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Job Number:  41061
Employment and Recreation Coordinator
Job Posted: Friday, 12 January 2018
Closing Date: Friday, 26 January 2018
(83 days ago)
Old Strathcona Youth Society
Region: Edmonton area Type: Contract - Full time
Location: Edmonton Salary: 33,500.00

 

 Old Strathcona Youth Society – Full time Contract Position: Employment and Recreation Coordinator

Contract to January 31, 2019 with potential to be extended

 

The Old Strathcona Youth Society is a front-line, multi-agency team that has been established to contribute support, information and resources to a community of youth 14 to 24 years old in the Old Strathcona area and Edmonton.  “The Co-op” strives to be a flexible, street-level resource concerned with securing the safety, self-worth and dignity of youth. 

 

The Old Strathcona Youth Society is currently seeking an individual to fill the contract position of Employment and Recreation Coordinator. This position is full time with some evenings, and Saturdays.

 

Responsibilities: As an Employment and Recreation Coordinator you will be responsible for providing information and referral services to youth within the Co-op including: building trusting, intentional relationships,  organizing and/or facilitating workshops on employment,  working 1:1 with youth creating resumes, job searching, etc. You will organize and arrange recreational opportunities on a weekly basis for youth, utilizing free or low cost options in the City. Supervising activities within the Co-op and maintaining a safe and functional space for youth to access basic needs is paramount.  It will be important that the person who fills the position has a strong understanding of youth services and resources in Edmonton.  The position involves evening shifts and Saturdays. 

 

Qualifications: 

 

  • Diploma or degree in a health or human services related field (nursing, social work, child and youth care, psychology, sociology, etc.).
  • At least two years’ experience working with high risk populations
  • The ability to build rapport with youth.
  • First aid, suicide intervention and crisis intervention training would also be an asset.
  • Criminal Record and Child Welfare Intervention check.

 

 

Closing date: January 26, 2018

 

Please mail, fax or email your resume to:

 

Old Strathcona Youth Society

P.O. Box 4175

Edmonton, Alberta

T6E 4T2

(780) 496-5947

(780) 944-5566

 

To drop off in person:

10325-83 Avenue

How to Apply:
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Send resume and cover letter by email, fax, or in person.
Contact Details:
Karen Drynan
Old Strathcona Youth Society
P.O. Box 4175
Edmonton, AB, T6E 4T2

Tel: 780-496-5947
Fax: 780-944-5566
E-mail:
www:   www.osys.ca


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