Category: Admin / General
The Prince George Nechako Aboriginal Employment & Training Association (PGNAETA) seeks a Program Coordinator to support the development of career and economic opportunities for First Nations citizens in the Natural Resource Management Sector.
The Program Coordinator will organize and plan training, recruit and screen participants, control project resources, and support students to meet their career and educational goals. As part of this opportunity, the Program Coordinator will build rewarding relationships with students, training providers, instructors, and employers.
Delivered by Nicola Valley Institute of Technology, the Environmental Resource Technology Program will increase access to post-secondary credits leading to the Environmental Natural Resources Certificate. The Program Coordinator will facilitate successful student experiences by organizing effective support to the students, training institution, instructors, and industry representatives.
The ideal candidate for this position is passionate about quality educational programming for First Nations people, has excellent communication and organizational skills, is service oriented, and motivated by seeing others achieve success.
- Assist with the planning and delivery of the training program,
- Organize, coordinate and recruit participants for successful delivery of the program,
- Implement the goals and objectives of the project to achieve successful outcome,
- Contribute to development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of strategies to assist entry into the workforce,
- Network with clients, First Nation communities, industry and training institutions.
Applicants Must Demonstrate:
- At least 3 years experience with coordination, case management, project management, collaborating with a variety of stakeholders, including First Nation organizations, Post Secondary training providers, Government, and Industry,
- Specialized knowledge regarding Human Resources Development, and/or Career Counselling in the Adult Education and/or Natural Resource Management Sector,
- Extensive knowledge of Aboriginal communities and resources within the Prince George area,
- Excellent communication skills, facilitation skills, adult instruction, conflict resolution skills, public speaking ability, and active listening skills,
- Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Outlook, internet and web applications,
- Excellent time and organizational management skills along with the ability to prioritize tasks and effective decision making ability,
- Team building skills and the willingness to work in a team environment,
- Ability to take initiative and work independently and with limited supervision and tight timeframes,
- Ability to motivate and support participants towards self sufficiency,
- Class 5 Driver's license and reliable transportation,
- The selected candidate will be required to submit a satisfactory criminal records check.
Hours of Work:
8:30 am to 4:30 pm Monday to Friday
Prince George, BC
$40,000 - $45,000 commensurate of experience
Closing date and time for this External Posting: 4:00 pm September 19, 2018
We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those applicants who are screened through for an interview will be contacted.