JOB POSTING: Youth Outreach Worker Full-time (35hrs/wk)
Who are we?
Parkgate Society is a registered, not-for-profit charitable society providing programs and services to our friends and neighbours at Parkgate Community Centre and satellite locations east of the Seymour River. Parkgate Society exists to serve the community and our team works in partnership with more than 350 volunteers to develop and deliver responsive programming that meets community need leveraging community resources. We provide services to youth and seniors. We operate an extensive child care and family services program. With more than 90 people on staff over the course of the year, we are a diverse and welcoming team committed to making this a great place to work, play and live. We value innovation, teamwork, excellence, collaboration, inclusiveness and accountability, and pride ourselves on being community-driven, community-inspired and community-supported.
What’s the job?
We are looking for our next great Youth Outreach Worker to work with our team of Youth Centre staff & volunteers, working with youth and encouraging them to live life better. The YOW focuses on community building and outreach to teens and preteens in our neighbourhood. This involves building relationships not only with youth, but also with our partners and other community agencies. This may involve, but is not limited to 1:1 support, group facilitation, drop-in programs, school presentations, out trips and larger community events. Our team’s emphasis is on prevention and restoration, and our support focuses on youth aged 10 – 24.
What will you do?
Who are we looking for?
Here’s what you bring to our awesome team:
At least two years of experience working with youth 10 – 24;
Hourly Wage: $21.47 per hour
Please forward your resume and cover letter by email to by 9am on Monday, October 26th. We thank all candidates for applying, and will contact shortlisted applicants shortly after to setup interviews.
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