Job Posting 88579

Project Leader
Katimavik
Calgary area, Northern Alberta, Vancouver Island & Coastal areas, Quebec ...
One of Katimavik's project communities across the country
closes in 9 days (Sat, 10 Dec)
full time - temporary / contract  •  34 000

POSITION           Project Leader (Live-In Position)

 

DURATION           One-year contract, renewable for successive one-year terms.

                          40-hour work week.

 

SALARY                The salary is $34,000 per year. Katimavik will cover living expenses (rent, groceries, cell phone, utilities, travel at the beginning and end of the project, travel home at Christmas).

 

LOCATION           This is a live-in position. The Project Leader resides with a group of youth Participants in one of Katimavik’s project houses across Canada.

 

 

whO are YOU

 

  • Extroverted leader with an adventurous attitude?
  • Enjoy dealing positively with change and finding creative new solutions?
  • Eager to travel and live in a new community?
  • Do you like to inspire young people to do more, learn more, and become more?
  • Do you have a sense of purpose? Do you want to create a positive change by giving back to other people and communities?
  • Are you emotionally intelligent and good at resolving conflicts?
  • Do you want to develop a greater self-awareness and a tolerance for differences?

 

 

WHAT YOU'LL DO

 

  • Assess, develop, implement, and evaluate goal-directed interventions.
  • Enhance the quality of life for youth.
  • Work in an evolving and expanding profession.
  • Build career networking relationships.
  • Help youth with physical, mental, intellectual, neurological, emotional, and behavioural issues.
  • Inspire and challenge youth to create a positive change in communities through group volunteering.
  • Promote and support the “learn by doing” (experiential learning) process to equip youth with new skills and competences.
  • Create and build strong community partnerships with municipal authorities, local non-profits, charities, community organizations, etc.
  • Foster meaningful relationship with local Indigenous communities and organizations to facilitate Truth and Reconciliation learning and activities.

 

 

  • Cultivate active, informed, and reflective citizenship in youth.
  • Oversee program schedules and day-to-day housekeeping activities for a group of 11 diverse youth. The group rotates once within one six-month project term.
  • Perform administrative duties (including, but not limited to, budgeting and expense tracking).

 

 

WHAT YOU NEED TO BE A SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE

 

  • Emotional intelligence, people (interpersonal), and conflict resolution skills.
  • Adaptability and flexibility.
  • A high degree of open-mindedness and tolerance, a strong understanding of equity, equality, and diversity principles.
  • Previous experience working directly with youth.
  • Crisis management skills.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, and the ability to communicate fluently in both official languages.
  • The ability to manage a house and the house inventory, keep track of a budget, and perform various administrative duties.
  • A driver's license is required.

 

 

HOW TO apply

 

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

 

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