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Youth Leadership Program Assistant
Posted date [Nov-13-12]  (ID: 12352)
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GhostRiver Rediscovery– Job Opportunity

Youth Leadership Program Assistant

Purpose: To assist the Youth Leadership Coordinator in the development and coordination of Ghost River Rediscovery’s Youth Leadership Program (YLP). 


  • Post-secondary education in Social Sciences, Communication Studies, International Studies or Social Work
  • Experience working with Youth and diverse backgrounds
  • A knowledge of world travel
  • Previous experience in program planning an asset
  • Passionate about helping youth learn and grow
  • Commitment to the Rediscovery Model and the vision of Ghost River Rediscovery
  • Strong cross-cultural communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational and writing skills
  • Certificate in First Aid and CPR

Skills that are an asset:

  • Familiar with the principles of Rediscovery
  • Having  working knowledge of Microsoft Suite, Outlook
  • Exceptional communication and organizational skills
  • The ideal candidate will be extremely well organized, have high professional standards, strong inter-personal skills and methodical work practices.
  • AB Class 4 License

Basic Duties include but not limited to:

  • General administrative and communication duties with regards to the Youth Leadership Programs.
  • Assist in the organization, planning and delivery of the Youth Leadership Programs
  • Facilitation of workshops applicable to the project
  • Assist in the participant selection
  • Development of participant selection and evaluation processes
  • Building/Maintaining funder and host organizations relationships
  • Providing distant support to participants during their international internship
  • Writing monthly reports to funders
  • Help prepare participant manuals
  • Co-Facilitating Rediscovery activities

Position Competencies:

  • Building rapport
  • Interpersonal Relations
  • Listening Skills
  • Organizing/Planning ability
  • Personal Work Ethic
  • Analytical Skills
  • Problem Solving/Decision Making
  • Team Skills
  • Initiative
  • Integrity


St art Date: December 1, 2012

Compensation:  $18/hr

Position is part time with a minimum of 20 hours a week

Reports to: YLP Program Coordinator

Closing date: Noon November 19th, 2012

Applications can be sent to


Job Title Youth Leadership Program Assistant
Company Name Ghost River Rediscovery
Category Category -> Admin / Office
Job Type Job Type -> Part-Time
Salary $18/hr
Location Calgary
Area Area -> Calgary NW

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