Job Posting 83864

Project Leader
Katimavik
Edmonton area, Northern Ontario, Southern Ontario, Winnipeg area, Central / ...
One of Katimavik's project communities across the country
closes in 6 days (Fri, 1 Jul)
full time - temp / contract  •  $34,000 year,Katimavik will cover (rent, utilities, travel at the beginning and end of the project)

HOW TO APPLY
Send your cover letter and resume to .
We appreciate all applications but will only be contacting those who are moving
forward in the selection process

 

WHO ARE YOU?
• Are you a natural leader and creative in problem solving?
• Do you like taking up new challenges?
• Are you comfortable in a group, are you sociable?
• Want to give back to the community?
• Do you like to inspire others?
• Conversations and difficult times don't scare you?
• Want to set your own schedule, based on work needs?

 

Katimavik is looking for open-minded, resourceful individuals to lead youth development groups.
This challenging and rewarding position provides leadership for up to 11 youth at a time, guiding
them through an intense six-month experience of volunteerism, learning, discovery, growth,
and accountability. The Project Leader resides in-house with the group.

 

WHO ARE WE?
Since 1977, Katimavik has been facilitating youth development initiatives across Canada. Our
approach is based on developing long-term, mutually beneficial relationships between youth
volunteers and local communities. Our programs aim to provide hands-on learning opportunities
that enable youth to develop social and professional skills that will help them thrive in today's
world. Our vision includes engaging youth in the process of truth and reconciliation with
indigenous peoples and promoting inclusive and tolerant communities made up of people of
all backgrounds, ethnicities, cultures and religions. This vision includes working with other
organizations to foster understanding, respect and reconciliation with indigenous peoples.

 

WHAT YOU'LL DO
• Oversee the continuous development and program activities of a group of 11 youth.
• Build strong community partnerships.
• Use Katimavik's competency-based learning modules, tools, and resources to facilitate
group learning.
• Lead group discussions, activities, and reflection exercises.
• Foster meaningful partnerships with local Indigenous communities and organizations to
facilitate Truth and Reconciliation learning and activities.

 

WHAT YOU NEED TO BE A SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE
• Previous leadership experience working directly with youth and/or groups.
• Experience in crisis management and the personal judgment to identify and refer youth
with high-risk behaviours to the appropriate support.
• A strong understanding of equity issues, and the ability to support youth from historically
under-serviced communities, including Indigenous, newcomer, and 2SLGBTQ+
communities.
• An open-minded and respectful character that embraces diversity and adapts to competing
needs and interests.
• Strong written and oral communication skills in English, and the ability to communicate in
both official languages.
• The ability to manage a house and the house inventory, manage a budget, and perform
various administrative duties.
• A driver's license is required.
• A positive and fun attitude.

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