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Youth Program Coordinator

Grande Prairie, AB, Canada

Job Type: Full-Time 

About the Role

The Grande Prairie Friendship Centre is seeking a Youth Worker. The Youth Worker will also be responsible for providing support, guidance, and mentorship to young individuals, fostering their personal and social development. This role involves creating and implementing programs and facilitating a safe and inclusive environment for youth to thrive.

Located at: 10507-98 Ave Grande Prairie

Reports to: Executive Director

Position Details: Full-Time (35 hours/week)

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Human Services experience.

  • 2-years experience supervising staff/volunteers.

  • At minimum 2-years experience working with youth.

  • Capacity to work with diverse cultural backgrounds.

  • Capacity to work with Elders and Knowledge Keepers.

  • Strong knowledge of the Indigenous culture.

  • Strong advocate for Indigenous rights.

  • Ability to work independently.

  • Problem-solving skills.

  • Demonstrates a non-judgmental attitude.

  • Strong computer skills.

  • Resourceful.

  • Knowledge with Podcasts.

  • Proficient in oral and written communication.

  • Ability to do presentations aimed for youth.

  • Available to work a flexible schedule, including some weekends and evenings.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and design age-appropriate programs and activities for youth participants.

  • Develop and coordinate the implementation, and evaluation of the program.

  • Ensures the daily operations of the program, including program budget.

  • Supervise staff to implement programs and youth groups.

  • Work in partnership with the tri-school district and community organizations.

  • Work collaboratively with other programs at the Grande Prairie Friendship Centre.

  • Develop and maintain awareness of services and programs for youth where appropriate.

  • Ensure implementation of policies, procedures of the Grande Prairie Friendship Centre.

  • Work with Elders and Knowledge Keepers to ensure the project activities and goals are met.

  • Develop and facilitate activities as required within the project mandate.

  • Supporting Elders and Knowledge Keepers in programming and meet with them to plan activities within each school district.

  • Ensure material is ready for each class.

  • Follow a workplan as set out by supervisor.

  • Reporting as required.

  • Related duties as required.

Please apply with resume and cover letter to: triciaplante@gpfriendship.com

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