Program Coordinator

September 28, 2022

 Job Type: 1-year, Full-Time Fixed Term

Hackergal is looking to recruit a Program Coordinator. The Program Coordinator will be an integral part of Hackergal’s Programs Team reporting to the Bilingual Program Manager. Under the Program Manager’s direction and supervision, the Program Coordinator will be responsible for the coordination and implementation of Hackergal’s current programs in schools and organizations across Canada.

What You’ll Be Doing

  • Support the annual Ambassador outreach and recruitment process at the beginning of each program cycle, including researching new contacts, cold emailing and onboarding calls.
  • Assist in preparing and formatting program-related documents (i.e. program materials, lesson plans, presentations, video tutorials, etc.) and uploading of virtual resources on Hackergal Hub.
  • Collaborate on the planning and facilitation of engaging learning experiences throughout the school year related to STEAM knowledge and skills, including the logistics preparation and participation in virtual and in-person workshops.
  • Coordinate the registration process for Hackathons, events, and workshops and act as the contact person for the participating organizations.
  • Research and coordinate event-related prizes and incentives for participants, including sourcing and mailing out prizes, swag, and school learning materials.
  • Support the organization of Ambassador Coding Clubs and observe their club facilitation, providing positive and constructive feedback to Ambassadors based on their instructional strategies.
  • Participate in regular meetings and workshops with Ambassadors, teachers, and community members accommodating their time zones (EST, PST, MDT, CDT).
  • Manage, maintain, and update program statistics and feedback pre- and post- program delivery to support Hackergal’s impact and evaluation strategy.
  • Liaise with team members from partner organizations to coordinate logistical arrangements and schedules for programming.

What You Bring

  • A passion for our mission to change the technology landscape in Canada and encourage more young women to pursue computer science and STEAM.
  • Experience in program coordination and/or event planning with preferred experience in the education and/or non-profit sector
  • Ability to be proactive and work well with direction, as well as collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Confident verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail, especially as it comes to formatting/publishing work.

Desired But Not Required

  • Bilingual (French-English) in both verbal and written communications is highly preferred;
  • Strong knowledge of educational technology tools and experience working with youth, in-person and virtually are an asset (ex. Coding and robotics, Google Suite for Education, Video conferencing tools, etc.).

The Perks

  • A friendly work environment with flexible office hours
  • Hybrid home and office
  • Budget for professional development opportunities
  • Paid vacation and 2-week shutdown in December
  • Paid birthdays off

About Hackergal

Hackergal is a charitable organization introducing girls* across Canada to computer science through various programming related to technology and primarily hackathons. Hackergal partners with the education system across Canada – working directly with educators, facilitators, and parents and providing them with the tools they need to expose girls to coding education in their schools, communities, and at home. Hackergal’s program is quickly developing as we champion the next generation of female developers and tech leaders. At Hackergal, we encourage and support continuous learning by ensuring everyone stays active in the education and tech community. Come join our team and share your passion for technology and education with us!

*Hackergal uses an inclusive definition of “girls” and “women”. We welcome the participation of all learners who identify as girls. This includes trans girls because we recognize trans girls are girls. We also welcome the participation of gender-fluid, non-binary, and two-spirit learners. Hackergal is committed to diversity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including Indigenous peoples, Black and other racialized people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and people with intersectional identities.

To apply, please send your cover letter and resume to ​careers@hackergal.org​. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

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