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Now Hiring - Program Facilitator
Friday, July 15, 2022
The Program Facilitator plays an integral role in preparing, facilitating, monitoring, evaluating, and documenting training for Women’s Network PEI programs.
Employment Opportunity - Program Facilitator
The Program Facilitator plays an integral role in preparing, facilitating, monitoring, evaluating, and documenting training for Women’s Network PEI programs. They will co-facilitate the Propelle and Trade HERizons programs that are part of the Women’s Economic Empowerment (WEE) project. The purpose of the WEE project is to provide comprehensive programs designed to increase the social and economic empowerment of marginalized women and gender-diverse people. The role of the Program Facilitator is to deliver transformational leadership and training opportunities that can lead to economic security, personal growth, and confidence building for participants, their families, and their communities. We are looking for a facilitator to join our team!
Program Manager and Director of Operations, Women’s Network PEI
Training and Facilitation
- Responsible for daily classroom management, facilitation, and curriculum delivery.
- Identify appropriate teaching aids such as training guides, course materials, and multimedia visual aids.
- Adhere to the principles of adult learning such as ensuring programs include self-direction, utilization of life experience, goal and relevancy orientation.
- Liaise with program stakeholders and guest speakers.
- Ensure all safety protocols are followed during external program visits and in the classroom.
- Conduct needs analysis to determine supports or interventions needed among participants.
- Incorporate current teaching techniques to keep programs vibrant and engaging for participants.
- Ensure the learning environment is respectful and safe for all participants and address any issues/conflict in a respectful and dignified manner.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Knowledge of trauma-informed practices and strength-based approaches.
- Understanding of team dynamics and stages of group development.
- Knowledge of social justice issues and social programming for sustainable change.
- Experience supporting clients with employability/employment-related skills.
- Organized, efficient, and have excellent interpersonal skills.
- Flexible, creative, reliable, and resourceful individual.
- Maintain confidentiality of clients and organization.
- Excellent verbal and written communication abilities.
- Effective problem solving and critical thinking skills.
- Strong networking and stakeholder engagement skills.
- Solid public speaking, facilitation, and presentation abilities.
- Proficient use of MS Office, Google Drive, Dropbox, spreadsheets, and email
- Ability to multi-task and technically operate needed software and AV equipment.
Other related duties may be assigned to meet organizational needs. Specific statements of responsibilities not included does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.
The Facilitator will be part of the Women’s Economic Empowerment project and will
co-facilitate three (3) programs running October-December, January-April and May-June. The fall and winter programs will require reliable travel to Charlottetown and the spring program will require reliable travel outside of Charlottetown (location TBD).
The work environment may be demanding when facilitating as it requires a high degree of confidentiality and flexibility. Standing for extended periods of time is required on occasion. Programs take place in a classroom setting with various external visits to outside organizations, which can result in extended periods of walking/standing. Work Boots are required on occasion and are provided by the employer.
People from marginalized communities with relevant experience, including but not limited to women, Black and Indigenous people, people of colour, people with disabilities, queer and trans people, people who have migrated, refugees, or immigrants and people of low socioeconomic status are encouraged to apply. Please indicate in your cover letter if you consider yourself to be a member of a marginalized community and would like to be considered as such for the purpose of this hiring process.
How to Apply
Please submit your resume and cover letter to Ainsley Kendrick, Office Manager (WEE@wnpei.org) by Monday, August 8th, 2022.
Interviews will take place the week of August 15th, 2022.
Successful applicants will be required to submit a criminal record check for vulnerable sectors before signing a contract.
This contract position (with the possibility of renewal) will run from September 12th, 2022 to July 7th, 2023 with a compensation of $21-$23/hour for 40 hours a week.