Assistant Program Coordinator - Child & Family

District of West Vancouver

Assistant Program Coordinator - Child & Family

Permanent Part-Time


The District of West Vancouver is seeking a permanent part-time Assistant Program Coordinator to join the Community Services Department.

Reporting to the Recreation Supervisor, this position will assist in:

  • The planning, promotion, implementation and evaluation of recreation programs and services at the community centre and in the community for a wide range of recreation programs for children and families, including music and performing arts programs.
  • Participating with Community Services Department teams on a variety of topical initiatives.
  • The planning, promotion, implementation and evaluation of community special events.
  • Hiring, training, leading, and supervising instructors and program leaders.
  • Monitoring programs and operations as required to ensure that safe practices and rules are followed.
  • Liaising with community groups and service providers.
  • Instruction in specialized programs may be required.
  • Performing other related duties as required.


The preferred candidate will possess the following:

  • Knowledge of rules, regulations, supplies, equipment and facilities required for various community recreation activities.
  • Working knowledge of programs including ActiveNet, MS Office Suite, ePACT and Better Impact.
  • Ability to plan, organize and supervise the work of staff and volunteers.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff members and the public.
  • Knowledge of leadership and techniques of instruction.
  • Excellent customer service delivery and problem-solving ability.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.


The successful candidate has completed post secondary education in Recreation, Leadership, Arts, Social Sciences, or Kinesiology, supplemented by some experience in recreation work, or an equivalent combination of education or experience.   A Class 5 driver’s licence valid in the Province of British Columbia is required. Class 4 unrestricted driver’s licence is desired.  

The successful candidate will be required to supply a police information check and a copy of their credentials.

This posting does not list all the duties of the position, nor does it fully detail the required skills, knowledge and abilities, licenses and certificates required of candidates. For details please refer to the Class Specification which is available for inspection in the Human Resources Department or on Westnet.

Position Status:
WVMEA (Union) – Permanent Part-Time

Hours of Work:
22.5 hours per week (hours and days of work may vary depending on operational requirements)

Rate of Pay:
$28.55 – $33.61 per hour 

Closing Date:
11:59 p.m. Tuesday, July 16, 2019 

Apply By:
Please visit the District of West Vancouver’s Career Centre at www.westvancouver.ca/careers to apply for this position.

 We want to thank all applicants, however only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.


Organization: District of West Vancouver
Location: West Vancouver, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Parks & Recreation, Program Management/Services
Posted: July 3, 2019, 3:39 pm
Expires: July 16, 2019, 11:59 pm

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