October 7, 2021
Facilitator, YMCA Connections - Temporary Foreign Workers
Robert Lee YMCA (955 Burrard Street, Vancouver)
In-person and travel required to other locations in the Lower Mainland
5 hours per week
Additional hours (up to 8 hours) when events are being hosted (approx. 3 – 5 times per year)
Some evenings and weekends required as per program and operational needs
As soon as possible
December 15, 2021, with possibility for extension based on funding
$25.00 per hour
Manager, Adult Learning & Immigrant Services
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 non-profit accountability, transparency and governance.
Nature & Scope:
This new YMCA Connections - Temporary Foreign Workers program is designed to help participants improve language skills, connect to the community, learn about Canadian Culture, and fight social isolation and more.
This position is responsible of organizing and delivering the Connections Community Kitchens/Conversation Clubs for temporary foreign workers, leading a team of volunteers, outreach in the community and workshops for temporary foreign workers in collaboration with the Manager of Adult Training and Immigrant Services. Administrative work and program delivery happens at the Robert Lee YMCA. The programs, developed by the facilitator are structured to introduce Temporary foreign workers to Canadian Culture and support community connection. The environment is fast paced and involves weekend and evening work. The incumbent will be resourceful, flexible, and passionate about supporting temporary foreign workers.
In addition to bringing a commitment to YMCA vision and values, the candidate should possess the following competencies:
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