Job
Youth Education Programs, Coordinator
Details
Status
21 hours/week (Regular, Part Time). One positions available.
Location
Mix of remote and in person work at YWCA Program Centre (535 Hornby Street, Vancouver, BC) with travel to schools in Vancouver and Surrey
Posting Period
-
Job Description

The Youth Education Programs Coordinator will be part of a team that oversees the Guide to High School program, which supports Grade 7 students as they transition from elementary to high school. The coordinator will support the program by working with community partners to engage and support program volunteers, recruit program participants, facilitate and deliver the program, and coordinate the delivery of programs within schools. The coordinator will be expected to ensure the overall success of the programs at the school sites they are responsible for.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate the delivery of programs within schools, including program promotion and participant recruitment
  • Facilitate the Guide to High School program
  • Support program volunteers through recruitment, screening, database management, coaching, training, and appreciation
  • Provide feedback on the program curriculum and collateral materials
  • Assist in the preparation and delivery of the volunteer training program
  • Support the evaluation of the youth programs by conducting debrief sessions and focus groups, as well as collecting, collating and analyzing post-program surveys
  • Providing general office administrative support including preparation of program materials for training and workshops, database management, participant registration and application processing
  • Travel throughout Surrey and Vancouver is required

Qualifications:

  • University degree or equivalent and/or transferable experience in social work, youth work, psychology, education or relevant field
  • Knowledge of and experience with the YWCA’s Youth Education Programs is an asset
  • Knowledge of the theory, principles and practices in the areas of mentoring, education, youth development,
  • Strong commitment to work in gender inclusion, anti-racism, and Truth and Reconciliation
  • Experience working with and facilitating groups of youth and volunteers
  • Experience in community program settings such as schools or community centres
  • Strong communication and team work skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Organized, self-driven, ability to multi-task, manage competing priorities and strong leadership skills
  • Strong office and administration skills including proficiency in Microsoft office: Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Valid BC driver’s license and clean driving record required; having access to a vehicle is an asset, but not required as we use car share.
  • Able to work a flexible schedule when needed
  • The successful candidate will be required to do a criminal record check

ABOUT THE YWCA

This year, YWCA Metro Vancouver marks 125 years of serving our community. We recognize that Canada was founded through colonialist and racist policies, and the YWCA was established and operated during this time. We also recognize that these legacies exist in our present time and are committed to actively decolonizing our policies, programs and practices. Our vision: We boldly envision a just and equitable world for women, families and allies. Our mission: We advance gender equity alongside women, families, Two-Spirit and gender diverse people through advocacy and integrated services that help support personal, collective and economic wellbeing.

 

This is an exciting time for the YWCA. Join us and be part of a passionate, dedicated and impactful team!

How to Apply

 

Consider joining our committed team of staff and being part of an inclusive and rewarding workplace. Candidates are invited to send a cover letter and resume in ONE document by Sunday, January 8, 2023 at 4:00 PM to:

 

Kristen Stowe
Supervisor, Youth Education Programs
YWCA Metro Vancouver
535 Hornby Street, VancouverBC, V6C 2E8
email: kstowe@ywcavan.org

 

YWCA Metro Vancouver is committed to ensuring that the application and interview processes are accessible to all applicants; if you require accommodations in submitting your application, or have other questions, please contact the hiring manager as listed.  All employment will be decided on the basis of qualifications, transferrable skills, lived experience, and business need. We thank all who apply, but only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. For more information about this and other YWCA Metro Vancouver career opportunities, please visit ywcavan.org.