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Playground Construction Project Manager

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The Power of Play
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Lytton, BC, Canada
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Published 24 days ago

Looking for a volunteer Project Manager


If you have passion in child development, indigenous community empowerment, or sustainability, this is your chance!

The Power of Play (TPOP) is a Canadian non-profit building sustainable playgrounds for the children in need around the world. We have a project for the rural first national of West Bank, Lytton (LFN.band)

This is a collaboration project with the band, where children and teens will partake in the build, elders will advise on building a gathering spot to tell stories and teach their art and culture to the new generation.

Most of this sustainable playground’s play elements will be from up cycling and refurbishing a dismantled playground.


We are looking for a project manager with a good understanding of construction, project budgeting and time management, and logistics.

You need to be a very good team player and respect and adapt the organization and the LFN. band culture.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with refurbishing shop/s to bring up the used elements back to life and standards to be reused.
  • Locate storage spot while elements are getting ready to be moved to the site.
  • Oversee the transportation and work with the restriction for moving the material to the West Bank via cable ferry.
  • Work with the band to find local contractors and onboard as many qualified volunteers as possible. 
  • Work closely with the band’s elders and children and let their voice be heard and implemented as much as possible. 
  • Provide project budgeting and time estimation, and carry out the project to meet them.
  • Be in constant communication with the TPOP team and the Band’s leaders.
  • Build a safe playground that meets the standards. 
  • Work closely with the videograph and social media team.
  • Hire sub-contractors and work with playgrounds distributors for additional elements. 
  • Building play elements with used tires.
  • Follow the covid restrictions and respect the band’s demands. 

Experience: 

  • Background in construction, construction management, civil engineering
  • Background in project estimation, budgeting and timeline
  • Able to read construction drawings.
  • Excellent communication skills and working with volunteers.

Looking for a volunteer Project Manager


If you have passion in child development, indigenous community empowerment, or sustainability, this is your chance!

The Power of Play (TPOP) is a Canadian non-profit building sustainable playgrounds…

Details at a Glance

  • Schedule
    Weekdays
  • Time Commitment
    Part time (10-30 hrs/wk)
  • Recurrence
    Recurring

Location

On-site
Lytton, BC, Canada

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