Program Coordinator, Asset Building Programs

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As a community economic development organization, SEED is a diverse workplace looking for people to help further develop innovative and responsive programming. We value candidates having experiences living on a low level of income and working with inner-city communities.

SEED envisions a world where opportunities exist for all people and communities to realize their hopes. Its mission is to build strong communities and increase opportunities for people through financial empowerment programs and services.

Program Coordinator, Asset Building Programs

Full Time – 1 Year Term with the prospect of extension

In collaboration with the Access to Benefits team, the Program Coordinator will help people living on a low income to identify benefits they may be eligible for and navigate benefit systems.

Their responsibilities will include working with participants to:

  • Apply for ID
  • Open bank accounts
  • File income taxes
  • Apply for government benefits
  • Complete benefit applications
  • Practice self-advocacy and problem-solving

Successful candidates will:

  • Have experience providing personalized support to individuals facing multiple barriers
  • Have experience working with financially vulnerable community members
  • Be a quick learner who is highly motivated and detail-oriented
  • Be able to work evenings and weekends as required

Experience preparing income tax returns is an asset, but training is provided.

SEED Winnipeg has a comprehensive diversity statement and is committed to be an equal opportunity employer and therefore encourages candidates to self-identify in their cover letters. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The salary range for this position starts at $43,611.00.     

Applicants should send a cover letter and resume outlining how they meet the specific requirements of the position to

(Attention: AtoB Selection Committee) by 4:30pm on Tuesday, October 15th, 2019.

While SEED appreciates all applications, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Please note the selected candidate will be required to submit to a Criminal Record Check and Child Abuse Registry Check and must be able to meet the CRA criteria for tax volunteers. See link for details:

Start Date: 
Wed, 09/25/2019
15 Oct 2019
SEED Winnipeg
80 Salter St
Winnipeg  Manitoba  R2W 4J6
Poverty Reduction