YES! Halton Program Facilitator
(Indus Community Services, Mississauga Office - Matheson, Health Services)
|Comments||The YOUTH FOR EQUITY, EMPOWERMENT & SOLIDARITY (YES! HALTON) program is envisioned as an opportunity for students in grade 9-11 in Halton schools. The aim of the program is to enhance youth participants’ confidence and foster critical self-reflection on all aspects of their unique identity. The program will help to build youth leadership skills to create a climate of inclusion and respect for all members of their student community and beyond.|
|Contact||Leena Halees, Project Coordinator, Indus Community Services; Phone: 905-275-2369 ext 249; Email: email@example.com|
|Duties||The program is looking for volunteer facilitators (ages 18-30) with a deep understanding of equity and anti-racism, and who have a keen interest in working with youth. Volunteers will be responsible for implementing and co-facilitating a 14-week program alongside Indus staff during school hours with youth in Halton.|
|More Info Link||induscs.ca/yes-halton-program/|
|Benefits||Develop leadership and facilitation skills |
|Clients||Students in grade 9-11|
|Ages||18 year(s) - 30 year(s)|
|Suitable for OSSD||No|
|Suitable For||Adults (18+) ; Post-secondary students|
|Areas of Interest||Education Support (Training Programs) ; Life Skills Support ; Mentorship / Leadership ; Program Coordination / Support ; Social Interaction ; Youth Services|
|Skills/Experience||Creativity ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Leadership ; Listening Skills ; Mentoring & Training ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Demonstrates an understanding and/or lived experience of marginalization and racism. Demonstrates understanding of diversity, inclusion and equity in context of youth engagement. |
Knowledge of group dynamics and ability to facilitate group processes.
Ability to take initiative and leadership.
Current Criminal Record Check including Vulnerable Screening will be required.
Ability to volunteer during school hours.
|Commitment Length||Short Term ; 14 weeks, February-May 2018|
|Interaction Level||Small Group|
|Minimum Hours||2 / Week|
|Dates and Times||Monday: Morning, Afternoon |
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon
Friday: Morning, Afternoon
Mon-Fri: 10:30 am-1:30 pm
Exact days, times, and locations to be determined
Flexibility to contribute more hours if desired
|Location||Halton schools (Oakville, Milton, Burlington)|
|Number of Positions||Acton ; Burlington ; Georgetown ; Milton ; Oakville |
9 individual(s) needed in total.
|Training||Orientation ; Training is provided ; Scheduled training ; Comprehensive training in equity and facilitation skills development. |
Saturday, January 2018, Full-day
|End Date||30 Nov 2017|
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|Organization Name||Indus Community Services, Mississauga Office - Matheson, Health Services|