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Youth Facilitator | New Immigrant Children & Youth Program

Job ID
1639
Job Posting
Close Date
2019-02-28
Job Title
Youth Facilitator | New Immigrant Children & Youth Program
Job Type
Full Time
Job Category
Other
Job Location
Edmonton, AB

Action for Healthy Communities

#200, 10578 113 St NW
Edmonton, AB   T5H3H5

http://www.a4hc.ca

Organization Profile

Position: Youth Facilitator Position

Number of Positions: 2

Program: New Immigrant Children & Youth Program  

Reports to: Project Coordinator

Number of hours: 10 – 25 hours per week

Salary: $18/ hr

Closing date: Until a suitable candidate is found

Background

Action for Healthy Communities (AHC) is a non-profit charitable organization working in Edmonton since 1995 to strengthen community capacity and build healthier and stronger communities. The AHC’s objective is to improve the lives of individuals and communities in which they live through the provision of public education and other capacity-building initiatives to enable them to enhance their own lives.

Job Summary

A Youth Facilitator works with new immigrant children and youth in group settings to help their integration process in Canada by facilitating group activities in diverse topics, by playing a role as a mentor for them.

Responsibilities Include

  • Planning group activities: plan and lead group activities in diverse topics to meet the program objectives. The topics include but not limited to Canada culture, self-awareness, healthy lifestyle, multiculturalism, communication, team building, goal setting, and social norms.
  • Role Model: be a role model, present positive attitudes and behaviours to promote a positive atmosphere and empower young people to make healthy life choices
  • Administration: write activity report regularly and support the coordinator to collect registration forms and conduct the evaluation with students.

Qualifications

  • Experience working with children and youth, especially working with new immigrants
  • A minimum completion of a High School Diploma
  • Candidates currently enrolled in or who have completed related field of study is an asset
  • A clear criminal record check with vulnerable sector check is required

Working Conditions:

  • Travel required within Edmonton and the Greater Edmonton Area as the program sites are at schools across Edmonton and the Greater Edmonton Area
  • Working hours include working at the program sites and in the office
  • Need to move around program materials for the activities

How to apply

Your application will be assessed based on how strongly your identified qualifications meet the criteria in the job advertisement. If you meet the qualifications and are passionate about working to serve the needs of immigrants and refugees, then we welcome you to send both your resume and cover letter to career@a4hc.ca with the position title in the subject line.

The successful candidate will be required to provide references and undergo a satisfactory criminal record check prior to the commencement of employment.

Only those qualifying for an interview will be contacted.  Thank you for your interest in the position.


How To Apply

Your application will be assessed based on how strongly your identified qualifications meet the criteria in the job advertisement. If you meet the qualifications and are passionate about working to serve the needs of immigrants and refugees, then we welcome you to send both your resume and cover letter to with the position title in the subject line.

The successful candidate will be required to provide references and undergo a satisfactory criminal record check prior to the commencement of employment.

Only those qualifying for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in the position.

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