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Program Coordinator

Full Time – effective immediately
Salary – $55,000 to $65,000 plus benefits 

Georgina Trades Training Inc., a not-for-profit training organization based in the Town of Georgina, has been delivering a wide variety of industry-based training and certification programs since 2006. We are committed to providing innovative practical learning to assist individuals in securing employment and meeting the demands of the job market.

Georgina Trades Training Inc. has embarked on an exciting new venture. We are offering an introductory, foundational skilled trades training program focused on the residential construction sector. Training is offered in 5 non-regulated trades and 3 regulated trades in an authentic setting leading to expediting work placements and allowing candidates to acquire requisite skills to pursue further certification in the trades. This authentic learning and training environment will allow students to be engaged in the construction and completion of modular housing units.

The Program Coordinator will assume responsibilities for three specific trades programs as assigned by the Director. This is an exciting opportunity for a seasoned individual interested in transforming the way that training is provided.

Position Summary:
The Program Coordinator will be responsible for recruiting students to specific programs and for providing support to the Registrar and Instructors.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Promote the work of GTTI
  • Provide direct support to the Registrar by responding to community inquiries, conducting applicant interviews and screening, and facilitating participant registration
  • Coordinate program promotion
  • Support the Director and Registrar by planning, organizing and coordinating meetings
  • Ensuring that appropriate facilities are in place for seminars, courses and related facilities, equipment, and program administration
  • Visit secondary schools, employment centres, etc. to market program and recruit suitable candidates
  • Provide career counselling including career planning, learning strategies and personal goal/action plan setting with participants as well as portfolio development
  • Provide Employment/Career Counselling regarding employment opportunities, training or further educational options and interests with participants.
  • Facilitate job site visits, job shadowing opportunities and job matching and job placements for program participants
  • Assist with the completion and submission of interim and final course evaluations
  • Provide monthly reports to funding provider and the Board of Directors.
  • Assist with the preparation of final course reports and recommendations
  • Arrange for graduation/course completion celebration




  • University degree or college diploma in business, human resources, career counselling or several years of related experience in areas such as adult education, communications and/or community relations
  • 3 years experience
  • Knowledge of the labour market, employment demands and workforce development trends



  • Strong communication and facilitation skills
  • Ability to manage crisis, solve problems and plan proactively
  • Multitask in a fast moving environment
  • Understanding of trades and apprenticeship programs, regulations and procedures required
  • Prior experience in a not-for-profit organization is an asset
  • Proven track record in the development and delivery of skills-based training and curriculum
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Internet Research, Outlook.
  • Knowledge of pertinent legislation and complementary regulations, i.e. Ontario College of Trades and Apprenticeship Act, Occupational Health & Safety Act, Employment Standards Act, Workplace Safety & Insurance Act, Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (‘WHMIS’), Ontario Building Code
  • Consistent access to a reliable form of transportation.


Licenses & Certifications

  • Valid Class ‘G’ license is an asset.
  • Health & Safety certification is preferred.


Job Competencies

  • Superior interpersonal and communication skills (written, verbal, listening) and ability to present ideas clearly and effectively.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and conflict resolution skills.
  • Strong consensus-building and partnership engagement and networking skills.
  • Strong organizational, time management skills, including proven ability to multi-task and handle competing priorities.
  • Demonstrated political acuity and sensitivity.
  • Demonstrated business acumen that can be effectively utilized in a not-for-profit organization.
  • Demonstrated professionalism in dealing with highly confidential and sensitive employee information.
  • Demonstrated commitment to developing a culture of safety and inclusion.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other external organizations, including those that are politically sensitive in nature.
  • Ability to navigate complex issues within the context of the organization’s policy directives.
  • Ability to convey the ideas of others to a range of audiences and build relationships to influence change.


Working Conditions

  • Work is primarily indoors in an environmentally controlled climate.
  • Extensive use of a computer resulting in significant visual and mental concentration.
  • Sitting for extended periods of time.
  • Stress resulting from meeting deadlines on a continual basis.
  • Travel as required to attend meetings and off-site locations


Successful applicants will be required to provide 3 professional references and the submission of a Vulnerable Sector Screening report

Your application should include a cover letter and a resume indicating related certifications and work experiences relevant to the position summary. Please submit to:

Only qualified individuals will be contacted for an interview.