Reporting to the Program Coordinator, the Youth Program Support Worker will take on initiatives and responsibilities to help coordinate and lead community development youth programs, activities and events as requested. Successful candidates will be required to participate in training, workshops and leadership opportunities to increase their individual capacity.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Provide logistical support for programs.
• Lead basic recreational activities.
• Provide supervision, leadership and role modeling in and outside of programs.
• Provide a safe, healthy environment for group participants.
• Distribute and collect registration and consent forms of participants.
• Keep track of basic reports and attendance.
• Regular communication with the Program Coordinator.
• Participate in community and cultural events when needed.
• Perform other duties as required.
• High school completion or equivalent.
• Previous experience working with groups in a leadership capacity.
• Experience working within the community as a volunteer would be an asset.
• Must undergo and successfully pass a Criminal Record Check – vulnerable sector.
• Must have a Level 1 First-Aid certificate, or be willing to get one.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
• Demonstrates a balance of mental, emotional, spiritual and physical health in their personal and professional life.
• Punctual and dependable
• Excellent communication and problem-solving skills.
• Shows commitment to being a healthy role model, including communicating positively, exercising healthy boundaries, maintaining positive relationships, etc.
• Knowledge and understanding of Tsleil-Waututh Nation history, culture and traditional territory.
• Previous experience working in a First Nations community and/or organization is preferred.
• Able to work in unexpected circumstances and on short notice.
• Able to work a flexible work schedule (evenings and weekends).