Job Posting 101283

Program Coordinator 1
WJS Canada
Kootenay, Cariboo, North Coast / Nechako / North East
Prince George, BC
closes in 6 days (Mon, 3 Jun)
full time  •  $29.17 - $33.49 per hour

Program Coordinator 1, Permanent, Full-Time (Fri-Tues)

Job #J0524-0061


When do I work? Friday through Tuesday, 1200-2000

How much will I make?   $29.17 - $33.49 per hour, based upon the position and the Collective Agreement in place for BCGEU

When can I get started?   Once you complete the new hire process and have the mandatory security clearance(s) applicable to that role and sector.


What will I do?

The Program Coordinator 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 carry a direct service caseload. This position requires union membership with BCGEU.


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

  • Mandt and/or 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.

**Successful applicants will be required to provide three (3) professional reference prior to confirmed employment with WJS Canada.***


WJS adheres to provincial/legislated communicable disease prevention protocols. Some of our community health care providers/stakeholders may require WJS employees to be vaccinated in order to be able to enter establishments while supporting WJS individuals/clients in service.


The Program
WJS Canada in Prince George supports adults with Addictions, Complex Mental Health, and Behavioral needs, including sexually intrusive behaviours through our Cluster Living program. We provide supports and mentoring to individuals with the designation of FASD, PDD/ASD who are living semi-independently in the PSI Cluster Living Residence. Located in downtown Prince George, the residences are close to all amenities, transit, local shops, restaurants, hospitals and resources. WJS staff encourage individuals to live a full life with personalized care based on individual needs. Our commitment is to provide the people we serve with programs that maximize progress and independence, support unique strengths and qualities, and encourage integration into the community and is a harm reduction model. WJS staff provide individuals with personalized supports to maximize progress and promote independent living. These skill streaming services cover training in maintaining housing through development of home management skills, problem solving, community safety, grocery shopping, meal preparation, accessing tertiary supports, budgeting and banking.


Not sure you meet the requirements? We still welcome you to apply, as we may be able to consider diverse combinations of skills, education and experience.

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