Regional Program Coordinator - Central Alberta

JA Southern Alberta

Regional Program Coordinator - Central Alberta

Employer
JA Southern Alberta
Description of Position / skills Required

Job Description

Do you want to help students find their path to success, spark their entrepreneurial spirit? Come join JA Southern Alberta!

We are looking for an independent self-starter to run a home based office. You are someone who is excited about playing a part in young peoples success and building the leaders of tomorrow. This Regional Coordinator is a motivated, goal oriented, and relationship focused individual, who is eager to promote and grow JA programs in the Central Alberta region.

This role is for someone who is passionate about entrepreneurship, mentorship and community relations. Be part of a global organization that makes a lasting impact in the local community.

Background

JA Southern Alberta is dedicated to educating and inspiring young Albertans to succeed in a global economy, and offers in-school and after-school programs in the areas of work readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy. JA works in partnership with educators, volunteers and businesses to help youth increase their potential, engage in their own economic development, and contribute to the strength of their community and Canada’s economy.

General Accountability

The Regional Coordinator is responsible for overseeing the coordination of programs, local fundraising efforts and associated functions within their specified region.

The Regional Coordinator fulfills an important and multi-faceted role in the planning and delivery of JA programs including the recruitment, training and recognition of volunteers and marketing to regional schools. This position also plays a vital development role in the cultivation of local business contacts, donors and community partners with the goal of increasing regional sustainability.

Responsibilities:

  • Market JA programs to regional schools
  • Ensure quality of program delivery through follow-up evaluations with teachers, volunteers and students
  • Recruitment of volunteers in accordance with program goals and JA intake procedures
  • Coordinate and facilitate program training for all regional volunteers
  • Initiate and develop fundraising proposals with new and existing regional funding prospects
  • Maintain regular communication and timely reporting with regional donors
  • Identify and network with prospective donors in the region in conjunction with the Director of Programs

 

Certifications / Qualifications / Education

Required Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary diploma in business administration, event planning, public relations or related field
  • Experience in program coordination & volunteer management
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • High degree of motivation and self-direction
  • Superior organizational skills

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Aptitude and enthusiasm for educating local youth
  • Past experience working within the non-profit sector
  • Relationship building ability with community stakeholders
  • Knowledge of local community, business & volunteer networks
  • Marketing & fundraising experience

Requirements:

  • Ability to work from a home office location in one if the following communities:

Red Deer, Ponoka, RMH, Rimbey, Bentley, Sylvan Lake, Caroline, Penhold, Innisfail, Olds, Bowden, Sundre, Didsbury, Delburne, Alix, Mirror, Bashaw, Lacombe, Leslieville, Eckville.

  • A reliable vehicle is required for travel within the designated region.
Job Location
Red Deer, AB
Canada
Nature of Work
Full Time
Category
Financial Services
How to Apply

Please send resume and cover letter to Hanna Watson, Director of Programs:
hwatson@jasouthalberta.org