Bamfield Community School Association Coordinator
Bamfield, BC, CANADA
The BCSA Coordinator provides overall leadership to the programs, activities and projects of the
Bamfield Community School Association. Our programming includes several perennial activities (ex.
provision of daily school lunch and monthly community lunch program via a contractor, public library
and computer access point, afterschool club and summer day camps, gymnasium access for sports and
fitness groups) and other programs according to the needs and interests of community members (ex.
seniors’ programs, cooking classes, adult upgrading, workshops in health, gardening, art etc). The role
requires excellent interpersonal and organizational skills and the ability to work independently. The
Coordinator makes the daily decisions regarding the operation of the organization and support staff,
with oversight from a Board of Directors.
Roles and Responsibilities
Coordination of literacy, wellness and community development programs independently and under direction from BCSA Directors
Facilitate inter-agency cooperation in the delivery of services, recreational, cultural and noncurricular educational programs.
Collaborate with community resources/organizations and the Bamfield Community School staff to facilitate the integration of those resources into the regular school program, where welcomed by school staff.
Build and maintain positive connections with the community’s youth, families and adults.
Become familiar with the social and economic structure of the community, identify community needs and interests and facilitate the development and implementation of programs, services and activities to meet those needs.
Promote full utilization of the publicly available Community School facilities (library, computers, gym, atrium etc); ensure maintenance and security of School District and BCSA assets.
Report to and consult with BCSA Board of Directors regularly, including written and verbal reports at monthly Board meetings. Maintain an up-to-date understanding and positive working relationship with the Association for Community Education in British Columbia (ACEbc) on behalf of the BCSA, including attendance at their annual conference.
Manage all aspects of corporate finances, including budgeting, payroll, fundraising and financial reporting.
Hire and supervise BCSA staff (generally 1-2 Assistants and 1 Lunch Program Contractor) and short-term facilitators for individual programs.
Qualifications of Ideal Candidates:
Ideal candidates are independent and creative with the ability to maintain our baseline operations and
to develop new initiatives to meet the needs and interests of our diverse community. They will posess:
Undergraduate degree or 2 years experience in an related or administrative role, including
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Ability to prioritize and multitask, effective time management skills
Experience with the not-for-profit sector and grant writing
Excellent computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft Office Programs
FoodSafe Level 1 Certification (or willingness to obtain)
Valid Class 5 Driver’s License (Class 4 is an asset)
Basic First Aid certification (willingness to obtain)
Ability to pass a Criminal Record Check
Basic knowledge of SAGE accounting software and payroll experience is desired
Regular Full-time position
Salary: based on experience
Benefits: Basic MSP coverage, $2500 towards Professional Development per year, 2 weeks paid vacation + paid week off during winter break.
Reports to: BCSA Board of Directors, a group of dedicated community volunteers
Position open until October 5, 2018 or until filled.
Please submit a resume and cover letter that outlines why the position interests you and clearly addresses how you meet the listed qualifications to the BCSA Board of Directors: