Summer Organizational Development Coordinator for West Coast Domestic Workers’ Association

Job Title: 
Summer Organizational Development Coordinator
West Coast Domestic Workers’ Association
May 31 2017 - 12:00pm

32 hours/week. We are open Tuesday-Saturday
For 9 weeks from June 27, 2017 – August 26, 2017



Job Description: 

West Coast Domestic Workers’ Association (WCDWA) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing legal aid to live-in caregivers and other low-wage temporary foreign workers in British Columbia. WCDWA is also engaged in public legal education, law reform and systemic advocacy initiatives. We are currently recruiting a Summer Organizational Development Coordinator to work in our downtown Vancouver office.

Skills and Qualities Required: 

• Between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of employment;
• Registered as a full-time student in the previous academic year and intends to return to school full-time in the next academic year;
• Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred, and legally entitled to work in Canada;
• Knowledge of best practices for management of non-profit organizations;
• Strong research and writing skills;
• Ability to work with diverse populations in a sensitive and respectful manner;
• Independent self-starter; ability to multi-task, prioritize and manage multiple deadlines in a fast-paced environment;
• Ability to work with minimal supervision;
• Demonstrated interest in social justice issues;
• Must possess an understanding of the core values of our organization; and
• Experience working in a similar role will be considered an asset.

We strongly encourage applications from students with disabilities, Aboriginal students, and students who are members of visible minorities.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

General Duties

• Researching and developing or updating policies and procedures to guide the organization’s operations;
• Researching and developing policies, procedures, and resources to enhance the organization’s governance structure and improve communication;
• Developing training and manuals for staff and members of the Board of Directors on key organizational and governance policies and procedures; and
• Performing other duties as required, including some administrative work.

How to Apply: 

Please submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample and 2 references by email to natalie [at] wcdwa [dot] ca by 12:00 pm on Wednesday, May 31st 2017. You can visit for further information about our organization. Please note that our office hours are from Tuesday to Saturday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm. We thank all applicants for their interest, but only candidates who are shortlisted for an interview will be contacted. Interviews will be held from June 6th – 8th 2017.


Vancouver, BC