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Job Number:  40116
Coordinator of After School Programs
Job Posted: Thursday, 30 November 2017
Closing Date: Monday, 11 December 2017
(71 days ago)
Burnaby Neighbourhood House
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Full time
Location: Burnaby Salary: $19.55/hour

After School Program Coordinator

The Burnaby Neighbourhood House serves as a community focal point – a place where families and individuals can go to get support and services; a place where new immigrants become involved in their community and can find information and resources that will help them with their adaptation and integration into the community; where seniors and youth can gather; and where all these groups can come together in activities and events that aim to link generations and cultures and create a stronger community.  It seeks the involvement and input of community members in the development and implementation of supportive programs and services.  It draws residents together to create a healthier community through their involvement.

We are currently seeking a Coordinator for our targeted after school programs


  • Creates and facilitates after school programming that is inclusive, dynamic and engaging for elementary school aged children who face barriers to being included in mainstream programming (ie/ behaviour, income, ability, etc.).
  • Works respectfully and therapeutically with participants and their families.
  • Leads and evaluates staff team
  • Takes an active role in professional development for self and staff team
  • In consultation with staff team, establishes a program which meets the individual needs of the children
  • Takes an active, hands on role in all areas of the children’s program
  • With staff team, assists children in developing positive self-concepts and healthy problem-solving skills
  • With the staff team, works to understand and implement best practices in the field
  • Ensures the physical and emotional environments are safe and positive places for children
  • Keeps staff team up-to-date on children’s unique needs particularly concerning allergies, medical, custodial agreements, etc.
  • Ensures staff understand the philosophies and goals of the program and comply with all BNH policies and procedures
  • Ensures the daily program is reflective of the children attending, promotes sound nutritional principles, and allows for development in all areas (physical, emotional, etc.)
  • Demonstrates leadership qualities and role models best practices for staff
  • Acts as a resource person to parents by being aware of community resources
  • Connects families with other BNH programs and events
  • Ensures accurate records of enrollment are kept
  • Ensures all children’s files are kept up-to-date and any changes are conveyed to the staff team in a timely manner
  • In collaboration with staff team ensures volunteers feel welcomed and part of the team
  • In collaboration with staff team ensures volunteers needs are being met and they are provided with opportunities to integrate their skills and talents into the program
  • Participates in community dinners and other BNH events as required
  • Other duties as required




  1. Knowledge and awareness of issues surrounding diversity and multiculturalism.
  2. Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills.
  3. 2-3 years experience providing care and mature guidance to school-aged children in a daycare or recreational setting.
  4. 1-2 years supervising and supporting staff.
  5. Current 1st Aid and CPR certification.
  6. Current criminal record check.
  7. Experience in administration and management in a community based non-profit.
  8. Class 4 Driver’s License an asset.
  9. Current Level 1 Foodsafe certificate or Food Safety Certificate
  10. High 5 – PHCD Certificate
  11. Experience monitoring budgets.
  12. 2nd language an asset.



Direct Report:

Program Director


Hours of Work:

35 hours per week, some evening and weekend work.  The duration of this position will be September to June with the possibility of summer program hours being available. 


Starting Wage:

Starting wage is $19.55 increasing to $20.74 in March 2018 with benefits after 3 months.  4% holiday pay will be added to pay.


Please reply with a resume and cover letter (quoting the position you are applying for) to: 

Hiring Committee

                                                Burnaby Neighbourhood House

                                                Email:  kimberlyb@burnabynh.ca


Closing date:  December 11, 2017

Position start date: January 2, 2018

Location: Burnaby

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Email resumes by December 11th, 2017
No Calls please
Contact Details:
Kimberly Barwich
Burnaby Neighbourhood House
100 - 4460 Beresford St
Burnaby, BC, V5H 0B8
www:   www.burnabynh.ca

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