Coordinator of Programs and Operations
Girls Inc. of Upper Canada delivers life-changing programs that inspire girls to be strong, smart,
and bold and engage in advocacy that empowers girls to reach their full potential and to understand, value, and assert their rights. Research-based curricula, delivered by trained professionals, equip girls to achieve academically; lead healthy and physically active lives; manage money; navigate media messages; and discover an interest in science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM). Girls Inc. is committed to a vision of empowered girls in an equitable society. Girls Inc. of Upper Canada is an independent affiliate of the bi-national Girls Inc. organization, the leading expert on issues affecting girls and young women.
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Coordinator of Programs and Operations will be responsible for leading the planning, development, promotion, delivery and management of innovative, content-rich elementary programs for girls 6-18, as well as supporting overall organizational operations from the administrative side. The Coordinator will maintain and expand relationships with area schools and community partners to implement school day, out-of-school time and virtual programs in alignment with our mission of inspiring all girls to be strong, smart, and bold. The Coordinator of Programs and Operations will ensure the implementation of effective administrative systems including registration, data tracking, program evaluation, and organizational policies and procedures. As a strong supervisor and leader in the organization, the Coordinator of Programs and Operations has the ability to inspire and encourage creativity among staff and program participants, and foster participation in program planning, problem-solving and decision-making, helping make improvements to the overall Girls Inc. Experience.
We are looking for a highly professional, strategic and tactful individual with exceptional communication skills, a friendly can-do attitude, experience in programming and a passion for our mission.
Passion for the Girls Inc. mission
An awareness of and commitment to social justice education and promoting diversity, equity and inclusion within the organization including support for gender equity, reproductive justice, trans rights and anti-racism
At least 3-5 years of experience in a formal or informal education or youth development setting, with at least one of those years in a supervisory role
Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities
Degree or diploma in social work or child and youth development preferred; relevant work and life experience valued in place of or in addition to higher education
Experience with out-of-school time programs a plus
High level of comfort and skill with computer applications, technology, email, Zoom, Microsoft Suite and Google Suite Self-motivated, able to work independently, with excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
Valid driver’s license, with good driving record, and regular access to a reliable vehicle
Sense of humour and ability to roll with the ever-changing nature of working with children and youth
Current First Aid and CPR certification
Clean criminal record and vulnerable sectors check
Please send a cover letter and résumé to:
Lesley Hubbard, Executive Director
35-hour workweek, flexible hours are required including some evenings/ weekends,
the position is based at our Brockville office but travel throughout Leeds Grenville will be
required. $40,040-$46,410 annually
Deadline June 7, 2021, applications accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.