Children and Youth Coordinator

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Ontario South (Greater Toronto)
Toronto, ON
Job description
  • Assist in the planning and implement of child and youth programs
  • Coordinate applications, conduct interviews of prospective participants and respond to inquiries regarding summer programs
  • Assist in the recruitment of volunteers for camp and coordinate volunteer orientation session as well as required materials
  • Ensure participants have all necessary materials in preferred format
  • Research and arrange activities with third party organizations, recreational groups and guest speakers
  • Facilitate session for programs in conjunction with VLRO (Vision Loss Rehabilitation Ontario) and GTA Foundation staff and other guest speakers
  • Attend planning session for all summer programs
  • Assist program leads with all administrative tasks related to the programs
  • Assist with program content development based on previous years’ evaluations and research in the field, where available
  • Arrange for guest speakers and follow up with all necessary correspondence and administration
  • Assist with travel with participants for recreational activities in the community
  • Coordinate surveys and other materials for camp evaluation for the next year

To be eligible, students must:

  • be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment
  • have been registered as full-time students in the previous academic year and intend to return to school on a full-time basis in the next academic year
  • be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment
  • have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations
  • Proven knowledge and skills in the volunteer management cycle, including program planning and development, recruitment, screening, selection and placement, orientation and training, supervision and evaluation, and recognition and retention.
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; ability to develop and deliver presentations and group training sessions.
  • Proven supervisory and coaching skills.
  • Creative problem-solving skills.
  • Detail-oriented, highly organized with excellent multi-project and time management skills.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office software.
  • Proficient in the use of Raiser’s Edge Volunteer Module, or comparable volunteer information management system.
  • A personal history of volunteerism.
  • Volunteer Management Certificate from accredited program an asset.
  • Able to work flexible hours.
  • Travel across the region will be required.
Application and contact information

CNIB strives to establish and maintain an inclusive workplace and believes that the diversity of our workforce is an invaluable asset. CNIB is committed to following recruitment and selection practices based on merit, transparency, accessibility and inclusion ensuring that all candidates are given a fair opportunity for employment with CNIB.

To help ensure that this commitment is met, CNIB is committed to working with all candidates that require an accommodation. If you require an accommodation, please let us know what accommodation you require and CNIB will work with you to meet your needs at every stage of the recruitment and selection process.

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Please send cover letter and resume, and mention how you learned of this position.

Please note that the successful candidate will be required to pass a standard Criminal Record Check.

We thank all applicants for their interest in CNIB, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.