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Douglas College

Youth Program Coordinator

Part Time
3 days ago
Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Youth Program Coordinator Posting Number 02069SA Location New Westminster/Coquitlam Campus Grade or Pay Level See Salary Range Salary Range $24 per hour Position Type Contract Employment Posting Type Internal/External Regular/Temporary Temporary Employment Type Part-Time Posting Category Contract Employment Start Date 01/15/2024 End Date 08/31/2024 Day of the Week Mondays to Fridays, Other Shift Shifts will vary based on program offerings, enrollments and availability. Youth programs typically run Monday through Friday and may be full or half day programs between 8 am and 5 pm. Work Arrangements
Youth programs are delivered at both the New Westminster and Coquitlam campuses. This position weekly hours are dependent on the delivery of seasonal programming. The typical work week is 8:30am and 4:30pm Monday through Friday, and may include evenings and weekends.
What Douglas Offers
DO what you love. Be good at it. That's how Douglas College defines a great career. It's a philosophy that resonates through our classrooms, our offices and our boardrooms. It inspires our students and drives us to make Douglas College one of BC's Top Employers. We love what we do. And we're looking for passionate, motivated people to join us in making one of Canada's best colleges even better.
The Role
The Youth Program Coordinator is responsible for supporting the operations of Athletics and Recreation programs with an emphasis on youth programming. This position reports to the Program Coordinator, and may receive direction from the Manager, Athletics and Recreation Operations.


    •Supports the overall operation of the Youth Programs, i.e. Summer camps, Spring camps, and fall and winter youth programs; •Liaises with the Program Coordinator, and Manager, Athletics and Recreation Operations to ensure adherence to college policies, procedures, and processes; makes recommendations to enhance operations; •Conducts the day-to-day administration to deliver youth programs operations, i.e., liaising with Youth Program staff, communicating with customers; •Contributes to the development of marketing and promotion strategies to increase registrations, through strategic partnerships, i.e. City of Coquitlam, City of New Westminster, school districts, not-for-profits, etc.; •Supports the hiring, onboarding, and training of Youth Program staff in coordination with the Program Coordinator, and Manager, Athletics and Recreation Operations; •Provides direction to Youth Program staff under the guidance of the Program Coordinator, and Manager, Athletics and Recreation Operations; •Performs other related duties to support Athletics and Recreation department operations;
To Be Successful in this Role You Will Need
Education, Experience and Qualifications
    •A minimum of two years of related work experience and completion of one-year post-secondary education and/or equivalent combination of education and work experience in a post-secondary education system; •Experience developing, implementing, coordinating and organizing youth programs (ages 5-15); •Understands industry safety standards and working with minors; •Satisfactory completion of a Criminal Record check including a vulnerable sector check. A criminal record will not automatically result in your application for employment being denied;

Communication proficiencies
    •Excellent communication skills with a high proficiency in the English, both written and verbal; •Proven ability to deal effectively with students, faculty, staff, employers and the public in a friendly and efficient manner, both in person and by telephone, together with an ability to exercise tact and communicate appropriately with all persons regardless of background;

Administrative proficiencies
    •Demonstrated ability to handle high volume, dynamic workloads in a busy public environment, while engaging professionally with students, faculty, employers and other stakeholders; •Excellent organization skills and attention to detail; •Strong Microsoft Office knowledge and skills (I.e. Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams); •Ability to create graphic design work for promotional materials such as brochures, posters, social media, and web is an asset; •Experience with community events promotions strategies would be an asset; •Access to a car and/or access to transportation is an asset.
Link to Full Position Profile Equity Statement
Douglas College is committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive and equitable learning and working environment. In support of this journey, we welcome all people to apply, including people from groups that are experiencing inequity, including, but not limited, to Indigenous Peoples, racialized or persons of colour, persons with mental or physical disabilities, persons who identify as women, and/or persons of marginalized sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions, and persons of all faith identities, age, marital status, and parental status.
Needs a Criminal Records Check Yes

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 11/28/2023 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant
Interested applicants must submit their application and all required documents online on the Douglas College Career Site . Qualified internal applicants shall be given first consideration in filling the position. All internal applications must be received by December 4, 2023. Please ensure your resume clearly explains how you meet the required knowledge, skills and abilities of the position for which you are applying. All candidates selected for interview will need to bring original certificates and diplomas of educational credentials noted on their resume.
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