New Brunswick 4-H Council is Seeking a Program Coordinator
The New Brunswick 4H Council is integrated with 4H Canada. The Mission the 4-H movement in Canada is to “Empower youth to be responsible, caring and contributing leaders that effect positive change in the world around them”. The Motto: Learn To Do, By Doing!
New Brunswick 4H Council is Seeking a Program Coordinator
The Program Coordinator will take a leadership role in the organization of memberships and program facilitation, fulfilling its mission while working towards the vision for 4-H in the province of New Brunswick. The Program Coordinator reports directly to the Executive Director of the Board of the New Brunswick 4‐H Council. Position will require 20-30 Hours a week commitment based on need. PREREQUISITSES • program administration and facilitation/management of social media platforms • a post Secondary degree/ diploma in a related field is an asset • Experience in the following areas are considered an asset: not‐for‐profit sector; 4-H program and positive youth development, agricultural sector, adult education, community development, volunteer development.
RESPONSIBILITIES Board and Committee Participation • Support the Executive Director, President (Council Board), Committee Chairperson (committees) in preparing necessary documents and information for meetings. • Participation on 4-H Canada committees and working groups such as the following: National Resource Network, Marketing and Communications, Provincial Supervisory Committee and attendance at the 4-H Canada AGM. • Participation in the 4-H Atlantic Committee assisting in developing, coordinating, and evaluating programs. • The Program Coordinator will have a fluid reporting relationship with reporting regularly to Executive Director, such as issues that are of a significant nature or scale to pose risk or benefit to the organization are transparently discussed ‐ including but not limited to the organization’s customers, stakeholders, and risk profile (HR, Financial, Legal, Brand etc).
Operation Management and Administration • Ensuring the development, execution and measurement of current and relevant programs meet operating plan objectives, and milestone dates which are relevant to the current Strategic Plan and Vision. • The Program Coordinator will operate and lead within the relevant Provincial and Federal laws and statutes, and within the spirit and intent of the organizations values, policies, strategic plan, business plan, and budget plans, implements, monitors, and manages the 4‐H program in New Brunswick in accordance with the Vision, Mission, Values and Policies set by the Board of Directors of the New Brunswick 4‐H Council. • Overall responsibility for Programs and activities for the operations of the New Brunswick Provincial 4‐H programs in such a manner as to avoid undue risk. • Scan environment for risks and opportunities facing the organization and, where necessary, positively, and effectively manage change.
Financial Management • Managing expenses of the organization’s financial activities, including authorization of disbursements within programs needs. As well, review and adhere to monthly financial statements. Reporting to the Executive Director. • Assisting with or facilitate the fund development initiatives of the Council including but not limited to grant seeking, contribution agreements sponsorship agreements, donations , gifts, and promotional item sales. This may include applications, proposals, solicitation, administration, facilitation, stewardship and reporting.
Human Resources • The need may arise to train and work with term team members, assisting with operational needs: ie. Summer Students or work placements. Duties assisting these team members are required on a as need basis.
Program Delivery and Communication • Direct involvement on all provincial events, programs, and opportunities, including the Annual General Meeting, ensuring each demonstrates impact and aligns with the principals of positive youth development and/or leadership development. • Operate in such a manner as to provide efficient service to members, leaders, and stakeholders. • Ensure clear communication to members/leaders of necessary administration (ie. registration), and promotion of resources, programs, events, and opportunities. • Build and protect brand profile – actively build awareness of the 4-H program as a positive youth development organization through marketing, communication, and public relation initiatives.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES • In depth understanding of the 4-H program and adherence to the mission and core values of the New Brunswick 4-H Council. • Superior organizational, time management and prioritizing skills • Excellent communication skills; Fluent with written and spoken English, bilingual would be an asset but not a requirement • Experience in the planning, management, measurement, facilitation and evaluation of programs and events • Excellent interpersonal skills, including demonstrated tact and diplomacy • Proven ability to follow projects through to completion • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) • Social media and Web management • Visionary and creative • Discretion and confidentiality
OTHER REQUIREMENTS • Expectations, responsibility, accountability, energy and commitment associated with being the daily leader of a provincial organization focused on accomplishing its vision. • The candidate must be willing to go through a screening process including a criminal record check, vulnerable sector check and supply a driver’s abstract. • The candidate must have a valid driver’s license • The candidate must be able to travel Provincial, (in addition may be required to travel for Atlantic and National level events) • Position entails significant work in non‐core hours, evenings and week‐ends.
Please apply by sending your resume and cover letter to NewBrunswick4HCouncil@gmail.com. Deadline for applications is Tuesday, April 6, 2021. If you have any questions about the job posting, please send a email to the aforementioned email. Someone will be in contact with in 24 hours.
New Brunswick 4-H Council Ltd. 88 Bradley Road, Good Corner, NB E7K 1K9 Phone: 506-324-6244 Fax: 506-325-9266