The candidate will be responsible for coordinating with local youth agencies in Renfrew County, including, but not limited to: Phoenix Centre for Children and Families, Family and Children’s Services, Pembroke Boys and Girls Club, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, and local schools. The purpose being to invite youth to our Centre.
This may include meeting with employees of above agencies to arrange presentations or individual meetings with youth and/or their parents.
A small percentage of time will be spent assisting with administrative tasks.
Education and Experience:
-Post secondary education in social services, education, social sciences or similar
-Experience working with youth and groups, planning and organizing activities and events
-Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal)
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities–
-Ability to engage youth and adults in order to generate interest in Elevate programs and services
-Willingness to introduce youth and/or parents to the Centre by bringing to our location, or arranging to meet them there
-Ability to forge relationships and follow up with youth and/or parents as to attendance at the Centre
-Conflict resolution skills, in the event that issues arise with participants
-Must have a valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle.
Part-time contract position- approx. 9 hrs/week flexible (10 months with possible extension)
Rate of Pay- $18.00/hr
Location- Phoenix Centre building (main floor)
130 Pembroke St W
Job Type: Part-time
Salary: $18.00 /hour
- relevant: 2 years (Preferred)