Position Title: Job Developer, YMCA Youth Employment Bootcamp
Terms: Term, Part-Time
Location: Robert Lee YMCA (Vancouver) or Tong Louie YMCA (Surrey)
Currently working remotely until further notice
Hours of Work: 17.5 hours per week
Salary: Under review
Start Date: As soon as possible
End Date: July 29, 2022
Reports To: Manager, Youth Employment Programs
The YMCA of Greater Vancouver is a charity dedicated to strengthening the foundations of community, by nurturing the potential Explains the benefits and employment support services provided by programs to employers, including addressing employer’s needs 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.
Nature and Scope:
The YMCA Youth Employment Bootcamp program is designed to support youth with barriers to employment to develop fundamental life, social and employability skills. This occurs through a series of workshops and training sessions followed by a practical work experience.
The Job Developer has the primary responsibility of working directly with employers, partners, and participants of the program to set up work placements and provide on-going follow-up supports. The position will involve outreach to the community in order to promote and recruit participants and establishing connections with businesses in order to develop job opportunities as participants move towards employment. This position may support and provide coverage with workshop facilitation. The work environment is very fast-paced, with a high volume of program participants.
In addition to bringing a commitment to YMCA vision and values, the candidate should possess the following competencies:
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