Job Opportunities

2 Current Job Opportunities!

 

We are actively seeking a Project Coordinator (22.5 hours per week, 17 weeks), and an experienced Life Skills facilitator (37.5 hours per week, 17 weeks), to join our team.   Both positions are related to a new 17-week program that has as its goal to increase basic life skills and pre-employment readiness of Aboriginal youth, aged 18-30, who are living off-reserve in the Greater Moncton Area.  The program will have strong culturally significant elements such as appropriate ceremonies, activities, program content, and guidance from elders.  (There is a possibility of the contract being extended beyond the 17 weeks.)

 Project Coordinator:  Overall, the Project Coordinator will be responsible for leading the team of two Life Skills Facilitators in delivering a dynamic, relevant, respectful, engaging program that will provide opportunities for youth to improve their life management skills, and housing stability, gain positive social and cultural connections, and complete up to 60 hours of volunteer work in community.

Project Coordinator will also be responsible for monitoring project budget and data collection for evaluation, and reporting to project funders on a monthly basis.  He or she must be a strong team leader, organized, and have excellent time management and people development skills.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Experience with project management, program coordination, or leading a small team in a collaborative setting.
  • Knowledge of the elements and conditions that are necessary for a successful group-based program, and/or experience in group facilitation in a youth setting.
  • Possess cultural, traditional, and spiritual knowledge.
  • Excellent written communication skills.

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Life Skills Facilitators:  Facilitators will work together in further developing the existing program that has a high focus on wellness, traditional learning, hands-on skills development, fun, and reflection all while learning essential life skills and pre-employment skills.

Experience and Qualifications:

 Experience with developing and maintaining respectful relationships with First Nations people in New Brunswick, community resource agencies, and service stakeholders.

  • Experience with deliver or oversight of life skills based programs for youth.
  • Demonstrated ability to engage marginalized youth in a way that inspires them to believe in themselves and take action to set and achieve goals that are meaningful to them.
  • Possess cultural, traditional, and spiritual knowledge.
  • Excellent written, verbal and computer skills.

Must be available to begin working as early as February 26th and no later than March 5th.

Application Deadline:  February 23, 2018

We are encouraging interested people to send a resume, and brief introduction within the body of an email, directly to admin@johnhowardsenb.com.

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