Program Coordinator, OsteoFit Program – BC Women’s Hospital & Health Centre


Program Coordinator, OsteoFit Program
BC Women’s Hospital & Health Centre
Vancouver, BC

What you’ll do

  • Coordinate and support the delivery of the OsteoFit Program within budgeted resources. This includes researching, recruiting and training OsteoFit instructors and evaluators, securing locations, advertising for instructor and evaluator training courses and delivering training courses as required.
  • Monitor program performance including monitoring the performance of the OsteoFit instructors and evaluators where possible and defining areas for improvement to ensure performance standards are maintained.

    Provide input to Program Manager regarding educational needs of the instructors and evaluators and develop plans for continuing education programs such as establishing new topics and recruiting presenters.
  • Collaborate with the Program Manager and interdisciplinary team members regarding program issues and planning. This may include review of the OsteoFit Curriculum or the quality of OsteoFit instruction.

    Explores and develop potential partnerships to ensure program sustainability by liaising with other organizations with respect to the delivery of the service or the certification of the instructors.
  • Assist the Program Manager in developing the budget for the OsteoFit Program and monitors expenditures to ensure adherence to funding.
  • Provide public information sessions/forums/workshops to increase awareness of the program. Prepares, maintains and distributes marketing and communication resources such as the OsteoFit website, webmail, phone line, program brochures, posters and facilities listings etc.
  • Conduct evaluations, surveys, develops metrics and compiles data for measurement of client participation and health improvements resulting from OsteoFit classes.

    Review data to make recommendations for continued improvement to the program.

  • What you bring


  • A level of education, training, and experience equivalent to Baccalaureate Degree in Human Kinetics, Kinesiology or related discipline and two (2) year’s recent, related experience working with an elderly/geriatric population and one (1) year’s experience in program coordination in a complex regional or provincial environment. Appropriate registrations to enable independence of work function such as BC Recreation and Parks Association (BCRPA), Group Fitness, Weight training and Third Age, Trainer of Fitness Leaders (TFL), and Supervisor of Fitness Leaders (SFL).
  • Skills & Knowledge

  • Ability to liaise effectively with staff at all levels of the organization and with partners in other health centres, community agencies and institutions.

    Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills. 
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision.
  • Strong leadership skills and independent decision making abilities.
  • Self directed and highly motivated with excellent organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated conflict resolution and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to operate related equipment including word processing, spreadsheet and database programs at an intermediate level. 
  • Commitment to upholding the shared responsibility of creating lasting and meaningful reconciliation in Canada as per TRC (2015) and BC’s Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (2019).
  • As a strong asset for consideration, we are looking for our successful candidate to have: Knowledge of social, economic, political and historical realities of settler colonialism on Indigenous Peoples and familiarity with addressing Indigenous-specific anti-racism, anti-racism and Indigenous Cultural Safety and foundational documents and legislative commitments (The Declaration Act, the Declaration Action Plan, TRC, IPS, Remembering Keegan, etc.).

  • What we bring

    Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future.

    That’s why we’re focused on your care too – offering health, wellness, development programs to support you – at work and at home.

  • Join one of BC’s largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations – offering vast opportunities for growth, development, and recognition programs that honour the commitment and contribution of all employees.
  • Access to professional development opportunities through our in-house training programs, including +2,000 courses, such as our San’yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training course, or Core Linx for Leadership roles.
  • Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan, and psychological health & safety programs and holistic wellness resources.
  • Annual statutory holidays (13) with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
  • PHSA is a remote work friendly employer, welcoming flexible work options to support our people (eligibility may vary, depending on position).
  • Access to WorkPerks, a premium discount program offering a wide range of local and national discounts on electronics, entertainment, dining, travel, wellness, apparel, and more.
  • As per the current Public Health Order, full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment with PHSA as of October 26, 2021.

    What we do

     (BCW) is dedicated to improving the health of women, newborns and families through a comprehensive range of services, research and education.

    BCW is part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA).

    The Provincial Health Services Authority () plans, manages and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate – Cultivate partnerships – Serve with purpose.

    Learn more about PHSA and our programs: 

    PHSA and BCW is committed to equity in our hiring and employment practices.

    With learning and compassion, we are addressing existing inequities and barriers throughout our systems. PHSA is seeking to create a diverse workforce and to establish an inclusive and culturally safe environment.

    We invite applications and enquiries from all people, particularly those belonging to the historically, systemically, and/or persistently marginalized groups identified under the Human Rights Code.

    One of PHSA’s North Star priorities is to eradicate Indigenous-specific racism, which includes dismantling barriers to health care employment at every level. We welcome Indigenous individuals to apply and/or contact the Sanya’kula Team (Indigenous Recruitment & Employee Experience) for support at .

    Indigenous-specific anti-racism initiatives are rooted in addressing the unique forms of discrimination, historical and ongoing injustices, and marginalization faced by Indigenous peoples.

    These initiatives align with an Indigenous rights-based approach, recognizing the inherent rights and self-determination of Indigenous communities. PHSA must uphold legislative obligations and provincial commitments found in the foundational documents such as including Truth & Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action (2015), In Plain Sight (2020), BC’s Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (2019), United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP), Reclaiming Power and Place Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women & Girls Calls for Justice (2019), the Declaration Act Action Plan and Remembering Keegan: A First Nations Case Study.