Title: After School Youth Program Facilitator Terms of Employment: Part Time – Contract
Employer: The Environment Network
Location: Collingwood, Ontario (1 vacancy)
Closing Date: February 28, 2014
Skill Requirements: Education: High School Diploma
A degree or diploma in Human Services field (Child & Youth Care, Social Work, Justice Studies, etc) or currently enrolled, or have experience working with at--risk youth is an asset but not necessary
Credentials (certificates, licenses, memberships, courses, etc.): Standard First Aid CPR, Valid Ontario Driver's License
Experience: 1 year to less than 2 years
Languages: Speak English, Read English, Write English
Security and Safety: Criminal record check, vulnerable sector screen
Essential Skills: Working with male youth (11-14 years old)
Position Description: The Youth Program Facilitator will report to the Youth Coordinator and will act as the facilitator for The Crew a after school program. Your primary role will be to create a safe space for male youth while actively engaging youth in unique games and activity and modeling positive attitudes. Delivery of high quality programming is fundamental in this role. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Encourages and assists youth to further develop life and living skills associated with self sufficiency and successful community living
- Implements routines and activities to provide a safe and secure space for male youth
- Lead healthy discussions with youth.
- Assists youth in developing and practicing problem solving, conflict
- Resolution and communication skills
Act as a liaison between the program and various special guests from the community
- Be aware of social, emotional, cultural, physical and environmental barriers facing male youth
We offer the opportunity to be part of a creative and positive work environment and supports for professional development.
Please forward your resume to fax: 705-446-0561 or stop by our office at 44 Saint Marie Street in Collingwood.
To learn more about The Crew program please visit our website www.environmentnetwork.org