Job Opportunity: Ghost River Rediscovery Youth Leadership Program Coordinator (Calgary)

8 06 2011

Here’s a job opportunity from the Ghost River Rediscovery Society!

Employment Opportunity
GHOST RIVER REDISCOVERY

An Outdoor Education Program based on Aboriginal Culture…
…is looking for a Youth Leadership Program Coordinator

Our Mission: Drawing on the strength of Indigenous culture, the wisdom of the Elders, with a philosophy of love and respect for the Earth and all peoples, Ghost River Rediscovery aims at empowering people of all ages and cultures to discover the natural world, the worlds between cultures and the worlds within themselves.

Role: The Youth Leadership Program (YLP) Coordinator is responsible for overseeing the projects under the Youth Leadership Program. This position requires a high degree of personal motivation as well as the ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Duties:
Oversee all aspects of the Canadian International Development Agency projects
Conduct regular monitoring trips to build upon and maintain partner relations, conduct evaluations, and consult on the project plans and overall vision
Submit regular reports as required by funding agencies
Create and submit proposals for new and innovative projects
Management of finances for all YLP projects, in collaboration with the financial team
Supervise YLP staff , marketing and promotion of the YLP program

Qualifications:
A minimum of 2 years experience working in international development projects
Post-secondary education in Social Sciences, Communication Studies, or Education
Spanish language skills
Exceptional planning and organizational skills
Commitment to the Rediscovery model and the vision of Ghost River Rediscovery
Experience working with youth from Aboriginal and diverse backgrounds
Strong writing skills, strong cross-cultural communication and interpersonal skills.

This is a full time position to start ASAP. Only selected candidates will be contacted. Candidates will be required to provide a Police Records check and a Child Welfare Record Check.

Email Resume and cover letter to:
Kristie Schneider, Operations Manager
Ghost River Rediscovery Society
kschneider@ghostriverrediscovery.com”

-posted with permission from Shaylene Lickers, AP~ND Program Coordinator, Ghost River Rediscovery Society

For more information about Ghost River Rediscovery, please read our profile on them here and check out our Google Maps.


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