Job
Youth Education Supervisor
Details
Status
Regular Full-Time (35 hours / week)
Location
Initially position will be remote and in future will be based out of:
YWCA Program Centre (535 Hornby Street, Vancouver, BC) with travel to schools in Vancouver and Surrey
Posting Period
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Job Description

Reporting to the Manager, Youth Education Programs, the Youth Education Supervisor is responsible for overseeing the Grade 7 Youth Education Programs, which supports participants as they transition from elementary to high school. The role includes research, developing community contacts, program evaluation, volunteer management, data management, and other key administrative duties. This role requires excellent organization and attention to detail.

Responsibilities:

  • Working closely with the Program Manager and other Youth Education Supervisor to ensure project-based goals, objectives, and timelines are met
  • Supervising/overseeing the program’s administrative systems including:
    • Supervising the Youth Education Programs through volunteer intake, collection and management of program data, and data analysis
    • Coordination of the delivery of programs within schools, including promotion and participant recruitment
    • Overseeing evaluation of the youth programs through debrief sessions, focus groups, and analyzing post-program surveys
    • Coordinating office administrative support, including preparation of program and training materials, participant registration, and application processing
    • Budget monitoring, purchasing, and expense tracking
  • Supervising program assistants, practicum students, and volunteers
  • Assisting fund development through the provision of research, program data, and other grant support
  • Assisting in the preparation and delivery of the volunteer training program
  • Oversees volunteer screening, intake, placement, and communication
  • Building and maintaining key relationships with schools, community partners, and other program stakeholders
  • Travel throughout Vancouver and Surrey is required

Qualifications:

  • University degree in social work, youth work, psychology, education, business administration or relevant field
  • Knowledge of and experience with the YWCA’s Youth Education Programs is an asset
  • Organized, self-driven, ability to multi-task, manage competing priorities and strong leadership skills
  • Strong data management and office administration skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook and other Office 365 applications) and Google applications
  • Experience working with and facilitating groups of youth and volunteers
  • Mentorship and/or youth work experience an asset
  • Experience in community program settings
  • Strong communication skills including tact and diplomacy
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Valid BC driver’s license and clean driving record required; having access to a vehicle is an asset, but not required
  • Able to work a flexible schedule when needed
  • The successful candidate will be required to do a criminal record check

Help Us Make A Difference
Established in 1897, YWCA’s vision is to achieve women’s equality and its mission is to touch lives and build better futures for women and their families through advocacy and integrated services that foster economic independence, wellness and equal opportunities. YWCA serves over 48,000 clients annually, with 66 programs and services in 75 locations. 

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and value our diverse workplace. Women, Indigenous and racialized peoples, LGBTQ2S+ individuals, and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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 Friday, June 25, 4:00 PM to:

Jonanne Gage
Manager,
Youth Education Programs
YWCA Metro Vancouver
535 Hornby Street, VancouverBC, V6C 2E8
email: jgage@ywcavan.org   

We thank all who apply, but only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. All employment will be decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need. For more information about this and other YWCA Metro Vancouver career opportunities, please visit ywcavan.org.