Tansi Friendship Centre Society

Student Support Coordinator


Job description

The Student Support Coordinator is responsible for a wide variety of duties in support of the programming for youth of all ages and in support of all other youth department staff at the TFCS. Duties include but are not limited to organizing and maintaining an educational support system for all indigenous school aged youth in our community. This position will also work closely with and support the Youth Mental Health Case Manager and the Youth Programs Coordinator in the programs for youth from kindergarten to grade 12.

Job Duties:

  • Present a positive and professional image of the organization during all interactions with outside agencies, staff, board of directors and community members
  • Ensure that youth are always supervised in a fun, enjoyable and safe environment
  • Plan and implement activities to meet the intellectual needs of all children from K-12
  • Provide support with problem solving, compatibility, and conflict resolution
  • Maintain appropriate records and daily statistics as required by funding agencies and ensure that all required documentation is accurate and complete
  • Work closely with the school district and teachers to assist in creating better learning atmospheres for indigenous students in our community
  • Maintain a tutoring system with students and utilize other community partners to assist the program
  • Maintain and model appropriate boundaries with youth
  • To work as part of the Tansi Friendship Centre Team
  • Assist with any other programs as necessary ass put on by the TFCS organization
  • Involvement in fundraising activities
  • Prepare a quarterly report to the board of directors
  • Attend all staff meetings and the Annual General Meeting
  • Maintain a high level of confidentiality in all interactions
  • Assist with other duties as required

Qualifications and Experience

  • Good understanding of culturally diverse communities
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with youth, families and outside agencies
  • Strong written, listening, and oral communication skills in English
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational and leadership skills
  • Ability to work in an intercultural environment
  • Knowledge of relevant community resources, services and networks within Chetwynd is an asset
  • Valid BC Driver's license
  • Must be proficient with computers and be able to navigate files, email, Microsoft Office programs
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision or direction, high degree or organization
  • A strong work ethic - reliable, punctual, and responsible
  • The ability to stay positive under pressure
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours
  • Enhanced Criminal Record Check
  • Valid standard First Aid Level 'C' CPR or willing to obtain
  • Valid Food Safe or willing to obtain

Skills and Abillities

Hours & Schedule

Monday to Thursday 11:00am to 7:00pm

Start Date

As soon as possible

Number of Vacancies

How to Apply

Submissions will be accepted until position is filled

Pursuant t section 42 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference will be given to applicants who identify as Indigenous

Please submit cover letter, resume, and references via email to:


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