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Job Summary: To ensure the planning, organizing, implementation and delivery of the Youth Leadership Program.
Machines and Equipment Used: First aid kit, recreation and various office equipment.
Season(s): Seasonal
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  • Plans, organizes and implements the theoretical component of the Youth Leadership program curriculum.
  • Coordinates the placement of Youth Leadership Program participants in recreation programs and monitors and evaluates all activities and assignments.
  • Assists with the recruitment and evaluation of program participants.
  • Provides on-going support and feedback to participants and program staff.
  • Performs administrative tasks to support the program.
  • Interacts with caregivers, participants, program staff and the public to provide program information.
  • Assists in promoting, advertising and outreaching for the Youth Cooperative Leadership program.
  • Liaises with the Advisory Councils, Youth Outreach Workers, Community Agencies, Organizations, Sponsors, Neighbourhood Action Teams, Community Centre staff.
  • Assists the Community Recreation Programmer with the purchase of program supplies.
  • Takes action to deal with incidents, problems and emergencies and complies with Divisional/City Policies and Procedures.
  • Attends and participates in meetings and training sessions.


  • Post-Secondary education in recreation or related field or an approved combination of education and experience.
  • Experience working with youth populations representing the range of diverse communities in the City of Toronto.
  • Conflict Resolution Training.
  • Knowledge of and experience working with diverse communities and equity-seeking groups (Women, People with Disabilities, GLBT, Race and Ethnic groups and Aboriginal).
  • Considerable experience working with diverse Youth.
  • Considerable experience working in Priority Neighbourhoods.
  • Previous Leadership programming experience will be an asset.
  • Degree or Diploma in recreation or related field is desirable.
  • Must produce original current Standard First Aid and Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation certifications as recognized by the WSIB.
  • You must possess certification in Parks and Recreation Ontario's Principles of Healthy Child Development (PHCD). Applicants who meet all other qualifications and obtain a conditional job offer will be advised of PHCD course offerings in order to meet this qualification.
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