Program Development Coordinator

Application deadline:
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Alzheimer Society of Canada

The Alzheimer Society’s vision is a world without Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Our mission is to alleviate the personal and social consequences of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias and to promote research.

Our Values

Collaboration Accountability Respect Excellence

The Alzheimer Society is an equal opportunity employer, and we are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of our communities in which we live and serve. We are also committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes in accordance with the Human Rights Code and AODA and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.


Program Development Coordinator

Reporting to the Manager, Operations & Program Development, the Program Development Coordinator will be responsible for supporting the development of funded national programs, focusing on operational, logistical and administrative priorities. The Coordinator will support access for people living with dementia and their care partners to the Alzheimer Society through the expansion of our Dementia Friendly Canada® and First Link® programs.

What You’ll be Doing

Financial Management

  • Assist with crafting project plans, timelines and administration for seamless execution
  • Collaborate with the Program Development team to streamline efforts across multiple programs
  • Ensure key deliverables are met by supporting the completion of tasks and activities
  • Support grant applications to ensure timely submissions and compliance with funder requirements, participating in the development of proposals and reports
  • Assist with programmatic data collection procedures and coordination of analysis and reports
  • Contribute to effective relationship management with Alzheimer Society Federation partners by supporting information sharing as needed to meet key deliverables
  • Assist with tracking project expenditures for fiscal reporting
  • Manage other administrative tasks such as document creation and meeting coordination with collaborators, creating agendas and making note of key activities as required

Your Qualifications and Education

  • Degree in Health Sciences, Public Health and/or related discipline
  • Minimum two years related practical experience, ideally within the non-profit or health sector
  • Strategic thinking, able to understand a broader vision within a complex environment
  • Ability to problem solve to overcome challenging obstacles
  • Excellent relationship management capability
  • Strong communication skills
  • Demonstrable analytical perspective
  • Impeccable organization and time management skills
  • Fluency with Microsoft Office tools with the ability to learn other software tools quickly
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively, with a proactive mindset, as part of a team
  • Ability to identify needs, complete tasks, and provide support through essential work
  • Demonstrated passion for our mission and a commitment to making a difference in the lives of those affected by dementia

Other Knowledge, Skills, Abilities or Certifications

  • Familiarity within a multi-level federation organization
  • Knowledge of dementia, health or community care, health systems
  • Understanding of program development

Commitment to Equitable Recruitment

The Alzheimer Society recognizes the value and dignity of each individual and ensures everyone has genuine, open, and unhindered access to employment opportunities, free from any barriers, systemic or otherwise. We are dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive work environment, where the rights of all individuals and groups are protected and all members feel safe, respected, empowered, and valued for their contributions. We are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes in accordance with the Human Rights Code and AODA.

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We thank all who apply, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Closing Date: February 16, 2024