Youth Facilitator: Nelson Youth Website
The Nelson and District Youth Centre, in partnership with the Nelson Community Directed Youth Fund Committee, is currently recruiting a youth to be our Facilitator for the Nelson Youth Website. Working with support from the NDYC Manager and committee members, this position will facilitate a process to develop a Nelson Youth Website (NYW). The website is a project funded under CBT’s Community Directed Youth Funds. The goal of the NYW is to promote, invite and create awareness of opportunities for youth in Nelson and area, specifically youth aged 12 to 19 yrs.
DUTIES: with support and mentorship from committee members, the successful applicant will initiate and coordinate a youth advisory group consisting of a minimum 4 youth (between the ages of 12 and 19 yrs) to assist in the planning and development of the website. The applicant will work within a project time line to: 1) work with the youth committee to create a template for the website, 2) solicit and input material for the website, 3) work with local youth and community partners to solicit resources and information for the website, 4) input information for the website and 5) promotion of the website once established.
Responsibilities will also include organizing meetings, report writing, press releases, poster making and networking with youth and local community partners.
QUALIFICATIONS: The applicant must be energetic, motivated, self-directed, multi-task orientated, a team player and have proven success in interacting with youth. The applicant must have competent skills in: problem solving, computer use, organization and communication (written and verbal). Awareness of local youth programs and services is an asset.
This is a temporary, part time position. Position starts as soon as possible and ends February 28, 2013. The position is up to 12 hours per week at $12/hr for the 24 week period. Position hours could be split between 2 positions. An ideal candidate would be between the ages of 12-25 years old. This is a non-union position.
Please submit a COVER LETTER and RESUME to the attention of Christine Schmidt, Manager moc.a1386565771edite1386565771n@occ1386565771ydn1386565771 or in person. Application deadline is September 20, 2013. Only complete applications will be accepted. Applicants are thanked in advance for your application but only those short-listed will be contacted.
Employer Name: Nelson and District Youth Centre
Contact Address: 608 Lake St. Nelson, BC V1L 4C8
Contact Phone: 250-352-5656