Vancouver Coastal Health

Community Grants Coordinator

Job Description

Job Title: Community Grants Coordinator
Work Site: Population Health Community Investments, 520 West 6th Ave - Vancouver, BC
Status: Regular Full Time 
Start Date: As soon as possible
Salary: $35.65 - $44.56 per hour


Days off: Saturday, Sunday, and statutory holidays

Reference#: 171749-msh


Come work as a Community Grants Coordinator with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Community Grants Coordinator with a Master's Degree to join the Population Health Community Invenstments team in Vancouver, BC. Apply today to join our team!


As a Community Grants Coordinator with VCH you will:

  • Support the work of the team and VCH funded projects.
  • Perform duties and responsibilities including:
    • assisting with the development of Outcomes Measurement Frameworks, project budgets and evaluation frameworks;
    • monitoring and reviewing progress reports;
    • developing organizational capacity building opportunities;
    • and developing effective relationships within and between projects and VCH to increase the capacity of all stakeholders to support strategic VCH community and corporate initiatives.
  • Assist with public involvement in health planning, program implementation and policy development.


Education and Experience

  • Master’s Degree in a related field supplemented by three (3) years’ recent, related experience in development within the non-profit sector, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Valid BC Drivers License. Local area travel requires access to a personal vehicle for which mileage will be reimbursed.

Knowledge and Abilities

  • Considerable knowledge and aptitudes of health promotion and population health principles, processes, and tools.
  • Considerable knowledge of the sources of information/structures within communities.
  • Sound knowledge of the broad social determinants of health.
  • Sound knowledge and demonstrated experience in participatory community-based planning, outcome-based project evaluation, program sustainability, policy development and research analysis.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and monitoring project budgets.
  • Knowledge and working experience of the NGO sector in the region covered by VCH.
  • Demonstrated experience working with diverse populations.
  • Demonstrated organizational development skills.
  • Demonstrated facilitation, consensus building and leadership skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment to health promotion principles
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a member of a team.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish/maintain effective working relationships with diverse individuals, groups and organizations.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Advanced word processing skills, Excel spreadsheet, database programs and social networks
  • Demonstrated ability of efficient Internet use applied to research
  • Ability to organize/prioritize work and meet deadlines.
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.

The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes. Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Review Check

As per the current Public Health Orders (Long Term Care/Seniors Assisted Living Provincial Health Officer Order and the Health Sector Order), as of October 26, 2021, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Proof of vaccination status will be required.


VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work.

  • Comprehensive health benefits package, including MSP, extended health and dental and municipal pension plan
  • Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
  • Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to employees and their immediate families
  • Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers
  • Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential to our goals of creating a great place to work and delivering exceptional care. We acknowledge and accommodate unique differences and ensure special measures are in place so that all prospective and current employees are given an opportunity to succeed.

We are committed to building a representative workforce and encourage applications reflecting diversity of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization or ancestry, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

Vancouver Coastal Health is proud to be recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers in 2022.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.

***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***

Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.


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