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District Dream Broker (Maternity Leave Position)

Rivers West District for Sport, Culture and Recreation, North Battleford
Deadline: July 19, 2022 - August 12, 2022


Name: Donna Johnston-Genest




August 12, 2022

Rivers West District for Sport, Culture & Recreation is seeking a dynamic and energetic individual to fill a maternity leave position. The District Dream Broker Program targets children and youth in Saskatchewan who are faced with various social and economic challenges that adversely affect their quality of life. These issues create barriers to sport, culture & recreation such as: economic circumstance, awareness, cultural insensitivity, and access to transportation. Children, youth, and their caregivers require more support to provide greater opportunities that contribute to developing children and youth who are healthy, active, successful members of their community.

The District Dream Broker will work with children, youth, and their families from selected schools in the City of North Battleford to reduce barriers and gain access to existing sport, culture & recreation activities. The District Dream Broker will advocate for
community initiatives to involve children and youth whenever possible.

Reporting to the Executive Director, the District Dream Broker will be responsible for the administration and coordination of all program activities related to the Rivers West District’s Dream Broker initiatives. This includes working in partnership with Connaught & St. Mary’s Elementary Schools, community organizations, and area service providers to assist disadvantaged children and youth to access programs and services within North Battleford.

• Post-secondary degree or diploma in a relevant discipline or a strong combination of relevant training and experience.
• Knowledge and experience in working with children and families, partnership development and evaluation.
• Minimum of two years experience working in sport and/or recreation administration or a related field associated with non- profit organizations.
• Knowledge of and/or experience working with the Education system in the City of North Battleford would be a definite asset.
• Excellent problem solving, analytical, oral and written communication skills.
• Ability to work independently as well as within a team atmosphere.
• Strong working knowledge with varied computer applications.
• Knowledge of Rivers West District, SaskSport, KidSport, Creative Kids, First Nations culture, and youth at risk issues.

Starting salary for this position is $45,000 per year plus pension and benefits package. The position will commence on September 1st, 2022. Training for this position will be provided to the successful candidate. Deadline for application is August 12th, 2022.

Please send resume and three references to:
Rivers West District for Sport, Culture and Recreation
Box 1480
Rosetown, SK. S0L 2V0
Attention: Donna Johnston-Genest, Executive Director