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Position Title: Program Staff, Youth Leadership Development
Location: Tong Louie YMCA, Surrey, BC
Some work and programs may be conducted remotely and virtually
Terms: Temporary, Part Time (approximately 16 weeks)
Hours of Work: 21 hours per week
Some evenings and weekends occasionally for events, field trips, or conferences as per program and operation needs
Rate: $15.75 per hour
Start Date: As soon as possible
End Date: October 29, 2021 (approximately 16 weeks), possibility for extension
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 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. As the Lower Mainland’s largest independent charity, the YMCA of Greater Vancouver provides services in health & fitness, child care, camping, employment & community services to over 120,000 participants annually. The YMCA of Greater Vancouver is accredited by the Imagine Canada national Standards Program for excellence and compliance in nonprofit accountability, transparency and governance.
The YMCA’s Youth Leadership Development (YLD) programs help youth ages 10-18 to reach their potential. The program runs during 2-hour weekly evening sessions throughout the school year from September to June. The YLD Program’s goal is to build the potential of young people so that they have the skills to positively impact the community as a young professional. The Program Staff will aid in building curriculum and program manual for the YLD Program. The Program Staff will help facilitate virtual drop-in sessions with youth July-August, and support in-person programming when necessary.
Nature & Scope:
The Program Staff, Youth Programs develop and deliver youth focused programming. Activities include team building, social events, volunteer opportunities, fundraising, training, and special events. The YLD Program Staff reports to the Supervisor of Youth Programs and works collaboratively with other program staff to provide a safe and fun environment.
In addition to bringing a commitment to YMCA vision and values, the candidate should possess the following competencies:
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