Youth Service Worker (Full Time)

Company

Change Makers’ Education Society

Description

30 hours/ week for 16 weeks

(possibility to join the team once summer position ends!)

 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Engage youth and young adults in meaningful programming and promote volunteer opportunities for community engagement

• Work alongside our videographer and theatre facilitator to encourage youth and young adults to communicate their hopes, dreams, struggles and fears through writing, storytelling, video, theatre and art

• Answer the phone, respond to email inquiries, complete filing, and administrative tasks, conduct client intakes and maintain files

• Work alongside senior staff to accomplish identified goals

• Liaison with neighbourhood, community groups and partners to identify learner needs

• Help develop marketing and promotional material to recruit participants and communicate the objectives and milestones of our programs

• Participate in our digital communication strategy by helping update our website blog, Facebook and Instagram accounts

• Organize in person and virtual events that promote literacy, deliver literacy programs that we have developed

• Participate in outreach activities in person and by creating virtual submissions

• Provide assistance and tutoring with reading, writing, communication, planning, math & digital literacy and or connecting youth with community mentors and volunteers able to assist them

• Act as a mentor, maintain professional boundaries and confidentiality

• Develop and maintain relationships with volunteers and elders to support the program

• General housekeeping tasks: sweeping, vacuuming, organizing, recycling, composting and cleaning to maintain site cleanliness

• Adhere to COVID-19 protocols and abide by all policies and procedures Work alongside Raven Tale Revival Coordinator and senior staff to accomplish identified goals

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Legally entitled to work in Canada, between 16 and 30 years of age, and a Canadian citizen, Permanent Resident, or have refugee status 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 and experience with Adobe Creative Cloud

 

ASSETS:

• An interest in youth issues, training in literacy, education or community development

• 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 to achieve identified goals

• Confident with a positive attitude, passionate about social justice

• Experience with blogging, website management and video editing

 

How to Apply

APPLY:

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