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Job Number:  47041
Part –Time Program Facilitator
Job Posted: Sunday, 12 August 2018
Closing Date: Thursday, 30 August 2018
(in 16 days)
Leave Out Violence (LOVE) Society BC
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Part time
Location: Vancouver Salary: $15,600/year for 15 hours a week

Available Position: Part –Time Program Facilitator

Organization Overview

Founded in 1993, Leave Out Violence (LOVE) BC is an award winning grassroots youth organization with branches in Montréal, Toronto, Vancouver, and Halifax. LOVE works to reduce violence in the lives of young people and in our communities by building a team of youth leaders who communicate a message of anti-violence.

 

For more information and examples of some of our work, please visit our BC website, www.bc.leaveoutviolence.org.

Position Overview

LOVE BC is a small and dynamic charity. We are seeking a part-time Program Facilitator (PF) to work in our Media Arts Program (MAP), Outreach and Violence Prevention work.

 

The role of the PF is to support youth during times of crisis and transition as well as deliver quality programming to multi-barriered youth. The PF will work with Program Dirtector, other PFs and Leadership youth to co-facilitate a thirty week Media Arts Program as well as community outreaches on violence prevention/intervention and coordinate 3-8 week long Violence Prevention Committees. One of the key roles for this position is for the PF to connect with and be a role-model for youth, particularly Indigenous, newcomer, racialized youth, and ensure they feel safe, included and connected to the LOVE space and programs.

 

The PF must be self-motivated, adaptable, a strong and energetic facilitator, and trained in anti-oppression models/theory. The PF must also be flexible, able to work irregular hours, and enjoy the challenge and excitement of working in the non-profit sector.

 

If you think this sounds like you, we encourage you to apply.

 

The Program Facilitator is accountable to the Program Manager and Executive Director.

 

Required Qualifications/Experience 

A minimum of 2 years experience in facilitation

Peer-support/counseling training and experience

Extensive experience working with at-risk/multi-barriered youth

A strong understanding of anti-oppression frameworks and creating safe and inclusive spaces

Valid First Aid/CPR certification

 

Asset Qualifications

Direct experience collaborating with members of different cultural communities 

Strong technical media skills (e.g., photography, journalism, film, spoken word, visual arts etc.)

Non Violence Crisis Intervention Certificatrion and /or ASSIT Certification

A Class 5 or 4 driver’s license (valid in BC)

Areas of Responsibility

Priority Area of Responsibility

Supporting youth through crisis/difficult transitions and experiences; connecting with youth, particularly youth who self identify as Indigenous, racialized, LGBTQ2S/ non binary; and creating a safe and inclusive space for young people.

 

Programming

Manage and deliver programming, both alone and as a team, including supporting youth in media making; supervise and support youth; deliver outreaches and lead Violence Prevention Committees in tandem with youth leaders, supporting their development as facilitators; attend LOVE camp as staff; attend team meetings and assist with events.

 

Community Development/Public Relations

Act, along with youth, as a spokesperson of LOVE BC; establish new relationships with potential partners and youth; provide outreaches to the community; and ensure youth have adequate training to do outreaches or media interviews

 

Reporting

Report to the Program Manager and /or Executive Director

Maintain accurate records for programming; maintain accurate records and reporting for youth; completion of time sheets and other administration, and complete program expense information.

Working Conditions 

Open (shared) office, casual working environment, team approach, flexible hours to accommodate attendance at weekend and evening events

 

Salary

$15,600/year for 15 hours a week (with the possibility of increased hours dependent on funding)

 

Criminal Record Check

As an organization working with youth, the successful candidate’s position will be conditional on an acceptable criminal records check.

 

Anticipated Start Date

Monday September 17 or 24th, 2018

 

Applications due by Thursday August 30th , 2018 at 12pm (noon) Pacific Time

 

Due to the volume of applicants, only individuals selected for interviews will be notified. Interviews will be held on September 7th, 2018. Further information about us can be found at www.bc.leaveoutviolence.org

 

LOVE BC’s hiring practices reflect the communities we serve. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous people, people of colour and others facing systemic barriers to employment.

 

 

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please forward your PDF or Word format resume and cover letter by email with subject line “Program Facilitator Position”.
Contact Details:
Lambrini Soulos
Leave Out Violence (LOVE) Society BC
2455 Fraser St
Vancouver, BC, V5T 0E6

Tel: 604-709-5728
E-mail:
www:   bc.leaveoutviolence.org/get-involved/


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