COMMUNITY SCHOOL COORDINATOR
Principle Duties and Responsibilities:
- Oversee development, management, delivery and supervision of community programs, afterschool activities including recreational, toddler drop-in and school-based support programs
- Assist other Island cultural, social and recreational organizations in planning and delivering services to all school age groups in the community
- Assist school staff in improving school/community relations and identify community resources
- Initiate and deliver special programs as determined by community needs.
- Evaluate programs in order to meet the goals of HIES.
Management and Administration
- Train and supervise programs staff, instructors and volunteers including Program Coordinators, Teen Night staff, Parent and Toddler Drop-in, etc.
- Support the HIES Child, Youth & Community School Program committee.
- Create, supervise, or assist in the organization of special events and advertising.
- Prepare monthly and year-end reports to HIES board and year-end reports to School District 71.
- General office procedure, organisation and file management.
Fundraising and Financial Management
- Identify funding sources and prepare and submit grant applications and reports.
- Develop and maintain partnerships with other Hornby community organizations.
- Co-management of core funding and budget with Financial Administrator.
- Monitor yearly budget with finance committee and meet with C,Y & CSP chair on regular basis.
- Liaise with SD71 representative as required, and submit financial requests of yearly budgets.
- Liaise effectively with community groups and SD71 on behalf of the Community School.
- Communicate with Program Coordinators, support staff, volunteers and community members respectfully and ensure any conflicts are dealt with in an effective manner.
- Maintain effective communication between community programs staff, school principal, school staff and HIES chairperson to ensure a cooperative working relationship.
- Advocate for community school vision, support goals and philosophy of community education.
- Regular meetings with Child, Youth & Community School Program chair, HIES board representative
- Mandatory attendance at HIES Board meeting quarterly or as requested.
Summary of Qualifications and Experience:
HIES seeks an individual who will be a good fit for the organization and is committed to community education on Hornby Island. The successful candidate will have some combination of the following:
- At least 3 years of experience working in the not-for-profit sector or equivalent experience working in a leadership position, preferably in a school
- Demonstrated ability to think and act strategically on financial management issues
- Well-developed writing skills and experience in grant writing and fundraising
- Direct experience managing a team of staff or volunteers
- Well-developed organizational skills and ability to work effectively with minimal supervision, as well as part of a team.
- Demonstrated ability to initiate, develop, coordinate and supervise a wide variety of activities and programs
- Demonstrated knowledge of the concepts of community education including community schools and integrated services models
- Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office, QuickBooks, and various social media platforms
Wage: $ 25./hour.
Closing date: Wednesday, November 18, 2020 @ noon
Email resume and cover letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note, this position could possibly be combined with the Literacy Outreach Coordinator position.