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ORGANIZATIONAL OVERVIEW:
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.

ACTIVITIES/ RESPONSIBILITIES:
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Program Coordinator will be responsible for
collaborating with team members to plan, develop, promote and deliver content-rich
programs for 300+ girls 6-18 both during school hours and out-of-school hours, 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. Responsibilities
within the program team will include registration, data tracking, program evaluation,
training and organizational policies and procedures. The successful candidate should be
interested in gender equity and passionate about modelling to girls and young women.
We are looking for a professional with experience in programming, exceptional
communication skills, a friendly can-do attitude, a commitment to learning and a
passion for our mission to grow with the organization,

SKILLS:
 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
 3-5 years of facilitation experience in a formal or informal educational or youth
development setting
 Ability to balance multiple projects and priorities, and work within a demanding and
fast-paced environment
 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, written
and verbal communication skills 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 lesley@girlsinc-uppercanada.org

35 hours per week, based at our Brockville office with travel throughout Leeds Grenville
as required. Flexible hours including weekly evenings/ weekends are required in order
to meet program delivery demands. $36,400-$40,040 annually plus benefit plan.
Applications accepted on rolling basis until position is filled.