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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.

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.

• 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.