Thrive is now accepting applications for
Full-time Learning Facilitator
Thrive is seeking highly energetic, creative, passionate and caring person to fill a one year full-time position (with possibility of extension) in the Rogers Break Thru Project. Thrive’s educational initiatives embrace a holistic approach to working with young people who have complex issues which could include addictions, violence, sexual exploitation, mental illness, lack of attachment to positive supports, etc. All Thrive initiatives operate from a strengths based perspective and support harm reduction practices.
Working within an existing staff team, the learning facilitator will be responsible for delivering individual and small group instruction to youth 12-16 yrs. Specific focus will be on increasing foundational math skills as well as assisting youth to complete homework and assignments, and support the ongoing development of social supports to participants. The learning facilitator will be expected to create positive working relationships with the Thrive team, youth, families, school, and community supports. This position will require an individual who is flexible, embraces creative and nonjudgmental approaches to working with marginalized youth, is highly organized, and able to work within a dynamic community based setting.
Skills & Qualifications
- Education degree
- Previous experience working with vulnerable youth
- Previous experience working in an alternative learning environment would be an asset
- Excellent organization skills
- Excellent communication skills
- Strong understanding of the issues and challenges that youth face
- Demonstrated ability to be able to embrace creative approaches to working with youth
To apply please submit a cover letter and resume to:
Educational Initiatives – Selection Committee
PO Box 26067
St. John’s, NL A1E 0A5
(709) 754-0842 (FAX)
Deadline to apply: 4:30 Thursday, July 17th 2014
Thank you to all those who apply, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.