Position Title: Youth Leader, Youth Leadership Development
Location: Chilliwack YMCA (45844 Hocking Ave, Chilliwack, BC V2P 1B4)
Terms: Temporary, Part Time
Hours of Work: 4 hours per week
Shift: Thursday evenings 5:30PM – 8:30PM
Shifts may change based on program needs with notice
Weekends occasionally for events, field trips, or conferences
Program follows the school year September to June (no hours during July and August).
Rate: $15.75 per hour
Start Date: September 11, 2021
End Date: June 30, 2022
Reports To: Program Leader, Youth Leadership Development
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 Youth Leader will aid in building curriculum and program manual for the YLD Program.
Nature & Scope:
The Youth Leader, Youth Leadership Development delivers and develops youth focused programming. Activities include team building, social events, volunteer opportunities, fundraising, training, and special events. The YLD Youth Leader reports to the Program Leader, Youth Leadership Development and works collaboratively with other program staff and volunteers 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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