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PeerNetBC Is Hiring!

PeerNetBC is seeking a Youth Community Developer!

We are in search for someone who is committed to peer support, social and economic justice, and community engagement.

PeerNetBC provides training, resources and support to peer support groups and peer-led initiatives across BC, fostering opportunities for people to learn from each other and make connections. For more information about our organization visit www.peernetbc.com.

Working with our team, the Youth Community Developer will:

  • Design and deliver youth-centred workshops for youth and adults who work with youth (topics include: facilitation, anti-oppression/anti-discrimination, conflict & communication, inclusive leadership, and more)
  • Work collaboratively and independently within PeerNetBC team members to develop and deliver youth specific projects & programs
  • Produce and manage the PeerNetBC Youth Newsletter
  • Network with and support youth-serving agencies in BC
  • Support PeerNetBC projects & programs with data collection, reporting and grant writing
  • Recruit, coach, mentor and coordinate youth facilitators who deliver PeerNetBC workshops throughout BC
  • Develop and maintain a youth engagement strategy within and outside of PeerNetBC

Ideally, you have experience in community engagement and social justice work, facilitation, workshop design & delivery in a variety of settings, and with Lower Mainland youth services. You have also demonstrated through your work and volunteering a commitment to peer support principles and to social change through collaborative action, with an anti-oppression focus. Life experience, desire and interest are all assets! An ability to share your skills is a must!

You will work within a strong value-based culture which embraces and embodies a collaborative approach to working together. Our organization has a busy and varied work environment that requires a strong work ethic.

PeerNetBC values inclusive, accessible, and collaborative processes. We serve diverse communities which include youth and we need a staff group that is reflective of the people we work with. Youth applicants from diverse backgrounds, with differing abilities are encouraged to apply.

The starting salary is $24,930.36 annually ($22.83/hour) plus benefits.
This position is part-time (21 hours/week) beginning April 3rd, 2017 (flexible) until March 31st, 2018. Hours vary and may include weekends and evenings. Depending on funding, this position may be renewed as full-time or part-time.

This posting closes on Sunday, February 19th, at 11:59pm. Please send your cover letter and resume as a single .PDF, .DOC, or .DOCX file by email to info@peernetbc.com