ORDER DATE..................................: December 6, 2017
JOB TITLE........................................: ACTIVITIES COORDINATOR
NATIONAL OCCUPATION CODE.: 4212
NUMBER OF POSITIONS..............: 1
POSITION TYPE.............................: PART-TIME
A Youth Resource Centre that has provided a wide range of services including shelter, recreation, education and support since 1993 is seeking a part time Activities Coordinator. The programs and services of the centre have been developed according to traditional philosophy, providing urban Aboriginal youth culturally appropriate support and resources to break the cycle of violence, poverty, homelessness, isolation or dependency to which youth have fallen victim. To achieve their mission, the centre provides a wide variety of interconnected programming and supportive services for urban Aboriginal youth.
The Youth Resource Centre provides youth, 13-24 regardless of status, culture or gender, a safe alternative to the streets where they are at greater risk for negative outcomes. The centre supports a wide variety of programs and resources to counteract the cultural and social dislocation many young people experience. The Activities Coordinator is responsible for the planning, coordination and implementation of programming within the Youth Resource Centre.
In consultation with program staff, the Activities Coordinator will coordinate daily, weekly and monthly program activities inclusive of the Youth Resource Centre Drop-in, North End Art Centre and Sport and Recreation Program. The coordinator will also be responsible to engage with community youth to ensure programming is meeting their interests and needs; develop and maintain strategic partnerships to support programming, and create and distribution to monthly program calendars.
- A combination of appropriate education, a minimum of 1 year employment experience
- Experience in program development and facilitation
- Proficiency in computer use including word processing, spreadsheets and database management required
- Demonstrated experience in working with Indigenous youth 13-24 years of age
- Strong understanding and appreciation for Indigenous culture.
- Extensive knowledge of community resources and services available to youth.
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
- Strong organizational and time management skills
- Maintain a high level of independence and self-initiative
- Ability to work under stressful conditions with an ability to respond effectively and positively in diverse situations
- Valid Driver’s license; CPR/First Aid Training required
- Current Criminal Record Check, Child Abuse Registry and Prior Contact
Please contact (CAHRD) Centre for Aboriginal Human Resource Development at 204-989-7110 for more details.
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