Toronto and Region Conservation Authority

Formed in the aftermath of Hurricane Hazel, TRCA has a strong history in watershed management and leadership in applying sustainability practices.  Today, we own more than 40,000 acres of land in the Toronto region, employ more than 475 full time employees and coordinate hundreds of volunteers each year.

With decades of practical experience in protecting our environment, educating young people, and engaging communities, TRCA works with governments, businesses, and individuals to build a greener, cleaner healthier place to live.

Toronto and Region Conservation Authority Vaughan, ON, Canada
Apr 25, 2019
Contract
Coordinator, Bolton Camp – Short-Term Contract (TRCA-151-19) Division :  Education and Training Salary range:   Target Salary Range: $63,615 to $66,238 per annum Location :  Head Office - 101 Exchange Avenue, Vaughan and Bolton Camp - 13540 Caledon King Townline S., Palgrave, Ontario Closing date :  May 8, 2019 POSITION OVERVIEW Contract Duration: 8 months Under the general guidance and direction of the Senior Program Manager, Bolton Camp, the Program Coordinator position is responsible for coordinating the daily program and event activities of TRCA’s Bolton Camp space. In addition to planning and coordinating the logistics of such activities, this position is responsible for providing administrative and client support to the Senior Program Manager, primarily with respect to the execution of the programs and monitoring event activities. This position is also responsible for working with other TRCA divisions as well as external partners and stakeholders to ensure policies and procedures are met, assuring a comprehensive delivery of services. Overall, this position plays an intergral role in the revitalization of TRCA’s Bolton Camp property, transforming the space into a community cultural hub – a place where people can learn, live, play and share in unique experiences. RESPONSIBILITIES: Under the guidance of the Senior Program Manager, coordinate and oversee the execution of program and events on site. Facilitate a variety of programs and events, engaging diversity audiences in the redevelopment of Bolton Camp. Oversee logistics (including tracking expenses) and act as a point person for the programs or events that take place on site (i.e. Summer Youth Employment Program). Communicate program/event details to participants. Working closely with the Senior Program Manager, oversees program participants (e.g. volunteers). Maintain policies and procedures in all aspects of program delivery and event execution. Ensure program participants work in a safe manner, utilizing all required health and safety equipment and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), and follow all measures and practices in accordance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA). Coordinate activities of multiple external partners and stakeholders on site. Support the recruitment and scheduling of program and event participants. Track and Analyze program events and deliverables and provides comprehensive feedback reports to the Senior Program Manager. Coordinate inventory of supplies and materials for programs/events. Monitor the safety, cleanliness, and overall appearance of the Bolton Camp facility and spaces during program and event times. Submit and reconcile appropriate documentation including permits, purchase orders, invoices, vehicle tracking sheets and monthly VISA statements. Liaise with TRCA marketing department to develop marketing material related to programming and events on site. QUALIFICATIONS: Post-secondary education (degree or diploma) in environmental science, biology or related discipline. Valid Ontario Driver’s License (G) and daily access to a personal vehicle. Valid Vulnerable Sector Screening. Standard First Aid and CPR certification. Minimum of 2-3 years’ experience delivering community based programs or services. Experience working with different stakeholders and community groups (municipalities, schools, service clubs). Experience supporting, mentoring and providing leadership to staff and/ volunteers. SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Excellent organization skills (i.e. time management, budget tracking, scheduling, reporting, inventory). Excellent communication skills (presentation, written, verbal, email, etc.) Ability to work effectively in a team environment. Demonstrated knowledge of environmental issues. A proven track record of successful implementation of projects and events. Demonstrated ability to plan programs/events effectively. Strong problem solving, collaborative and facilitation skills. Ability to comfortably engage with social media. Proficiency with using power tools is preferred; must be willing to work with tools as required. Comfortable working in both indoor and outdoor environments. Familiar with site operations. Proficient with computers and administrative system software (e.g. Microsoft Work, Excel and PowerPoint). Ability to work flexible schedules including evenings and weekends. To apply to this posting, please visit www.trca.on.ca/careers, choose the job posting, click “Apply Now” and submit your resume. Please submit your resume and cover letter quoting job posting # TRCA-151-19 prior to midnight on May 8, 2019 . While TRCA thanks all applicants for their interest, only those under consideration will be contacted for interviews. Please be advised successful incumbent(s) who are not presently permanent TRCA employees may be required to undergo a vulnerable sector and/or drivers abstract check. TRCA is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive workplace. Our goal is to attract, develop and retain highly talented employees from diverse backgrounds, allowing us to benefit from a wide variety of experiences and perspectives. In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, and TRCA’s Accommodation Policy, accommodation will be provided at any point throughout the hiring process, provided the candidate makes their accommodation needs known to the Authority. We welcome applications from all qualified persons.