POSITION Project Leader
TERM Full-time, one-year contract
LOCATION Katimavik House in one of the following locations:
Since 1977, Katimavik has been facilitating youth development initiatives across Canada. Our approach is based on the development of long-term, mutually beneficial, relationships between volunteers and local communities for the benefit of all. Our programs strive to offer experiential learning opportunities that allow young people to gain life and career skills to thrive in today’s world. Our new vision includes engaging young people in the process of Truth and Reconciliation with Indigenous peoples and fostering inclusive and accepting communities comprised of people from all backgrounds.
Are you a natural team leader and a creative problem-solver? Do you enjoy giving back to the community and inspiring others to do good? Katimavik is looking for open-minded, resourceful individuals to lead youth development projects. This challenging and rewarding position provides leadership for up to 11 youth at a time, guiding them through a six-month experience of volunteerism, learning, discovery, growth, and accountability. The Project Leader will reside in-house with the group.
Qualifications, Skills, and Experience
The Project Leader will be supported by Katimavik staff and will be offered training prior to the start date. This is a full-time position with a 40-hour work week. Project Leaders will reside in-house with the Katimavik Participants and will set their own work schedule based on the project needs. The salary is $32,000 per year and Katimavik will cover living expenses (rent, utilities, food). A clear Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Search are required.
Please send your cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible. We are accepting applications on a rolling basis. Katimavik will continue to receive applications in an effort to establish a pool of interested candidates for future Project Leader position openings.
Katimavik is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to the principles of equity and inclusive employment opportunities. Candidates from equity-seeking communities, including but not limited to, Indigenous communities, communities of colour, and newcomer communities will be seriously considered and are encouraged to self-identify in a cover letter.
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