Bounce Back Coordinator

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Bounce Back Coordinator

Youth Central is a dynamic, creative and energetic non-profit organization, with the mission to empower youth to find and build their communities. Youth Central provides volunteer and leadership programming opportunities, primarily to youth ages 12-18 in Calgary.

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This position is responsible for the operation of the Bounce Back program, including the delivery of bi-weekly creative group sessions focused around hip hop music at the Calgary Young Offender Centre (CYOC). This is an hourly position reporting to the outreach program coordinator. Hours worked will vary from week to week, with approximately 8-10 hours/month required to fulfill the responsibilities of the position.

Essential Skills and Abilities:

  • A belief that youth are essential to a vibrant community, should be engaged in all aspects of the community, and celebrated for all they do for our community.
  • Knowledge and ability to work with a variety of people, cultures and organizations, and build collaborative relationships.
  • Ability to empower, motivate and inspire youth, while fostering innovation and creativity.
  • Ability and desire to communicate effectively using various and appropriate methods with all program stakeholders.
  • Ability to work in a flexible team environment, as well as, take initiative and act independently.

Major Functions and Accountabilities:

  • Be the primary contact for the Bounce Back program and communicate regularly with the outreach coordinator.
  • Communicate effectively with CYOC staff regarding schedule and sessions.
  • Prepare Bounce Back sessions for CYOC, including researching of hip hop music and content.
  • Develop and maintain healthy relationships with Bounce Back participants, encouraging youth to share their opinions and personal experiences through positive hip-hop writing and cypher sessions.
  • Empower youth to connect to their community through other CYOC programming and community resources.
  • Be an active community representative for Youth Central and a strong role model for youth.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records, including youth and staff evaluations.
  • Writing reports and assisting in funding applications.
  • Look for opportunities for partnership and growth for the Bounce Back program through curriculum development and ideas.

Hourly Wage: $20-$25 per hourWe offer a supportive and inclusive workplace and empower our employees by respecting, embracing and valuing their unique perspectives, experiences and backgrounds. Youth Central Society is an equal opportunity employer.

We thank all candidates for their interest. Only those applicants granted an interview will be contacted. Should you need accommodation during the interview process, please inform the contact prior to the interview to let them know what you require.

The successful candidate must clear a Police Check including a Vulnerable Sector Check, and a Child Intervention Record Check.

We regret that we are unable to accept telephone inquiries. Thank you for your interest.

Please submit your resume by August 14, 2023 to

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