Go Girls Program Facilitator
Responsible to: Executive Director
Qualifications: Two year post-secondary Diploma in a related field / Degree preferred (Social or Human Services, Child and Youth Care, Social Work, Family Studies)
Salary: $18 per hour.
Hours: Temporary Contract 35 hours per week January 4 – June 2021. (January-March groups will be facilitated online, April-June groups will be facilitated employing a hybrid model – both in-person & online)
The incumbent will provide group facilitation in accordance with the National Standards set out by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada. The facilitator will be responsible for delivering Go Girls programs (groups) through a virtual format.
Go Girls is a curriculum-based group mentoring program for self-identifying girls between the ages of 11-14. The program supports and fosters physical activity, healthy eating, self-esteem and social skills. The overarching goals reflects BBBSCV’s mandate to help youth reach their full potential while addressing specific pressures that negatively impact pre-teen/teen girls.
- Facilitate Go Girls Groups in a virtual setting (Zoom)
- Liaise with partnership schools regarding program referrals
- Manage program intake
- Collect program data, conduct evaluations
- Support program modification for virtual facilitation
- Collect and deliver program supplies to program participants
- Assist with program recruitment and communications
- Provide regular reports to Executive Director, or special reports as requested
- Maintain strict confidentiality as outlined in agency Privacy and Confidentiality Policy
- Perform administrative functions as required to manage caseload
- Liaise with schools, other youth service agencies, other community groups, clubs or the public in general as required
- Remain aware of federal and provincial privacy legislation and the agency’s privacy policies and practices
- Ongoing program development
- Other related duties as required
In accordance with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada’s National Standards, all Program Facilitators must:
‘Have a two year post-secondary diploma in a related field (e.g. education, social or human services, child and youth work, family studies etc.).’
Preferred skills and experience:
Effective oral and written communication skills
Previous group facilitation and co-facilitation experience an asset
Strong problem-solving skills
Ability to interact with diverse people of all ages, cultural backgrounds, and life experiences
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Sound computer skills
Ability to work flexible hours
Access to a vehicle
Criminal Record Search upon commencement of employment.