Deadline Extension~!

Youth Constellation 2

Child & Youth Health Network of the Capital Region

A Collective Impact Initiative~

We acknowledge that we live, work and play on the traditional territories of the Lekwungen and W̱SÁNEĆ peoples~.

Vision

Communities supporting healthy kids growing into healthy adults raising healthy kids.

Mission

We align to ensure children and youth in the Capital Region thrive.

As the Child & Youth Health Network (C&YHN) Youth Engagement Coordinator you will:

  • Work closely with the C&YHN Coordinator to ensure that all youth engagement activities are aligned and support the work of the network.
  • Work with all active C&YHN constellations to develop youth engagement strategies to ensure the youth voice is present and integrated, leading to powerful results.
  • Participate in the C&YHN Stewardship Committee.
  • Coordinate the C&YHN Youth Constellation and support the leadership capacity of youth partners in that constellation.
  • Map the existing “Youth Engagement Landscape” within the CRD, including the work of the C&YHN, Municipalities, CRD, Youth Program Quality Initiative, YSPN, HYPE, and Youth Councils.
  • Based on the mapping exercise, make recommendations for ways that these partners can align and engage in mutually reinforcing activities and support this alignment.
  • Develop a Youth Engagement Communication Strategy within the C&YHN that includes succinct messages for various stakeholder groups.
  • Look to develop the broader Youth Engagement Community, including funders, businesses, government, youth and parents, etc.
  • Establish a CRD Youth Engagement Advisory Council with key stakeholders, including youth.
  • Build strong partnerships with other initiatives supporting the youth development sector (e.g., YSPN, HYPE, Youth Councils, ISICUN @ UVIC, etc.) to align resources and networks. Make recommendations about how the C&YHN can align its efforts with these existing networks.
  • Draft an application for continued funding for the C&YHN Youth Engagement Coordinator position from a major local charitable foundation.

Compensation

$25 per hour

Requirements

  • Flexible daytime availability for an average of 17 hours a week over a 25 week period (possibility of ongoing employment, subject to funding);
  • Commitment to Collective Impact and the values and aims of the Child & Youth Health Network;
  • Commitment to excellence in youth programming;
  • Experience working in youth programs;
  • Knowledgeable about, and deeply involved in, the youth-serving community in Greater Victoria;
  • Strong communication skills (oral and written).

Applications

Please send a resume, cover letter and three references to Petra Chambers-Sinclair: petra@ypsn.ca and cc to our youth partners at youthinvaders@gmail.com

References will only be contacted after interviews are complete~.

Closing: September 14th at 4:30pm. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted by September 17th.

Interviews: September 21st in the afternoon

Starting: Week of September 28th

Youth Constellation

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