Training and Development Coordinator

YWCA Edmonton - Edmonton, AB (30+ days ago)

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About YWCA Edmonton
YWCA Edmonton is a non-profit women’s organization that advances the wellness and
growth of women, girls and families. We provide education and services to thousands
every year through leadership programs, counselling, outdoor education, and supporting
people with disabilities.

Job Summary
The Training and Development (T&D) Coordinator will develop, implement and maintain a
training program for the Disability Services department to ensure the accreditation
requirements and provincial standards are met. He/she will use their superior
communication skills in all aspects of the job, including where he/she works collaboratively
with department supervisors to determine the training needs of the department staff, and
ensure they are qualified to provide excellent service delivery. The T&D Coordinator is a
confident and extremely organized innovative-thinker with a demonstrated ability to make
good business decisions and build meaningful relationships in the community. His/her
adaptability, networking and strategic approach makes them a strong contributor to the
strength and success of the entire Disability Services department.


  • Manage and disperse department training budget allocation
Human Resources Management:
  • Identify training needs for direct service, supervisory and administrative staff (i.e.
disability diagnoses, documentation, conflict resolution, computer skills)

  • Identify general training to meet needs of persons receiving service (i.e. FASD,
Autism, behaviours, personal care)

  • Work with supervisory staff to ensure individuals receive necessary training
  • Work with individuals and groups to meet identified training needs
  • Identify and train facilitators to deliver workshops & courses
Program Development:
  • Develop in-house training workshops & courses (in-person, electronic)
  • Develop knowledge of external resources for training
  • Explore potential for in-house mentorship within department
Program Implementation & Maintenance:
  • Establish & promote training opportunities for department staff to increase

  • Manage delivery of training opportunities
  • Manage registration for training
  • Maintain record (attendance sheets, training certificates, etc.) requirements
  • Use metrics for ongoing assessment of program effectiveness
  • Distribution of budget training dollars
  • Make decisions related to the Disability Services department training
  • Scheduling of training opportunities
  • Consult with the Director regarding:
o Budget needs / changes
o New and developed training opportunities
o Non-compliance of individuals to take training
o Any matter with Disability Services department training which may impact
upon the YWCA image, and/or have legal or financial implications for
YWCA Edmonton
o Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications Required:
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience with training facilitation and development
  • Extensive knowledge of training requirements for people working with persons with

  • Ability to develop training courses and programs
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to work with individuals at all levels
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills
  • Cleared Criminal Record Check and Youth Intervention Checks obtained in the last
six (6) months

  • Post-Secondary education in Education or Human Resources considered an asset
Checks & Insurance:
  • Able to provide a clear Criminal Record and Vulnerable Sector Check
  • Able to provide a clear Youth Intervention Check
Employment Type: Full-Time Permanent (37.5 hours/week with flexible hours to meet the
needs of the department.

Competition Closing Date:
Applications will be accepted until a qualified candidate is found.

How to apply:
Please submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae via email to:

Louise Hogg
Human Resources Business Partner
YWCA Edmonton

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.