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Program & Community Engagement Coordinator

Job Description
Company Information: JA (Junior Achievement) Prince Edward Island is part of an International not for profit organization dedicated to educating youth on work readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy through a variety of programs offered to students within the school system.  As a youth based organization, JA Prince Edward Island values creativity, energy and enthusiasm. Our organization provides the opportunity to enjoy an enriching experience impacting our local youth while building strong connections within our business community.

Position Summary: This position is primarily responsible for the coordination of JA PEI’s in school programs for the Elementary and Intermediate level.  On occasion, this position may be required to assist our High School Program Manager with coordinating/presenting programs at the High School level as well.

Reports To: Sr. Manager of Programs & Operations

Time Frame: Contract Term: As soon as possible -June 28, 2019.    

Hours:  This position will be primarily Monday –Friday with the majority of hours worked between the hours of 8:30am and 4:30pm. Flexibility may be required on occasion to accommodate travel for occasional program delivery schedules or events.

Salary: $15.00 per hour based on a 35 hour work week.   

Location: JA PEI will provide office space at 305 Kent Street, Charlottetown, PEI

Duties: The successful candidate will work under the direction of the Sr. Manager of Programs & Operations to:
  • Recruit schools/teachers to participate in JA’s Elementary and Intermediate programs to ensure we reach our year end program goals.
  • Assist volunteers and teachers with the scheduling of presentations and ensures that all parties have the necessary tools to complete the program deliveries.
  • Follow the JA Canada National Screening Protocol to coordinate the screening and training of volunteers for program delivery.
  • Maintain detailed and accurate records including all pertinent correspondence, information for volunteer records and ensures information is updated in the national database.
  • Observes the progress of the programs to ensure all deliveries take place.
  • Attends trade shows and networking events to help recruit volunteers and promote JA PEI.
  • Keep the Volunteer Development Manager up to date on volunteer needs at all times.
  • Participate/deliver volunteer recruitment presentations to local businesses and organizations.
  • Delivery of JA programs (Elementary, Intermediate and High school) when required. Including the ability to fill in for volunteers if needed.
  • Provides data and assists in the writing of monthly, quarterly and yearly reports.
  • A variety of other duties as required.
  • A post-secondary education or experience in the field of Business, Commerce or Education is preferred.
  • Working knowledge of Raiser’s Edge Database would be an asset but not essential.
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Office Suite, including Microsoft Word, Power Point, Publisher, Outlook and Excel.
  • Must have excellent organization and problem solving skills.
  • Solid time and project management skills with the proven ability to multi-task and to meet deadlines.
  • Outgoing personality with strong networking and relationship management skills.
  • Ability to establish and develop relationships with a wide range of individuals and organizations.
  • Experience working in an office setting would be an asset.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including ability to work in a team to achieve results.
  • Highly self-motivated with the ability to work with little supervision.
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills (written and oral including public speaking).
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation. Travel will be required across the province. Mileage will be paid for travel outside of Charlottetown.
  • The successful candidate must undergo a Criminal Record Check including a Vulnerable Sector Search plus a driver’s abstract.

To apply, please forward your resume including references to kcook@japei.org by October 22, 2018

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