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Name of agency: Dixie Bloor Neighborhood Centre
Website Title: Website Title
Position type: Full Time Contract
Additional comments:

We thank all those who apply, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

Dixie Bloor Neighbourhood Centre is an equal opportunity employer. 

Years of experience required: 1-2
Compensation: $15 per hr
Application deadline: 03.11.2017
About the agency:

Dixie Bloor Neighbourhood Centre was founded in 1988 by concerned members of the community to enhance the quality of life of those residing in the Dixie Bloor area.​ Programs offered are free of charge and responsive to the needs of the community.

Responsibilities:

Job Summary: 

The Youth Worker supports youth (ages 13- 18) living in East Mississauga with enhancing life and social skills while providing a safe and positive environment. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

Plan, implement and co-facilitate up to 24 social/life skills workshops.

Assist youth in accessing a variety of community resources.

Outreach to youth from different cultural backgrounds.

Help and foster a more positive relationship between youth and their community, thereby ultimately projecting a much more positive image of Community youth.

Provide social support, assist in developing life skills and creating prevocational learning experiences that prepare clients for the experience of work.

Responsible for daily programming and scheduling of activities and Volunteers.

Addresses safety concerns or equipment issues 

Recruit, train and oversee volunteers

Direct and evaluate program volunteers

Maintain records and detailed reports, including daily and monthly reports.

Ensure a variety of sport, recreation, socila and other programs are planned and implemented, while promoting volunteerism

Act as a positive role model and mentor to youth participants.

Assist the Youth Program Coordinator with the completion of the final evaluation and reporting required by funding partners.

Other duties as required.

Qualifications:

Qualifications: 

·         1-3 years Post-secondary education or degree in Leadership, Child and Youth Work, Social Work, Education, or combined equivalent of education and experience

·         1-2 years of relevant experience with youth, social, recreational programs and working with ethnic diversity issues.

·         Demonstrated skills in conflict resolution, anger management and crisis management.

·         Solid interpersonal, organizational and leadership skills.

·         Ability to work both independently and as a team member.

·         Availability to work flexible hours.

·         Computer literacy with Microsoft Office and Internet.

·         Valid Driver’s License and a vehicle are an asset.

 

·         Police check required.

Job Contact Information:

Please submit your resume and cover letter quoting reference 017-023 by November 3rd, 2017 to:

Human Resources Officer

Dixie Bloor Neighborhood Centre,

3650 Dixie Rd., Unit 103, Mississauga, ON L4Y 3V9

Email: recruiting@dixiebloor.ca

           

 

We thank all those who apply, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.