Thrive is Hiring 2 Positions for a New Leadership Development Program

Youth Leadership Program Facilitators (2)

7 hours week for 13 weeks

Thrive is seeking 2 facilitators to carry out Thrive’s Leadership Development Program. The Leadership Program will be a combination of educational sessions on topics such as communication & conflict resolution; team building activities; guest speakers; and a community service project planned and carried out by the group. The program will take place once per week for two hours and will serve a maximum of 10 youth primarily 16 – 20 years.  If you have excellent facilitation skills, a strong commitment to working with youth, and enjoy being challenged, then Thrive would like to hear from you!

Details of work to be completed:

  • Plan, organize and facilitate 26 hour Youth Leadership Program with Youth Leadership Co-facilitator based on Thrive’s program manual;
  • Problem solve any program, group, or individual challenges in consultation with Thrive staff team;
  • Organize food and transportation assistance for each session;
  • Manage group dynamics;
  • Create a safe, open, and positive atmosphere for youth participants;
  • Follow up with participants if attendance drops or critical incidents arise;
  • Report any incidents to Supervisor;
  • Record program attendance and complete program administration tasks;
  • Collaborate with community partners to plan community service project;
  • Participate in an evaluation meeting.

Skills/Qualifications

  • Excellent group facilitation skills;
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of barriers and issues faced by marginalized youth ages 16-20;
  • Previous experience managing and programming for vulnerable youth groups;
  • Excellent problem solving skills;
  • Training/ education in the social sciences sector;
  • Ability to work within a strengths based, harm reduction model.

Hours of Work/Remuneration

  • 91 Hours total (26 delivery of Leadership Program & 65 for Preparation & Administration)
  • $25.00 per hour
  • Must be available consistent 2 hour timeslot for 13 weeks

 If you are interested in applying please submit resume to:

Thrive Youth Leadership Program

PO Box 26067
St. John’s, NL  A1E 0A5

Fax 754-0842

No emails please

We would like to thank everyone who applies; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

DEADLINE TO APPLY: WEDNESDAY DECEMER 11, 2014