Job Posting 91125

Manager, Program Data and Evaluation
BGC Canada (formerly Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada)
Work From Home - From Anywhere
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
closes in 2 days (Fri, 3 Feb)
full time  •  starting salary is $65,000 - $82,000, plus excellent benefits

BGC Canada is seeking a Manager, Program Data and Evaluation, to support the Club Services Team, with the data collection and evaluation of existing and new programs. This role collaborates with our Club Services and Partnerships & Philanthropy teams to develop multipurpose data collection plans, processes, and tools to meet government and corporate funder requirements, to support Program Managers in project monitoring, and to measure program results (outputs and outcomes). Through successful collaboration with BGC Canada teams, the incumbent will ensure clear and consistent communication with member Clubs regarding evaluation, reporting and expectations.

 

About BGC Canada (formerly Boys & Girls Clubs of Canada)

For 120+ years, BGC Canada has been creating opportunities for millions of Canadian kids and teens. As Canada’s largest child and youth-serving charitable and community services organization, our Clubs open their doors to young people of all ages and their families at 736 locations nationwide. During out-of-school hours in small and large cities, and rural and Indigenous communities, our trained staff and volunteers provide programs and services that help young people realize positive outcomes in self-expression, academics, healthy living, physical activity, job readiness, mental health, social development, leadership, and more. Opportunity changes everything. Learn more at bgccan.com and follow us on social media @BGCCAN.

 

BGC Canada’s national team provides support to our member Clubs and leads in issues management, policy advocacy, and other critical work on behalf of Clubs. We advance the agenda for the children, youth, and families served by member Clubs through critical work in the areas of public policy, research, program development, and Club support. The national team is also responsible for building the BGC brand, fundraising, and managing public relations and communications for our cause.

 

About You

You are a dynamic individual who thrives in a professional, fast-paced, and detail-oriented environment. You have progressive non-profit experience and demonstrated experience working with data and data systems to support an organization’s ability to create, analyze and use data to improve program operations, organizational efficiency, and reporting. You are a strong communicator and work well with senior leaders in a collaborative setting. You are highly organized, can independently manage multiple priorities and deadlines, and enjoy engaging staff through strategic use of data to make data-informed decision.

 

About the Role

Specific duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Collaborate with Program Managers in launching new funding opportunities for Clubs, including developing opt-in forms, applications, letters of agreement, memorandums of understanding, reporting forms, evaluation guides and training
  • Collaborate with Partnerships & Philanthropy to ensure data collection tools enable reporting that reflects funder requirements
  • Collaborate with Program Managers to create data collection mechanisms for government-funded projects that enable timely, quality reporting
  • Create data collection mechanisms for Program Managers to support project monitoring, including Excel workbooks using intermediate-level Excel skills and cross-platform integrations (e.g., Power Automate)
  • Design outcome measurement tools (e.g., surveys)
  • Ensure program data collection practices align with the BGC mission, vision, and core values
  • Work collaboratively with 3rd party evaluators as needed
  • Support the dissemination of evaluation findings to Clubs.

 

Our Ideal Candidate

  • A post-secondary degree in a relevant field of study, such as social sciences, education, etc.,
  • Training in program evaluation with knowledge about evaluation theories, models, methods, and tools
  • Strong survey design skills
  • Demonstrated experience analyzing qualitative and quantitative data using social research methods
  • Ability to develop data collection requirements from funder agreements and reporting templates
  • Experience with reporting data to funders
  • Intermediate Excel skills
  • Experience with survey or form-building software
  • Experience working with external program evaluators
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Team player who demonstrates great initiative, integrity, and a ‘mission-drive’ mindset
  • Strong English language skills, both written and verbal
  • Detail-oriented
  • Highly organized and can manage multiple projects at once
  • Demonstrates BGC Canada’s Core Values (Belonging, Respect, Encouragement & Support, Working Together, and Speaking Out)

 

Desirable

  • Experience in a charity or not for profit organization, ideally in a federated model
  • Experience reporting to departments within the Government of Canada such as Employment and Social Development (ESDC)
  • Designing data communication tools such as charts and infographics
  • Familiarity with theories and research related to child and youth development
  • Experience with Formstack Forms
  • Experience working with contracted partners and/or within Memorandum of Understandings
  • Experience using tools to streamline and automate work such as Power Automate
  • Experience with participatory evaluation methods such as arts-based methods
  • Experience and comfort in a Microsoft environment, including Office 365, SharePoint, and Teams, as well as Salesforce
  • Proficiency in French

 

Working Environment

The successful candidate can work remotely outside Toronto, Ontario; if in Toronto, they will be expected to work in a hybrid model or full-time out of the national office. When working from home, the incumbent must have a space where they can work comfortably and focus on their tasks. BGC Canada will provide the necessary technology required to get the job done.

 

How to Apply

We would like to hear from you if you are interested in this role. Please forward your cover letter and resume confidentially to HR@bgccan.com and include “Manager, Program Data and Evaluation – YOUR NAME” in the subject line of your email.

 

BGC Canada is committed to providing an inclusive workplace that embraces diversity, values differences, and supports the full participation of all employees. We welcome applications from racialized persons/persons of colour, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, 2S & LGBTQIA+ persons, and other persons from diverse backgrounds. Upon request, we offer accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout our hiring process.

 

As leaders in vaccination education, BGC Canada requires all employees to be fully vaccinated. The definition of ‘fully vaccinated’ against COVID-19 is based on the public health requirements for a vaccine passport (or similar official evidence) in the jurisdiction of the employee’s residence. The successful applicant will need to provide proof of vaccination.

 

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration for the role will be contacted.

 

This is a full-time, permanent role. The starting salary is $65,000 - $82,000, plus excellent benefits. Starting salaries are based on relevant experience.

 

Application deadline: February 3rd, 2023

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