Program Coordinator, CPAC

Job Title: Program Coordinator

Department: Program

Location: 4150 Finch Avenue East, Toronto (Finch & Midland)

Travel Required: No

Level/Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience

Position Type: Full-time Contract with opportunity to become permanent

Company Information

CPAC (formerly Chinese Professionals Association of Canada) is a service provider as well as a membership organization with 30,000 members of cross-cultural backgrounds. It has advocated for and served the community of internationally trained professionals and tradespeople for three decades, primarily by helping them obtain registration/licensure, find employment, advance careers and develop leadership skills.

Job Description

Job Summary:

Reporting to the program manager, the program coordinator is responsible for the planning and delivery of CPAC’s mentorship program, leadership training program, profession specific activities and other career development initiatives. Working with the program team, the incumbent will act as the coordinator of all aspects of these programs, including planning, promotion, recruitment, delivery and reporting. The program coordinator will also provide support for career development related conferences, job fairs and other events and initiatives. This is a contract position for a year, with opportunity to become permanent.


  • Work with the manager to plan and coordinate mentorship and leadership programs and other career development activities
  • Assist in program design and curriculum development
  • Coordinate program activities
  • Outreach to recruit participants for programs
  • Develop resources and recruit mentors, speakers and instructors
  • Provide orientation and training to mentors and mentees
  • Match mentors and mentees based on their background, interests and needs
  • Follow up and provide on-going support for mentor/mentee activities
  • Assist in job development and placement
  • Conduct program evaluation and prepare program reports
  • Organize and/or support annual job fair and other career development events and projects
  • Initiate, organize and/or support profession-specific activities for members
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary education in career service or equivalent
  • Knowledge and experience in career service, mentorship and/or leadership training programs
  • Experiences in membership service, stakeholder engagement and event management are assets
  • Strong conceptualization, planning, organization and coordination abilities
  • Superior oral and written communication skills
  • Well-developed interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Goal oriented, outgoing personality and strong initiative
  • Must have strong work ethics
  • Proven ability to work efficiently with diverse clients including immigrant professionals, new college/university graduates and newcomer youth
  • Excellent time management and organization skills, able to work well with minimal supervision
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications, Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, Access and internet

To Apply

Please forward your resume & cover letter, with salary expectation, to by March 28, 2022. Please mention Program Coordinator on the subject line. We thank all candidates for their interests. However, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.