Thursday, August 2, 2012

Bleak House Program Coordinator - Job Position

Program Coordinator

Term: Contract – September 2012 to June 2013
Contract Fee $6,000.00


Bleak House Centre operates as a non-profit charity organization hosting a variety of activities for adults and seniors. It is a great home away from home for old friends and new friends alike who come together in a small group setting. With the closing of the Age and Opportunity Centre (Main Street) as of June 1st 2012, over 50 members have joined to form a stronger Bleak House Centre for activities for older adults.

Their Mission Statement is “A Centre for promoting active living, education and social activities.”

Job Description:

Under the general direction of the Human Resources Committee of Bleak House, implement the New Horizon Grant which includes programming for Computer, Ceramics, Pottery and Wood Carving instruction during 2012 –2013 year.

Key Duties:

- Conduct a Needs Assessment with respect to programming by October 30th, 2012.
- Coordinate the planning implementation, evaluation and documentation of the Technology, Ceramics, Pottery and Wood Carving instruction per the New Horizon grant.
- Be responsible for hiring of instructors
- Monitor / evaluate instructor and new programs
- Facilitate the delivery of recreational programs through procurement of materials and supplies, and may perform hands–on service delivery
- Schedule facility space for programs and activities
- Produce a monthly Calendar of Events outlining Bleak House activities and ensure website calendar is updated.
- Assist with Marketing and promotional efforts


Experience in the administration of recreational or leisure activities
Experience in working with Older Adults
Self Starter
Strong Organizational Skills
Knowledge of Marketing and Programming
Strong Computer Skills

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Deadline: August 17, 2012 at 4PM

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