Youth Worker – 2 Positions

Job Description: 


October, 2014 - May 29, 2015



Under the direction of the Education Coordinator the Youth Worker will help implement and supervise recreation activities and intervention programs for the Snuneymuxw First Nation Youth Program.



Engages with 3-11 children daily (art, outside play, computers, cooking etc.).
Follows weekly youth calendar for events.
Ensures safety of children and report any incidents  promptly.
Provides support, guidance and direction while promoting anti- bullying.
Creates activities for all youth.
Follows Youth Centre Protocols including completion of related forms.
Ensures areas are clean and safe for children.
Assist with event planning, as required.


Education and Qualification requirements:

Currently attending high school or graduated grade 12.
Experience working with children and youth, and as part of a team.
Ability to obtain a Criminal Record Check is mandatory.
Available during the weekdays and including some weekends.
Class 5 Drivers License is an asset.


Key Competencies:

Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
Ability to demonstrate being a positive role model.
Ability to exercise good judgment, show initiative and be proactive.
High standards of ethics and confidentiality to handle sensitive information.
Strong organizational skills with proven ability to effectively prioritize work flow.


Please submit your current resume and cover letter to:

Snuneymuxw First Nation

668 Centre Street, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 4Z4


Fax: 250-753-3492

Deadline Date: Friday October 3, 2014

For more information contact Terena Ross at 250 740-2316

Please note only those applicants who are short-listed will be contacted

Application Deadline: 
Friday, October 3, 2014
Job Type: 
Contract (Part Time)