NAME OF PROGRAM PARTNER: YouthLink
YouthLink believes in the potential of every youth. We are dedicated to providing them with the support, guidance and opportunities they need to make positive life choices. We provide youth with brief and ongoing counselling, in-home wraparound support, shelter, housing, educational support, and safe drop-in spaces. YouthLink works towards equitable outcomes for youth in our community and, as such, is committed to equity-based hiring practices.
We welcome applications from candidates who reflect the communities we serve, particularly candidates from Black communities, Indigenous communities, and racialized people, persons with disabilities, members of diverse gender identities and people with lived experiences in Scarborough. We are seeking candidates who demonstrably operate and practice from an equity and trauma-informed lens. We encourage applications from passionate professionals who will help us dismantle systemic barriers and will embrace working outside of Euro-centric practices.
Student Development Worker (2 vacant positions, permanent Full-time 35 hours per week) – Open until filled
The Student Development Worker reports is responsible for building relationships and facilitating communication with students, parents/guardians and secondary school teachers/administration with the objective of supporting students’ academic success. This includes identifying students’ strengths and challenges and working collaboratively with the Pathways team and secondary school partners to ensure that students are appropriately supported both within school and within the Pathways Program.
Program Facilitator (1 vacant position, permanent Part-time 20 hours per week) – Open until filled
This position is responsible for supporting interactions between volunteers and students; program-planning academic focused activities that are relevant to these goals, problem-solving difficulties with students, tutors, and providing direct support to the students if tutors are not available. This position is also responsible for organizing space, routines, curriculum development and materials.
Relief Student Development Worker (Casual position, 1-year contract) – Open until filled
The Relief Student Development is responsible for building relationships and facilitating communication with students, parents/guardians and secondary school teachers/administration with the objective of supporting students’ academic success. This includes identifying students’ strengths and challenges and working collaboratively with the Pathways team and secondary school partners to ensure that students are appropriately supported both within school and within the Pathways Program.
Receptionist/Administrative Assistant/Data Management (Contract Full-time 35 hours per week) – December 9, 2022
This position is responsible for supporting the administrative workflow for the program including: data inputting & integrity, volunteer support, student/funder reporting, monitoring, ordering and tracking student financial supports, reception, mail/courier, client files, and supplies, system troubleshooting and general administrative tasks.
ARE THESE OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE EXCLUSIVELY TO PATHWAYS ALUMNI: No
- Competitive pay
- Health & dental coverage for you and your family with 100% premium cost paid by employer.
- Annual vacation with pay at 1.66 working days for each calendar month to a maximum of 20 working days per year.
- 5 ‘authorized absence’ days for family illness or emergency circumstances that prohibit employees from reporting to work.
- 3 paid agency days every calendar year after 3 calendar months’ service.
- Maternity / parental /adoption leave top-up payments (to top-up Canadian government unemployment benefit payments).
- 100% premium cost for long-term disability coverage paid by employee.
- Eligibility to participate in pension plan after 2 years of continuous service with generous matching contribution from employer.
HOW TO APPLY:
Explore all available roles on YouthLink’s website: https://youthlink.ca/join-us/employment/
Candidates submit application to [email protected]. Please quote posting in the subject line and identify yourself as a Pathways alum in your Cover letter.
Cali Yeh at [email protected]