Summer Project Coordinator
Scope of the Position
Work collaboratively with and under supervision of the Director of Entrepreneurship & Specialty Programs.
Programming- Assist in the facilitation of JA’s suite of programs in community settings (ex. MacPhee Centre for Creative Learning, Phoenix Youth)
Plan, coordinate, and facilitate programs and activities consistent with JA Nova Scotia’s Values, Pillars, Mission/Core Purpose
Be responsible for care, supervision and safety of youth ages 12+ in a stable, fun, caring, learning environment
Engage with community partners to develop collaborative speciality program delivery plans reflective of community needs and funder requirements
Maintain positive relations with stakeholders including youth, parents, partners, funders, and volunteers
Collect and maintain student records- including registration, attendance, and evaluative measures
Coordinate and purchase programming materials
Participate in training as required, including training in the delivery of JA’s core programming
Outreach- Assist in outreach to funders and community, including the management of thank-a-thon campaigns
Enter and organize key stakeholder data using Infusionsoft CRM
Recruit volunteers from existing student/alumni populations for Thank-a-Thon events
Assist in the development of outreach materials (print & digital)
Create social media plan and content
Assist in management of social media accounts including Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter
Other duties as required.
Youth aged 15-30
Some post-secondary education preferred
Strong organizational, written and oral communication skills required
Demonstrated leadership skills and capacity to work independently
Experience working with children and youth in recreation, camp or education settings an asset
Experience with managing social media, website management/design, graphic design an asset
Able to work from a supportive, confidential, non-judgmental, trauma informed approach
The position will be 20-30 hours per week, except for August 19-23rd which will require a 40-hour week. There may be flexibility in the days/times worked. The rate of pay is $11.55/hour. The position will begin mid-late June, finishing in August.
Please send your expression of interest or any questions to Courtney Connor via email (email@example.com) by Friday May 17th, 2019.