Spence Neighbourhood Association is looking to fill a 37.5 hour per week Newcomer Outreach Coordinator for the
Youth drop-in Program. The Newcomer Outreach Worker is responsible for recruiting and supporting new comer
youth in attending our Youth Programs as well as coordinating the Youth Drop-in Program. The Youth Program runs
Monday to Friday 6:30 to 9:30. This position works closely with the Youth drop in programmer to enhance, run and
support new comers in programming. The outreach worker will support in new comer integration into youth
programming at the Magnus Eliason Recreation Centre (MERC). The applicant must be able to work Monday to
Friday evenings with programming from 6 to 10 pm.
Primary responsibilities include:
Advertising the program to community households, schools and other locations where newcomer youth attend
Providing supports and resources to newcomer youth and their families
Finding ways to build belonging/connecting newcomer youth to the community, the people in their community
and helping them play a role in making it a positive place to live.
Coordinating Youth Program Monday to Friday 6:30- 9:30
Supervising volunteers and Jr. Staff
Keeping statistical records, a log book and writing reports
Must have an in depth understanding of inner city communities and the issues facing youth
Must be able to communicate both verbally and in writing.
Must enjoy team work and be willing to work with other SNA staff.
Must be able to provide a current criminal record check and child abuse registry check
Current First aid and CPR training and Drivers Licence are assets.
Creativity and ambition an asset
Excellent communication and organizational skills
Supportive and encouraging with community members
Ability to prioritize and problem solve in fast paced environment
Experienced and comfortable with office software
Knowledge of Spence neighbourhood and resources in community
Experience organizing programming for 13-18 year olds
Education or training in coaching, teaching or recreational programming
Be able to provide clear direction and feed back to volunteers, Jr. Staff and youth participants
Be able to provide a current criminal record check and child registry check
Be able to work afternoons/evenings
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