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YOUTH PROGRAM FACILITATOR

The Portage Learning and Literacy Centre is currently seeking Youth Program Facilitators to work with a small team to organize and implement a summer program for newcomer youth. The program will offer a variety of activities (4 hours per day, 4 days per week for 8 weeks), during July and August 2022. Each position is approximately 35 hours per week for nine or ten weeks, from June 20 (or 27) to August 26, 2022.

SUMMARY OF POSITION:
Under the supervision of the Settlement Coordinator and working closely with the SYEP Coordinator and other Settlement staff, this position is responsible for: 1) assisting with planning, logistics, and implementing activities of the Summer Youth Engagement Program (SYEP), and 2) assisting with administrative duties within the office.

Qualifications
• Knowledge/awareness of the PLLC and its various programs
• Youth-focused with commitment to assisting growth and development among children
• Ability to work with diverse groups of people in a collaborative, culturally aware manner
• Excellent interpersonal and facilitation skills, as well as verbal and written communication skills
• Outgoing, with the ability to work unsupervised, take initiative, and lead groups
• Excellent time management and teamwork abilities
• Must be patient and enjoy working with children and youth
• Previous teaching and leadership experience is a strong asset
• Demonstrated ability to adapt to new and challenging situations
• Knowledge of or experience with office administration, including organizational and technical skills
• Excellent computer skills, including the use of internet browsers, Windows and Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
• Sound judgement and the ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality, including a secure filing system
• Must possess a valid MB driver’s license with a clear driver’s abstract
• Access to a reliable vehicle is an asset
• Education and relevant experience in Social Services and/or Child Care is an asset
• First Aid/CPR certificate (or willing to obtain one immediately upon starting)
• Must complete a Criminal Record Check and Child Abuse Registry Check before starting

Wage: Between $12 to $16 per hour, depending on experience
To Apply: Email your cover letter and resume to cathy@pllc.ca
Application deadline: Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at 12:00 p.m.

We appreciate the interest of all applicants. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.