Job Posting 90672

Coordinator and Job Developer, Drive Youth Employment Services
Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
2106 Commercial Drive
closed 2 days ago (Mon, 30 Jan)
full time - temporary / contract  •  $31.20-$32.85 hourly (PC2, ANHBC Wage Grid), commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The Coordinator and Job Developer of Drive Youth Employment Services leads a high energy, client-focused team to deliver exceptional youth employment services in Northeast Vancouver. The Coordinator is responsible for the overall coordination and oversight of the Drive Youth Employment Services centre, as well as half-time job development services and direction. Drive Youth Employment Services (2106 Commercial Drive) provides employment services and supports to youth between the ages of 16 and 30. This includes WorkBC employment services and a drop-in resource centre, alongside complementary youth programs geared towards employment preparation and wellbeing. This position reports to the Acting Director of Youth Services and Communications.


Position: Coordinator and Job Developer, Drive Youth Employment Services
Hours: Full-Time 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday
Term: Fixed term position starting ASAP and ending January 1, 2024 with the possibility of extension
Start Date: ASAP


Responsibilities:

Coordination (1/2 time)
• Manage the ongoing daily activities of the Drive Youth Employment Services centre.
• Responsible for ensuring that program mandates and targets are met or exceeded.
• Oversee Drive Employment program staff across three programs (employment, artistic, and skills building), including interviewing, hiring, training and daily management.
• Mediate and support staff with any issues that arise.
• Oversee monthly reporting and invoicing to the Vancouver Northeast lead contracting agency (MOSAIC), including working within the Integrated Case Management system (ICM) and correspondence related to daily operations.
• Manage and report on the program budget.
• Responsible for general office management, including office supplies and equipment, processing invoices, and overseeing daily expenses.
• Responsible for ensuring centre safety for both staff and clients.
• Other duties as required by Supervisor.

Job Development (1/2 time)
• Build, oversee, and maintain community and employer partnerships.
• Support returning clients to WorkBC services, connecting them with relevant staff and programs to help them succeed.
• Data quality assurance within the Integrated Case Management (ICM) system.
• Understand and implement policies and procedures of the WorkBC Employment Services model.
• Collaborate with lead organization and other partner providers to deliver a seamless service experience for clients.

 

Qualifications:
• Motivated, enthusiastic individual with experience in youth employment services, particularly
with youth with multiple barriers to employment aged 16-30.
• Experience in WorkBC is an asset.
• Post secondary education, degree or diploma in child and youth care, social work, career
development, employment counselling or related field. CCDP an asset.
• 3-5 years experience supervising, managing and motivating staff.
• Excellent organizational skills and ability to effectively perform administrative tasks, including
adhering to a project budget.
• Excellent communication skills (written and verbal), and experience with marketing and building
community relationships.
• Strong interpersonal, cross-cultural, written, and verbal communication skills.
• Proven ability to build relationships with businesses, service providers, community members
and funding partners.

The Association of Neighbourhood Houses of BC (ANHBC) is an equal opportunity employer. Our work is
centered on inclusion and equity, to build social connection and to break down discrimination through
community building. We strongly encourage applications from people who identify as Black, Indigenous,
and People of Colour (BIPOC), individuals with disabilities, and members of the LGBTQIA2S+
communities.

Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House/ANHBC is committed to protecting the health and safety of its
employees and the community. Subject to legal exemptions, proof of COVID-19 vaccination status will
be required for this role prior to starting employment.

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