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Youth Consultant

Lakeland District for Sport, Culture and Recreation, Prince Albert
Deadline: November 20, 2019 - December 16, 2019


Name: Lyle Campbell




December 16, 2019

Purpose of the Position:
The Lakeland District for Sport, Culture & Recreation (LDSCR) is looking to fill the position of Youth Consultant. Based out of Prince Albert, this is a permanent, full-time position. As the LDSCR Youth Consultant you would be responsible for the management, coordination and facilitation of all activities related to the LDSCR’s youth leadership development and after school program initiatives.

The Candidate:
We are looking for an energetic and creative individual who is able to work independently, but is also able to contribute and utilize their skills in a team setting. You will possess strong public relations skills, including public speaking and will have the ability to develop a vision and facilitate the design and delivery of youth leadership training and after school recreation programs.

In cooperation with our staff, partners and stakeholders, you will develop and maintain positive working relationships, deliver projects and initiatives on-time and on budget and have a demonstrated ability for program planning, facilitation and scheduling.

Job Duties:
On a day to day basis you will:

• Facilitate and coordinate youth leadership training initiatives including Take the Lead!, HIGH FIVE® and Play Leadership workshops;
• Assist and support communities and schools to create strategies that will address youth leadership issues and needs;
• Meet with partners and stakeholders;
• Measure identified outcomes and assess community impact;
• Promote healthy lifestyle choices and activities;
• Investigate opportunities for cooperative youth programming;
• Update information on the LDSCR website, newsletter and social media sites;
• Prepare and submit grant applications as needed.

You will have completed a degree or diploma program with a major in recreation and leisure studies or a related field and have experience working with youth, volunteers and the non-profit sector. You must also possess a valid driver’s license, have access to a vehicle and possess a strong working knowledge of varied computer applications.

About the LDSCR:
The Lakeland District for Sport, Culture and Recreation is a volunteer based non-profit organization. We are in the business of creating healthy, active and creative lifestyles through sport, culture and recreation.

We are a small, but dynamic organization that is progressive and forward thinking. The LDSCR offers a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical coverage, and a pension plan. We also offer a relaxed working environment with flexible work hours and we will help you to achieve your goals by providing on-going training and opportunities for professional development.

Depending upon your level of education and experience the LDSCR Youth Consultant will earn a salary in the range of $43,750 to $49,241 per year.

Application Process
To apply for the LDSCR Youth Consultant position, please forward a letter of application including a resume and references to:

Lyle Campbell
Executive Director

This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.