Date Posted: March 31, 2021
Position Title: Facilitator, Youth Peace Network
Location: Program is currently set to be delivered virtually and working remotely
Terms: Term, Part-Time
Hours: 10 hours per week
Schedule: Flexibility to work at varying hours to accommodate for global time zones
Schedule may change to meet program and operational needs
Start Date: May 1, 2021
End Date: December 31, 2021
Rate: $24.48 per hour
Reports To: Supervisor, Youth Programs
The YMCA of Greater Vancouver is a charity dedicated to strengthening the foundations of community, by nurturing the potential of children, teens & young adults, promoting healthy lifestyles, fostering a sense of social responsibility and delivering lasting personal & social change. We are building a community in which a generation of children and families reach their full potential. Our values guide our decision-making and behaviour—we do the right thing, put people first, keep our promises and lead by example.
For over 130 years, we have been part of the community, a place where people of every age and background find the support they need to grow in spirit, mind and body. One of the Lower Mainland’s leading charities, the YMCA of Greater Vancouver provides services in health & fitness, child care, camping, employment & community services to over 120,000 participants annually.
The Youth Peace Network (YPN) program brings youth aged 19-30 years together from all corners of the globe to help create global awareness and understanding of other cultures, and to build peace. Youth spend seven months online together developing leadership, intercultural communication and conflict resolution skills. YPN Participants foster regional and international networks and work with a peer match to deliver Global Education presentations to YMCA youth groups across Vancouver and the Lower Mainland. YPN participants will engage in one online session per month focusing on themes of global citizenship and finishing the program by planning and delivering a symposium of their learnings over the past seven months.
Nature and Scope:
The facilitator provides leadership to the Youth Peace Network (YPN) program. The facilitator works closely with the YPN participants to ensure all administrative tasks are completed and that groups enjoy a successful and enriching program. The facilitator supports all aspects of YPN participants experience in the program, including workshop engagement, program facilitation, ongoing check-ins, debriefs, and the final symposium.
In addition to bringing a commitment to YMCA vision and values, the candidate should possess the following competencies:
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