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Boys and Girls Club - Mentoring Facilitator

Oct 01, 2019

Boys & Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters of Edmonton & Area is an organization that believes in the promise of all children. Our team works with community volunteers, partners and other supporters to create safe environments for children to be between school and home and to provide caring mentoring relationships for children and youth. In 2019, we expect to support nearly 5,000 kids and their families through a variety of programs.


Boys & Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters is seeking individuals interested in the following position(s):
Competition Number: MFSB1019
Position(s) Available: One (1)
Status: Temporary, Full-Time contract (37.5 hours per week)
Salary Range: $41,588 - $47,053 annually
The key responsibilities of this position will include:


 Overseeing and providing direction to a variety of school based mentoring programs for high school students including; in-school mentoring, corporate mentoring, and group mentoring programs.


 Preparing and delivering orientation and training sessions to high school youth and volunteers.


 Engaging and supporting volunteer mentors who are participating in high school based programs within the position’s portfolio.


 Providing planning and delivery of specific programs during school breaks including spring and summer breaks.


 Overseeing the scheduling of programs, the coordination of mentoring groups and problem solving scheduling conflicts.


 Organize weekly activities for any structured based programs, in collaboration with partners, in both the school and community. Including planning and delivery of programs, potential transportation from one school or location to another and special events.


 Collaborating with community partners, the school and other stakeholders to support youth with high school graduation and post-secondary enrolment.


 Working as part of the larger school based team as well as all other agency teams to provide a variety of resource options to high school youth.


 Contributing to program evaluation and continuous improvement activities, including submitting program information regarding milestones and outcomes.


 Ensuring that standards are met in terms of supervising school based matches, volunteer management and reporting.

The successful candidate will have:

 University degree or college diploma in a related human service field. Individuals with an Education focus or background will be considered an asset.


 2-3 years combined experience in a role involved with youth programming, high school classroom management, volunteer management and partnership development.


 Experience in youth program development, implementation and assessment.


 Experience working with youth on high school completion and post secondary attainment is an asset.


 Demonstrated good communication skills (both written and oral).


 Good presentation skills. Public Speaking an asset.


 Ability to exercise good judgment and sound decision making.


 Ability to work varying hours during the week including flexibility to provide early evening afterschool programming.


 A valid driver’s license and vehicle.


Candidates must be capable of performing independently as well as part of a team environment and have excellent interpersonal skills.


Boys and Girls Club Big Brothers Big Sisters of Edmonton & Area really is “a great place to be”. In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a supportive work environment, excellent benefits package and rewarding career opportunities.


Please forward your resume quoting the competition number MFSB1019 by October 9th, 2019 to:
Attention: Human Resources
E-mail to sarah.erickson@bgcbigs.ca
No phone calls please. All applicants are thanked for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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