Youth Events Planner

Big Brothers Big Sisters of The Georgian Triangle

JOB TITLE: Youth Events Planner

SUPERVISOR: Executive Director

START DATE: 24 June 2019

END DATE: 30 August 2019

HOURLY WAGE: $14

# of HOURS: 35 per week

# of POSITIONS:  2

For over a century, Big Brothers Big Sisters has been helping change Canadian children and youth’s perspectives, and giving them the opportunity to reach their potential. And we have over a century of volunteers, donors, and advocates to thank. Our charity’s work all started in 1913, when a woman by the name of Eleanor Adams Hunter, working in the court system in Toronto, founded the first Canadian Big Brother program in Toronto. More than 100 years later, Big Brothers Big Sisters remains true to our founders’ vision of bringing caring role models into the lives of children. And, today, Big Brothers Big Sisters of The Georgian Triangle continues to be the leaders in mentoring services within our community.

We truly believe that a thriving community surrounds youth with support, opportunities for empowerment, boundaries, expectations and constructive use of time.

GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION

This is an important project coordination role within the organization.  The focus of this role is to support projects related to group programs and fundraising events.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work with the Group Activity Lead to assist with our group programs
  • Lead one of our group activities
  • Ability to assist with some casework activities for the right candidate
  • Help drive awareness of our programs within the community
  • Assist children and youth within our programs better engage with various programs
  • Engage with the local community to promote our events
  • Assist with other projects as required

QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE JOB

Education: Possess or working towards a degree/certificate in child welfare, a STEM discipline, event planning, sports or nutrition discipline, or a related field

Experience:

  • Desire to progress quickly
  • Experience working with children and youth
  • Highly attentive to the needs of children and youth
  • Ability to multitask and meet deadlines
  • Access to a car to drive to locations across our catchment area
  • Must be able to work evenings and weekends as required

To apply, please send your cover letter and resume to Eleonore Eaves, Executive Director, at eleonore.eaves@bigbrothersbigsisters.ca