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Lethbridge Youth Foundation/5th on 5th Youth Services Southwest Network Equity Coalition Coordinator Contract in Lethbridge, AB

Lethbridge Youth Foundation/5th on 5th Youth Services

Branch Lethbridge AB CA

Position:
Southwest Network Equity Coalition Coordinator
Location:
Lethbridge, AB

Requires a minimum of one year of experience particularly in community development within the government, voluntary and/or nonprofit sectors….

Position Title: Southwest Network Equity Coalition Coordinator

Term: Two year term position (end date: March 31, 2020)

Salary/Hours: Hours and wage are to be determined. Negotiable with education and experience.

Our organization:

The mission of 5th on 5th Youth Services is to support youth, through programs and services, in becoming responsible, capable, caring individuals by providing opportunities to pursue goals in: academic development, career development, employment and social development. 5th on 5th Youth Services provides a variety of programs and services for youth 15 to 30 years of age. It is a project of the Lethbridge Youth Foundation, a not-for-profit organization incorporated in 1994.

The position:

5th on 5th Youth Services is seeking a Coordinator for the pilot Southwest Network Equity Coalition project. The Coordinator will work collaboratively with local coalitions, provincial coordinators, community organizations and members at large to address equity, racism and human rights issues.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Participating in the provincial CCE coordinators cohort meetings and training
  • Supporting the local steering committee
  • Identifying coalition participants
  • Coordinating and facilitating regular local coalition meetings
  • Liaising with other coalitions
  • Contacting and engaging with regional communities and individuals (including Indigenous, newcomers, persons with disability, LGBTQ and others concerned with equity issues)
  • Developing contact lists of community leaders and support services available locally and provincially that address equity, racism and human rights issues
  • Providing reports to the funder on key information as required
  • Monitoring equity, racism, hate and human rights incidents in the community
  • Providing professional training and skill development in the community
  • Ongoing evaluation of coalition activities, actions and success (and participate in provincial initiative evaluation)
  • Leading and assisting the communities to undertake the following activities:
  • Discuss and address issues, barriers, and solutions from the local “Your Voice” conversations
  • Research and develop local resources (including but not limited to workshops, education materials, social media)
  • Provide human rights training and support to community
  • Host public awareness and cross-cultural dialogues activities (including but not limited to significant international human rights dates)
  • Develop response strategies, actions plans and protocols to address equity, racism, hate and human rights incidents (co-create and/or share with other coalitions)
  • Respond to equity, racism, hate and human rights incidents as they arise

Minimum Requirements:

  • Requires a minimum of a college diploma with courses specific to community development, social issues, education, facilitation, implementation and evaluation. A related Bachelor’s Degree would be considered an asset.
  • Requires a minimum of one year of experience particularly in community development within the government, voluntary and/or nonprofit sectors.
  • Ability to coordinate and monitor a number of activities and range of projects that can involve complex situations and often conflicting needs and interests.

Additional requirements:

  • May be required to work in different settings and be in attendance and involved during some evening and weekend hours, depending on the demands of the particular projects.
  • Required to travel using own vehicle.

Please submit a resume and cover letter via email, attention to: Trevor Brown, Executive Director

Closing date for the competition is 11:59pm on April 15, 2018. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. The Lethbridge Youth Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Experience:

  • relevant: 1 year (Required)

Education:

  • Bachelor’s (Required)

License or certification:

  • Drivers Lice (Required)

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Lethbridge, AB, CA
Posted on: 2018-04-04
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