KPC Seeks a Part Time Program Coordinator!

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KPC seeks P/T Contract Program Coordinator for youth funded initiative

Requirements: • must be between the ages of 18-30 • must be a high school graduate • must be a Canadian citizen or a landed immigrant

20 hours per week $10 per hour OR MORE based on experience 

Position start date February 2009 – 12-month contract Application deadline is January 5, 2009

Please EMAIL resume as Microsoft Word attachment to info@kapisanancentre.com Subject line: PT Contract Program Coordinator

The Program Coordinator’s responsibilities include:

Primary Responsibilities: a.    Design, implement and evaluate all aspects of Drop-In Program, and corresponding exhibits/disseminations b.    Implement Conversational Tagalog Workshop Series and Critical Filipino History Workshop Series c.    Organize and manage all logistics of Drop-In, Tagalog, and History programs d.    Facilitate related workshops with Drop-In participants e.    Support KPC outreach activities and events (ie. AGM, Kultura, fundraisers etc.)

a)    Program Logistics •    Outreach, program coordination, documentation of feedback, evaluation, and follow up with participant and facilitators. •    Manage resources eg. equipment, dvd library, art supplies, space bookings for programs, etc. •    Design and implementation / facilitation of arts-based activities or workshops •    Nurture KPC participants and members to encourage them to stay on the following year to help implement the program and reinvest their own knowledge and newfound expertise. b)    Internal Support a.    Update the blog website on a regular basis with Program content b.    Design and implement Program outreach and logistics, and KPC’s other activities as needed, time permitting c.    Maintain and submit to the KPC Executive Director on a monthly basis an updated report of spending respecting various program activities. d.    Prepare and submit reports as may be requested from time to time by the ED.

We are seeking a dynamic and committed young person with:

o    Keen interest or some background in the arts and culture production. o    In-depth understanding of challenges facing youth in the Filipino-Canadian community o    In-depth understanding of Filipino & Filipino-Canadian culture, experience, and struggles o    Combination of education in a related field and/or equivalent life experience o    A passion for empowering youth from an anti-oppression and anti-racist framework o    Good working knowledge of Tagalog and/or other Filipino dialects an asset o       Ability to manage program budgets and materials, and develop program resources o    Good organizational and time-management skills; able to work under pressure and meet deadlines o      Highly proficient with internet technologies, i.e. blogs, social networks o      Working knowledge of Adobe CS (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop) an asset, though we are willing to train

Applicant must demonstrate the following skills: o    team building skills o    analytical and problem solving skills o    decision making skills o    effective verbal, presentation and listening communications skills o    effective negotiation and mediation skills o    effective written communications skills o    stress management skills o    time management skills

The applicant must also demonstrate the following personal attributes: o    be honest and trustworthy o    be respectful o    possess cultural awareness and sensitivity o    be flexible o    demonstrate sound work ethics