Youth Services Coordinator
Wildwood, AB | Competition No. 22-033 Position Summary
The Youth Services Coordinator will plan, deliver and evaluate Family and Community Support Services programs for children and youth in Yellowhead County. Overall, the Youth Services Coordinator will ensure safe, quality preventative and educational programming directed towards children and youth.
Work is conducted in both an office and outdoor environment.
Hours of work are variable.
Requires dealing with parental concerns and conflicts between children.
Travel is required.
Requires transporting of supplies and equipment to programming sites.
The salary range is currently $66,182- to $83,790 per year. Yellowhead County offers a competitive benefit package.
This is a temporary position up to maximum of 18 months.
The competition will remain open until Friday September 30, 2022
Only those candidates being considered will be contacted.
The personal information obtained as a result of this advertisement will be utilized for these employment opportunities only, and is subject to compliance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Program Development, Preparation and Delivery
Plan, develop, create and deliver programming focused on children and youth.
Ensure safe facilities and adequate supervision for all attending youth.
Arrange for facility use for programs developed.
Verify that all supplies are available for planned activities.
Arrange for special equipment, speakers, resources needed to be available for planned program.
Provide leadership and instruction during program delivery.
Maintain records on material usage and inventory.
Youth Committees and Community Agency Involvement
Provide assistance and advise existing youth groups and committees in planning for social, recreational, cultural and educational activities in the community.
Assist in the formation of youth groups and project committees.
Provide liaison with area schools and community agencies regarding the provision of youth services, including but not limited to the It’s Cool Committee, Bee Aware Committee, Drug Action Coalitions, etc.
Evaluation and Promotion of Youth Services
Promote Yellowhead County Family and Community Support Services and their programs.
Evaluate youth programs and develop policies and best practices for the FCSS Board.
Evaluate youth programs with youth residents of Yellowhead County.
Prepare and present agenda items and Board reports.
Maintain records and produces reports of activities planned.
Meet monthly with Yellowhead County programmers.
Develop the youth programming budgets as necessary.
Formulate a written evaluation and reference letter for youth programs.
Develop and submit grants and fundraising options for youth programs.
Post-secondary diploma in youth/social/recreation services
Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekend
Valid driver’s license and a reliable vehicle
Defensive Driving Certificate
Valid First Aid and CPR Certificate
Clear Child Welfare check
Clear RCMP check
One (1) year experience working with children and youth in a social/recreational setting.
Excellent interpersonal skills
Preferred Qualifications Education/Skills
Degree in a recreation or social services field
Board development knowledge
Cultural sensitivity training
Two (2) years experience working with children and youth in a social/recreational setting.
Experience working with divers (age and culture) population.
Experience with program development.
Experience working with non-profit boards.
Additional Job Information:
Salary Range: $66,183 - $83,790 per year
Posted Date: Aug 23, 2022
Closing Date: Sept 30, 2022