YES! Halton Program Facilitator

(Indus Community Services, Mississauga Office - Matheson, Health Services)

Position ID: V-HVC0254 Last Full Update: 04 Oct 2017
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CommentsThe 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.
ContactLeena Halees, Project Coordinator, Indus Community Services; Phone: 905-275-2369 ext 249; Email:
DutiesThe 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.
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BenefitsDevelop leadership and facilitation skills  
Networking opportunities
ClientsStudents in grade 9-11
Ages18 year(s) - 30 year(s)
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Post-secondary students
Areas of InterestEducation Support (Training Programs) ; Life Skills Support ; Mentorship / Leadership ; Program Coordination / Support ; Social Interaction ; Youth Services
Skills/ExperienceCreativity ; 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 LengthShort Term ; 14 weeks, February-May 2018
Interaction LevelSmall Group
Minimum Hours2 / Week
Dates and TimesMonday: 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
LocationHalton schools (Oakville, Milton, Burlington)
Number of PositionsActon ; Burlington ; Georgetown ; Milton ; Oakville 
9 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Scheduled training ; Comprehensive training in equity and facilitation skills development. 
Saturday, January 2018, Full-day
Police CheckRequired
End Date30 Nov 2017
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Organization NameIndus Community Services, Mississauga Office - Matheson, Health Services