Job Posting 86513

Coordinator, Gibsons YMCA Youth Centre
YMCA of Greater Vancouver
Vancouver Island & Coastal areas
Gibsons YMCA Youth Centre - 700 Park Road, Gibsons, BC
closed 3 days ago (Sun, 7 Aug)
part time - temporary / contract  •  $20.00 - 23.00 per hour

Date Posted:       
July 28, 2022


Position Title:      
Coordinator, Gibsons YMCA Youth Centre


700 Park Road, Gibsons, BC                              

Temporary, Part-Time


Hours of Work:   
16 - 20 hours per week

Shifts may vary between Monday - Friday: 3PM - 7PM


Start Date:           
As soon as possible

End Date:             
December 30, 2022


$20.00 - $23.00 per hour

Reports To:          
Director, YMCA Camp Elphinstone



Located within the Gibsons and Area Community Centre, the Gibsons YMCA Youth Centre, also known as the Graphic Lab, is a drop in resource centre open to people 12-18 years old with a focus on art and design. We aim to provide a structure in which youth can build capacity and leadership and gain access to the tools they need to pursue personal and group projects.


The Youth Centre is a FREE lounge and design studio for people ages 12 to 18. Whether you are looking to hang out, develop new skills, access a phone charger or a 3D printer, a serger or a vinyl cutter, a colour printer or a recording studio, stop by during our drop in hours to access our technology and knowledgeable facilitators.


Nature and Scope:

The Youth Centre Coordinator will supervise the operations of the Gibsons YMCA Youth Centre, supporting up to 5 staff/volunteers and the youth that attend the program. This person will complete administrative tasks, ensure equipment is in good working order, and work shifts at the youth drop-in as part of their regular duties, welcoming and supporting teenage participants as they make use of our resources, lounge and community kitchen.


Major Responsibilities:

  • Supervises youth centre staff and volunteers
  • Provides general supervision to youth centre room and activities
  • Completes required administrative tasks, including scheduling staff, entering payroll, taking attendance numbers, and submitting monthly attendance reports
  • Builds and maintains positive relationships with the Gibsons and Area Community Centre, as well as local community organizations and partners
  • Assists staff and participants in learning to operate, maintain and orient participants around our technological resources (recording studio, sewing machine, 3D printer, vinyl cutter, laptop, printers, etc.)
  • Posts appropriate content for social media to engage audience
  • Orders and shops for supplies as needed
  • Recognizes and respects the needs of participants for independence, agency, privacy and restorative self-care time.
  • Provides a safe, non-judgmental space for participants to engage in structured and non-structured activity as they so choose. Develops structured programs if needed.
  • Perform related duties as required


  • Experience in youth facilitation
  • Experience in arts, crafting, design, or technology.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Application
  • Commitment to social justice and anti-oppression, especially as it relates to youth.
  • Well-developed interpersonal, and relationship building skills; ability to establish rapport and excellent communication with youth participants, staff and volunteers
  • Experience and sensitivity in dealing with members of different cultural, racial, and socio-economic backgrounds, including visible and invisible dimensions of diversity
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Current First Aid/CPR certificate required
  • Successful candidates will be required to provide a current and satisfactory Criminal Reference Check/Vulnerable Sector Search issued no later than six (6) months preceding your start date
  • Three professional references
  • The YMCA has implemented a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy requiring all staff and volunteers to be fully vaccinated


The YMCA of Greater Vancouver is committed to creating an inclusive, accessible environment where all members of our community feel valued, respected, and supported. We encourage applications from the diverse communities in which we live and serve, including but not limited to people of colour, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. We have established policies, procedures, and practices to meet accessibility standards throughout the hiring process. Should you require any accommodation throughout the recruitment process, please do not hesitate to contact our Human Resources department.  


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