OverviewYMCA Calgary Aboriginal Outreach Coordinator Part-Time Part Time in Alberta
Branch AB CA
Aboriginal Outreach Coordinator Part-Time
Reliability and understand the importance of time management. YMCA Calgary is actively building healthy communities – Join us in creating a better Calgary….
YMCA Calgary is actively building healthy communities – Join us in creating a better Calgary
YMCA Calgary opened its doors in 1902; since then we have evolved into a vibrant charitable organization where thousands children, youth and adults access our programs and facilities. We are much more than a gym, pool, and recreational facility – we strive to adapt to community needs, and ensure that our programs and facilities can be accessed by all who need them. YMCA Calgary staff firmly believe that they are creating a positive impact in the community through their work at the Y. In our work we deliver health and wellness programs, community outreach, Aboriginal programs, newcomer programs, day and overnight camping, outdoor schools, leadership development, childcare, and much more.
We serve diverse community needs through the Gray Family Eau Claire YMCA, Crowfoot YMCA, Shawnessy YMCA, South Health Campus YMCA, Community YMCA, Saddletowne YMCA, and Camp Chief Hector YMCA… and we are only just getting started. In partnership with the City of Calgary, we will expand our impact operating new facilities in Quarry Park, Rocky Ridge, and Seton. The YMCA will also be operating a stand-alone childcare centre in Quarry Park to serve 348 children. These amazing new spaces will help us reach more people through our passionate volunteers, members, and staff.
How will you make an impact? Who will you become at YMCA Calgary?
We are currently seeking to fill the following position;
Aboriginal Outreach Coordinator – Part-Time
Posting Code: CY-YAPS-PT
Start Date: Immediate
This position will work approximately 25 hours per week.
Why should you join our team?
At YMCA Calgary we are passionate about our work and know that we are creating a positive impact in the community. Our staff feel welcomed from the first day they start and quickly feel a sense of belonging here at the Y. If you are looking to care deeply about your work, make the community a better place, and develop your leadership skills this is the place for you!
YMCA Calgary also offers multiple other perks and benefits;
Complimentary YMCA Calgary Membership Plus including a linked membership for an adult of your choice, and dependent children.
Ongoing leadership development and opportunities
Leadership award opportunities
Paid recertification and training
What qualifications are we looking for?
At YMCA Calgary we strive to ensure our employees are a fit based on their strengths, interests, and future goals.
The successful candidate will have the following;
A passion for working with Aboriginal children and youth
Knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal history and worldview
Reliability and understand the importance of time management
Willing to work independently and within a team environment
Organizational skills and ability to multi-task
Current Standard First Aid and CPR C certification
Evidence of a clear Police Information Check and Vulnerable Sector Search
Three professional references
What does this role look like at YMCA Calgary?
The Aboriginal Outreach Coordinator will run two, fun and creative, lunch hour cultural programs for children and youth at Louis Riel School; the ‘Aboriginal Buddies’ program for children grades 1-6 and a Jr. High Leadership program called ‘Vision Seekers’ for youth in grades 7-9.
The Aboriginal Outreach Coordinator will:
Plan, coordinate and implement the delivery of programs to meet the needs of Aboriginal school-aged children and youth ensuring educational, cultural and social goals are met.
Ensure the safety and well-being of participants at all times.
Maintain positive relationships with school staff.
Ensure administrative duties including program statistics, data entry, impact stories and month end/annual reporting are complete and up-to-date.
Promote cross-cultural understanding and inclusive spirit among program participants, schools and colleagues
Be involved with other department or association duties as required
What qualities do we look for in YMCA Calgary Staff?
Our staff model and are committed to the following competencies;
Developing Self and Others: Developing people with a view toward present and future capacity.
Building Purposeful Relationships: Relating to people authentically with their best in mind.
Creating a Culture of Community: Gathering people to purpose and vision.
Making Intentional Impact: Intending to make a difference every day.
Thinking and Acting Strategically: Applying thoughts, words, and actions in service to the vision.
Applying Business Acumen: Demonstrating excellence in technical skills and stewarding the YMCA Business Model.
Innovating: Ability to know your environment, initiate and respond effectively to changing conditions.
Interested? It’s easy to apply!
Please send a resume and cover letter quoting posting code CY-YAPS-PT by November 4, 2015 to:
YMCA Calgary Association Services
101 3 St. S.W.
Calgary, AB T2P 4G6
Fax: (403) 269-4661
Email: [email protected]
YMCA Calgary is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants must have legal authorization to work in Canada by way of Canadian Citizenship, Permanent Residency or a valid Canadian work permit. YMCA Calgary is currently not engaged in international recruitment efforts as we are required to demonstrate that we have exhausted all means of recruitment both locally and nationally.
Potential candidates will only be contacted if selected for an interview.
Employment Type: Part Time
Location: , AB, CA
Posted on: 2015-10-23