Without Limits programs to the public; organizing and participating in interviews, or media (photo/ videos with program funders)
- Manage administrative tasks for the smooth running of CPABC programs and services
- Undertake any duties consistent with the overall purpose of the position, as directed
- Post-secondary education in an area relevant to social services, health, recreation, or equivalent experience
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Including a working knowledge of administrative and office programs and applications; for the purposes of producing, maintain records, and provide data for evaluation; desktop publishing, Adobe creative suite, WordPress knowledge
- Ability to work collaboratively as a member of the CPABC team
- Detail-oriented individual, able to multi-task and plan ahead
- Willingness to work outside of normal hours
- Time and days to be decided by management, situationally dependent
Good to Have:
- Multi-tasking: Ability to prioritize activities, juggle multiple responsibilities, and facilitate a diverse group in a supportive setting
- Knowledge and understanding of disability issues that affect people living with CP
- Adaptive and flexible in responding to new or unexpected events
- Showing a willing ability to take initiative and a positive attitude towards the work
Key Relationships: Reports to the Executive Director
Ranging from $19/hr. to $20.5/hr.
The position is full time, with medical benefits offered after a three-month probation period.
Office Address: 330-409 Granville Street, United Kingdom Building, Vancouver BC, V6C 1T2
Contact: 604 408 9484