Jobs North

Family Centre Coordinator

June 13, 2021
Job Type


The Family Centre Coordinator is responsible for the operation of the YWCA NWT Family Centre drop-in program for children ages newborn to 5 years old. This position also oversees the Toy Lending Library. This is a full-time position working 8-hour shifts from Monday through Friday. While the hours of work will typically be from 9 am to 5 pm, the hours involved are flexible based on operational requirements. You may be required to work evenings and/or weekends occasionally.

Please send a current cover letter and resume outlining how you meet the requirements to:

Closing date: June 30, 2021. Hiring may take place before this date.


  • Coordinating, planning and implementing early childhood programs at our Family Centre (drop-in programs for children ages 0-5years old)
  • Quality management of all aspect of the program at the Family Centre & lending library
  • Supervising staff at the lending library and other staff at the Family Centre
  • Representing the YWCA and the Family Centre at stakeholder and public meetings
  • Preparing quarterly and yearly reports for YWCA and project funding partners
  • Working with federal and territorial consultants and funders
  • Scheduling program activities and use of venues
  • Scheduling staff when required
  • Other duties and responsibilities based on program requirements or as determined by the director


  • Diploma or higher in Early Childhood Education
  • minimum 3 years’ experience working with families/children, including experience supervising and scheduling staff/programming,
  • excellent verbal and written skills,
  • excellent organization and interpersonal skills,
  • cross-cultural experience/skills,
  • familiar with Early Childhood NWT regulations.

The applicant will need a current first aid/CPR-C, and updated criminal records check with the vulnerable sector completed. The applicant will need to be able to work proficiently with the community and the families that access the programs.

Related Jobs

Janitor (Diavik)   Yellowknife, NT
May 23, 2023
Housekeeper (Diavik)   Yellowknife, NT
May 23, 2023

Sign In


Reset Password

Please enter your username or email address, you will receive a link to create a new password via email.