Job Details

Program Coordinator

Job Category: Full Time


Local not for profit organization, Sutton location, requires a full time Program Coordinator;


  • Oversee day to day operations in Sutton office
  • Manage and improve current technology - Email, website, basic networking, Social Media
  • Volunteer Management - Recruit, interview, train, on-going management
  • Funding - Manage & report on current funding, research & present new funding opportunities, write funding applications
  • Fundraising - Creation & coordination of fundraising activities
  • Increase productivity and accountability
  • Agency representation at various local tables
  • Work with Executive Director when necessary on new ventures

The following are the essential skills, abilities and requirements for this position:

  • A degree in Non-Profit Management or related is required, and/or considerable relevant work experience combined with education
  • Minimum of 5 years of supervising experience, managing diverse areas of responsibility, program planning and program evaluation
  • Strong IT skills to support staff/office needs with email, website, basic networking and social media
  • Strong computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint and Excel)
  • Strong program development with the capacity to identify, develop and enhance new and existing programs ensuring they provide consistent and effective service to meet the developing client/community needs
  • Previous experience with funding and grant proposals including researching, writing and reporting
  • Creative thinker with experience sourcing and carrying out fundraising opportunities
  • Experienced in risk management; identify, assess and prioritizing risks, once the risks are identified, create a plan to minimize or eliminate the impact of negative events
  • An advanced understanding and knowledge of the not-for-profit sector and the programs and services available throughout York Region
  • Basic knowledge of Human Resources principles and practices, establish new-hire training modules and resources for ongoing skill development, training, staff recruitment and compensation
  • Demonstrate knowledge of budget preparation and analysis, participate in monitoring and evaluation of outcomes and adherence to operating guidelines
  • Experience with data gathering and analysis
  • Excellent time management skills and demonstrated ability to multi-task while reassessing priorities
  • Highly developed analytical and conceptual thinking; demonstrated superior communication skills both oral and written
  • Excellent interpersonal skills working effectively as part of a management team and interacting with people at all levels of an organization utilizing tact and diplomacy with the ability to respect diversity
  • Flexible, adaptable, adjusts easily to unexpected change in day to day plans
  • Highly organized with keen attention to detail
  • Professional, non-judgmental disposition
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including an ability to exercise both patience and assertiveness
  • A valid driver’s license and a reliable vehicle, as some travel is required


  • Salary commensurate with experience - Mileage expenses reimbursed if travel is required

Send resume to kathy@yorkworks.ca and include the phrase *Project Coordinator* in the subject line of the email, or apply directly online at www.yorkworks.ca and click under jobs.