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YWCA Halifax Youth Programs Facilitator Contract in Halifax, NS

YWCA Halifax

Branch Halifax NS CA

Position:
Youth Programs Facilitator
Location:
Halifax, NS

This would be an ideal position for a student or youth interested in skills development and leadership, or for someone who already holds a part-time job, and is…

YOUTH PROGRAMS FACILITATOR
CONTRACT OPPORTUNITY
Title: Youth Programs Facilitator
Department: Community Programs
Reports to: Youth Programs Coordinator
Remuneration: $15 (9 month contract; travel compensated)
Hours: Approximately 6-10 hours/week
Start Date: Week of September 26, 2016
Deadline: September 15, 2016
Other : M ust be available for lunch-time sessions at schools two or three days a week.
General Summary
The Youth Programs Facilitator will facilitate youth leadership programs for young women ages 12-15 within schools across the HRM. Duties will include: planning and delivering the GirlSpace program at junior high schools; supporting youth to take leadership roles; assisting with Youth Advisory Council activities and events, peer leadership training and other special events weekly documentation and reporting on program activities. This would be an ideal position for a student or youth interested in skills development and leadership, or for someone who already holds a part-time job, and is looking for an opportunity to work with young women in an empowering environment.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Education or lived experience in social work, sociology, gender studies, international development, child and youth studies, education, health promotion, or equivalent
  • Direct work experience with at-risk youth and/or gender-specific programming
  • Interest in popular education
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative
  • Excellent work ethic and collaboration skills
  • Outstanding communication and organization skills
  • Familiarity with the specific communities in Halifax Regional Municipality (Halifax, Spryfield, Cherrybrook)
  • Solid understanding of issues such as violence against women, sexual health, poverty, discrimination, media influences etc., and how they impact girls and young women both locally and globally
  • Commitment to anti-oppression principles
  • Current First Aid and CPR training
  • Clear Child Abuse Records, Criminal Records and Vulnerable Sector Checks
  • A valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle necessary

Job Type: Contract

Salary: $15.00 /hour

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Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Halifax, NS, CA
Posted on: 2016-09-08
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