Better at Home Coordinator (Full Time)


Prince Rupert Aboriginal Community Services Society


The goal of our Better at Home program is to provide non-medical services to support seniors living in their own homes for as long as possible. The Better at Home Coordinator would be the key contact for the day-to-day activities of the Better At Home program in the Prince Rupert area. The Coordinator reports to the Executive Director.

Your main responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and help develop Better at Home services in Prince Rupert
  • Establish systems for administering Better at Home services
  • Conduct ongoing research and work collaboratively to further seniors’ independence in identified service areas. Identify and document other service areas as they arise
  • Recruit, train and oversee contractors, relevant staff and volunteers
  • Monitor the uptake and needs of seniors using/wanting to use Better At Home services
  • Assist Executive Director to write reports for funders, as needed
  • Promote and market Better at Home services
  • Arrange Advisory Committee meetings
  • Maintain appropriate records for evaluation, funders’ and organizational requirements
  • Ensure there are appropriate policies and procedures in place as the project develops
  • Carry out other duties as assigned by the Executive Director
  • Actively participate in the Better at Home Community of Practice
  • Oversee and administer the Better at Home budget in conjunction with the Executive Director and the Bookkeeper


Requirements and Qualifications: You will be a self-starter, organizer and program developer that is passionate about being in service to others and building from the ground up those services that are needed.

Your specific qualifications will include:

  • Undergraduate degree in related field or a combination of education and work experience in volunteer management, human services or project coordination.
  • Strong business acumen
  • Demonstrated ability to establish a new program
  • Demonstrated experience working with seniors
  • Experience facilitating group dialogues
  • Administrative, reporting and budgeting skills
  • Strong written, listening and oral communications skills
  • Ability to work with volunteers and assist in building their capacity
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, networking and leadership skills
  • Knowledge of relevant community resources, service providers and networks
  • Ability to work cooperatively in a non-profit organization and ability to work with community partners
  • Organizational and time management skills and capable of working independently
  • Strong computer skills
  • Preference given to Aboriginal candidates



35 hours with a starting salary of $40,000 a year (some weekend and/or evening work may be necessary)

Prince Rupert Aboriginal Community Services Society offers extended health benefits

Car is required

Criminal record check required

How to Apply

Applications (including cover letter and resume) may be submitted by mail or email no later than September 19, 2018 at 4:30PM:

Prince Rupert Aboriginal Community Services Society

151-309 2nd Avenue West

Prince Rupert, BC V8J 3T1

Attention: Tracy Downey, Executive Director

Or email:


(No phone calls please)