Kenora District Services Board is looking for a Youth Centre Facilitator! For more information about this LEAP job posting, Check out the details below!
In partnership with the Dryden Youth Advisory Committee and the City of Dryden, we are currently seeking to hire a temporary, full-time (approx. 11 months duration) Youth Centre Facilitator located in Dryden, Ontario to join our team.
Reporting to the Early Years Supervisor and the Youth Centre Advisory Board, the Facilitator is responsible for the planning, coordination and implementation of effective youth programs, activities and workshops that foster a positive environment within the youth centre. The Facilitator will encourage and promote a supportive and inclusive environment for youth ages 11-16 and work in cooperation with individuals and groups in the community to determine the variety of programs that can be provided. The Facilitator will manage and supervise volunteers.
The Facilitator will provide bi-weekly reports back to the Advisory Group on the progress and programming.
Key responsibilities include:
• Act as role model of appropriate behaviour in the facility and the community and must develop and maintain a good positive attitude toward, and relationship with, all participants in the facility’s programs
• Coordinate, schedule and facilitate youth programing including: program supervision and assisting partner stakeholders and activity workshop facilitators in providing quality programs, as directed by the Advisory Group
• Provide insight and ideas to the Advisory for the development of new programs based on the interests and needs of the participants
• Ensure that calendars of monthly activities/events are completed for the summer and advertised thoroughly throughout the community
• Demonstrated excellence in customer service, communication and interpersonal skills in working with youth ages 11-16, the Advisory Board, and the Supervisor as well as the ability to handle concerns in a tactful, sensitive manner
• Strong computer and media skills: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Creative Suite, social media and blog sites
• The ability to use judgment in organizing time and prioritizing workload
• Demonstrated on-going commitment to the principles and practices of confidentiality
• The availability to work a flexible schedule evenings and weekends.
• Conscientious and dependable work ethic
• Successful completion of a post-secondary education program in the human services field of psychology or social work, child and youth studies, social justice, community development, education, recreation or other related field. Alternatively, a combination of education and/or experience would be considered.
• CPR and First Aid Certification is an asset
• A satisfactory Criminal Background Check
• A valid Ontario Class G (or equivalent) driver’s license
Interested applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and resume, by email, referencing the competition number in the subject line of the e-mail, on or before February 24, 2020 at 12:00 PM CST to the:
Human Resources Department
Kenora District Services Board
Confidential information provided by applicants will be used for the purpose of this competition only and will be protected in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
While all responses are appreciated, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
The KDSB is an equal opportunity employer