Job Posting 85090

Program Coordinator, Worksafebc Project
AMSSA (Affiliation of Multicultural Society and Service Agencies of BC)
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
closes in 15 days (Mon, 18 Jul)
part time

Purpose: The purpose of the Building Capacity of Organizations to Connect Migrant Workers with WorkSafeBC project is to increase the capacity of organizations providing support to Temporary Foreign Workers (TFW) in BC through service mapping, needs assessment and development of resources. The Program Coordinator supports meetings and events, produces resources for and maintains connections with B.C. service providers.
Reports to: Director of Programs
Hours & location: 28 hours per week - combination of working from home and working from AMSSA's office location at 4445 Norfolk Street, Burnaby, BC
Salary: $ 30.90/ hour - eligible for benefits after three months
Classification: Part-time Contract; July 4, 2022- May 31, 2023 with the possibility of an extension pending funding
How to apply: Please send your cover letter and resume in one document to Sabrina Dumitra, Director of Programs at .

Resumes will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until the position is filled. The posting may close without notice. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.


AMSSA is a unique province-wide association that strengthens over 80 member agencies as well as hundreds of community stakeholder agencies who serve immigrants and newcomers, and build culturally inclusive communities, with the knowledge, resources and support they need to fulfill their mandates.

  • We value EQUITY and strive to be the catalyst for change which disrupts systems promoting racial and social injustice.
  • We value INCLUSIVENESS and work with our members and stakeholders to place voices that have been marginalized in positions of influence, creating space for all perspectives.
  • We value INTEGRITY, striving to always work to the highest standards, encouraging innovation, risk taking and leadership; we are always open to new thoughts and maintain accountability in our work.
  • We value DIVERSITY, recognizing our own individual biases and engaging members and stakeholders in meaningful ways that promotes inclusion of all voices and perspectives.
  • We value MUTUAL RESPECT by respecting what everyone has to offer within their own context of life experiences, opening our hearts and minds to always listening and learning.
  • We value COLLABORATION, engaging in equitable partnerships, mindfully exploring old and new ideas to advance the work of AMSSA and our members.
  • We value SUSTAINABLE TRANSFORMATION, engaging in continuous individual and organizational reflection and collaboration to build capacity and integrate what we learn into our culture and infrastructure.

Develops Communications Material

  • Researches and develops information materials on specialized topic areas relating to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP).
  • Ensures all Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) support programing activities are aligned with AMSSA program goals, objectives and policies
  • Researches and drafts the content of information resources in a variety of formats including information bulletins, best practice toolkits, reports, online communication tools, and information sheets.
  • Develops PowerPoint presentations that will be used for in-person meetings as well as E-Learning modules.
  • Develops written materials with a style and focus that is suited to a broad variety of stakeholders.

Activity Coordination and Communications

  • Drafts event reports for review by the Director of Programs.
  • Organizes all logistics for in-person events, teleconference calls as well as webinars, including booking venues, communicating with participants, overseeing preparation of event packages and documents and preparing production schedules
  • Prepares meeting, teleconference and webinar invites and maintains a contact list for communications and events.
  • Drafts a final report that indicates usage, feedback and recommendations for review by the Director of Programs.
  • Creates social media posts to promote project activities and resources.
  • Works with the Director of Programs on special projects as required.

Conduct an Environmental Scan and Service Mapping

  • Conducts an environmental scan of organizations in B.C. who are supporting Migrant Workers through the usage of surveys, phone and online/in-person interviews.
  • Updates a service map that can be accessed by online.


  • University degree (graduate or undergraduate degree) in a relevant discipline, 3-5 years of experience; or a combination of education, training, and experience that is relevant to the field of work.
  • In-depth critical understanding of theoretical approaches to immigration and migration including: multiculturalism, diversity, social inclusion and social sustainability.
  • Demonstrated program and project planning, development and coordination skills.
  • Demonstrated experience working with and leading committees, working groups through effective group facilitation.
  • Demonstrated experience in communications to inform stakeholders about activities.
  • Ability to guide and influence others toward active, positive participation.
  • Exceptional research skills and creativity in developing learning materials.
  • Experience in meeting and virtual event planning including working with Zoom and webinar platforms.
  • Build collaborative working relationships with service providers, stakeholders, and AMSSA team.
  • Ability to develop surveys then collect, analyze and report on results.
  • Capacity to research, review and assess various information sources including product information, academic articles, policy descriptions, legal information, media articles, sectoral materials and other related information sources.
  • Demonstrate the ability to write, proofread and edit reports, minutes, communication materials, proposals and funder reports.
  • Ability to organize, prioritize, synthesize, and adapt information to various audiences.
  • Critical understanding of discourses that relate to immigration, settlement, service delivery and management, policy and legal environments.
  • Demonstrated experience in communications to inform stakeholders about activities.
  • Detail oriented, highly organized and able to respond quickly to new or changing work demands.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent active listening, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Excellent time and resource management techniques.
  • Computer literacy - Microsoft Office, Adobe Suite, database management tools.

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