|Organization Name||Job Categories||Position Type||Region and Location(s)||Career Level||Salary||Ad Online Since||Application Deadline|
|The Peer Project I Youth Assisting Youth||Contract - Full Time||Entry Level||N/A||2019-02-05||2019-04-06|
Youth Outreach Workers Needed
Youth Assisting Youth / The Peer Project needs youth outreach workers who have experience living and/or working in marginalized Toronto communities such as Crescent Town, Malvern or Jane-Finch. You need to be an articulate and creative person with proven outreach and connection skills who can attract positive youth volunteers (aged 16 to 29) to become involved in civic and community engagement.
You will help create meaningful committed service opportunities for youth from the targeted communities by using their skills, leadership abilities and empathy to help them to make a difference in their local community.
Your successful presentation and orientation experience and your energetic and professional attitude will be instrumentali in this role. Using your creativity and tenacity you will identify and attract suitable youth volunteers, with a focus on young males, to act as Youth Peer Mentors to the vulnerable Newcomer and at risk children and youth (6-15) on our waiting list.
Contract Dates: This is a 40 hour per week contract position from March 1, 2019 to March 31, 2020. This position includes evening and occasional weekend work and requires being available for all YAY events. Please also submit a cover letter that details how your skills meet the requirements of the position. Access to the Peer Project office is easily available by TTC as it is located adjacent to the Yonge-Finch subway and opposite the Finch Bus Terminal. We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
The Peer Project (YAY) is a non-profit, charitable organization servicing the GTA and York Region. The agency matches Youth volunteers aged 16 – 29, to a one-on-one relationship with children aged 6 to 15, who are experiencing social, emotional, behavioural or cultural adjustment difficulties. The goal of the program is to provide a child with a positive role model through a Mentoring relationship (Match) with a Youth volunteer. The agency provides recreational events, programs and activities for matched and pre-matched children.