Program Co-Ordinator Position
Why work for Morningstar?
You can make a real difference right here in Napanee and a growing impact across L&A county. We are a Christian organization that values your Christian faith. At Morningstar, we are committed to building community that brings together people from all walks of life.
Do you have a deep desire and calling to help us serve those on margins of our community?
Our organization serves those with limited social connection, those recently released from incarceration, people experiencing poor mental health, low-income seniors, people with cognitive disabilities, people with active addictions, the unhoused and anyone that may be experiencing poverty.
Would you like to help us build genuine and authentic community?
We bring together people with and without Christian faith, local churches and secular organizations, and anyone interested in building a welcoming community that focuses on love, caring, and breaking down the stigma of poverty.
Is to channel God’s love to a world God loves. We know that people cannot reach their potential without routine access to healthy meals, knowing each day they have a warm, dry place to lay their head, and feeling safe from those who may wish to cause them harm.
Vision for Position:
Working directly with the Executive Director and alongside current staff and volunteers, you will use your passion, faith in God, and experience to strengthen and sustain the work of Morningstar Mission.
Please include a cover letter clearly outlining how your skills and experiences correspond with the specific job qualifications along with your resume. Email covering letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org, the subject line will be “Program Co-Ordinator”. Applications will be immediately considered upon receipt. Closing Date: Friday September 16, 2022
We will be contacting only those applicants that will be interviewed.
Reporting to the Executive Director (E.D.), the Program Co-Ordinator will work directly with the E.D. to ensure that the organization is sustainable and meeting the needs of those we serve.
This individual will use their creativity to support in the development and oversight of programs, volunteers, and implement the vision laid down by the E.D.
Morningstar Mission has seen tremendous growth in the areas of program development, financial donations, volunteer recruitment, and community awareness. The Program Co-Ordinator will use their passion and experience to assist the E.D. to develop and strengthen the following areas: operation and oversight of the warming centre, recruiting and co-ordinating volunteers, internal communications, program structure and development, website, and social media.
This is a full-time contract for 12 months with opportunity for extension depending on funding, with 3 weeks vacation.
Morningstar Mission is a client-centered, volunteer-driven, Christian organization. As such, the priorities for this position are program and volunteer development while maintaining the Christian values on which Morningstar is founded. The Program Co-Ordinator will support the E.D. to manage operations efficiently and effectively.
- Program Structure and Maintenance - Morningstar delivers
programs to support individuals and families experiencing poverty and
isolation. The Program Co-Ordinator will assist in implementing
scheduling tools, documents, and technology to strengthen the
structure of our existing and future programs and further develop
structure tools like google docs and sheets, program entry forms and
client authorization forms.
- Warming Centre Program Manager – Morningstar will be operating
a seasonal overnight warming centre. During the winter months the
Program Co-ordinators main role will shift to warming centre
management. They will develop and oversee scheduling, training, staff
meetings, and recruiting of overnight staff to maintain smooth
operation of the warming centre.
- Volunteer Support and Co-ordination – Morningstar operates with
a core team of outstanding volunteers to deliver our programs and services. The Program Co-Ordinator will assist with oversight of
programs to ensure volunteers are in place for each shift across
programs and empower volunteers.
- Website and Social Media Development – With growing reliance on
our website and social media presence, the Program Co-Ordinator will
help to develop and keep our website updated and ensure that
Morningstar is using social media effectively and consistently.
The Program Co-Ordinator will also assist in the publication of the
Education: college diploma/university degree or equivalent experience in related sectors
Agreement with our Mission and who we are
- Organized and structured
- Flexible and adaptable
- Managerial experience with paid staff and volunteers
- Scheduling experience
- Experience in a homeless shelter, or overnight setting
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Comfort using a wide variety of social media
- Website maintenance and development
- Word processing, spreadsheet, and poster design
- Knowledge around fundraising/grants
- Able to build relationships both within Morningstar and the broader community
- Team player and self-starter
- Ability to work independently
- Experience with WHMIS
- 35-40 hours/week