Job Posting

Indigenous Youth C.R.E.W. Program Manager

Salary: $21.58 - $22.71/Hourly
Job Type: Part Time, Temporary
Start Date: 2021-11-01

Language: English
Minimum Education: Diploma
Positions Available: 1

NOC Group: Senior Managers - Health, Education, Social and Community Services and Membership Organizations (0014)
NOC Job Title: General Manager - Health, Education, Social And Community Services And Membership Organizations
Expires in 4 days
Expires: 2022-02-01
Last Updated: 2021-10-14

Job Number: 702021

Job Location(s)

5288 Joyce St
Vancouver, British Columbia
V5R 6C9, Canada

Job Description

The Indigenous Youth Culture, Recreation, Education and Work (C.R.E.W.) Program provides Indigenous Youth with activities and opportunities to gain leadership and life skills, take part in recreational activities and experience cultural learning. These activities may take place in schools, at the neighbourhood house, or other indoor/outdoor locations. The Program Manager is responsible for the leadership, outreach, development, planning and facilitation of this program. In addition, the Program Manager will support with program related administration, including: Staff supervision, managing and reporting on program expenses, collecting stats and program reporting, and other related duties.
Job Responsibilities

  • Leads program delivery, activity planning, participant outreach, promotion and record keeping
  • Works on program development, evaluation, human resources, reporting and administration with support and in conjunction with Youth Services Coordinator
  • Develops and implements activities that focus on youth capacity building through skill development training and workshops, including activities to build strong relationships with Indigenous Elders and Knowledge Keepers
  • Promotes and encourages mentorship for program participants, staff and volunteers
  • Supervises and supports program staff and volunteers in various program activities as required
  • Supports in building and maintaining strong relationships with community partners and service providers
  • Conducts research and needs analysis of urban Indigenous youth in the Collingwood community, in consultation with the Youth Services Coordinator
  • Assists in the planning and implementing appropriate cultural, recreation and education programs for C.R.E.W. participants
  • Organizes and plans for annual events including Gathering Our Voices Conference and Pulling Together Canoe Journey
  • Supports and works with the Youth Services Team to develop and support overall department goals and activities

Skills & Qualifications

  • Minimum of 2 year of experience working with youth programs and/or Indigenous youth and families
  • Undergraduate degree or diploma in a related field or a combination of education and work experience with children and youth programs
  • Knowledge and lived experience of indigenous people’s history and culture and current challenges
  • Demonstrated experience working with youth and youth leadership initiatives
  • Experience with youth outreach and program promotion
  • Demonstrated ability to manage staff and volunteers
  • Demonstrated interest, involvement, experience and knowledge of multi‐faceted community, Indigenous youth and family resources and programs
  • Experience working collaboratively with community service providers
  • Strong organizational, leadership and communication skills
  • Experience using computer programs, MS Office and social media
  • Experience with budgeting and tracking expenses
  • Valid First Aid and CPR certificate or willingness to obtain
  • Ability to work in diverse economic and cultural environments
  • Satisfactory Criminal Record Check

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How to Apply

Expiring: Feb 01, 2022

Contact: Sanjeev Karwal