Full job description: www.youthco.org/jobs
Position Description The Yúusnewas Program Manager will coordinate the Yúusnewas staff team at YouthCO, and lead the implementation of the Yúusewas workplan. The successful candidate will:
– provide peer support and mentorship to the Yúusnewas staff team, including hiring, training, providing feedback, and completing probationary and annual staff reviews
– lead development and implementation of annual workplan, including deliverables from the Public Health Agency of Canada, the First Nations Health Authority, and a SSHRC Partnership Development Grant:
– bottom-line workshop bookings with Indigenous communities, including developing workshop agendas, and booking travel and accommodation as per the Yúusnewas workplan
– facilitate workshops and events in community-based organizations, youth groups, service providers, and First Nations communities throughout British Columbia*, including the Culture is Healing program
– participate in facilitating YouthCO’s Core Training, hosted three times per year
– bottom-line the annual five-day overnight First Directions video making retreat and workshop, set for March 18 -23, 2019 coordinate program reporting, evaluation, and finances
– build and maintain relationships with Indigenous partners, funders, and Elders
– contribute to the planning and implementation of the Indigenous Educators’ Forum, hosted in conjunction with the Pacific AIDS Network and First Nations Health Authority
– ensure curriculum reflects up-to-date information regarding HIV, Hep C, sexual health, harm reduction and the overdose crisis while centring Indigenous knowledge, and reflects YouthCO values
– participate as part of YouthCO’s management team (currently, the Mpowerment Program Manager, the Executive Director, and the Yúusnewas Program Manager
**Most travel occurs between September and April; the amount of travel does fluctuate. Typically, the Program Manager would only travel one week per month during this time. However, the Program Manger may need to travel more frequently when orienting new staff or providing extra support to the Provincial Outreach Educator or Urban Outreach Educator.
It doesn’t hurt to apply! You may have noticed this job doesn’t have a minimum requirement for education or number of years of experiences. We want to see your resume whatever level of education or work experience you have! As a peer-led organization, it is most important to us to hire someone who will bring an Indigenous approach to program management and connect with the communities we get invited into – not what letters go after your name.
Applications, consisting of a letter and resume, are due October 18 by 10:00am. Please submit applications to firstname.lastname@example.org. We will confirm receipt of all applications within three business days. We will let all applicants know whether or not they have been selected for an interview by the end of day on August 1, 2017. Where possible, interviews will be in-person on October 22nd and 24th. The position will start no earlier than November 5th, 2018.
If you have any questions you may call the office at 604-688-1441 or email Sarah at email@example.com.
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