Youth Development Co-Ordinator (Full Time)

Company

Change Makers’ Education Society

Description

RESPONSIBILITIES: •Work alongside Change Makers staff to accomplish identified goals

•Liaison with neighbourhood, community groups and partners to identify youth

•Conduct intake questionnaires to assess youths’ strengths and identify needs

•Connect youth (young adults) with secure housing, build relationships with landlords

•Deliver basic literacy / life skills workshops (goal setting, budgeting, food prep, tax filing)

•Act as a mentor, maintain professional boundaries and confidentiality

•Ensure youth have necessary resources to achieve their goals (furniture, computers, income)

•Connect youth with income supports, educational and employment opportunities

•Maintain program statistics for purposes of reporting, evaluation and research

•Additional responsibilities as assigned

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

•Legally entitled to work in Canada

•Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal; fluent in English

•Must undertake a Vulnerable Sector Criminal Record Check as a condition of employment

•Excellent computer skills: MS office suite, e-mail, web applications ASSETS:

•Experience in life-skills, coaching, literacy, education or community development

•Exhibit an energetic and creative spirit, ethical approach to work, and willingness to try new ideas

•Strong organizational and time-management skills, and excellent computer skills

•Ability to collaborate and work independently

•Confident with a positive attitude

•Take initiative and inspire others to achieve their goals

•Knowledge of First Nations cultures and history, an understanding of how these unique cultures have been impacted by colonialism and willingness to honor and support traditional wisdom.

How to Apply

Please submit cover letter and resume with “Youth Development Worker” in the subject line addressed to hiring committee via e-mail: changemakerseducation@outlook.com