Are you a natural team leader and a creative problem-solver? Do you enjoy giving back to the community and inspiring others to do good? Katimavik is looking for open-minded, resourceful individuals to lead youth development teams. This challenging and rewarding position provides leadership for up to 11 youth at a time, guiding them through a six-month experience of volunteerism, learning, discovery, growth, and accountability. The Project Leader resides in-house with the group.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Oversee the continuous development and program activities of a Project, including supervision of youth participants and community partnerships.
- Facilitate group learning through delivery of Katimavik's competency-based learning modules, tools, and resources, and through leading group discussions, activities, and reflection exercises.
- Foster meaningful partnerships with local Indigenous communities and organizations to facilitate Truth and Reconciliation learning and activities.
- Facilitate alumni relations, supports recruitment initiatives, and implements program initiatives into the Project.
- Support the National Experience program in the reporting and execution of advancement strategies for organizational growth.
Qualifications, Skills, and Experience
- Previous leadership experience working directly with youth.
- Experience in crisis management and being a direct support to youth with neurodivergence and high-risk behaviours.
- A strong understanding of issues of equity and the ability to support youth from historically under-serviced communities, including Indigenous, newcomer, and LGBTQ2 communities.
- Strong written and oral communication skills in English, and the ability to communicate in both official languages.
- Ability to manage house and house inventory, financial resources, and various administrative duties.
- Driver's license.
- An open-minded and respectful character that embraces diversity and adapts to individual needs and interests.
- A positive and fun attitude.