Youth Education Supervisor - #8991613

YWCA Metro Vancouver


Date: 1 week ago
City: Vancouver, BC
Contract type: Full time
YWCA Metro Vancouver

Reporting to the Manager, Youth Education Programs, the Youth Education Supervisor is responsible for overseeing the Grade 7 Youth Education Programs, which supports participants as they transition from elementary to high school. The role includes research, developing community contacts, program evaluation, volunteer management, data management, and other key administrative duties. This role requires excellent organization and attention to detail.
Responsibilities:

  • Working closely with the Program Manager and other Youth Education Supervisor to ensure project-based goals, objectives, and timelines are met, and to implement new initiatives
  • Supervising/overseeing the program’s administrative systems including:
  • Supervising the Youth Education Programs through volunteer intake, collection and management of program data, and data analysis
  • Coordination of the delivery of programs within schools, including promotion and participant recruitment
  • Overseeing evaluation of the youth programs through debrief sessions, focus groups, and analyzing post-program surveys
  • Coordinating office administrative support, including preparation of program and training materials, participant registration, and application processing
  • Budget monitoring, purchasing, and expense tracking
  • Supervising program assistants, practicum students, and volunteers
  • Assisting fund development through the provision of research, program data, and other grant support
  • Assisting in the preparation and delivery of the volunteer training program
  • Oversees volunteer screening, intake, placement, and communication
  • Building and maintaining key relationships with schools, community partners, and other program stakeholders
  • Travel throughout Vancouver and Surrey is required

Qualifications:

  • University degree or equivalent and/or transferable experience in social work, youth work, psychology, education or relevant field
  • Knowledge of and experience with the YWCA’s Youth Education Programs is an asset
  • Organized, self-driven, ability to multi-task, manage competing priorities and strong leadership skills
  • Strong data management and office administration skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook and other Office 365 applications) and Google applications
  • Experience working with and facilitating groups of youth and volunteers
  • Mentorship and/or youth work experience an asset
  • Experience in community program settings such as schools or community centres
  • Strong commitment to work in gender inclusion, anti-racism, and Truth and Reconciliation
  • Strong communication skills including tact and diplomacy
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Valid BC driver’s license and clean driving record required; having access to a vehicle is an asset, but not required as we use car share
  • Able to work a flexible schedule when needed
  • The successful candidate will be required to do a criminal record check

ABOUT THE YWCA
This year, YWCA Metro Vancouver marks 125 years of serving our community. We recognize that Canada was founded through colonialist and racist policies, and the YWCA was established and operated during this time. We also recognize that these legacies exist in our present time and are committed to actively decolonizing our policies, programs and practices. Our vision: We boldly envision a just and equitable world for women, families and allies. Our mission: We advance gender equity alongside women, families, Two-Spirit and gender diverse people through advocacy and integrated services that help support personal, collective and economic wellbeing.
This is an exciting time for the YWCA. Join us and be part of a passionate, dedicated and impactful team!

How to Apply

Consider joining our committed team of staff and being part of an inclusive and rewarding workplace. Candidates are invited to* send a cover letter and resume in ONE document by Sunday, January 8, 2023, 4:00 PM* to:
Jonanne Gage
Manager, Youth Education Programs
YWCA Metro Vancouver
535 Hornby Street, VancouverBC, V6C 2E8
email: [email protected]

YWCA Metro Vancouver is committed to ensuring that the application and interview processes are accessible to all applicants; if you require accommodations in submitting your application, or have other questions, please contact the hiring manager as listed. All employment will be decided on the basis of qualifications, transferrable skills, lived experience, and business need. We thank all who apply, but only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. For more information about this and other YWCA Metro Vancouver career opportunities, please visit ywcavan.org.

Job Type: Full-time

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