Date Posted: October 13, 2021
Position Title: Manager, Employment Program - YCafe Training
Terms: Permanent, Full-Time
Location: Tong Louie YMCA (14988 57 Ave, Surrey, BC V3S 7S6)
Some travel required to other program sites in the Lower Mainland
Hours: 35 hours per week
Shift: Required to work flexible hours as per operational needs
Salary: Under review, includes benefits
Funding for this position is provided by government contracts
Start Date: As soon as possible
Reports To: Director, Employment & 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 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 of Greater Vancouver has delivered employment programs for over 35 years. Over this period, the organization has become one of the leading service providers in the provision of youth-oriented employment services and other underrepresented groups in the labour force. These programs are designed to support a wide range of job seekers, from youth with multiple barriers to employment attempting to land their first ever job, to newcomers to Canada looking to land their first job in their new home. The YMCA of Greater Vancouver has assisted thousands of job seekers in developing vital skills, acquiring vocational certification, building confidence and securing sustainable employment.
This position has the primary responsibility for managing the YCafe Training program. The YMCA Cafe program will equip program participants from underrepresented groups in the labour force for jobs in the food services sector through classroom based learning and on-the job-training in our YMCA training cafe. The manager will oversee the budgets and operations of the program and café, a staff team of 3 Employment Coaches, 1 Administrative Assistant, and 12 program participants during their YCafé work experience.
In addition to bringing a commitment to YMCA vision and values, the candidate should possess the following competencies:
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