[Sust-mar] Fw: [goodwork] Project Leader, Katimavik Atlantic, f/t, Inverness NS, asap/Nov 1 deadline
gail at hatchcom.com
Wed Oct 25 19:13:25 EDT 2006
[as posted to GoodWork http://www.GoodWorkCanada.ca ]
> EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
> Position: Bilingual Project Leader 2006-2007
> Organization: Katimavik Atlantic
> Date posted to GoodWorkCanada.ca: Oct 25, 2006
> Start date: ASAP
> Application deadline: Nov 1, 2006
> Location: Inverness NS, Canada
> Do you want to contribute to building our society? Why not
> be a Project Leader at Katimavik and support the creativity
> of young Canadians?
> Katimavik, Canada's leading national youth volunteer
> service program, offers youth aged 17 to 21 the chance
> to learn through volunteer work, to discover their country,
> to meet Canadians from all regions and to develop their
> leadership skills.
> A STIMULATING WORK ENVIRONMENT
> * Live in a Canadian community where a Katimavik
> project has been established.
> * Live-in supervision and support of three groups of 11
> participants age 17-21 during a nine month service learning
> and leadership program.
> * Be a part of a dynamic Service learning program where
> local community partners offer meaningful learning
> opportunities through volunteer to Katimavik participants
> * Initiate and facilitate group dynamics with the support of
> other Project Leaders and a Project Coordinator.
> * Maximise participants learning potential and ensure that
> the program's objectives are met in the following areas:
> leadership, second official language, environment, cultural
> discovery, and healthy lifestyle.
> * Liaise and maintain good relations with local media,
> Katimavik's community partners, work supervisors and
> members of the Local Katimavik Committee (LKC).
> * Implement community integration plans.
> * Carry out the logistics, administration and financial tasks
> related to group living.
> QUALIFICATIONS: Put your strengths and talents to good use
> * Bilingual (Fluent English & French)
> * University degree and/or experience in working with
> young adults.
> * Extensive understanding of youth-related issues,
> volunteers service, and alternative education.
> * Valid Driver's license (license to drive a 12-passenger
> vehicle is an asset).
> * Standard First Aid and CPR
> * Excellent facilitation, communication, leadership,
> planning, organisation and co-ordination skills; ability to
> adapt to change, take initiative, manage a team and resolve
> conflicts; open-mindedness and respect; time and stress
> management skills.
> * Sound knowledge of MS Office applications, ability to
> manage a budget and write reports
> * Training or experience in team building, programming,
> community development, public relations, Non Violent
> crisis intervention, and suicide intervention an asset.
> OUR COMMITMENT TO YOU
> * You will receive a dynamic and interactive training
> focused on the different aspects of your responsibilities
> and the development of your skills.
> * You will receive continued support throughout the
> duration of your contract from a network of staff.
> * Along with your salary, $489 / wk + 6% vacation pay.
> In addition we assume all costs associated with your food,
> lodging and group activities.
> * After a three-month probationary period you are eligible
> for a range of benefit programs:
> - Group Benefit Program specific to contractual positions
> - Access to the Employee Assistance Program
> - Professional Development funds
> Send your cover letter and CV to the Katimavik Atlantic
> Regional Office, by November 1, 2006.
> Only selected applicants will be contacted.
> Katimavik Atlantic
> Janet Belliveau, Human Resources Officer
> Email: hr at katimavik-atl.org
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