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Hiring: Pass it On Programs Facilitators

June 13, 2023

We are looking for experienced adult facilitators to deliver our after-school Pass It On programs to high school aged youth. These facilitators must be committed to our culture, mission statement and objective. The programs will run weekly. We are looking for facilitators for both programs:

  • The Pass It On Girls (PIOG) program runs at the high school Tuesdays 4:00-6:30 pm with additional hours before and after for prep and reflection.
  • The Pass It On Boys (PIOB) program runs Fridays 2:00-4:30 pm with additional hours before and after for prep and reflection; this adaptive and engaging program will run outdoors, rain or shine.

This part-time employment contract will start in September, 2023 and will end in June 2023. Time expectations are for prep, delivery, and ongoing evaluation.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Encourage, lead, facilitate, and supervise the meaningful participation of youth and ensure that the program environment is interactive, respectful, fair, and welcoming.
  • Foster and support the culture of the program.
  • Participate in preparation for each session, based on a thorough understanding of the curriculum and the trajectory of the program.
  • Plan, promote, publicize the program.
  • In conjunction with the Executive Director (ED), evaluate the impact of the program on the participants (did the program result in the intended knowledge, attitudes or skills)
  • Report to ED and attend meetings as requested.
  • Support parent and school engagement and education around the programs.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector query will be required
  • Valid First Aid/CPR certification.
  • A strong understanding of the developmental needs of youth Grade 8-12.
  • Resourceful, creative, fun, and engaging approach to program development.
  • Passion and commitment towards growing social emotional intelligence.
  • Willingness to develop skills around safe sharing and respectful listening.
  • Communicates clearly and effectively.
  • Possesses strong organisational skills.
  • Exhibits excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Experience building professional relationships.
  • Demonstrates strong leadership skills.
  • Capability to think creatively and analytically.
  • Manages time efficiently.
  • Works well with a variety of different individuals.
  • Possesses solid problem-solving skills.
  • Strong and clear boundaries in working with youth.

Education:

  • Degree in education or 4 years of related experience working with youth.

How to Apply:

The following pieces must be presented as an application:

  • Resume and cover letter
  • List of 3 references

Application Deadline:

Please submit application by Friday June 23rd to Janine Fernandes-Hayden via [email protected]

PLEASE NOTE:  Before acceptance, candidates must complete the Methods and Tools for Deeper Connections with You Training prior to the start of the program.

Organization description:

The Circle Education envisions inclusive and gender-equitable communities living violence-free. Our mission is to foster healthy relationships to promote communities free of violence, bullying, discrimination, assault and abuse.  We do this by delivering innovative, evidence-based, social-emotional educational programs for children, youth and adults, and by inspiring and training others to deliver our programs. 

Program description:

Pass It On is an after-school cross-peer group mentorship program that supports self-awareness and healthy relationships by creating a safe and trusted space for sharing, learning, and practicing of important skills. Meeting weekly, sharing, and supporting others has a significant impact on all program participants.

The Circle offers two separate programs, one for boys (Grade 8 and up) and one for girls (Grade 10 and up). All our programs are safe, non-judgmental, and welcoming. Participants are encouraged to self-select based on their gender identity and gender expression. 

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