The Early Years Regional Coordinator provides leadership for a community collaboration to effect positive change in the growth, development and learning of children aged 0-6, and in their families within Central & Northern BC. Principal deliverables are administrative and relate to: supporting the development of the Early Years Council of Partners including coordinating research and planning, building partnerships with business, health, education, labour, government, cultural groups, as well as Early Child Development (ECD) service providers and others.
The Coordinator role includes developing local fundraising sources, administering grant requests, and promoting public awareness of the importance of Early Years initiatives. The contractor will be responsible for the project’s smooth operation. Some travel within the region will be required. The position is engaged on a contract basis and will be expected to fulfill reporting and administrative requirements as such.
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About the Program:
The British Columbia Government through the Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD), Credit Union Central of British Columbia (CUCBC), and United Ways of British Columbia have formed a provincial partnership to advance early childhood development in British Columbia.
The vision of the partnership is a province of healthy children and responsible families living in safe, caring and inclusive communities. The Provincial Partnership has selected the United Way through which it will support the development of community capacity around early childhood development (ECD) throughout the province.
United Ways, credit unions and the provincial government are all advocates of the need for cross-sectoral commitment to building community capacity.
United Way of Northern BC Early Years initiative brings together partners from all sectors – provincial & municipal government, community and Aboriginal services, health, education, child care, recreation, libraries and more -to work together to create child and family friendly communities.
About the Organization:
The United Way of Northern BC (UWNBC) serves individuals and families Central and Northern BC. From north of Williams Lake to the Yukon border, Haida Gwaii to the Alberta border. These 5-regional districts area represents approximately 300,000 people. United Way of Northern BC also funds BC 2-1-1, a province wide health and human service information website and web chat, which connects individuals and families to important resources and support. United Way of Northern BC is working collaboratively in new and innovative ways to change lives and build stronger communities. By bringing the right partners together to set goals, share data, track results, and align programs, United Way will not just help one child beat the odds, but change the odds for entire communities.
To change the odds, we focus on advancing the education, income stability, and health of our neighborhoods and communities. These are the building blocks for a good life—a quality education that leads to a stable job, enough income to support a family through retirement, and good health. Our goal is to create self-reliance by ensuring that every child succeeds, every step of the way, from cradle to career.
United Way of Northern BC’s promise is to create opportunities so that all children and families, regardless of their circumstances, have the same chances to succeed in school and life. The long-term effects benefit all of us.
Work Environment UWNBC’s work environment is fast-paced, friendly, committed, nonpartisan, and ever-changing. Employees are dedicated, appreciated and recognized for their efforts, and all levels of management are engaged in the work daily. We offer competitive wages and a generous, comprehensive benefits package. The internal focus continues to be on high-level results – communicating, aligning and integrating around the organizational goals.
Here at United Way of Northern BC, we believe that culture is the compass to success and so culture is woven into everything we do. We seek hard working, talented people who believe joining a passionate, egoless team that is building something bigger than themselves, and having fun doing it. We know you have a lot of choices on where to take your career next. At United Way, you will have 1000’s of teammates supporting your growth every day. “Awesome? Apply Here!”
We welcome applications from foreign trained and experienced individuals currently living in Canada.
Email or fax a cover letter and resume with references and telephone numbers no later than July 19th,2017 to:
Fax: (250) 562-8102
We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those candidates short-listed for an interview will be contacted.
The Early Years Regional Coordinator provides leadership for a community collaboration to effect positive change in the growth, development and learning of children aged 0-6, and in their families within Central & Northern BC. Principal deliverables are… More Info
Posted on 07.14.17