YOUTH WORKER II
The Youth Worker II will assist in the delivery of activities for YWCA GirlSpace, an after school drop-in that promotes leadership, teamwork, self-reliance and independence, self-awareness and positive self-esteem, as well as YWCA On the Move, a 12 week program delivering physical and recreational activities. Programs are geared for girls 12-16 years.
·Degree or diploma in the area of social work, social justice, women’s studies, child and youth worker, recreation or other relevant field of study would be an asset.
·Work experience with youth, developing and facilitating youth-led programming.
·Awareness of issues and community resources relevant to pre-teen and teenage girls.
·Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to work with and liaison with multiple stakeholders, including program participants, parents, community centre staff, guest facilitators, etc.
·Tolerance of ambiguity and the ability to be able to change tasks or directions with ease, make back up plans, and explore new ways of delivering programming.
·Current first aid and C.P.R. certification.
Rate of Pay: $18.7436 per hour, with an additional 2% in lieu of benefits
Hours: As needed.
(YWCA On the Move: 2 hours, one evening per week)
(YWCA GirlSpace: 2 hours, 5 days per week)
Please respond in writing, indicating how you became aware of this job posting, by February 15, 2015 to:
153 Frederick Street
Kitchener, ON N2H 2M2
The YWCA is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from individuals of all races, colour, ethnic origin, religions, abilities, gender identity, and sexual orientations, and are committed to ensuring equal and full participation for all applicants during the recruitment and selection process.
Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.