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Youth Asset Development Coordinator
Organization: City of St. Albert
Region: Alberta
End of contest: October 19, 2017 before 22:00 hrs
Type (Full time / Part time): Full Time
             
 
City of St. Albert
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Description
OPPORTUNITY
As Alberta's 'Botanical Arts City', St. Albert is a community renowned for its botanical arts, its commitment to a green lifestyle and the cultivation of activities that provide for a well-rounded quality of life. Our employees provide over 64,000 residents with high-quality programs and services and are proud to contribute to making St. Albert one of the best places to live in Canada. 

Our Community & Social Development Department is seeking to hire a Youth Asset Development Coordinator to implement programs and strategies based on the Asset Development philosophy. The Coordinator will work to support and strengthen community youth; to ensure meaningful youth engagement with the goal of mobilizing young people to use their power as Asset Builders and change agents.

Specific responsibilities of the Coordinator will include:

  • Youth Asset Work: working with a Youth Asset Worker, students and volunteers to connect youth to themselves, other youth and the community; promoting feelings of community and positive relationships among groups, and guiding skill-building activities with Youth;
  • Community Development: delivering coordinated, high quality youth services by working with relevant local and regional social service agencies, organizations and associations; developing networking opportunities; liaise with partner schools to track trends and issues impacting youth; encourage community organizations and businesses to get youth involved in meaningful roles;
  • Youth Council: providing leadership and guidance to the St. Albert Youth Council in identifying matters and serving as a link between youth, government and the community;
  • Program Development, Evaluation and Budget: establish and maintain accurate records, facilitate evaluation, budget and fundraising processes;
  • Staff Supervision: directly supervise a Youth Asset Worker and volunteers.


HOURS OF WORK
This position works a compressed schedule of 72 hours bi-weekly. The core hours are Monday - Friday, 8:00 – 5:00 with a regular day off every two weeks, but there will be a requirement for weekend and evening hours.

Requirements
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences (Social Work, Child & Youth Care, Community Development) combined with at least two (2) years of related experience, or a diploma in a related field combined with at least five (5) years of related experience.
  • Extensive knowledge of social programming and experience working with youth.
  • The position requires an individual who has experience in facilitation and group work, working with youth, community development and program management.
  • Prior supervisory experience is desirable as the Coordinator will recruit, supervise and evaluate staff, practicum students, and volunteers.
  • Certification in Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training
  • First Aid/CPR Certification
  • Applicants must possess a valid class 5 driver’s license and a reliable vehicle.
  • The role requires an individual with well developed interpersonal and relationship building skills.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills are required.
  • Proficiency using the Microsoft Office suite of programs. 

The successful applicant will be required to obtain and maintain a clear vulnerable sector police information check.

Qualified applicants are invited to submit their cover letter and resume via the City of St. Albert Employment website www.stalbert.ca/employment

We wish to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position. However, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Salary & Benefits

$72,793 - $88,563 per annum. In addition, the City of St. Albert offers a comprehensive benefit package.

Other relevant information
Qualified applicants are invited to submit their cover letter and resume via the City of St. Albert Employment website at www.stalbert.ca/employment ...
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