Carpentry Program Facilitator

Job Type

Part Time Contract



Start Date:


Application Deadline:



1245 Glen Drive
British Columbia


Job Summary:

Reporting to the Carpentry Program Manager the Carpentry Program Facilitator facilitates the carpentry curriculum, specifically the finish carpentry and cabinet maker components of the Women in Trades employment program. The expected hours of this position are 1 day a week with the potential opportunity for the successful candidate to lead to more hours.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  1. Delivers training workshops including but not limited to interior finishing and cabinetmaker portions of the curriculum. Provide skills training and mentoring as needed
  2. Develop and implement carpentry curriculums and frameworks, including but not limited to those relating to interior finishing and cabinet maker components of the curriculum
  3. Advise Carpentry Program Manager on curriculum development including but not limited to the interior finishing, and cabinetmaker portion of the curriculum
  4. Adheres to program policies, procedures and standards.
  5. Make recommendations for revising and restructuring delivery of services and programs.
  6. Follow WorkSafe BC regulations.
  7. Collaboratively, advises the Employment Facilitator and Carpentry Program Manager on the progress and participation of participants. Advises participants on needs or areas for development
  8. Perform other duties as required.


  1. Level 1-4 Carpentry or Joiner apprentice or equivalent experience. 
  2. Willingness to pursue Red Seal Accreditation would be considered an asset
  3. Minimum 1 years recent related experience, with at least 1 year in two of the following:
  • Supervising a team
  • Project Management in Construction or a related industry
  • Wood manufacturing (CNC experience would be considered an asset)

Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of local labour market issues and trends in trades
  • Knowledge of the BC Carpenter Apprenticeship Program
  • Experience working in the field of carpentry as an interior finisher (Installing doors, baseboards, casing, cabinetry, stairs)
  • Knowledge of CNC router considered an asset
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems.
  • Effective conflict resolution skills.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office programs
  • Excellent presentation and group facilitation skills
  • Experience working with those with barriers to employment, including recent immigrants, youth, older workers, and individuals with addictions and mental health concerns an asset

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

Open Door Group values diversity and is committed to providing an inclusive work environment. We are looking for qualified individuals who represent, at all job levels, the diversity of the people we serve and encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, individuals of all genders and sexual orientation, origin and ethnic affiliations, disability, age, and religion.

Open Door Group strives to ensure an accessible experience for candidates. If you require an alternative method to submit your application, please email us or contact us toll-free at 1 866 377 3670 and ask to speak with an HR representative.

Thank you for your interest with the Open Door Group.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.