Education Coordinator

Reporting To:  Manager of Education Services
Salary: $36,000 - $39,000

Hours of Work:  37.5 hours per week; Up to 3 evenings per week and some weekends                    

Position Summary

This is a full time position that will assist in the development, coordination and delivery of educational information and programs including the delivery of public education and skills development training to a full range of target groups. This position will also liaise with the Volunteer, Communications Coordinator, Early Stage program coordinator and Family Support team. This position requires availability for up to 3 evenings per week and some weekends as scheduled.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work with Manager of Education Services to formulate annual education plan.
  • Facilitate and execute all aspects of the Aging and Dementia Simulation from set up to debrief session. This includes supporting and scheduling community ADS requests, oversight of volunteer team of up to 20 volunteers, maintaining ADS inventory and supply cupboard, and statistical data entry.
  • Provide education training to a range of audiences utilizing branded presentation materials approved by the Manager of Education Services.Work with the Manager of Education Service, Communications Coordinator and ASNR Administrative support staff to schedule and market educational workshops and events. E.g. booking rooms, supporting creation of promotional material and marketing of events.
  • Assist in the development of educational materials/presentations as required by Manager of Education Services.
  • Work with Volunteer Coordinator to support dementia training to ASNR volunteers.
  • Prepare for and attend health fairs
  • Plan and coordinate educational events/conferences as required.
  • In conjunction with Manager of Fund Development coordinate the Walk for Alzheimer’s Wellness Fair and educational components
  • Attend Meetings as appropriate
  • Execute administrative functions related to education department including but not limited to collecting and reporting statistics regarding educational activities
  • Complete required data entry in CIMS Database in a timely manner
  • Maintain a current knowledge of Alzheimer’s disease, related dementia and current resources. Be prepared to upgrade skills as required
  • Work collaboratively with staff, volunteers and community partners to meet Society’s mission
  • Assume other functions as may be assigned by management


  • Post-Secondary Education in a regulated health profession or health/social sciences
  • Being bilingual is an asset
  • Additional courses related to Volunteer Coordination, and Adult Education are assets
  • Must be computer literate in Microsoft Office, Excel, and Power Point
  • Proven ability to develop effective working relationships with other professionals/agencies
  • Public Speaking experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Commitment to continuing professional development
  • Police Vulnerable Sector Check
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle

Skills and Knowledge

  • Knowledge of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia is an asset
  • Ability to train others in dementia and related issues
  • Experience working with volunteers (seniors, adults and students)
  • Experience working with the geriatric population
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Able to effectively and efficiently plan, organize and manage workload and projects, set priorities, meet deadlines, and work under pressure
  • Be able to do literature searches on line
  • Be able to multi-task and produce results with minimal supervision
  • Be able to work in a team environment
  • Have excellent interpersonal communication

Working Environment

  • Everyday risks or discomforts may require safety precautions typical of an office environment, i.e. use of safe work practices with office equipment, proper ergonomics, transporting of program material and required technology equipment, etc.
  • Ability to lift and transport Education equipment and Aging and Dementia Simulation inventory (up to 20 pounds)
  • Physical demands are representative of the role where there may be extended periods of visual concentration; extended periods of sitting in a stationary position or standing delivering various program sessions
  • Equipment is common to an office work environment; such as but not limited to a computer, printer, photocopier, multi-line telephone, fax machine, projector, elevator
  • Required to carry out work activities outside of the office environment and will require the use of a vehicle
  • Required to work in either inside / outside venues and in all weather conditions
  • Expected to work outside of regular business hours, often being required to work evenings and weekends
  • Required to adhere to a scent free environment

Qualified candidates should forward a resume and cover letter by noon on February 14, 2020 to:

Sarah Putman, Manager of Education Services
403 Ontario Street, Unit 1
St. Catharines, Ontario L2N 1L5
Fax: 905-687-9952
Email: [email protected]

Last Updated: 02/04/2020