Youth Employment Coordinator

Inuuqatigiit Centre for Inuit Children, Youth and Families

March 29, 2021

Inuuqatigiit Centre for Inuit Children, Youth and Families is a multi-service non-profit organization serving Inuit children, youth and their families and are dedicated to providing cultural, educational, and support services in a caring, respectful, and collaborative environment that fosters strong and proud Inuit children and families.


Position: Youth Employment Coordinator

Hours: 37.5 hours per week – Determinate – 3 years based on funding

Salary Range: $47,400 - $59,841 per annum + Benefits


POSITION SUMMARY

The YESS (Youth Employment and Skills Strategy) Employment program supports all youth (aged 15 to 30) to navigate through the labour market and to successfully transition into sustained employment. These objectives are reached by supporting the needs of all youth, especially youth facing barriers to develop skills, knowledge and networks through education, skills development, and meaningful work experiences. Under the supervision of the Manager of Youth, The YESS Coordinator will serve as the link between the participant, Inuuqatigiit Centre and the Co-op placement employer and will provide support to the Youth Counsellor and Job Placement Officer.


KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Oversight over the YESS program and youth who are signed up for the program;

• Support planning and coordination of the YESS program and its activities;

• Ensure implementation of policies and practices are maintained throughout the program;

• Set up youth individual files, intake for the youth (connecting with data/intake coordinator), update database to ensure youth are registered in the program, build partnerships with schools, external companies, implement training sessions, workplan for the program (collaboration with Youth Manager, Career Counsellor, and Job Placement Officer);

• Maintain budget and track expenditures/ transactions;

• Assist team on the purchasing of program equipment and supplies needed;

• Organize team meetings with external partners and internal staff;

• Assess the program and making sure all program objectives are being met (reporting);

• Assist Job Placement officer with resume building, interview training, and preparation for job opportunities;

• Manage communications through media relations, social media and promoting our program to the community and external partners;

• Connecting with funder quarterly to discuss program goals, measurables, and outcomes;

• Track progress and program outcomes/ measurables and report quarterly to program

funder;

• Seek funding opportunities to elevate the program and support the youth enrolled;

• Develop positive relationships with youth and parents;

• Develop supportive and professional rapport with Inuuqatigiit Centre staff; and

• Develop and build positive relationships with external partners.;

• Collaborate with internal and external staff/partners to expand the program and meet

the needs of the youth.

• Monitor health, safety and well-being of youth;

• Follow the Health and Safety Guidelines for the COVID-19 pandemic

• Comply with all recording and reporting requirements outlined in Inuuqatigiit Centre

policies and procedures (e.g., incident reports);

• Maintain program equipment in good repair and share responsibility for keeping a

healthy and safe program space; and

• Identify and report on concerns, issues, and hazards;

• Meet all tracking, evaluation, and reporting requirements of funder and Inuuqatigiit

Centre (attendance, project statistics, project targets, surveys, etc.);

• Adhere to all deadlines related to meetings and development of individual plans; and

• Submit quarterly reports to the funder; and

• Demonstrate respect for and show interest in Inuit culture, values, beliefs, and

traditions.


QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS

• Community College Diploma in Business Administration, Career Counselling, Social

Services or equivalent;

• CAPA (Certified Aboriginal Administrator) or equivalent preferred;

• Minimum of three years’ experience working with youth within the employment sector;

• Inuit descent preferred;

• Written and spoken fluency in Inuktitut an asset; and

• Experience working with Inuit or Indigenous communities


CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

• Medical certification of good health;

• TB Test, if applicable, and other immunizations up-to-date;

• Negative COVID-19 test;

• Police Record Check – Vulnerable Sector required in keeping with Inuuqatigiit Centre

Personnel Policies and Procedures; and

• First Aid/CPR certification or willingness to become certified.


Please apply with cover letter and resume by 5:00 p.m. on Friday,

April 9, 2021 to: hrmanager@inuuqatigiit.ca

We thank all who apply for this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

When two equally qualified candidates are considered for the same position, preference will be given to the candidate of Inuit descent

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