Job Posting 99212

Administrative and Workshop Coordinator
Family Services of Greater Vancouver
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
closed 7 days ago (Fri, 16 Feb)
full time  •  hourly wage rate of $26.06

JOB OPPORTUNITY: Administrative and Workshop Coordinator 


Administrative and Workshop Coordinator Competition #4-24




About the Role

At Family Services of Greater Vancouver, we’ve been helping people in crisis since 1928. As a non-profit, we help people develop skills and knowledge, empowering our neighbours to create positive change in their lives. Our team is made up of more than 420 staff, including expert counsellors and support workers who provide compassionate, client-centered care to youth experiencing homelessness, families and children impacted by trauma, victims of domestic violence, and other vulnerable people from an evidence-based, trauma-informed lens. We believe in building a brighter future for all British Columbians and providing a supportive and inclusive workplace for all our staff.

Working within the mission, vision, values and person-centred philosophy of the Agency, the Administrative and Workshop Coordinator supports two FSGV programs in an administrative capacity. This role is responsible for the coordination and maintenance of workshop bookings, community outreach, and coaching sessions as well as data collection and analysis. The Coordinator supports coaches and facilitators administratively to ensure materials are updated and created, and available on hand. This role also connects with clients to help promote, manage and complete existing and new projects as needed. It actively supports the Agency’s awareness and goals around diversity and inclusion.

About Our Opportunity:


Our Valued Benefits:

  • Flexible scheduling
  • Starting at three weeks’ vacation for full-time staff
  • Three paid household leave days a year
  • Two paid Wellness Days a year
  • Paid sick days
  • Two and a half paid Agency days for full-time staff
  • Five paid days for education leave/year
  • One paid Moving Day/year
  • Subsidized professional association annual dues (if applicable)
  • A work culture that values transparency, teamwork, learning, fairness and integrity



Health and Wellness Resources:

  • Generous health/dental benefits after three months.
  • Three flex benefit options to meet your individualized needs
  • Option of psychological/counselling services (up to $1500/year)
  • Employee Assistance Plan
  • Long Term Disability Plan
  • Insurance, Travel insurance, ++


Pension: Pension plan enrollment for eligible employees


Work Hours: 35 hours per week (Regular Full-time)

Salary: GS 8 Step 1 (hourly wage rate of $26.06)


Location:  This role is primarily in person with the possibility of occasional remote work after a probation period. Our office is in the culturally vibrant Vancouver neighbourhood of Commercial Drive & East Broadway


Posting End Date: Posting will remain open until filled


What you bring:

Education, Training, Experience

  • A bachelor's degree in counselling, social work, adult education, or a related field, with direct client services, administration, coordination, and negotiation; or an equivalent combination of education training and experience 
  • Experience in the financial services sector, adult education, counselling or workplace mental health is an asset 


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Familiarity and knowledge around money management and finance related matters is an asset
  • Knowledgeable in both educational methods and the content of the training
  • Awareness of community services, resources, and systems and ability to work with these; competence in working with a multi-cultural community
  • Fluency in computer systems, Internet, and software applications, particularly Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • A committed ability to keep informed about evolving trends and practices, share knowledge, and support staff to integrate innovation into the delivery of quality care/services
  • Excellent analytical and decision making skills
  • Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills
  • Outstanding communicator and capable of working with a diverse client base from front-line staff and clients to CEOs and Directors
  • Strong ability to collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to develop, manage, and evaluate programs considering client needs, service delivery interrelationships, and service potential


Additional Requirements

  • Successful completion of a Criminal Record Check
  • Proof of Covid-19 vaccination status will be required


How to apply:

If this describes you, please submit your application to us through our website,

Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interviews. Thank you for your interest.

We are committed to recruiting a diverse workforce that represents the communities we so proudly serve, while encompassing the principles of equity, inclusion and diversity. We strongly encourage applications from people of colour, Indigenous communities, persons with disabilities, gender expressions and sexual orientations including queer, trans, and two-spirit people. In our words and actions, we recognize the challenges for those facing inequalities, while acknowledging our privilege, as we continuously strive to remove biases and reduce barriers that individuals may experience in the hiring and job-seeking process. We invite feedback from all applicants who apply for roles within the Agency.

If you require a disability-related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please email your resume and cover letter (indicating the competition number #4-24 in email subject line) outlining your interest and relevant experience to   for follow-up. **if you are an internal candidate, please indicate “Internal Candidate” in the Comments section at the bottom of the online application**

Our programs are located on the traditional, ancestral, and unseeded territory of the Coast Salish peoples, including the Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish), Sel̓íl̓witulh (Tsleil Waututh), Qayqayt, Katzie, Kwantlen, Kwekwetlem, Semiahmoo, Matsqui, and Tsawwassen First Nations. Huy ch q’u.


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