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Job Number:  39347
Youth Community Facilitator
Job Posted: Tuesday, 31 October 2017
Closing Date: Friday, 24 November 2017
(in 5 days)
Encompass Support Services Society
Region: Fraser Valley Type: Contract - Part time
Location: Langley Salary: $32.00 per hour

External Posting

Youth Community Facilitator (contracted)

 

The Opportunity

Encompass Support Services (ESSS) is looking for a self directed & engaging Youth Community Facilitator (contracted) for the Langley community. The successful candidate will provide coordination and facilitation to local youth tables, providing avenues for the community to network and collaborate to address the ongoing needs and trends of youth presenting at the Langley Youth Hub and within the community. The candidate will also represent Langley at regional youth meetings in a neutral position; bringing information back from other community tables to share with the Langley community. 

 

This is a contracted position and will report to the Programs Manager. The successful candidate is required to provide their own office space and may travel throughout the Lower Mainland. This contract will commence as soon as possible through March 31, 2018, and may be extended based on funding and review.

 

This position is funded by MCFD and sub-contracted by Encompass Support Services Society.

 

 

As a neighbourhood-based organization, our purpose is to strengthen the health and vitality of community by:

  • Identifying and responding to community needs,
  • Collaborating to enhance the lives of those we serve,
  • Cultivating effective, sustainable partnerships. DATE:                                                        October 26, 2017(task dependent & flexible - weekday, evenings, weekend)     

 

  • KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES
  • REPORTS TO:                                          Programs Manager
  • ANTICIPATED START DATE:                 ASAP                                                     
  • CLOSING:                                                November 10, 2017 at 4:30pm.
  • RATE OF PAY:                                        $32 per hour (contracted)
  • HOURS OF WORK:                                approx. 5 hours per week
  • JOB POSTING:                                         #2017-1000 YFCContractor
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  • To act as a neutral party in the community (not aligned with any organization or stakeholder) representing Langley at Regional meetings and within the community to bring back information to share with community stakeholders, partners, and service providers.
  • To provide avenues for the community to network and collaborate to address ongoing needs of youth
  • To facilitate community tables as necessary and/or directed by the Ministry of Children and Family Development
  • To develop and implement community strategic plan for youth between the ages of 12 – 19 years, transitioning and beyond
  • To support committee members in completing and submitting funding applications.
  • To provide a voice on behalf of the community at public speaking venues
  • To provide up to date information, research and evaluation on gaps, trends and needs for youth in the community
  • To facilitate community cooperation, collaboration and mobilization to ensure broad based community support for youth
  • To understand and carry out Encompass Support Services Standards, Policies and Procedures
  • To perform other duties as required by Program Manager

 

 

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

   

EDUCATION:                          Bachelors or Masters degree in Social Services, Child and Youth Care or a related field

 

EXPERIENCE:                         Demonstrated ability leading and coordinating community tables, forums and events

                                                Demonstrated experience in strategic planning at a community level

                                                Knowledge of youth issues, service gaps and needs at a community and regional level                                                                   

 

OTHER EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS

Vulnerable Sector Criminal Record Check

Responsible for meeting any requirements of any government regulations; Canada Revenue Agency, CPP, GST and Worksafe BC

Responsible for maintaining all insurance coverage applicable to the contractor’s business

Rate of pay inclusive of mileage expenses incurred

 

 

ESSS is an equal opportunity employer and supports workforce diversity.

 

Send Resume and Covering Letter to:

Encompass Support Services Society

Posting Reference: #2017-1000 YCFContractor

Attention: Human Resources

Address: 20618 Eastleigh Crescent, Langley BC, V3A 4C4

Fax: 604.534.8802 Email: HR@encompass-supports.com

Closing Date:   November 10, 2017 at 4:30pm

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please email cover letter & resume to our Human Resources Dept. No phone calls please.
Contact Details:
Encompass Support Services Society
20618 Eastleigh Crescent
Langley , BC, V3A 4C4

Fax: 604-534-8802
E-mail:
www:   www.encompass-supports.com


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