Fathers’ Support & Resource Coordinator

Job description

North Okanagan Friendship Center Society (NOFCS) is an Indigenous non-profit organization committed to providing culturally appropriate health and social programs and services for the North Okanagan community.

The Center is a place where people can meet for social, recreational, cultural and education activities. There are diverse programs that offer support and many opportunities for prevention, counselling, prenatal care, parenting, early childhood development, youth and elder programs, housing for young people, and employment and training programs.

LoveHR is pleased to support NOFCS in carrying out its important mission by assisting with hiring for this full-time role.

The main focus of the position is to promote the program in the community and to advocate for and empower fathers in their parenting role. Under the supervision of the Pregnancy Outreach Program Manager, the successful hire will work on determining the best ways to support fathers, what their actual needs are, how to engage them in the program and help them benefit from available resources. Based on this knowledge, the Coordinator will design, organize and facilitate/co-facilitate workshops on variety of relevant topics as well as other social events for fathers and kids, establish partnerships with local and like-minded organizations, provide 1:1 support or give referrals to help participants get support they need.


The Fathers’ Support & Resource Coordinator should come with their own parenting experience and be an excellent communicator who is resourceful, with strong conflict resolution skills, organization, creativity, empathy, healthy boundaries and cultural sensitivity. Additionally, the right individual will have:

  • A degree in social work or other relevant field
  • Experience in counselling or program facilitation
  • Practical knowledge of parenting and related challenges
  • Familiarity with the workings of MCFD (Ministry of Children and Families Development)
  • Knowledge of Indigenous culture distinctiveness and sensitivity in providing services
  • Valid Emergency First Aid/CPR Certificate (or willing to obtain)
  • Valid BC class 5 driver’s license, clean driver’s abstract and reliable transportation with business insurance for work
  • Clear Criminal Record Check with vulnerable sector search

This position is for 35hrs/week and one-year contract.

If you are someone who is passionate about helping others through sharing knowledge, awareness and connection, we would love to hear from you. Please apply with your resume online.