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JOB OPPORTUNITY: Workshop & Training Development Coordinator

Competition #114-18 |  Download job posting PDF

Do you have a gift for building presentations?

Are you looking for an opportunity to grow your skills?

Would you thrive in a fast-paced team environment where the details matter?



Founded in 1928 and celebrating its 90th year, FSGV is a charitable organization with nearly 100 social services programs and 500 employees across Vancouver and the Lower Mainland.

Our values:
• Innovation
• Integrity
• Diversity
• Optimism
• Excellence

FSGV commands respect in the community while envisioning and impacting brighter futures for the people we serve. We provide a supportive workplace for our staff and professional, effective services for our clients, including counselling, therapy, advocacy, education, employment support and community services.


Family Services Employee Assistance Program (FSEAP) provides clinical counselling services to employees of client organizations who may be experiencing problems in their personal, family, or work lives. In addition, the program provides a variety of organizational services to its corporate clients, including workplace consulting and training, and critical incident stress management responses. As a social enterprise of Family Services of Greater Vancouver (FSGV), FSEAP is a fee-generating business, with all of its profits going to support the larger work of FSGV and the Greater Vancouver community.


As a Workshop and Training Development Coordinator you will be working across programs creating and coordinating the development and delivery of new and existing workshops and trainings for both in person and online delivery. You will also help facilitate and lead workshops as needed. In addition, you will be helping with the promotion and growth of our catalogue to new and existing organizations and clients groups. We plan to actively grow this aspect of our programming and this role will be instrumental. You are a clear, skillful, and compassionate communicator with well developed boundaries, time management skills and very strong technological skills.


  • A bachelor’s degree in counselling, adult education, or a related field, with 2 years of experience as training coordinator, including designing workshops and developing online training; or an equivalent combination of education training and experience
  • Strong attention to detail and a fantastic eye for graphic design and presentation layout
  • Knowledgeable in both educational methods and the content development of presentations
  • High fluency in computer systems, Internet research and software applications; particularly Publisher and PowerPoint
  • Second language would be an asset, but is not required.

Other Requirements

  • Clinical Counselling Experience and Masters Degree would be considered an asset
  • Ability to pass a criminal record


  • Commitment to Excellence: Identifies and prioritize tasks, develop and implement plans ensuring optimal use of resources, evaluates and documents outcomes, and adjusts activities in order to meet or exceed expectation
  • Technological Competence and attention to detail. Effectively utilizes appropriate technology to manage information, maintain records and communicate with clients, colleagues and community partn
  • Personal Effectiveness: Maintains effectiveness in the face of stress, change and challenging situations, demonstrating both adaptability and a commitment to learning. Is aware of own assumptions, values, principles, strengths and limitations and acts consistently with integrity and in alignment with relevant ethical guidelin Appropriately manage one’s own emotions and strong feelings; maintain a calm and tactful composure under a broad range of challenging circumstances; and think clearly and stay focused under pressure.
  • Collaborative Communication: Works collaboratively with others to achieve common goals and positive results. Builds rapport and maintains relationships based on mutual respect and trust, appropriate sensitivity and transparency, empathy, and compassion with clients, colleagues, professional associates and the greater community. Encompasses skills of tact, diplomacy, and cultural sensitivity in all encounters with others


FSGV offers purposeful careers, serving the most vulnerable members of our community. This role offers you the opportunity to help parents nurture and strengthen their families, influence the growth of a new team, nurture cooperative relationships and make a positive impact in our community.

FSGV provides a comprehensive compensation package, with pension and generous extended health benefits for our regular staff.

FSGV supports career development and training for staff to reach their potential, and offer mentorship and professional advancement in a supportive environment. We recognize the importance of work-life balance, wellness and a safe, inclusive and welcoming workplace that values diversity and respect for all.

Work Hours: Full time (35 hours per week) Mon-Fri 9-5

Salary: GS9 Step 1     $45,172.40 annually

Location: Work in the culturally vibrant Vancouver neighbourhood of Commercial Drive & East Broadway


If this describes you, please send us your resume and cover letter (indicating the competition number # 114-18 in email subject line). Tell us where you heard of this opportunity, outlining your interest and demonstrating your relevant experience for this role in your cover letter.

FSGV is an equal opportunity employer. If you require a disability-related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please email your contact information to careers@fsgv.ca for follow-up.

Send your application to: Andrew Bryson, FSEAP Business Development Manager at abryson@fsgv.ca

Post End Date: Open until filled

Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interviews. Thank you for your interest.

FSGV is committed to the principles of diversity. We encourage applications from qualified people of all gender expressions and identities, sexual orientations, visible minorities, Indigenous persons and persons with disabilities.