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Job Details

Job Number:  59255
Full-Time Program Coordinator 1 #J1119-0485
Job Posted: Wednesday, 20 November 2019
Closing Date: Wednesday, 4 December 2019
(8 days ago)
WJS Canada
Region: Vancouver Island & Coastal areas Type: Full time
Location: Victoria, BC Salary: Hourly wage of $22.02 - $25.65

WJS Canada is currently looking for an individual to join our Youth Horizons program in Victoria, as a Full-Time Program Coordinator 1.


Job Reference – #J1119-0485


The Program:

Youth Horizons program provides support in a safe home environment to at-risk youth (13-18 years of age) receiving services through the Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD). WJS staff support these youth in making favorable choices that facilitate success in achieving a sustainable, healthy lifestyle in a safe, educational and nurturing environment. We provide positive role-modeling and consistent structure, within a trauma-informed care framework.


The Youth Horizons program is located in a freshly renovated two-story home in the Gordon Head area of Saanich where each resident has their own bedroom and shares the common areas of the house with their housemates. We offer a safe environment in a friendly, residential neighbourhood. Youth Horizons also operates a semi-independent suite that supports youth that have experienced success in programming to prepare with minimal supervision for their transition to adult services.


The Position:

The Program Coodinator 1 plans, implements and oversees the day to day activities of a program in this CARF accredited agency. They participate in program development, formulation of policies and procedures, program evaluation, and budget preparation, and works closely with community partners. They also carries a direct service caseload. This position requires union membership with BCGEU.



This full-time position will work 40 hours per week, with a weekly schedule of:

  • Sunday 0700-1500
  • Monday 1000-1800
  • Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 1400-2200


As an ideal candidate you possess:


  • A diploma or degree in one of the humanities, social work or related field. Other combinations of education and experience may be considered.
  • Minimum of two years recent related experience in complex health (personal hygiene and seizure experience is an asset), or a combination of relevant education and experience.
  • Some supervisory or management experience preferred
  • Valid CPR/First Aid
  • Valid BC Driver’s License with clean driver’s abstract and a reliable vehicle
  • Non-Violent Physical Crisis Intervention Certificate and Conflict Resolution Certificate
  • Clear physician’s note confirming suitability, including a negative tuberculosis screening test
  • Positive behavior supports experience
  • WHMIS, and Food Hygiene and Sanitation certificates an asset
  • Ability to comprehend information and communicate effectively both orally and in writing (in English), including business communications and basic mathematics.


***Prior to confirmation of employment with WJS Canada, all applicants are required to participate in MCFD screening and provide a current (dated within 3 months of hiring date) BC Ministry Check.***





Deadline for applications is December 4, 2019, or until a suitable candidate is found.

How to Apply
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Deadline for applications is December 4, 2019 or until a suitable candidate is found.

Please apply via the WJS Careers page under Job #J1119-0485.
Contact Details
Michelle Wass, Program Manager
WJS Canada

Fax: (855) 465-5502
www:   clients.njoyn.com/CL4/xweb/xweb.asp?clid=76383&page=jobdetails&jobid=J1119-0485&BRID=EX14171

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