Program Coordinator – Community and School Based Programs
Are you interested in working as a part of a multi-disciplinary team that coordinates and delivers school based programs for children and youth? e4c is hiring a Program Coordinator that focuses on the planning and coordination of school based programs including:
School Based Nutrition – provides healthy nutritious food each school day to thousands of children/youth experiencing food insecurity.
Out of School Time (including ArtStart and Young Chefs) – provides free out of school time programs, for children and youth that utilize art or nutrition as a means of developing fundamental life skills.
Providing guidance and hands on leadership the Program Coordinator plays a key role in ensuring the success of e4c school based programs. Working hand in hand with nutrition support staff, program volunteers and student placements the program coordinator ensures a successful and smooth operation.
Hours: Monday to Friday for 40 hours per week requiring a use of personal vehicle and travel around Edmonton.
Why Join Our Team
- The opportunity to make a difference in your community.
- You will be a part of a supportive team of dedicated professionals.
- In-house collaborative training opportunities to build knowledge, skills and tools relevant to your role.
- Full time position includes: health, dental, matching RRSP contributions, sick days, 3 weeks’ vacation, an employee assistance program and other work related benefits.
In Your Role You Will
- Deliver ArtStart, Young Chefs and School Nutrition Programs to school age children.
- Supervise and coordinate Nutrition Support Workers, program volunteers, and student placements.
- Support program staff in program delivery, adherence to the Alberta Nutritional Guidelines for Children and Youth, COVID 19 procedures and protocols, and safe food handling practices.
- Create nutritious, culturally appropriate and fiscally sustainable menus.
- Work with schools and staff to coordinate School Nutrition Programs and OST program registrations and referrals.
- Develop educational resources and programming for children.
- Maintain School Nutrition, Summer Nutrition, Young Chefs and ArtStart manuals, handbooks, materials and resources.
- Conduct budgeting and reporting related activities for each program.
- Collect data and generate program reporting statistics.
- Prepare and submit monthly debit and credit card reconciliations, Invoice and expense processing and bi-weekly payroll summaries.
- Actively participate in the recruitment, selection, and training of Nutrition Support Workers.
- Facilitate communication and foster relationships with e4c team members, school staff, parents, students and community partners.
Education and Certifications
- Post-secondary education in Education, Child Development, Child and Youth Care, Nutrition, Food Science, Community Development or other related fields.
- Police Information Check with Vulnerable Sector Check.
- Intervention Record Check.
- Valid Class 5 Driver’s License, Vehicle Insurance ($2 million liability), Registration, Driver’s Abstract.
- AHS Food Handler Certification.
- First Aid/CPR.
- Trauma Informed or Harm Reduction experience/training considered an asset.
- Mental Health First Aid considered an asset.
- 2+ years’ coordinating and delivering programming while working with multiple stakeholders within a school setting.
- Demonstrated ability to work with school communities, children and diverse communities.
- Knowledge and understanding of Food Security within a School Setting.
- Food service and/or food service management.
- Budget analysis and management.
- Data collection and reporting.
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills including the ability to communicate effectively with multiple agencies and partners.
- Demonstrated ability to organize work and to work independently or in a team settings.
- Knowledge of the nonprofit sector.
- Proficient in MS Outlook, Word, Excel, database applications, virtual meeting applications, and computer operations.
- Experience with supervision and training of staff considered an asset.
- Equivalencies may be considered with a combination of work experience and education.