Production Coordinator

Choices for Youth is a dynamic, progressive organization that empowers homeless and at-risk youth with innovative options and tools to move from street-life to more stable, healthy living situations. Currently, Choices for Youth is looking for a motivated individual to become part of our social enterprise team as the Production Coordinator.

The Social Enterprise Production Coordinator will be responsible for management of the day-to-day functioning of the production and manufacturing social enterprises at Choices for Youth. The Production Coordinator will be responsible for the continued development of the production and manufacturing social enterprises and their strategic direction. The Production Coordinator will be expected to be an active problem solver and understand what is necessary to launch, operate and grow companies. The basic functions of the position include managing the supervisory staff at each of the production/manufacturing social enterprises, conceptualization and research into the feasibility of manufacturing/production social enterprise ideas, reporting and evaluation, creating and managing budgets, managing business operations, business plan drafting and launching and supporting manufacturing/production businesses. The Social Enterprise Production Coordinator reports to the Manger of Social Enterprise.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Management of the day-to-day activities of Sucseed Production Facility, Textiles Recycling (start up phase) and Food Production facility (start up phase)
  • Increase customer base for manufacturing/production facility
  • Coordinate social enterprises by providing detailed financial oversight, planning, systems and controls
  • Budget Management
  • Develop a strong understanding of young people and the complex nature of supportive employment
  • Develop a strong understanding of the governmental social support systems
  • Work collaboratively across teams
  • Manage staff and participant employees while monitoring productivity
  • Creating a work environment that is consistent with the values of Choices for Youth
  • Attending regular SE management meetings, program meetings
  • Creation of reports related to performance of manufacturing and production social enterprises

Qualifications

  • Post-secondary education
  • 5 years experience in a similar role or environment.
  • Experience working in social enterprise, non-profit management or related field
  • Team-orientation, with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work both collaboratively and independently
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, juggle multiple tasks simultaneously, and flexible to meet team needs
  • Detail-oriented, commitment to high standards of performance
  • Proven leadership experience
  • Proficiency with Microsoft office
  • Understanding and experience working with vulnerable populations
  • Strong organization, time management, communication (oral and written) problem solving, and leadership skills required

Work Hours

Hours of work for this position is 35 hours per week and flexibility in work hours will be required including evening and weekend work to accommodate organizational requirements.

Compensation

The salary for this position is $62,520 - $69,949 annually.  Choices for Youth offers a competitive compensation package, including a health and dental program, employer-matched RRSP and four weeks’ vacation to qualifying employees.

How to Apply

Choices for Youth appreciates all applications; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Successful candidates will be required to submit a Certificate of Conduct.

Please submit your cover letter and resume explaining how you meet the criteria and use PC-06-2018 in the subject line. Application deadline: June 22, 2018.

Email: employment@choicesforyouth.ca
Fax: (709) 726 – 3125

For more information about Choices for Youth, please visit www.choicesforyouth.ca

Equity in employment is essential to a just society. Choices for Youth enthusiastically welcomes applications from all qualified people, including racialized people, people of all sexual orientations, women and trans* people, Aboriginal and First People, those with disabilities, mental illness, and from all social strata.