The Youth Services Coordinator is an experienced manager who leads a high-energy, collaborative team to develop and implement programs and services for youth ages 14-30. The Youth Services Coordinator oversees the Youth Small Grants, Scholarship and Bursary, and Building a Safer Environment (BASE) Programs, in addition to the Youth Advisory Committee, with support from Youth Programmers, practicum students, youth volunteers, the Vancouver School Board, and other community partners. We are a driven and creative team that provides social and skill development activities for youth in the Hastings-Sunrise neighbourhood. This is regular full time position with excellent benefits. Remote work is possible once the candidate is fully trained, but initially the position will work in person at various East Vancouver locations.
Hours: 35 hours per week (including some evening work)
Start Date: ASAP
Duties and Responsibilities:
➢ Provide on-site supervision to ensure that all youth programs are safe, accessible and inviting to youth of all ethnic and cultural backgrounds
➢ Assist with creating and managing budgets up to $250,000, overseeing spending across youth programs
➢ Assist with writing grant applications for funding, maintain relationships with funders, and complete interim and final reports for all youth programs and services
➢ Supervise, train, and support youth programs staff
➢ Conduct community outreach and engage local youth to participate in all programs
➢ Work collectively with FHNH staff, participants, and community services agencies to integrate youth services within all areas of FHNH and throughout our community
➢ Build capacity in youth to plan activities which provide opportunities for their physical, social, emotional and educational needs
➢ Maintain excellent program standards, conduct program evaluations, and monitor targets
➢ Participate in regular staff meetings and training
➢ Additional duties as assigned by supervisor
➢ Post-secondary degree in child and youth work, social work, or similar discipline
➢ At least 3 years of experience working with youth ages 14-30 from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds
➢ Experience leading teams of staff, students, and volunteers
➢ Passion for youth engagement and community development
➢ Skilled workshop facilitator
➢ Demonstrated skills in outreach, program planning, implementation and evaluation
➢ Demonstrated reporting skills, with grant writing skills an asset
➢ Excellent financial management skills
➢ Broad knowledge of community resources available for youth, and working relationships with local youth service providers and grassroots organizations
➢ Class 5 license or willingness to obtain is an asset
➢ Second Language is an asset
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.
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