Education Program Coordinator

Salary Rate: $20-$30/ per hour


If you are interested in developing your leadership under an established and experienced mentor, as well as being part of shaping the future of a local Black-founded and led organization with a 12 year history, this position is for you. At Bring on the Sunshine (BOTS), we believe in a community where everyone belongs. Our role is to welcome and support all people and to recognize that each person has unique gifts that are vital to strengthen and build inclusive communities. The new Education Program Coordinator must understand and be committed to BOTS mission, to develop leaders and create communities in an ecosystem of mutual respect and the values underlying the work which include Ubuntu | Collaboration | Culture | Storytelling | Listening | Excellence | Respect.


Responsible for the development, structure and administration of BOTS Education programs. Research project delivery methods and best practices. Oversee the creation of BOTS marketing materials for education programs, including outreach, relationship building and collaboration with schools in the region..REPORTING RELATIONSHIP • Executive Director RESPONSIBILITIES Curriculum review and inventory as well as development of new tools and resources for BOTS education programs, including the Knowledge Hub. Develop and maintain revenue model Outreach and promotion including creation of a marketing package (focused at individual educators)Flyers, Email to schools/teachers Follow and bookings (until admin person is in place)Promotional eventsSet up in Asana and Hub spot (ongoing), maintain records and database of schools, teachers, venues, curriculum deliveredCreate a package on ongoing sessions to engage school communities, parents and teachers as well as kids Workshops and training – planning, organizing and facilitating workshops and events for youth participants to encourage teamwork and team buildingMaterial and Resources – purchases programming material and supplies for in-person programming and resources for staff, volunteers, youth participantsProgram evaluation and review, obtain feedback from participants, and the community to measure impact using various tools. Working with BOTS team, leadership and evaluation consultants to measure/ assess program impact for all BOTS programs Continuous program content review and development in order to respond to changing needs of the community. Rethink delivery models of education programs (in-person, virtual, hybrid)Other duties, as assigned.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS: Professional Qualifications and Experience or Skills, Knowledge and Competencies A College diploma/ education credential, preferably with a focus on community development, business, public administration, non-profit leadership, or a comparable focus; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience working in diverse communities including Black African communities. A nuanced understanding of the lived experiences and histories of Canada’s Black communities, as well as strong connections to and within diverse Black and African communities. You will also identify as Black and African. Ability to work virtually and in person within Waterloo region, with strong local connections. Preference that you live in the Region. A developing interest/ knowledge of anti-oppressive, anti-racist, intersectional, feminist practice and Afrocentric principles and how to apply them within organizational structure and culture. Working or Volunteer experience with culturally marginalized, in-risk, Black, and other historically excluded groups Proven customer service experience or working as part of a team in a diverse environment (preferable). Excellent oral and written communication skills, plus strong outreach and relationship building skills, Compassionate, positive role model with a keen interest in inspiring young people to reach their full potential. Strong interest in working with youth, developing program content to further knowledge and resource sharing, research to identify additional funding sources to support and grow the knowledge hub Demonstrated curriculum/ program content development skills, Excellent communication, outreach, and relationship-building skills and be willing to work collaboratively with the Executive Director, Board of Directors, program staff, volunteers, and community partners. Willingness to learn what it takes to be an effective leader, and to develop the practical skills required.

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