Boys & Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters of Edmonton & Area is an organization that believes in the promise of all children. Our team works with community volunteers, partners and other supporters to create safe environments for children to be between school and home and to provide caring mentoring relationships for children and youth. Now, more than ever, the kids in our community need us and we are looking for great staff to join our team.
BGCBigs is seeking individuals interested in the following position(s):
Competition Number: MFP0721- Mentoring Facilitator- PRISM
Status: Temporary Full-Time contract (37.5 hours per week)
Salary Range: $42,424-$47,999 annually
The key responsibilities of this position will include:
- Providing ongoing support to 2SLGBTQ+ youth ensuring they have positive relationships with mentors in the community.
- Engaging and enrolling youth to be involved in the PRISM (Pride, Respect, Identity, Safety, Mentoring) mentoring program.
- Providing a safe, engaging and positive place for youth and volunteer mentors to be.
- Providing ongoing support, training and monitoring to volunteers working with youth.
- Working collaboratively with 2SLGBTQ+ community groups to provide and promote the opportunities and benefits for youth having mentoring relationships.
- Building relationships with partners to understand 2SLGBTQ+ community needs/trends.
- Fulfilling the one to one program standards and expectations to support mentoring matches.
- Maintaining up-to-date electronic casework notes, statistics and other required reporting in compliance with relevant standards, processes and outcomes.
- Following all safety and cleaning protocols set out by AHS and the agency in order to safely offer programming.
The successful candidate will have:
- University degree or college diploma in a related human service field with a focus in youth development, equity studies, social work are an asset.
- 2-3 years combined experience in a role involved with youth programming, social justice environments, volunteer management and partnership development.
- Strong familiarity with 2SLGBTQ+ communities and 2SLGBTQ+ human rights and inclusion
- Detailed understanding of and ability to develop programs and identify service needs relating to gender identity, gender expression and sexual orientation.
- Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, with an ability to assess and adapt to diverse audiences and learning styles.
- Experience in program development, implementation and assessment
- Ability to exercise good judgment and sound decision making.
- Ability to work flexible work hours including evenings and weekends.
- Valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle
Candidates must be capable of performing independently as well as part of a team environment and have excellent interpersonal skills.
BGCBigs really is “a great place to be”. In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a supportive work environment, excellent benefits package and rewarding career opportunities.