Youth Coordinator
Nistawoyou Association Friendship Centre
Fort McMurray, AB

RESPONSIBILITIES

The Youth Coordinator reports to the Executive Director and is responsible for assisting in consulting with the Youth of our membership to determine their needs, along with the funded programs they will help develop programs in response to those needs of aboriginal youth.

DUTIES

  • Communicate with youth to determine their needs and interests of our membership
  • Ensure a variety of sport, recreation, cultural and other programs are planned and implemented
  • Provide completed evaluations and statistics of youth programs, by documenting the effectiveness of programs
  • Identify areas where new programs are needed
  • Supervise and lead activities for youth
  • Encourage local youth to participate in programs
  • Promote, advertise by making posters of upcoming events and programs
  • Coordinate a community relations campaign to promote youth programs
  • Prepare a plan for youth activities
  • Keep receipts and record of petty cash flow, to be handed in monthly to Executive Director
  • Responsible for tracking hours on time sheets of program assistants
  • Build and maintain a relationship with both Public and Catholic School Boards
  • Build partnerships with other Non-Profit Organizations
  • Responsible for ensuring all youth are registered and waver signed by all guardians

SKILLS

  • Ability to administer youth programs
  • Team building skills
  • Ability to problem solving
  • Sound decision making skills
  • Effective verbal, presentation and listening & communications skills
  • Basic computer skills
  • Enthusiastic/Positive attitude
  • Ability to work independently and in team environment

REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to pass Police background check
  • Ability to pass working with children vulnerable check
  • Class 5 Drivers License
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Microsoft Word and Excel knowledge
  • Previous experience implementing programs and working with youth
  • Standard First Aid/CPR
  • Grade 12/GED
  • Must be aware of Treaty 8 Territory and its Culture

Job Type: Full-time