Old Strathcona Youth Society – Part time Contract Position: Recreation Coordinator
Contract to March 31, 2022 with potential to be extended
The Old Strathcona Youth Society is a front-line, multi-agency team that has been established to contribute support, information and resources to a community of youth 14 to 24 years old in the Old Strathcona area and Edmonton. “The Co-op” strives to be a flexible, street-level resource concerned with securing the safety, self-worth and dignity of youth.
The Old Strathcona Youth Society is currently seeking an individual to fill the contract position of Recreation Coordinator. This position is part time evenings and Saturdays approximately 16 hours per week.
Responsibilities: As a Recreation Coordinator you will be responsible for providing information and referral services to youth within the Co-op including: building trusting, intentional relationships; organizing and/or facilitating recreational opportunities; working 1:1 with youth in regards to employment or educational goals. Supervising activities within the Co-op and maintaining a safe and functional space for youth to access basic needs is paramount. It will be important that the person who fills the position has a strong understanding of youth services and resources in Edmonton. The position involves evening shifts and Saturdays.
o Diploma or degree in a health or human services related field (social work, child and youth care, psychology, sociology, nursing, education etc.).
o At least two years’ experience working with high risk populations
o The ability to build rapport with youth.
o Standard first aid with level C CPR
o Suicide intervention and crisis intervention training would also be an asset.
o Criminal Record and Child Welfare Intervention check.
Closing date: April 23, 2021
Please mail or email your resume and cover letter to:
Old Strathcona Youth Society
P.O. Box 4175
To drop off in person:
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