Adult & Community Program facilitator

Adult & Community Program facilitator

Job Posting

The Adult and Community Program Facilitator is responsible for the development, delivery, co-ordination, facilitation and evaluation of adult and community programs.


  • Create a welcoming, safe, non-judgmental, nurturing environment for adult, community and families;

  • Provide support to families as needed, i.e. walk-ins, telephone calls etc;

  • Keep informed of developments and trends in the community and to be alert to the changing needs of families; and

  • Act as an advocate in the community on behalf of military families.

  • Research new preventative programs/services that can enhance current practices;

  • Develop and facilitate affordable, accessible and inclusive programs for adults in all demographics that are based upon demonstrated need. (Adult Programs, Personal Development and Community Integration Activities);

· Co-ordinate and/or facilitate preventative workshops, events and groups that build on the strengths and capacities of military families;
  • Prepare and manage budget and funding submissions and be accountable for the budget and funding for adult and community programs;

  • Partner with community groups on projects and or initiatives that can benefit the H&R MFRC and the military community;

  • In partnership with other staff provide briefings, information to the CAF and information to other community agencies.

  • Possess a degree in community development, Adult Education, Family Studies or an equivalent combination of experience and training;

  • Five years minimum related experience in program development and implementation of adult and family oriented activities;

  • First Aid Certified;

  • Excellent knowledge of community resources;

  • Experience developing and delivering programs;

  • Superior group and workshop facilitation skills;

  • Excellent interpersonal and assessment skills;

  • Excellent communications skills, both written and oral;

  • Knowledge and practice of Microsoft computer applications;

  • Military service or experience with the unique challenges of the military family lifestyle essential;

  • Proficiency in French an asset; and

  • Must pass screening process of the Child Abuse Registry and a Criminal Records Check.

Applications are being accepted until 19 May 16 at 4pm

Start Date: 13 June, 2016

Salary: based upon an annual salary of $ 40, 000 plus benefits

Please forward resume to: Chris Saldon

By Mail: PO Box 298, Shearwater, NS, B0J 3A0


Fax: (902) 720-1943

Note: No telephone calls please. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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