Program Coordinator

Northern Rockies Regional Municipality

September 13, 2021


Job Type

Will train the right candidate

Salary Type
Hourly Rate

Fort Nelson


British Columbia


Source: NRRM Website

Program Coordinator- CPRA Youth Employment Experience

As part of the Canadian Parks and Recreation Youth Employment Experience program, the Northern Rockies Regional Municipality (NRRM) is seeking a Program Coordinator for the NRRM Recreation Programs. CPRA Youth Employment Experience provides direct financial support to local governments, allowing them to offer placements that will focus on participants gaining a broad range of skills, knowledge and experience in the community parks and recreation sector. Working with the Recreation Program Manager, the Program Coordinator will be responsible for planning, coordinating and delivering quality programming to participants at the Recreation Centre and within the community. They will be designing new and upcoming programs/events, purchasing supplies, assisting with scheduling program staff, assisting with marketing, and generally building a stronger sense of community within the Recreation Centre and our town. In addition to working with existing programs and events, the Program Coordinator will have an opportunity to develop new programs and events within the community such as programs targeting seniors, outdoor recreation, low income, community sustainability, improved mental health and connectedness. The Program Coordinator will be responsible for following all protocols to ensure the safety of participants both on and off site.

Term: approximately 26 weeks (October 4, 2021 to March 31, 2022). Minimum of 20 hours per week. Shifts will vary; will include weekends and evenings.

Rate Program Coordinator: $23.70 per hour as per the collective agreement (Note: 90% probationary rate may be applicable dependent upon applicant’s current status).


• Applicants must meet the program eligibility as outlined by the CPRA Youth Employment Experience Agreement including being between 15 and 30 years of age
• Ability to provide leadership and direction to program leaders and assistants.
• Ability to maintain an up-beat and positive attitude while interacting with the public.
• Must possess exceptional communication skills to provide excellent customer service in a professional, efficient and timely manner.
• Must demonstrate reliability and responsibility in the care of children.
• Standard First Aid/CPR and experience with leading programs would be considered assets.
• This position is considered a position of trust within the NRRM and the successful applicant must successfully pass a Police Information Check including a Vulnerable Sector check.

How to Apply

Please apply with your resume and cover letter via mail, e-mail or fax to:
Erin La Vale, CPHR
Deputy CAO/Director of Human Resources
Bag Service 399 | Fort Nelson, BC | V0C 1R0
Fax: 250-774-6794 | Email:

Applications will be accepted until 4:30 pm on Thursday, September 23, 2021.
Please include an email address so we may contact you to acknowledge receipt of your application.

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