Date Posted: September 6, 2021
Position Title: Program Leader, Youth Leadership Development
Location: Tong Louie YMCA with occasional travel to Chilliwack and Langara YMCA
Terms: Temporary, Part Time
Hours per week: 6-10 hours per week
Schedule: Thursday evenings and may need to work on the weekend occasionally for events, field trips, training or conferences. Programs run throughout the school year from September to June (no shifts over the summer holidays)
Salary: 0-519 hours $18.16 per hour
After 520 hours $18.73 per hour
After 1100 hours $19.86 per hour
After 2500 hours $20.93 per hour
Start Date: As soon as possible
End Date: December 31, 2021, possibility for extension based on funding
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 10-19 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.
Nature & Scope:
The Youth Leadership Development (YLD) Team Leader supports the Supervisor by providing supervision to YLD staff, volunteers, and participants, while still developing and delivering youth focused programming. Activities include team building, social events, volunteer opportunities, fundraising, training, special events, and a youth conference weekend. The YLD Team Leader 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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