Job Posting – Project Coordinator

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Job Posting – Project Coordinator2019-09-16T21:55:30-07:00

Project Coordinator 

Job Description

Organization: Canadian Parents for French – BC & Yukon
Duration: Full-time, permanent
Remuneration: $50,600 per year
     + 5% RRSP contribution
     + Comprehensive Extended Medical Coverage                                     

Application Deadline: Tuesday, October 1st, 2019
Start Date: As soon as possible. 

Canadian Parents for French-BC & Yukon Branch is a non-profit volunteer-lead organization that believes in a bilingual Canada where young people have the opportunity to learn and use both of Canada’s official languages. We have over 42 parent-led chapters in communities large and small across the region. Through these chapters, and through our 8,300 members in B.C. and the Yukon, we advocate for strong educational programs including French immersion, Basic or Core French, and Intensive Core French. We also organize and support a range of French-language activities such as science, theatre and summer camps, as well as public speaking competitions and film festivals.

Educational Background & Previous Work Experience 

  • An undergraduate degree in a related field. 
  • Two to three years of work experience as an event organizer and/or grant administrator.  
  • Strong and demonstrated organizing, planning, budgeting, and reporting skills. 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English. Knowledge of French is an asset, but not a requirement.  
  • Understanding of French second language issues and public policy is an asset. 
  • Computer literacy especially with Microsoft Windows XP Pro, Word, Excel, Outlook, Publisher, Power Point, and Adobe CS3 or higher.
  • Ability to work independently. 

Roles & Responsibilities

Event Coordination

Coordinate all aspects of events including but not limited to the following:  

  • Concours d’art oratoire (early May) 
  • Branch AGM & Conference (mid October/early November) 
  • Other Branch-led events as they arise. 

Event coordination includes:

  • Recruiting and managing volunteers/staff.
  • Preparing, monitoring, reporting budget for the event.
  • All logistics for events including meeting room and travel bookings 
  • Develop programming, where appropriate. 

Socio-Cultural Grant Administration

  • Collect, review, and administer community-based socio-cultural grant applications on a case-by-case basis. Total envelope is $95,000/year. 
  • Assess applications and evaluation reports and budgets. Determine applications which meeting funding criteria.
  • Work with Office Administrator to set-up online chapter survey evaluation reporting mechanism. 
  • Support proposal and report writing process.

Special Project Development

  • Seek funding opportunities for Branch-led socio-cultural grant applications. 
  • Develop special project proposals. 
  • Oversee new Branch-led projects. 

This position will report to the Executive Director. Our office is near downtown Vancouver. The successful candidate will be expected to work at least three (3) days in the office per week. The remaining two (2) days can be worked remotely.

The successful applicant to this position will report to the CPF BC & Yukon Executive Director.

Our office is near downtown Vancouver. The successful candidate will be expected to work at least three (3) days in the office per week. The remaining two (2) days can be worked remotely. 

Please send your résumé and cover letter by email only to Glyn Lewis, Executive Director, at [email protected] by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, October 1st, 2019

Your email should have the following subject line: Project Coordinator Application

We will acknowledge all resumés received by email. Only successful applicants will be contacted for interviews (to be held between October 3rd and 6th).

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