Tonari Gumi Seeking a New Program Coordinator

TG logoFinal White on Blue JPEGTonari Gumi is currently seeking a full-time Program Coordinator.  The Program Coordinator is responsible for organizing, scheduling and coordinating all activities and programs at Tonari Gumi. The Program Coordinator will work with the Executive Director and the rest of the staff and volunteers as part of the Tonari Gumi leadership team to ensure that programs and activities are organized and coordinated with the volunteers necessary to sustain the programs being scheduled. The Program Coordinator will work with others to maintain an up-to-date inventory of volunteers, train volunteers and encourage new volunteers to join. Must be a Canadian citizen or have Permanent Residency Status with above average computer skills, driving ability, and strong communication and people skills in both Japanese and English. Experience in working with seniors and volunteers a definite plus. Some flexibility to work weekends and evenings is also required. Salary will be commensurate with experience. The successful candidate will be expected to start in the position at least by the beginning of October, 2014.  A more detailed job description is available at the following LINK.

Please submit your resume and a covering letter by Friday, August 8, 2014 explaining how your experience and skills correspond with the requirements of the position to David Iwaasa, Executive Director, Tonari Gumi, #101 – 42 West 8th Avenue, Vancouver, B.C. V5Y 1M7 or via e-mail to