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Program Coordinator, Mobile Hub

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CNIB Foundation

Job Description

Program Coordinator, Mobile Hub

Full Time, Contract (1 year)

Winnipeg, MB (Home Based)

Reports to: Team Lead, Programs & Operations

Direct Reports: No

Join us in our mission to change what it is to be blind in Canada.

Founded in 1918, CNIB is one of Canada’s oldest charities. We believe our new strategic plan, The Way Forward, will once again revolutionize the way we serve and support our community from coast to coast. Working with us means that you'll be part of an ambitious, diverse team that's committed to changing what it is to be blind today.

We're looking for a mission-driven Program Coordinator, Mobile Hub who is passionate about creating more accessible, inclusive, and equitable communities across Canada where people with low vision have unlimited opportunities and can experience life free from barriers and discrimination.

Your Impact at CNIB

  • Develop, deliver, and monitor existing and new best-in-class programs in Brandon and rural Manitoba.
  • Recruiting and leading an amazing volunteer team.
  • Develop and steward strong and effective partnerships with community organizations that are aligned to and/or can help further our mission, including other service delivery organizations, funding agencies, etc.
  • Be a key local ambassador for CNIB, representing and promoting the organization at all relevant external events.
  • You will build strong, positive relationships with program participants, and seek insight into their unique needs, goals and lived experiences.
  • Work with the SmartLife team, identify and prepare inventory of supplies of SmartLife products to travel to Mobile Hub locations.
  • In alignment with Marketing & Communications and local teams, develop and implement strategies to spread awareness about upcoming Mobile Hubs to both internal and external partners.


Who you are:

Education and Certifications

  • Degree or diploma in related field, or equivalent work experience.

Experience and Qualifications

  • 1-2 years of experience in administrative support within a charity/not-for-profit organization.
  • Proven time management, planning, coordinating and organization skills.
  • Able to multi-task, manage multiple projects with strong attention to detail.
  • Strong written and verbal English communication skills.
  • Professional attitude, results oriented, strategic, and flexible.
  • Proficient in MS Office 365: Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
  • Proficient in using virtual platforms like Microsoft Teams and Zoom.
  • Proficient with Client Record Management Systems; particularly Salesforce would be an asset.
  • Personal or professional experience relating to blindness and sight loss is considered an asset.
  • Personal or professional experience working with assistive technology and/or accessible environments is considered an asset.



We offer industry leading comprehensive and competitive Total Rewards packages and a wide range of perks, including:

  • Flexible and hybrid working arrangements and schedules.
  • Opportunities for professional development and growth, including internal inclusion, diversity equity and accessibility (IDEA) initiatives.
  • Years of service awards and year-round rewards as part of our employee recognition program.
  • Enticing internal employee referral program.

Be Part of Our Mission

If this sounds like the role for you, please visit our website to submit an application. Be sure to include a resume, cover letter, and mention how you heard about this opportunity.

Closing date: March 8, 2024

Please note that while we invite applications from all interested and qualified applicants, we are unable to follow-up with every applicant.

Working Together for Change

Our diversity is our strength – we take pride in our inclusive workplace. We are committed to recruiting and selecting candidates through fair, transparent, and accessible practices. We strongly encourage applications from members of groups that have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized, including but not limited to Indigenous peoples, racialized persons, persons with disabilities, people who are blind, partially sighted, or Deafblind, and those who identify as women and/or 2SLGBTQ+.

CNIB is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities and will work with applicants requesting accommodations at any stage of the hiring process.

Learn more about our mission here.

Advice from our career coach

Join CNIB in their mission to change what it means to be blind in Canada! As a Program Coordinator, Mobile Hub, you'll be responsible for developing and delivering programs in Brandon and rural Manitoba, recruiting volunteers, building partnerships, and representing CNIB at events. If you have a degree or diploma, 1-2 years of charity/not-for-profit administrative experience, and a passion for creating inclusive communities, this role is for you. Enjoy perks like flexible working arrangements, professional development opportunities, and more. Apply by March 8, 2024, and be part of a diverse and inclusive team working towards positive change!

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Feb 22, 2024


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