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YWCA Toronto-Girls Centre Community Development & Program Facilitator


YWCA Toronto

Part-Time Girls Centre Community Development and Program Facilitator 

YWCA Toronto transforms lives. As the city’s largest multi-service women’s organization, we help women
escape violence, move out of poverty and access safe, affordable housing. We work tenaciously to break
down barriers that hold women back from achieving equality.

Internal External Job Posting
Part-Time Girls Centre Community Development and Program Facilitator
YWCA Girls and Family Centre
JOB ID: GFML0393
Employment Type: Part-Time, Contract
Work Hours: 28 hours per week (Hours vary daily; evening work required)
Salary: $40,646 annually (prorated to length of contract), plus comprehensive
benefits
Location: 3090 Kingston Road, Suite 101, Scarborough, ON, M1M 1P2
Contract Start Date: February 1, 2021
Contract End Date: December 31, 2021
Internal Application Deadline: Thursday, January 21, 2021
External Application Deadline: Monday, January 25, 2021

JOIN OUR TEAM
YWCA Toronto strives to uphold anti-discrimination practices and anti-oppression principles to ensure
that the rights of all individuals are respected and protected. We work to promote a climate that is
welcoming of all women and individuals who identify as trans, intersex, non-binary, agender, and/or
Two-Spirit. We encourage applications from women and gender diverse people from all races, ethnic
origins, religions, abilities and sexual orientations.

The Part-Time Girls’ Centre Community Development and Program Facilitator works as part of a team in
planning and implementing Girls Centre programs in accordance with the goals of the Department and
the overall Association.

ABOUT YWCA TORONTO
YWCA Toronto is dedicated to improving the lives of women and girls. Our programs promote equality,
economic security and lives free from violence. We help women and girls flee violence, secure housing, find
jobs, establish their voices, enhance skills and develop confidence. We offer a range of housing options,
employment and training programs, community support programs, girls’ programs and family programs.
We also engage in systemic advocacy.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
• Works as part of a team with program staff and volunteers to provide an integrated program for girls
ages 9-24;
• Provides in depth supportive counselling and referrals to participants in the Girls and Centre;
• Works with community representatives to develop and deliver a compliment of programs;
• Provides outreach in the community and the Girls Centre to ensure that the programs are well
known in the community;
• Works with the Manager and External Evaluator to ensure outcome evaluations are completed for
programs;
• Maintains, records, and compiles program statistics, and prepares reports;
• Purchases any necessary program supplies and manages petty cash and TTC tickets.

QUALIFICATIONS
• In-depth knowledge of an academic discipline normally acquired through completion of an
undergraduate degree specializing in youth development (for example BSW or Bachelor of Child and
Youth) (Cases for Equivalency will be considered);
• 3 to 5 years experience working with youth;
• Life Skills certificate an asset;
• Proven experience in developing and delivering workshops/training to youth;
• Preference will be given to experienced trainer/facilitators;
• Training related to conflict resolution an asset;
• Ability to interact with a diverse community of girls in both group and individual settings;
• Working knowledge and understanding of community resources and supports for girls;
• Good working knowledge of computers including Microsoft Word Publisher, as well as video editing
software and I-movie;
• Good working knowledge of social media and good oral and written communication skills;
• Ability to work with an anti-oppression and feminist framework;
• Ability to relate to issues affecting girls ages 9-24.

Note: Restriction on vacation. Vacation should be taken during the summer months when school is
not is session.

HOW TO APPLY
Please submit your cover letter and résumé to Pauline Patterson, Manager of Girls’ and Family
Programs at girlsandfamilyjobs@ywcatoronto.org

Please quote JOB ID number GFML0393 and your name in the subject line.

Please note: A vulnerable sector police reference check is required by the successful candidate prior to
hiring. YWCA Toronto is a unionized workplace. Staff are represented by CUPE Local 2189. This position
is within the Bargaining Unit. Please indicate on your cover letter and your email subject line, if you
are an internal candidate. For internal applicants, this position is not secondable.

YWCA Toronto promotes the principles of anti-oppression and adheres to the tenets of the Ontario Human
Rights Code. We encourage applications from women and gender diverse people of all races, ethnic origins,
religions, abilities and sexual orientations.

YWCA Toronto provides accommodation during all parts of the hiring process, upon request, to
applicants with disabilities. If contacted, please advise us if you require any accommodation. While we
thank all candidates for their interest, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

YWCA Toronto is a Scent-Sensitive Workplace.