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Program Facilitator

Toronto, Canada

This position is responsible for supporting interactions between volunteers and students; investigating academic opportunities that may benefit youth, program planning academic focused activities that are relevant to these goals, problem solving difficulties with students, tutors and staff, and providing direct support to the students if tutors are not available.


Responsibilities:

  • Find opportunities that may benefit youth and plan programs related to these goals.

  • Coordinate and facilitate empowerment programs designed to provide teenagers with career development opportunities and positive life skills.

  • Ensures safety procedures are followed at tutoring and that documentation is submitted to supervisors regarding safety as required. 

  • Provide individual and group tutoring in areas such as reading, writing, mathematics, and study skills.

  • Helps develop and manage resources as to support and sustain project goals and objectives.

  • Participates in various collaborative organizational activities in order to develop resources and build strong working relationships in support of program goals and objectives.

  • Research programs  to provide current and engaging curriculum for students.


Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate Degree in education, arts, sciences, social sciences, math, accounting or commerce or a combination of education and directly related experience.

  • Ontario College of Teachers (OCT) Certification is a strong asset.

Experience:

  • Two (2) years’ experience working with high school aged youth in a variety of different contexts, such as: after school community programming, tutoring, session facilitating, students with exceptional needs, literacy or numeracy support.

  • Experience facilitating youth groups from culturally diverse, low income communities.