Job Posting 66217

Youth Program Coordinator
ASSIST Community Services Centre
Edmonton area, Edmonton
closes in 16 days (Fri, 11 Dec)
full time - term / contract  •  $52,052-$53,690 Annually

Employment Opportunity

(Temporary 12-month Maternity Leave Position)

 

Position Title: T.A.N.G. (Towards A New Generation) Youth Program Coordinator

Hours of Work: Full time (35 hours per week)

  • Tuesday to Friday 11:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
  • Saturday 9:45 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.

Salary: Based on Qualification & Experience

Work Location: Downtown office (Southwest office as needed)

Closing Date: December 11, 2020

 

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 primarily for Chinese/Asian youths between eleven and fifteen years old based in the downtown office. Learning opportunities and interactive activities are centered on Search Institute’s Developmental Asset Framework. Proficiency in conversational Cantonese/Mandarin is an asset to communicate and engage Chinese parents with language barriers. This position reports to the Acting Executive Director.

 

Responsibilities:

  1. Research and develop programming for youth
  • Assess and communicate with youths in the community to determine their needs and interest
  • Communicate with parents to identify needs and gaps in programming
  • Ensure a variety of workshops, recreational, and cultural opportunities are planned reflecting program outcomes in the Program Logic Model
  • Connect with local community networks to support enhance programming for youth
  • Seek partnerships where appropriate
  1. Implement and deliver activities for youth
  • Deliver fun and safe educational and recreational afterschool and Saturday programs (virtual and in-person) to youth age 11 to 15 
  • Deliver programming suitable for immigrant youth
  • Build healthy relationships and be a role model to youth
  • Provide behaviour management, direct supervision, support, and mentoring to youth ensuring positive relationships occur
  • Provide academic support in math, science, social studies, and language arts
  • Provide a safe, engaging and positive space for youth
  • Deliver programs until 6:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays
  • Deliver programs on Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
  1. Promote youth programs
  • Engage youth and families to participate in programs
  • Create advertising materials
  • Promote youth programs on agency’s website, social media, and in community newspapers
  • Ensure program information is available to public, staff and parents
  1. Administer youth programs
  • Ensure program evaluations are completed and recorded
  • Maintain up-to-date records on participants and volunteers
  • Submit expenses and timesheets monthly
  • 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
  • Follow all safety and cleaning protocols set out by AHS and the organization
  1. Supervise other program personnel
  • Support and provide feedback to program assistants
  • Work collaboratively as a team with program assistant to provide a positive work environment
  • Recruit, train, and manage program assistants
  • Recruit, train, and manage volunteers
  1. Perform other related duties as required

 

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Post-secondary graduate in a related human service field with a focus on child and youth development and/or social work
  • Experience in strength based program development, implementation, and assessment
  • Experience in using virtual platforms to deliver programming
  • Strong communication (both written and oral) in English
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in conversational Cantonese/Mandarin
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Possess cultural awareness and sensitivities
  • Ability to exercise good judgement and sound decision making
  • Able to be physically active
  • Valid Driver’s license and access to a vehicle
  • Possess current first aid certificate

 

ASSIST offers flexibility, a supportive working environment, and health benefits.

 

Police Information Check including vulnerable sector search and Intervention Record Check are conditions of employment.

 

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.

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