[Sust-mar] Social Justice Youth Camp Coordinator, Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia
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Title: Social Justice Youth Camp Coordinator
Organization: Tatamagouche Centre
Location: by distance & in Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia
Role: Ensure the overall facilitation of the camp, specifically supporting Camp Facilitators in their dynamics with participants.
Supervisors: Social Transformation Program Coordinator (supported by the Social Justice Youth Camp Advisory committee)
We are seeking a fun, responsible, spontaneous, energetic person to join the coordination team for the Social Justice Youth Camp at the Tatamagouche Centre, August 20-24th. Our successful team member will join an organized, detail-oriented and ridiculous duo to co-coordinate a life-changing, eye-opening and heart-filling youth camp, supporting a team of outstanding young facilitators.
Lead the recruitment, screening and hiring of the Facilitation Team.
Participate in the recruitment of camp participants.
Participate in regular teleconferences of the SJYC Advisory Committee.
Provide information to Social Transformation Program Coordinator for reports and proposals as available and necessary
To act as a liaison between the facilitation team, the Tatamagouche Centre and the SJYC advisory committee
Design and Facilitate SJYCamp training prior to camp.
Provide leadership in the planning of the structure of the camp.
Support Facilitators in the implementation of group learning activities.
Participate directly in the implementation of group learning experiences, as necessary.
Provide reflection and evaluation processes for camp facilitators
Participate in the evaluation of group activities.
Contribute to the group debriefing session following the camp.
Ensure there is a conducive, safe, creative and fun environment for participants and facilitators.
Foster, facilitate and maintain an environment of emotional safety that encourages group living and exploration.
Support Facilitators in their roles as leaders.
Provide guidance and support to facilitation team.
Apply community standards when and where necessary.
Monitor the global functioning of the camp, and facilitate interventions as appropriate, to ensure that the camp responds to participants' needs and strengths.
Take the lead in and manage any emergency or crisis situations that may occur during the camp.
Familiarity and experience with the Tatamagouche Model of Education, Design and Leadership.
Demonstrated ability with group facilitation.
Experience with program coordination and delivery.
Experience working with, and leading, youth and young adults.
Professional, or volunteer, background in Social Justice, Social Transformation and Environmental issues.
Dedicated to challenging oppressions of all forms with some understanding of the ways power and privilege play out in the lives of individuals and the world around us
Must be available for the following specific dates
- Training: May 31st to June 3rd;
- Pre-camp planning: one weekend mid-July (to be determined); and
- Camp: August 19th (set up & prep) -- 24th
HOW TO APPLY:
Send a letter stating your interest in the position along with a resume of your related qualifications to Rena and Andrew at tata.sjyc at gmail.com by 4pm on March 23th.
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