Youth Coordinator

Job city: 
Mississauga
Job region: 
Greater Toronto Area
Application Deadline: 
Friday, August 21, 2020 - 5:00pm
Job terms: 
Full-time

Position Description:

Reporting to the Youth and Community Services Manager, the Youth Coordinator is responsible for planning, organizing and implementing the various programs within the Youth Department.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee, monitor and support all aspects of the various programs in the Youth Department
  • Lead, train, supervise and coach staff and volunteers of the Youth Programs
  • Ensure that all programs are operating in safe and positive environments for participants, staff and volunteers, addressing safety concerns promptly, focusing on using proactive methodology
  • Plan, budget and maintain detailed records of financial responsibility with program budgets
  • Compile and produce accurate statistics and reports as related to the position
  • Acts as a liaison between the various Youth Programs and the SWIS/Youth Manager on a regular basis
  • Provide practical counselling and referrals to youth on a one-on-one basis

Qualifications:

  • Graduate from the Child/Youth fields such as CYW, Ontario Certified Teacher, Social Worker, Sport and Leisure; and/or equivalent experience. Additional education in Marketing, Communications or Journalism is considered an asset
  • One to three years’ experience in a Leadership/Supervisory role with diverse youth and/or staff in a social and/or recreational setting, particularly working with youth who face multiple-barriers
  • Excellent interpersonal and conflict resolution skills with children, youth and adults
  • Demonstrated leadership skills with the ability to engage, motivate and support participants, staff, volunteers
  • Experience and/or knowledge with providing practical counselling services to youth
  • Superior organizational, planning and financial management skills
  • Superior written and oral communication skills in English
  • Strong knowledge and/or experience in risk management, in order to create and maintain a safe environment for programs
  • Commitment to diversity and anti-oppressive best practices

How to apply:

If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your cover letter & resume via email by Friday August 21st, 2020 to:

Email: hr@msninfo.org

Malton Neighbourhood Services is committed to providing any required accommodations throughout the recruitment process. If you require an accommodation, please notify us in writing and we will work meet your needs.

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