Project Coordinator

Project Management
Project coordination
Mental Health - Immigrants
August 26, 2020
Updated on
September 8, 2020
Valid until

You will manage the "Santé Mental des Jeunes Immigrants" project ensuring the coordination of all of the steps of the project.

Company Overview

RésoSanté C.-B. is a provincial non-profit organization that promotes health and wellness services in French in British Columbia. We are the Ministry of Health’s primary contact for francophone health issues. We reach out across the province to promote health in French through the organization of many original activities and programs to engage Francophones.

The project La santé mentale, on s’en parle! Aims to equip immigrant youth aged 13 to 22 who attend Francophone schools and educational institutions in BC and Alberta with the tools to maintain positive mental health.

Have you ever managed projects related to health and, more specifically, mental health? Would you like to put your skills to work for the Francophone community? Would you like to be part of a dynamic team and make a difference in the lives of young immigrants? Come and join our team to help lead this exciting project.


Under the supervision of the general management, the project coordinator will be responsible for:

  • Ensuring the coordination of all of the steps of the project by following the detailed work plan already established (all the steps of the project have been approved and a work plan detailing the different objectives, activities and outputs to be achieved will be shared)
  • Working in collaboration with the various partners and the project manager as the project progresses
  • Attending meetings, research committees and workshops, and ensure their smooth running and preparation
  • Organizing and facilitate networking, make and maintain contact with important project partners
  • Co-hosting working meetings to deploy the project with the beneficiaires
  • Ensuring the good performance and progress of projects
  • Contributing to the development and implementation of La santé mentale, on s’en parle! in selected provinces
  • Facilitating the development of positive, constructive and sustainable human relationships with and between the various community partners and staff members of the selected schools
  • Performing any other tasks identified as necessary for the project and assigned by management
    These tasks are not exhaustive and may change over time*

    Specific skills:
  • High degree of autonomy in your work, as well as a pronounced sense of event organization and project administration
  • Good teamwork, interpersonal skills, diplomacy and the ability to receive direction from a variety of sources and levels of authority
  • Leadership in the development of a project vision related to the school and community mental health environment
  • Excellent communication and event promotion skills, as well as a good knowledge of social media as a promotional tool
  • Flexibility in scheduling and work execution and the ability to multitask
  • Good knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite (including Excel, Word, PowerPoint), and knowledge of project management tools

  • University degree or equivalent
  • 3 years of professional experience, ideally in health/mental health
  • Experience in managing multicultural teams
  • Good knowledge of British Columbia’s Francophone communities
  • Relational ease and ability to express oneself in public
  • Ability to build trusting relationships with a variety of partners and mobilize them around a central objective while valuing the specific skills of each partner
  • Demonstrated creativity, initiative and attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to write and prepare reports
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team and independently, to collaborate, and a sense of organization and rigour
  • Ability to prioritize and meet tight deadlines

    Specific requirements:
  • Availability in September 2020
  • Authorized to work in Canada
  • Possession of a valid BC Driver’s License and ability to travel occasionally throughout the province of British Columbia and in Alberta
  • Deep commitment to the development of the region’s Francophone community
  • Demonstrated interest in the mental health and well-being of youth
  • Maintaining the confidentiality of personal information provided by clients

    Application to be submitted before August 28th, 2020
  • Full-time position
  • Hours of work: 35 hrs/week
  • Remuneration: $27/hour
  • Start Date: September 2020
  • Location: Vancouver, BC, with possible travel to other areas of BC and Alberta
  • Language requirements: Bilingual capabilities, French and English
  • Please send a cover letter in French and your resume as soon as possible.