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Job Number:  56250
Youth Program Coordinator (T.A.N.G)
Job Posted: Thursday, 25 July 2019
Closing Date: Friday, 23 August 2019
(2 days ago)
ASSIST Community Service Centre
Region: Edmonton area Type: Full time
Location: Edmonton Salary: (not entered)

About Assist:

Since 1977, ASSIST Community Services Centre has provided services and support to immigrants in Edmonton as they integrate into Canadian society. We are a community-based non-profit and charitable organization that strongly value a diverse and multilingual workforce. We are committed to removing barriers to employment and welcome all applicants to a collaborative and open-minded workplace.

 

The Position:
The T.A.N.G. Youth Program Coordinator is responsible for overseeing the development, implementation, and evaluation of strength-based programming for youths between eleven and fifteen years old. Learning opportunities and interactive activities are centered around Search Institute’s Developmental Asset Framework. This position reports to the Youth Program Supervisor.

 

Responsibilities:

Research and develop programs for youth

- Assess the requirements of youth in the community
- Ensure a variety of workshops, recreational, cultural opportunities are implemented
- Identify areas where new programs are needed

 

Plan and implement activities for youth

- Schedule activities, facilities, and volunteers as required
- Supervise and lead activities for youth
- Recruit, train and oversee volunteers
- Monitor the use of equipment and facilities

 

Promote youth programs

- Ensure that youth and youth organizations are aware of available activities
- Work with different cultural communities offsite to promote youth programs
- Arrange for advertising of youth programs
- Ensure program information is available to staff and parents

 

Administer youth programs

- Prepare a plan for youth activities
- Work offsite to run programs if required
- Manage the youth program budget
- Provide yearly reports on inputs and outputs
- Ensure that all programs and activities are implemented according to relevant
guidelines, policies, and procedures

 

Supervise other program staff

- Monitor performance of staff to ensure efficient functioning

- Perform other related duties as required

 

Qualifications and Skills:
- Post-secondary graduate in Education, Physical Education, and Recreation, Child and Youth Care, Social Work, or the equivalent of experience and education
- Experience planning and delivering strength-based programs to children and youth
- Stress and time management skills
- Coordinating, communicating, and interpersonal skills
- Fluency in English
- Demonstrate strong leadership and teambuilding abilities
- Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
- Be honest, trustworthy, and respectful
- Possess cultural awareness and sensitivity
- Be flexible
- Demonstrate good work ethics
- Being active and able to swim is beneficial
- Access to a vehicle is an asset
- Possess current first aid certificate

How to Apply
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please submit resume and cover letter to when applying. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only candidates invited for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.
Contact Details
HR Team

www:   www.assistcsc.org


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