POSITION: Youth and Young Adult Program Specialist
DEPARTMENT: Camp Goodtimes
WHY JOIN THE CANADIAN CANCER SOCIETY (CCS)?
The Canadian Cancer Society works tirelessly to save and improve lives. We fund the brightest minds in cancer research. We provide a compassionate support system for all those affected by cancer, from coast to coast and for all types of cancer. As the voice for Canadians who care about cancer, we work with governments to establish health policies to prevent cancer and better support those living with the disease. No other organization does all that we do to improve lives today and to change the future of cancer forever.
Under the Camp Goodtimes program umbrella, the Program Specialist is responsible for developing, designing, and overseeing outcome- based provide inclusive and relevant recreation experiences for youth and young adults affected by a cancer diagnosis. This position will design and oversee engaging and inclusive programs for youth and young adult participants of all ability (cognitive and physical) levels at Camp Goodtimes in the summer, during year-round programs and any virtual based programs.
This includes adapting programs and working with facilitators to meet and be inclusive of all the various needs of participants. This includes working with and changing programs based on direct feedback from the population to enhance and further support their needs.
This position is responsible for the creation and implementation of support programming for the AYA (Adolescence Young Adult) population nationally.
This position is a full time 37.5 hours per week and permanent working out of the Vancouver office or remotely. In June and July, this position lives on-site at camp and has 1 seasonal program facilitator direct report.
WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING:
Program Development and Implementation of Youth and Young Adult Recreational Programming
Provide leadership opportunities to youth during summer camp programs, and throughout the year
Volunteer engagement and management
Participant Recruitment and Screening
Reporting and Evaluation
4 - 6 years - similar or related general experience in the following:
Knowledge, skills, abilities and additional requirements
WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT FROM US:
CCS offers meaningful opportunities to help make a difference in the lives of Canadians with cancer and their families. We are committed to fostering a culture that is inspiring, supportive and exemplifies our core values:
CARING COURAGE INTEGRITY PROGRESSIVE.
In return for your skills and dedication, we offer an attractive compensation package that encompasses a competitive salary, excellent benefits and the opportunity to have a rewarding employment experience where your contributions can make a true difference every day.
HOW TO APPLY:
APPLICATION LINK: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=6b8d7b58-7454-4d4d-81d1-9343c456dba9&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=432360&lang=en_CA&source=CC4
Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resume, cover letter and salary expectations in the application link by January 25, 2022.
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