Youth Program Coordinator
ASSIST Community Services Centre Edmonton area
9649-105A Ave. Edmonton
closes in 24 days (Fri, 20 Aug) full time - term / contract
• $27.00 - $28.00/hour
(Temporary 4 month Maternity Leave Position)
Position Title: T.A.N.G. (Towards A New Generation) Youth Program Coordinator
Start Date: September 1, 2021
End Date: December 31, 2021
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: August 20, 2021
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 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.
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
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.
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
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
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
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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Contact Details Flora Chan, Youth Program Supervisor
ASSIST Community Services Centre, 9649-105A Ave NW, Edmonton, AB (780) 429-3111
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