Coordinator, Non-Binary BIPOC Youth Group

Planned Parenthood Toronto is a fully accredited community health centre that provides primary health care services to youth 13 to 29 years as well as health promotion programming, education, training and research to improve the health and well-being of Toronto’s diverse communities. We are currently seeking a Coordinator, Non-Binary BIPOC Youth Group to work 10-12 hours per week for a contract from October 2020 to August 2024.

position overview

JOB TITLE: Coordinator, Non-Binary BIPOC Youth Group
SALARY STARTS AT: $26.43/hour
FTE STATUS: 10-12 hours per week
DURATION OF POSITION: October 2020 – August 2024

The Coordinator for the Non-Binary BIPOC Youth Group will work in collaboration with a Youth Advisory Committee to plan and facilitate a weekly drop-in group for non-binary BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Colour) youth.

responsibilities

• Recruit, facilitate and provide support to a volunteer Youth Advisory Committee (YAC) which will advise on the project
• Work with members of the project’s YAC to plan and implement the drop-in group
• Facilitate a weekly drop-in group (may be virtual or in-person) for non-binary BIPOC youth in collaboration with 1-2 YAC volunteers acting as peer facilitators
• Monitor peer facilitators, providing support, appreciation, and feedback on their performance
• Conduct outreach for project participation
• Conduct evaluation activities
• Ensure the program is meeting its outcomes and funding requirements under the direction of the Director of Community Programming and Research
• Identify emerging needs and trends
• Track spending and maintain appropriate records
• Maintain statistics and prepare narrative and statistical reports as directed

qualifications

  • University or college degree in social services, health or education or 5 years equivalent experience
  • Minimum 3 to 5 years experience in a community setting
  • Demonstrated understanding of challenges and barriers to health and well-being experienced by non-binary and BIPOC youth
  • Experience and commitment to working with non-binary and BIPOC youth from an anti-oppressive perspective
  • Experience working with youth
  • Experience in group facilitation
  • Understanding and support of peer education and volunteerism models
  • Strong administrative and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment to equity goals and principles, to sexual and reproductive rights, to being youth positive, 2SLGBTQ positive and sex positive and to being inclusive of diverse sexual and gender identities.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Commitment to working cooperatively in a community-based setting as part of a team of staff and volunteers.
  • Commitment to pro-choice philosophy
  • Commitment to working from a community development perspective
  • Proficiency and experience working in a computerized environment
  • Experience in conducting group sessions virtually is an asset
  • Available to work evening and/or weekend hours as required

 

Please forward letter of interest and resume by September 25, 2020 to:

Hiring Committee, Coordinator, Non-Binary BIPOC Youth Group
Planned Parenthood Toronto
36B Prince Arthur Avenue
Toronto, ON M5R 1A9
Fax: (416) 961-2512
Email: ppt@ppt.on.ca

 

PPT is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion and to building an organization that reflects the communities we serve. We encourage applications from members of Black, Indigenous, and racialized communities; Two-Spirit, non-binary, trans, lesbian, gay, bisexual and queer people; disabled people; youth; and members of other equity seeking groups.

We thank all applicants for their interest.  Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  No phone calls please.

PPT welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates selected for an interview and for all aspects for the selection process. If an applicant or a successful candidate requests an accommodation, we will discuss their needs with them and make adjustments to support them. We regret to inform that PPT is not a wheelchair accessible space.

Please note that as a condition of employment, the successful applicant must complete a Criminal Record Check.

 

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