Youth Development Co-Ordinator (Full Time)

Company

Change Makers’ Education Society

Description

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

• Work alongside Change Makers staff to accomplish identified goals

• Work with youth to help se​cure and maintain housing

• Conduct interviews and intake forms to assess youths’ strengths and identify needs

• Assist youth in transitional housing with their life skills, house responsibilities, and goals

• Connect youth (young adults) with housing opportunities, 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 progress reports and statistics for purposes of reporting, evaluation and research

• Abide by all Policies and Procedures, help maintain site cleanliness and safety

• Additional responsibilities as assigned

 

 QUALIFICATIONS:

• 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 Teams, MS office suite, e-mail, web applications, zoom, social

media

 

ASSETS:

 

• Education or experience with social services, life-skills, coaching, literacy, education,

empowerment or community development

• Possess a positive attitude, exhibit an energetic and creative spirit, demonstrate an ethical

approach to work, and willingness to motivate others and try new ideas

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

• Ability to work independently to achieve professional goals within timelines and budgets

• Confident and approachable with a positive attitude, solution oriented

• Willing to collaborate and work as part of a team

• 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

APPLY:

 

Please submit cover letter and resume detailing the knowledge and experience you bring to the position.  Applications may be emailed, use “Youth Development Worker” in the subject line and address to hiring committee at changemakerseducation@outlook.com

Or deliver your resume and cover letter in person to Change Makers’ Education Society 661 McKay Street