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Job Number:  39800
Youth Employment and Programs Recreation Facilitator, BYC
Job Posted: Thursday, 16 November 2017
Closing Date: Friday, 15 December 2017
(66 days ago)
Boys and Girls Clubs of Calgary
Region: Calgary area Type: Full time
Location: Calgary Salary: (not entered)
Employment Job Coach, Building Youth Connections
1 FT, 40 hrs/week
This is a 6 month term position with a possibility of an extension.
Make a difference in the life of a child
Boys and Girls Clubs of Calgary is a leading provider of quality programs to children and youth, with a $20 million dollar operating budget, that supports the healthy physical, educational and social development of more than 38,000 young people and their families each year.
Come join an energetic and fun team that is committed to providing deserving children and youth with hope for the future.  The Boys and Girls Clubs of Calgary provide a supportive environment in which to share your experience, develop your skills, and take on new challenges.
If you are passionate about making a difference in the lives of children, youth and families the Boys and Girls Clubs of Calgary is the place for you!
With support and direction from the Youth Employment Program Coordinator, the Youth Employment and Recreation Programs Facilitator is responsible for planning and implementing opportunities and activities that focus on youth employment. In addition, they will support the Multi-cultural Facilitator in planning and delivering programs that promote family, culture, language learning, skill development, art, recreation, or community involvement in order to promote the successful integration of immigrant youth to Calgary.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Create and conduct outreach and awareness raising presentations at schools, external committee meetings, companies, and other community partners
  • Assist in the design of innovative, engaging, low barrier programs that encourage and support successful integration and meet the needs of immigrant youth in Calgary
  • Deliver ongoing skill development and employment training sessions
  • Using community partnerships, establish multiple sites where programs can be delivered that are accessible to immigrant youth
  • Responsible for collecting necessary documents for service provision including immigration information and all intake information as required by BGCC 
  • Responsible for monthly reporting including success stories, activity summaries, and all reporting required by program coordinator 
  • Bachelor’s degree or diploma in Social Work, Education, Child and Youth Care, Behavioral Science, Psychology, Intercultural Studies, or a related discipline with a concentration on cultural studies
  • Teaching English as a Second Language training will be considered an asset
  • 1-3 years of experience in working with immigrant youth and/or populations in a community setting
  • Culturally competent with an understanding of the immigration process and issues affecting immigrants and refugees including the impact of racism and discrimination of young newcomers 
  • Language proficiency in other languages an asset
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal and cross-cultural communication skills
  • Ability to work in a variety of situations, develop and maintain relationships with other professionals within the community
  • Ability to work independently, meet reporting deadlines, and willingness to accept personal responsibility for program outcomes
  • Good understanding and able to appropriately apply behavior management skills with individuals and in group settings
  • Current Standard First Aid & CPR Level C
  • Able to work flexible hours according to the needs of the youth, including some evenings and weekends. 
  • Criminal Check with Vulnerable Sector Search and Child Welfare Intervention Check (prior to hire considered an asset)
Please Note: Successful candidates will complete criminal record check and child intervention record check at the time of new hire paperwork.  A criminal record check and child intervention record check dated within 6 months of the interview date will also be accepted.
We offer the opportunity to be part of a creative and positive work environment, a competitive salary, supports for professional development, opportunity for advancement and the chance to be part of a national organization dedicated to supporting youth to develop skills for life. We are a committed equity employer.
How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume to our website for consideration. No phone calls please, only qualified candidates will be contacted. If this posting is not listed on our website then this position is no longer available.
Contact Details:
Boys and Girls Clubs of Calgary
731 13 AVE NE
Calgary, AB
T2E 1C8
www:   www.boysandgirlsclubsofcalgary.ca/careers/

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