Youth Co-op Coordinator

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Location

870 Richmond Square
H3J 1V7 Montreal , QC
Canada
Quebec CA
Category: 
Added on: 
27/04/2018
Expires in: 
30/05/2018 (6 days)
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Wage: 
16.00 $ per hour
Hours Per Week: 
35
Description: 

Under the supervision of the Program Director and Assistant Program Director, the Youth Co-op Coordinator supervises all members selected and ensures the proper functioning of the cooperative. Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Establish a process for selecting participants (information sessions and interviews)
  • Plan and implement training workshops to youth
  • Oversee youth in the establishment and development of their cooperative
  • Accompany youth in research and implementation of contracts
  • Attend all necessary meetings including but not limited to different community organizations (i.e. CJS)
  • Build positive relationships with youth co-op members by creating a welcoming and structured environment
  • Intervene effectively in conflict situations when necessary and teach youth how to resolve conflicts autonomously
  • Teach the youth tools to be able to build on their independence in order to run the CJS on their own
  • Coordinate larger contracts
  • Produce a report of all activities at the end of the project
  • Promote positive individual and group behaviour

 Qualifications:

  • Have been registered as a student in 2017-2018 and be returning to school in September 2018.
  • Study in one the followings fields: social work, leisure intervention technique, special care counseling, communication or any other appropriate field (University diploma).
  • Training or appropriate experience in animation with youth 12 to 18 years of age is an asset.
  • Knowledge of community organizations is an asset.
  •  Ability to communicate in French and English (written, oral and verbal).
  • Be available to attend a 3-day intensive training on the development of a work cooperative (May 23-25)
  • Flexible, reliable, independent, mature
  • First-Aid & CPR certification is an asset
  •  Experience working with ethno-cultural communities an asset.
  •  Strong organization skills, ability to delegate, multi-tasking, time management and computer skills (ex. Microsoft Word, Excel)

 Job Conditions:

  • 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday 10:00am to 5:00pm. Some flexibility required
  • Available for the entire duration of the contract starting May 22nd and ending August 10th
  • Salary for this position is $16.00 per hour paid every two weeks.

 Submission deadline: May 4th, 2018, 5:00pmPlease send your CV, letter of intent and two references to:Darnell Jones, Program DirectorEmail: darnelljones [at] tyndalestgeorges.com 

Nearest Metro Station: 
English Spoken: 
Necessary
English Written: 
Necessary
French Spoken: 
Asset
French Written: 
Asset
Method to Apply: 
E-mail
Deadline to Apply: 
Friday, May 4, 2018
Date Job Begins: 
Tuesday, May 22, 2018